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The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Edwin Bryant

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

As a result of the discovery of similarities between Sanskrit and the classical languages of Europe, scholars hypothesized the existence of an early “proto-Indo-European” people who spoke the ... More


English in Europe

Manfred Görlach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273102
eISBN:
9780191706271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273102.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

This book charts the English invasion of Europe since 1945. Sixteen contributors report on the English words and phrases that have become integral parts of their languages. Each describes the effect ... More


Better Than the Original: The Creation of Goryeo Canon and the Formation of Giyang Bulgyo 祈禳佛教‎

Jiang Wu and Ron Dziwenka

in Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171601
eISBN:
9780231540193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171601.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 8 situates the two editions of Korean Canon in Goryeo’s religious culture and the complicated international history between Korea, Song China, and the Khitan Liao and argue that the canon had ... More


Habitats and Land Use as Determinants of Plant Invasions in the Temperate Zone of Europe

Petr Pyšek, Milan Chytrý, and Vojtĕch Jarošík

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews studies dealing with invasions in habitats and, by using an extensive dataset from the Czech Republic, demonstrates differences between the level of invasion (defined as the ... More


Introduction

Crawford Gribben

in God's Irishmen: Theological Debates in Cromwellian Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325317
eISBN:
9780199785605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325317.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The introduction identifies the tension between the religious and economic motivations for invasion. It surveys previous scholarship and argues that the historiographical consensus about the ... More


 The Religious Dynamic of the Cromwellian Invasion

Crawford Gribben

in God's Irishmen: Theological Debates in Cromwellian Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325317
eISBN:
9780199785605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325317.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter provides a thorough account of the Cromwellian invasion and its political background and military history, illustrating the centrality of its religious dynamic. It contextualizes the ... More


Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

Conrad Leyser

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208686
eISBN:
9780191678127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208686.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the formation of the Christian ascetic tradition in the western Roman Empire during the period of the barbarian invasions, c.400–600. In an aggressively competitive political ... More


A Perspective on the Reality of Privacy Issues Today

Jon L. Mills

in Privacy: The Lost Right

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367355
eISBN:
9780199867400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367355.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Privacy may affect any aspect of an individual's life and even their death. This chapter analyzes real-life examples of invasions into personal privacy, including cases involving the public ... More


Other Types of Nationalism

Michael Hechter

in Containing Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A discussion of peripheral and unification nationalisms. Peripheral nationalism is directly spurred by the onset of direct rule: increasing political centralization threatens local leaders and ... More


Epilogue

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the last quarter of 2003, the situation in Iraq worsened as combat deaths and sectarian violence increased significantly, prompting several proponents of the war to reconsider their position in ... More


Variation in the Rate and Pattern of Spread in Introduced Species and its Implications

Mark Williamson

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The variation in spread rate both within and between species is considerable. Managers' attention is inevitably on those that spread fast. This chapter shows that those that spread slowly need to be ... More


Second Best Policies in Invasive Species Management: When are they “Good Enough”?

David Finnoff, Alexei Potapov, and Mark A. Lewis

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The rapid and often shocking consequences of the spread of invasive species has led to calls for the application of rules of thumb in their management. This contrasts significantly with arguments ... More


Case Study: Patterns of Plant Invasions in Forests and Grasslands

Thomas J. Stohlgren

in Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172331
eISBN:
9780199790395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172331.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the urgent need to assess rapidly the vulnerability of natural landscapes and specific habitats to plant species invasion. Systematic surveys of where non-native species have ... More


Iraq: A Political History

Adeed Dawisha

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

With each day that passed after the 2003 invasion, the United States seemed to sink deeper in the treacherous quicksand of Iraq's social discord, floundering in the face of deep ethno-sectarian ... More


Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Thomas Barfield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world—Afghanistan—from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban ... More


Introduction

Tonny Banham

in We Shall Suffer There: Hong Kong's Defenders Imprisoned, 1942-45

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099609
eISBN:
9789882207677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099609.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter discusses briefly the contents that are found in this book. The author tells the tale of the people who were caught in the Japanese invasion and occupation of Hong Kong. In ... More


Regional Comparisons

Mark Casson

in The World's First Railway System: Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199213979
eISBN:
9780191707469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213979.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Organization Studies

A national railway system can be analyzed as a collection of regional sub-systems joined by an inter-regional trunk network. A major weakness of the British railway system, as developed in Victorian ... More


Joint Lines

Mark Casson

in The World's First Railway System: Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199213979
eISBN:
9780191707469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213979.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Organization Studies

There were over 1,000 route miles of jointly-owned track on the British railways system, and several joint stations too. Joint ownership did not imply co-operation, however. Joint lines often marked ... More


Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Bertrand Lancon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This is an account of life in ancient Rome from the end of the third century to the beginning of the seventh. At the beginning of the period Rome was an imperial power and the centre of a classical ... More


Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Charles Perrings, Harold Mooney, and Mark Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Bioinvasions and Globalization synthesises our current knowledge of the ecology and economics of biological invasions, providing an in-depth evaluation of the science and its ... More


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