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Tactile Sensing

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

in Human Hand Function

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on human hand functions based on performance of manual tasks that specifically involve human tactile sensing, a form of sensing derived from cutaneous inputs arising in the skin ... More


Shakespeare's Entitlement: Literary Property and Discursive Enclosure

Margreta De Grazia

in Shakespeare Verbatim: The Reproduction of Authenticity and the 1790 Apparatus

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117780
eISBN:
9780191671067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117780.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

It is possible to substitute the subject of Edmond Malone's apparatus for that of John Singleton Copley's painting. The privilege the painting assigns specifically to Parliament and by extension to ... More


Strategies: Social Ideals and Demographic Constraints

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explains that the tenure and preservation of a country seat was of paramount importance, since it represented the outward and visible symbol of family continuity. The transfer of seats ... More


Advances in the Casimir Effect

Michael Bordag, Galina Leonidovna Klimchitskaya, Umar Mohideen, and Vladimir Mikhaylovich Mostepanenko

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199238743
eISBN:
9780191716461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238743.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The subject of this book is the Casimir effect, i.e., a manifestation of zero-point oscillations of the quantum vacuum in the form of forces acting between closely spaced bodies. It is a purely ... More


Mexican American Women’s Alternative Archive: Linking Testimonio, Memory, and History

Karen R. Roybal

in Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the ways in which the U.S. government created an alternative archive when it recorded Mexicanas/os' voices in the "official" record during land grant adjudication proceedings ... More


Epilogue

L. Solymar, D. Walsh, and R. R. A. Syms

in Electrical Properties of Materials

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829942
eISBN:
9780191868504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829942.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The virtues of the profession of engineering are extolled. The views of one of the greatest electrical engineers (Rudolf Kompfner) of the last century are quoted as follows: “The feeling one ... More


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