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Uncovering the French on St. Croix: Stories of Seventeenth-Century Settlement and Abandonment on the Caribbean Frontier

Meredith D. Hardy

in Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This discusses presents and explores a seventeenth century colonial landscape of the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It identifies the potential for the presence of an archaeological record ... More


The Changing Cultural Landscape of the Lower St. Joseph River Valley

Mark Hoock, Allison M. Hoock, and Michael S. Nassaney

Michael S. Nassaney and Michael S. Nassaney (eds)

in Fort St. Joseph Revealed: The Historical Archaeology of a Fur Trading Post

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056425
eISBN:
9780813058160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056425.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeological studies conducted under the auspices of the Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project have focused on material remains in the St. Joseph River valley in Niles, Michigan. Material remains ... More


Cognitive Liberation and Hidden Destruction in Central Appalachia

Sean P. Bemis

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 6 argues that another factor inhibiting the process of consciousness transformation, or cognitive liberation, among local coalfield residents is a lack of knowledge about the extent of the ... More


Land Degradation in the Peruvian Amazon: Applying GIS in Human Ecology Research

William M. Loker

in Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085754
eISBN:
9780197560495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085754.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Land degradation, a reduction in the productive capacity of land, is a process of increasing concern in the challenge to maintain and enhance global food production. ... More


Bits and Atoms: Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood

Steven Livingston and Gregor Walter-Drop (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941599
eISBN:
9780199349517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941599.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Contributors to the volume explore various questions concerning the opportunities and constraints for governance associated with the startling growth in digital technologies in the Global South. In ... More


Introduction

Michael R. Cohen

in Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479879700
eISBN:
9781479881017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879700.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The introduction explores the centrality of cotton, credit, and the Gulf South in global capitalism. It establishes the importance of trust in economic transactions and the ways in which this trust ... More


The Politics of Exit

Douglas S. Reed

in Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter explores two facets of the exit from Alexandria public schooling: the move to private schooling under Massive Resistance and the dynamics of white flight in the early 1970s. Both aspects ... More


Breast Cancer, Part 2: Testing The Pesticide Hypothesis

Inge F. Goldstein and Martin Goldstein

in How Much Risk?: A Guide to Understanding Environmental Health Hazards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139945
eISBN:
9780197565476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139945.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

We do not yet know how much of the excess rates of breast cancer on Long Island or on Cape Cod will ultimately be explained by the known risk factors. We do know that ... More


Neighbourhood as a Policing Delivery Unit

Martin Innes, Colin Roberts, Trudy Lowe, and Helen Innes

in Neighbourhood Policing: The Rise and Fall of a Policing Model

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198783213
eISBN:
9780191830396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783213.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the concept of ‘neighbourhood’ and how such constructs come to be associated with particular types of social problem, especially crime and disorder. This includes how ... More


Monitoring Agricultural Drought in China

Guoliang Tian and Vijendra K. Boken

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0039
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Droughts account for more than half of the total number of natural disasters faced by China. Serious droughts impact industrial production, water supply, ... More


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