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Last Things: Emily Brontë's Poems

Janet Gezari

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543298
eISBN:
9780191701306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543298.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Emily Brontë's poems are more frequently celebrated than read. Ironically, their very uniqueness and strangeness have made them less interesting to current feminist critics than other poetry written ... More


The Human Body in Britain: Past and Future

Roderick Floud

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores evidence on the changing shape of the British human body, in particular its height and weight, in order to shed light on the past and possibly future standard of living of the ... More


Height and the High Life: What Future for a Tall Story?

Timothy Leunig and Hans-Joachim Voth

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses height as a reliable indicator of health status and standard of living. It also suggests that mapping from height to other measures of well-being has attracted the attention of ... More


Arithmetic and Geometry: Ten Years in Alpbach (AMS-202)

Gisbert Wüstholz and Clemens Fuchs (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691193779
eISBN:
9780691197548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193779.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book presents highlights of recent work in arithmetic algebraic geometry by some of the world's leading mathematicians. Together, these 2016 lectures—which were delivered in celebration of the ... More


BASIC EXAMPLES

Juan Luis Vázquez

in The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569039
eISBN:
9780191717468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569039.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter presents five interesting categories of solutions that will play a role in the development of the theory of the book: separate-variables solutions, traveling waves, source-type ... More


Interpretation of Ancient Runic Inscriptions by Laser Scanning

Jan O. H. Swantesson and Helmer Gustavson

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Traditionally, investigations of runic inscriptions have been conducted in the field by eye, and by feeling the outlines of the runes with fingers. Although photographs have been used to describe ... More


The Third Factor: Aesthetic Impact

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

There is broad consensus that churches should be places of beauty, but for different reasons. The aesthetic design of a church may be viewed as a way of signaling holiness--the presence of the holy ... More


Health, Shocks, and Poverty Persistence

Stefan Dercon and John Hoddinott

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The impact of shocks on child and adult health is investigated using data from recent studies in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe. Health status, measured by height and body mass, is affected by shocks. Young ... More


Nutrition and child health outcomes in developing countries

Alok Bhargava

in Food, Economics, and Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199269143
eISBN:
9780191710117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the role of socio-economic, nutritional, and environmental factors on indicators of child health such as height, weight, and sicknesses. The approaches used in the biomedical ... More


CHARACTERIZING SURFACE ROUGHNESS

C. Mathew Mate

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

When two surfaces are brought into contact, they first touch where the summits of the surface asperities make contact. Consequently, surface roughness or topography strongly influences those physical ... More


Factors related to height

Roberto J. Rona and Susan Chinn

in The National Study of Health and Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629197
eISBN:
9780191723612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629197.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

One of the important aims of the study was to assess the factors which influenced height and height gain. These assessments were carried out in two separate samples: the representative and the ... More


Nanomechanical Effects

C. Julian Chen

in Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211500
eISBN:
9780191705991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211500.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the effect of force and deformation of the tip apex and the sample surface in the operation and imaging mechanism of STM and AFM. Because the contact area is of atomic ... More


Wuthering Heights and the Rhetoric of Interpretation

Michael Macovski

in Dialogue and Literature: Apostrophe, Auditors, and the Collapse of Romantic Discourse

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069655
eISBN:
9780199855186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069655.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter provides an analysis of Charlotte Bronte's Wuthering Heights and the opposing schools of thought regarding the novel's interpretation. Traditional readings of the book yield allegories ... More


“I Was in the Hottest Part of the Fight.”: Letters 62 through 75 Letters 62 through 75 September 1862 through January 1863

Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson

in “far, Far From Home”: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086645
eISBN:
9780199853946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086645.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Tally Simpsonsʼ wartime letters to his family in South Carolina dated from September 1862 to January 1863. These letters were about the Third South Carolina's participation in ... More


A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park: How a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront

Nancy Webster and David Shirley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171229
eISBN:
9780231542944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the 1970s, the Brooklyn piers had become a wasteland on the New York City waterfront. Today, they have been transformed into a stunning park that is enjoyed by countless Brooklynites and visitors ... More


Fourier Restriction for Hypersurfaces in Three Dimensions and Newton Polyhedra (AM-194)

Isroil A. Ikromov and Detlef Müller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691170541
eISBN:
9781400881246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170541.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This is the first book to present a complete characterization of Stein–Tomas-type Fourier restriction estimates for large classes of smooth hypersurfaces in three dimensions, including all ... More


The Neighborhood Outfit: Organized Crime in Chicago Heights

Louis Corsino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038716
eISBN:
9780252096662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038716.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the slot machine trust of the early 1900s to the prolific Prohibition era bootleggers allied with Al Capone, and for decades beyond, organized crime in Chicago Heights, Illinois, represented a ... More


Parameter estimation using polarimetric interferometry

S. R. Cloude

in Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569731
eISBN:
9780191721908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569731.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter considers use of the results for region and loci shape estimation from Chapter 7 to generate parameter estimation methods based on the variation of interferometric coherence with ... More


Potential energy surfaces

Niels E. Henriksen and Flemming Y. Hansen

in Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199203864
eISBN:
9780191708251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203864.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses potential energy surfaces, that is, the electronic energy as a function of the internuclear coordinates as obtained from the electronic Schrödinger equation. It focuses on the ... More


Dorothy Height: October 5, 1963, First Baptist Church, Selma, Alabama

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0026
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on March 24, 1912, in Richmond, Virginia, Dorothy Irene Height attended public schools in Rankin, Pennsylvania. Known for her oratorical skills, Height led the United Christian Youth Movement, ... More


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