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Interregnum (2000–2002)

Thomas F. Farr

in World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179958
eISBN:
9780199869749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179958.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With the 2000 election of George W. Bush expectations were high among supporters of an energetic IRF policy. Events, however, were soon to disappoint them. It quickly became apparent that the new ... More


Multiscale Approximation and Multiresolution

Karsten Urban

in Wavelet Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198526056
eISBN:
9780191712340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526056.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter considers a piecewise constant approximation of a given function and introduces the Haar system for that purpose. This is compared with a piecewise linear approximation, highlighting ... More


The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

David French

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The popular image of the First World War is dominated by two misconceptions. The first holds that the war was an exercise in futility in which incompetent upper class generals callously sacrificed an ... More


Fezzes and Hats

Sarah D. Shields

in Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393316
eISBN:
9780199894376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393316.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, European Modern History

When Syria’s political leaders left Paris in the fall of 1936, their focus was on the new Franco-Syrian Treaty that promised their independence. On stopping in Istanbul en route to their triumphant ... More


Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I

Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675784
eISBN:
9781452946337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675784.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The first in the four-part series, this book charts the social, cultural, and political expression of clothing as seen on the street and in museums, in films and literature, and in advertisements and ... More


“Here before Christ”: Fur Trade, the “Beaver Republic” (Hudson’s Bay Company), and Fur Trapping Today

Dietland Müller-Schwarze

in The Beaver: Its Life and Impact

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450105
eISBN:
9780801460869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450105.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the historical impact of fur trapping and fur trade on beaver populations. The beaver has lured fur trappers and traders more and more deeply into the northern wilderness from ... More


Complete the Beat (Beginner)

Ian Cummings

in The Music Technology Cookbook: Ready-Made Recipes for the Classroom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197523889
eISBN:
9780197523926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523889.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The activities detailed in this chapter were designed for beginner-level high school students in a music production class that meets daily for an average time of 40 minutes. The aim of this activity ... More


History of Hut 8 to December 1941 (1945)

Patrick Mahon

in The Essential Turing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198250791
eISBN:
9780191916526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198250791.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Patrick Mahon (A. P. Mahon) was born on 18 April 1921, the son of C. P. Mahon, Chief Cashier of the Bank of England from 1925 to 1930 and Comptroller from ... More


Epidemiological and Geographical Considerations

Dom Colbert

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199664528
eISBN:
9780191918315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199664528.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

It is useful to have a good knowledge of geography and to have at least a globe or atlas in the clinic so that the patient can point out a planned itinerary. ... More


Selected Arthropods

Dom Colbert

in MCQs in Travel Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199664528
eISBN:
9780191918315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199664528.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

It is important that the travel health provider has some knowledge of medically important arthropods. While visual identification of some of the most common ... More


Mad cats and mad hatters: accidental mercury poisoning

John Emsley

in The Elements of Murder: A History of Poison

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192805997
eISBN:
9780191916410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192805997.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

There are two kinds of mercury poisoning: chronic poisoning in which the body is subjected to regular small doses of mercury which exceed the amount it can ... More


Anticoagulants

Richard C. Becker and Frederick A. Spencer

in Fibrinolytic and Antithrombotic Therapy: Theory, Practice, and Management

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195155648
eISBN:
9780197561959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195155648.003.0040
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Cardiovascular Medicine

Anticoagulant therapy, particularly when used in combination with fibrinolytics and less often platelet antagonists, can cause life-threatening hemorrhage. ... More


Lifehacker

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language from the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0025
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1950s, some of the brightest students seldom attended classes. Instead they loitered around the Tech ... More


“Representation”: Schopenhauer and the Reality-Status of the World

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the main features of Arthur Schopenhauer’s doctrine of the world as representation, with particular emphasis on his thoughts about the reality-status of the world. The discovery ... More


The Palms

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter portrays the prominent musical dynasty of Curacao’s Palm family. Jan Gerard Palm (1831-1906), Shon Dodo Palm. (1880-1950), John Palm (1885-1925), Jacobo Palm (1887-1982), Edgar Palm ... More


Domestic Violence in “The Purple Hat,” “Magic,” and “The Doll”

Noel Polk

in Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110843
eISBN:
9781604733235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Violence is pervasive in Eudora Welty’s fiction, a normal part of women’s everyday experience. This chapter offers a reading of Welty’s short stories “The Purple Hat,” “Magic,” and “The Doll,” all ... More


. Accounts of Past Happenings and the Challenge to Investigate

Michael Kinsella

in Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong's Hat

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739831
eISBN:
9781604739848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739831.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter focuses on the Incunabula Papers and the legend-tripping performance that arose from their online circulation. It examines the two documents that comprise the Incunabula Papers as well ... More


. Journey Into Uncanny Territory

Michael Kinsella

in Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong's Hat

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739831
eISBN:
9781604739848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739831.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses the legend-trip to the Pine Barrens of New Jersey to investigate the numerous claims surrounding the Ong’s Hat ashram, as well as the emergence of web forums built around the ... More


Harvesting Lau Hala in The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum’s Photograph Collection

Betty Lou Kam

in Ike Ulana Lau Hala: The Vitality and Vibrancy of Lau Hala Weaving Traditions in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840938
eISBN:
9780824868482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840938.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Information about lau hala can be found in both text and visual documents in the collections of public and private museums, libraries, and archives throughout the islands and, indeed, around the ... More


Schopenhauer’s Indian Sources: Hinduism

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the Indian sources of Arthur Schopenhauer’s knowledge of Hinduism. It begins with a discussion of Schopenhauer’s initial contact with the “Oriental Renaissance” during late 1813 ... More


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