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 Northern Panels of the Northern Path: Transforming Power

D. Dennis Hudson

in The Body of God: An Emperor's Palace for Krishna in Eighth Century Kanchipuram

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195369229
eISBN:
9780199871162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369229.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The six panels facing north in the middle‐floor sanctum document the different stages of purification of consciousness within the devotee during the predawn “Brahma's hour.” This chapter examines ... More


Organ Donation and Cosmetic Enhancement

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islamic Biomedical Ethics Principles and Application

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378504
eISBN:
9780199869688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378504.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter deals with the sanctity and integrity of the human body after death. Anatomical dissection and postmortem examinations are a routine part of medical education and diagnostic techniques ... More


Fountain of Presence, Fountain of Presence, Breasts of Wine:: The Flow of Knowledge in the The Flow of Knowledge in the In Canticum canticorum

Martin Laird

in Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199267996
eISBN:
9780191601576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267995.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Discusses how knowledge of God works in Gregory. While God is beyond the grasp of comprehension, soul unites with God in the unknowing of faith. Faith yet gives something to the mind.


‘Drink More Milk’

Mariel Grant

in Propaganda and the Role of the State in Inter-War Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204442
eISBN:
9780191676284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204442.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the inter-war campaign to increase milk consumption in Britain. Publicizing milk had been chosen for several reasons. Conducted over the entire period, the overall campaign ... More


Healing and Harming

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

Witch-trials took place in a context of folk cosmology of the limited good—the notion that there is only a limited supply of health, fertility, and luck in the world. Symbols of this good were dew ... More


Embodiment as a gauge of individual, public and planetary health

Maia Boswell-Penc

in Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter begins by considering the specific context of the workplace as it presents significant barriers to women seeking to continue breastfeeding as they return to work. From there, the chapter ... More


Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity

John David Penniman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222760
eISBN:
9780300228007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222760.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

What if the idea that “you are what you eat” weren’t a simple metaphor? What if it revealed a deeper medical, moral, and religious history about the relationship between food and the soul? In the ... More


Ascetic Eucharists: Food and Drink in Early Christian Ritual Meals

Andrew McGowan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198269724
eISBN:
9780191683770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269724.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The early Eucharist has usually been seen as sacramental eating of token bread and wine in careful or even slavish imitation of Jesus and his earliest disciples. In fact the evidence suggests great ... More


Richard Crashaw

Robert Ellrodt

in Seven Metaphysical Poets: A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117384
eISBN:
9780191670923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117384.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Everything is or tends to be solid in John Donne's, George Herbert's, or even Andrew Marvell's worlds of imagination; nothing is in Richard Crashaw's world, where everything is either liquid or ... More


Propaganda and the Role of the State in Inter-War Britain

Mariel Grant

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204442
eISBN:
9780191676284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204442.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of government publicity activities in Britain between the wars. The book focuses on the development of a public relations bureaux and information services in Whitehall. It shows how ... More


Safe Mothers, Healthy Babies: Reproductive Health in the Twentieth Century

Milton Kotelchuck

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The decline of infant and maternal mortality represents one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century. From 1900 through 2000, infant mortality in the United States declined ... More


Saving Babies and Mothers: Pioneering Efforts to Decrease Infant and Maternal Mortality

Jacqueline H. Wolf

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the efforts of late-19th and early-20th century reformers to lower infant and maternal mortality in the United States. Earlier fatalistic attitudes toward infant and maternal ... More


Background to the study

Roberto J. Rona, Walter W. Holland, and Susan Chinn

in The National Study of Health and Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629197
eISBN:
9780191723612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629197.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 1970, the government announced changes to end the provision of free welfare milk, free school milk following the child's seventh birthday, and school meals to become less subsidised over time. As ... More


Gene–culture coevolution: lactase persistence

Robert L. Perlman

in Evolution and Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199661718
eISBN:
9780191774720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661718.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Our capacity for culture, or for social learning, is one of the defining characteristics of our species and is responsible for our extraordinary demographic success. Cultural practices play a large ... More


The Gospel of Clean Milk: Dairy Sanitation, Pasteurization, and the Origins of the American Food Safety System

Timothy D. Lytton

in Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611549
eISBN:
9780226611716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611716.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter traces the origins of the US food safety system to late nineteenth and early twentieth century efforts to clean up the milk supply. It chronicles Robert Milham Hartley’s crusade against ... More


Breastfeeding

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the importance of breastfeeding. Topics covered include types of breastfeeding (exclusive, partial, token breastfeeding), the dangers of partial breastfeeding, why breast milk ... More


Assessing the effect of changes in school-milk and school-meals policy over short periods of time

Roberto J. Rona and Susan Chinn

in The National Study of Health and Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629197
eISBN:
9780191723612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629197.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Changes in government policy on school milk led to funding for the NSHG. Hence, efforts were made to compare cohorts of children who had or had not received school milk at around seven years of age. ... More


‘Missing milk’: an exploration of migrant mothers’ experiences of infant feeding in the UK

Louise Condon

in Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the experiences of parents born abroad who are raising a child in the United Kingdom. It is recognised that work, paid and unpaid, can pose challenges to exclusive and even ... More


Viili as a Finnish American Comfort Food: The Long and Short of it

Yvonne R. Lockwood and William G. Lockwood

in Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810847
eISBN:
9781496810892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810847.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Milk products are an important part of the Finnish American diet, and here the focus is on the role of an iconic dairy product in the continuity of Finnish American ethnicity and the maintenance of ... More


“Le Bébé En Brousse”: European Women, African Birth Spacing, and Colonial Intervention in Breast Feeding in the Belgian Congo

Nancy Rose Hunt

in Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205406
eISBN:
9780520918085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205406.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines colonial intervention in breastfeeding and milk distribution in the Belgian Congo. It shows that these colonial initiatives were linked to a discourse which viewed African birth ... More


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