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Boyhood Memories

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Popular

The story goes that in 1938 in Washington, D.C., police arrested two men attempting to enter the Library of Congress. Apparently, the men were avid record collectors and they wanted to enter the ... More


Carnivora

W. Henry Gilbert, Nuria García, and F. Clark Howell

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the carnivore fossils present in the Daka Member. Carnivores from the Daka Member include leopards, lions, and crocutoid hyaenas. There are 10 specimens of carnivore fossils in ... More


Orifices and the Library

Sarah Kay

in Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436739
eISBN:
9780226436876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436876.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Ambrose’s account in his Hexameron of the mating habits of the Viper attests his conviction that human bodies functioned in the same way as the bodies of nonhuman animals as regards sex and the ... More


Geological deluge and biblical Flood (1819–24)

in Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226731285
eISBN:
9780226731308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226731308.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the research conducted by William Buckland. Buckland's famous inaugural lecture at Oxford focused on the problems of the Superficial deposits, interpreting them as the physical ... More


Maternal Effects in Fissiped Carnivores

Kay E. Holekamp and Stephanie M. Dloniak

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter describes a wide range of maternal effects on offspring development in fissiped carnivores. It discusses the influence of maternal social rank on offspring status, reproductive ... More


Life in a Multispecies Commons

Celia E. Deane-Drummond

in Theological Ethics through a Multispecies Lens: The Evolution of Wisdom, Volume I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198843344
eISBN:
9780191879227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843344.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Both the haunting memories of our earliest ancestors recorded on ancient cave paintings around the world and close ethnographic studies of human relationships with specific animals, reveal that ... More


Why Cooperate?

Thomas N. Sherratt and David M. Wilkinson

in Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548606
eISBN:
9780191917769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548606.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

An altruistic act is one in which an individual incurs a cost that results in a benefit to others. Giving money or time to those less fortunate than ourselves is one example, as is giving up one’s ... More


Cave Archaeology and Palaeontology in the Creswell Region

Andrew T. Chamberlain

in Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199299171
eISBN:
9780191917714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199299171.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The aim of this chapter is to situate the unique discoveries of cave art at the Creswell Crags caves in the context of what is known of the cave archaeology and ... More


The Stone Age Archaeology of Church Hole, Creswell Crags, Nottinghamshire

R. M. Jacobi

in Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199299171
eISBN:
9780191917714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199299171.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Church Hole (SK 5339 7411) is towards the western end of Creswell Crags gorge. It is the only cave or fissure on the south (Nottinghamshire) side of the crags to have ... More


The Third Day

Ian Campbell

in The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190674724
eISBN:
9780190943172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674724.003.0008
Subject:
History, African History

On Sunday 21st February the massacre continued but was officially terminated by the Fascist Party officials in Addis Ababa at noon. Believed to have been on the orders of Mussolini, who was concerned ... More


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