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L. Weiskrantz

in Blindsight: A Case Study and Implications

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521921
eISBN:
9780191706226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521921.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the paradoxical difference between the results of visual cortex damage in humans and other primates, especially the greater apparent residual function in animals despite the ... More


The Wild One: Environmental History as Redheaded Stepchild

Karl Brooks

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the Mississippi Valley Historical Association-Organization of American Historians relationship with environmental history. It suggest that in the early period, the editors of the ... More


The MVHA and Teaching: A Strained Relationship

Ron Briley

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0027
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows that soon after its establishment, the Mississippi Valley Historical Association (MVHA) expressed interest in the teaching of American history but then paid little attention to ... More


The MVHR, the JAH, and Intellectual History: From Margin to Mainstream

David A. Hollinger

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shifts the focus of the book to intellectual history, a field that was integrated into the mainstream of the discipline in the 1950s. Scholars outside the historical profession did most ... More


The Long and Influential Life of Social History in the MVHR and the JAH

Stephanie J. Shaw

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In a chapter entitled “Sociology, Meet History,” Charles Tilly included a subsection, “The Historical Zoo,” in which he wrote: “I hope my description does not make the historical profession seem ... More


Immigration and the Tattered Narrative of Progressive History

John Bodnar

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on immigration, setting up the subject with two presidential addresses, one to the Mississippi Valley Historical Review in 1944, the other to the Organization of American ... More


Local history and national history, 1880–1945

John Beckett

in Writing Local History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719029509
eISBN:
9781781700679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719029509.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter illustrates local and national history between 1880 and 1945. During this time, the subject matter of local history was recognised either as national history at the local level or the ... More


The American Experience of the Hmong: A Historical Review

Kou Yang

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a comprehensive historical review of thirty-four years of Hmong American experience, categorized into three distinct periods of Hmong acculturation. In the refugee years (1975–1991), ... More


From AD-AS to Advanced Macroeconomics: A Review

Christopher Tsoukis

in Theory of Macroeconomic Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198825371
eISBN:
9780191912498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825371.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter reviews basic building blocks of macroeconomic theory, such as the production function, labour supply and demand. It also reviews elementary models such the IS-LM, AD-AS, and the Phillips ... More


Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Christine Hine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083713
eISBN:
9780262275408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083713.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Although scientists increasingly use computers in their work and institutions have made massive investments in technology, we still have little understanding of how computing affects the way ... More


History as Natural History

Donald Worster

in Wealth of Nature: Environmental History and the Ecological Imagination

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195092646
eISBN:
9780197560693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195092646.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Charles Darwin has been moldering in his grave now for a full century. But it is not death with which we associate his name; it is life, in all its abundance and variety. In particular, the ... More


Cultural Heritage Law: Contextual Issues

Janet Blake

in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723516
eISBN:
9780191790300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723516.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 1 sets the scene for this book by addressing a series of important issues underlying cultural heritage policy and law. It provides a brief historical review of cultural heritage protection ... More


Competition and auditing: esteemed but incompatible ideas

Karin Brunsson and Katharina Rahnert

in Competition: What It Is and Why It Happens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192898012
eISBN:
9780191924460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898012.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

The ideas of competition and financial auditing are both socially esteemed and expected to benefit the national economy. Applying a historical perspective, the chapter clarifies how the relationship ... More


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