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War, Towns, and the State

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.003.008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter concludes the discussion of towns by drawing out the similarities and differences between the impact of war on towns in England and the Netherlands, stressing the geographical and ... More


 What Doctors Must Know about Medical Practice

Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser

in Bioethics: A systematic approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159066
eISBN:
9780199786466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159063.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows the importance of recognizing the probabilistic nature of medical diagnosis and treatment. It discusses the possibly serious effects of physicians not understanding Bayes theorem, ... More


A study of geographical correlations in China

R. Peto, J. Chen, T. C. Campbell, J. Li, J. Boreham, Z. Feng, and L. Youngman

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes a geographical correlation study involving age-standardized mortality rates from almost 100 separate causes or groups of causes in sixty-five rural counties in China, plus a ... More


Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications

Paul Elliott, Jon Wakefield, Nicola Best, and David Briggs (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198515326
eISBN:
9780191723667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515326.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book explores the field of geographical variations in disease. Especially with respect to variations in environmental exposures at the small-area scale, the book gives an account of current ... More


Comparative Historical Trends and Variations

Robert Woods

in Death before Birth: Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542758
eISBN:
9780191715358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542758.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is concerned with international and regional variations in late-fetal mortality. It considers four groups of countries. Members of the first group (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the ... More


The geography of hospital contributory schemes: membership, reciprocity and integration

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers geographical variations in the membership of hospital contributory schemes in Great Britain and the associated issue of variations in the resources generated by the schemes. It ... More


Patterns of use of service

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629913
eISBN:
9780191730153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the pattern of services usage for palliative care, with emphasis on the changing historical trends, geographical variations, and accessibility of such care for patients. In it, ... More


Macroecological Theory and the Analysis of Species Richness Gradients

Sean R. Connolly

in Marine Macroecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226904115
eISBN:
9780226904146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904146.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The practice of attributing geographical variation in species richness to coincident variation in environmental conditions has a long history. In the marine realm, species richness gradients have ... More


The Long Shadow of History: The Biogeographical Origins of Comparative Economic Development

Oded Galor

in Demographic Change and Long-Run Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036627
eISBN:
9780262341660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036627.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains how the growing evidence for the relevance of preindustrial policies naturally questions the endogenous emergence of the institutions and the environmental conditions that ... More


The fate of the -id(i)- morpheme in the Central Dolomitic Ladin varieties of northern Italy: variable conditioning of a morphological mechanism

Claire Meul

in The Boundaries of Pure Morphology: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678860
eISBN:
9780191758089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678860.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The chapter traces the formal and functional evolution of the verbal derivational formative id(i) - from Latin to Central Dolomitic Ladin, i.e. a subgroup of ... More


The Quantitative Study of Crime in Ireland

John D. Brewer, Bill Lockhart, and Paula Rodgers

in Crime In Ireland 1945–95:: Here Be Dragons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265702
eISBN:
9780191682940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265702.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter compares recorded indictable crime in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland between 1945 and 1995. The fact that both parts of Ireland experienced increases in crime at around the ... More


Genbun Itchi and Kokugo

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the efforts to create an image of a language that was spoken by an anonymous “nation-people,” an indefinite “somebody” who could be anyone from the upper or lower class of ... More


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