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Pre-Aryan India 1

Deepak Lal

in The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500 B.C. - 2000 A.D.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199275793
eISBN:
9780191706097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275793.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter begins with a discussion of the geographical environment of Pre-Aryan India. It then discusses the emergence of pastoralism and agriculture, this is followed by a look at the development ... More


Conclusion

Donna Yarri

in The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195181791
eISBN:
9780199835744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181794.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The ultimate goal in animal experimentation is not necessarily to eliminate all experiments, but rather to establish a benign ethic for its practice. An interim ethic is described, which includes ... More


The Environmental Archaeology Research Programme at Nicopolis: Methodology and Results

M. BEECH

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the methodology and results of the environmental archaeology research programme at Nicopolis ad Istrum in the Balkans. The aims of the research programme were: to determine the ... More


Responding to Pressure at the Turn of the Fifteenth Century

David Stone

in Decision-Making in Medieval Agriculture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247769
eISBN:
9780191714818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247769.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The profitability of direct cultivation at Wisbech was severely reduced in the late 14th and early 15th centuries as agricultural prices fell and wages rose. But unlike many other landlords, who ... More


Across the Watershed: The Development of Landscapes Characterized by Dispersed Settlement in the South‐West

Stephen Rippon

in Beyond the Medieval Village: The Diversification of Landscape Character in Southern Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203826
eISBN:
9780191708282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203826.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the area to the south‐west of the Blackdown and Quantock Hills—‐in Devon and Cornwall—‐which are shown to have marked a major boundary in landscape character since at least the ... More


The Impact of Refugee Resettlement on Agriculture and Animal Husbandry: AGRICULTURE: ECONOMIC IMPACT

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

in Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the economic impact of refugee resettlement on agriculture. It then discusses agricultural yields and the attempt to revise the distribution of holdings, the ... More


Mixed Farming and Limited Specialization: Methods and Means of Intensification

Michael Decker

in Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565283
eISBN:
9780191721724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565283.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 continues to explore agrarian change, by examining the means of intensification. As arable land became more restricted, and less favourable plots in dry regions came to be relied upon, late ... More


Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This study presents colonial American history as the story of three-way interactions among Indians, English colonists, and livestock. By situating domestic animals at the heart of the colonizing ... More


Animal Pain

Donna Yarri

in The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195181791
eISBN:
9780199835744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181794.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The issue of animal sentience, particularly animal pain and suffering, is probably the most significant one in animal experimentation. Many experimental procedures cause significant harm for ... More


Farming systems and settlement forms

Helena Hamerow

in Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199203253
eISBN:
9780191741760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203253.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

A consideration of post-Roman land use concludes that the ‘fieldscapes’ of Roman Britain were often maintained despite some shift in emphasis towards pastoral production in the early Anglo-Saxon ... More


The Company of Cattle: Domestication and Colonization

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines why colonists assumed that English livestock and animal husbandry practices would easily transfer to the New World. They also presumed that by raising livestock on lands that ... More


The Wild Gangs of the Chesapeake: Livestock Husbandry in the South

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that labor shortages and the availability of land encouraged Chesapeake colonists to abandon English practices and adopt free-range livestock husbandry. Many animals, especially ... More


A World of Pastures and Pounds: Raising Livestock in Early New England

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores livestock husbandry in New England, where colonists relied on their domestic animals for local use and sale, especially to the West Indies. Once again, colonists altered English ... More


Beasties

Nigel Leask

in Robert Burns and Pastoral: Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572618
eISBN:
9780191722974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572618.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 18th-century Literature

This chapter studies the convergence of the farmer and the sentimental ‘man of feeling’ in Burns's animal poems, as well as their role in displacing and mediating problems of the human world. Burns's ... More


Alliances

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the alliances formed by the people of the New South. Of particular importance was the Patrons of Husbandry with almost a quarter of a million members. They were also known as ... More


Prosperity and Poverty: The Rural Economy of Terling

Keith Wrightson and David Lavine

in Poverty and Piety in an English Village: Terling, 1525–1700

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203216
eISBN:
9780191675799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203216.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses the economy of the village of Terling in Essex. In the course of the later 16th and 17th centuries, the development of the village economy, like that of the county of Essex ... More


Servants, Labourers, and Rural Craftsmen

Jane Whittle

in The Development of Agrarian Capitalism: Land and Labour in Norfolk 1440-1580

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208426
eISBN:
9780191677991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208426.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the forms of income generation other than land-holding that were evident in Norfolk during the 15th and 16th century. It questions ... More


Forest and Fire

Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha

in This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198077442
eISBN:
9780199082155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077442.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Agricultural-pastoral people spread over the Indian subcontinent in many phases. Hunting-gathering, along with shifting cultivation, dominated all the moister tracts of this region. The pattern of ... More


The Trouble with Livestock

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses livestock and animal husbandry, emphasizing the difference between taming and domestication. Wild animals often can be tamed—taught to lose their fear of people. They tame best ... More


Adding an “Author's Life” Thomas Tusser's Revisions of A Hundreth Good Points of Husbandry (1557–73)

Meredith Anne Skura

in Tudor Autobiography: Listening for Inwardness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226761879
eISBN:
9780226761886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761886.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Thomas Tusser's metrical guide A Hundreth Good Points of Husbandry (1557) was so popular and so often reprinted that by 1585 it was parodied in (the lost) Five Hundred Points of Evil Husbandry, and ... More


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