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COASTS

Ernest H. Williams

in The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179293
eISBN:
9780199790470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179293.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

The habitats of coastal margins include marshes, estuaries, mud flats, sand dunes, rocky shores, and coastal forests, all of which are influenced by salt spray and the rising and falling of tidal ... More


The Fortifications at Gobekly-depe

G. A. KOSHELENKO

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the result of research on the Gobekly-depe fortifications at the north-western edge of the Merv Oasis conducted by the South Turkmenistan Archaeological Multi-Disciplinary ... More


Artless and Artful: John Gay's Trivia

Clare Brant

in Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay's Trivia (1716)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280728
eISBN:
9780191700149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280728.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter highlights mud and analyses the jokes, games, and witty play of language found in John Gay's poem Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London. At the same time, it illustrates ... More


Mudding History and Subcultures

Kendall Lori

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub: Masculinities and Relationships Online

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230361
eISBN:
9780520935983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230361.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides background information about muds, their history and culture. It also provides information about BlueSky's subculture and its relationship to other online subcultures. It ... More


Phylum Kinorhynch

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0053
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Kinorhyncha, or mud dragons, is a small phylum consisting of roughly 200 benthic, marine invertebrates measuring almost less than one millimetre long. It represents two generally recognised ... More


God, Mammon and Flag

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The birth of foreign newspapers and a foreign press corps in China really begins in the small enclave of Canton, the city now known as Guangzhou, in what were called the Factories, the somewhat ... More


Mud, Blood, and the Blues: Hurricane Katrina and the Flood waters of the African Diaspora

Anissa Janine Wardi

in Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter builds on the relationship between water and trauma beginning with the Middle Passage, and specifically reads floods as an extended metaphor for African American life on the Mississippi ... More


Schistosomiasis in the Village Setting

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Nile Delta village communities are differentiated from the urban center which is the headquarters of the district (markas), as well as from small hamlets ('izab, sing, 'izba). The narrow alleys that ... More


All in a Season's Work: Egyptology-Induced Labor Relations at al-Hurubat1

Kees van der Spek

in The Modern Neighbors of Tutankhamun: History, Life, and Work in the Villages of the Theban West Bank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164033
eISBN:
9781617970917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164033.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the houses of al-Hurubat. Among these houses, two earlier dwellings, Wilkinson's tomb and Yanni's mud-brick house, were imbued with symbolism. Both were very different from ... More


Identity Crises

Kendall Lori

in Hanging Out in the Virtual Pub: Masculinities and Relationships Online

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230361
eISBN:
9780520935983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230361.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with identity and relationships mediated by computers, with particular attention to the effects of gender. It discusses the effects of the mediated and networked character of ... More


Alien Bodies, Everyday People, and Hollow Spaces: Embodiment, Figurines, and Social Discourse in Postclassic Mexico

Elizabeth M. Brumfiel and Lisa Overholtzer

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Several figurine forms—figurine heads, human “mud men,” flat-backed figurines, hand-molded figures attached to braziers, rattle-figurines, animal heads and feet attached to jars, and heads attached ... More


Mud Tax

Rob Christensen

in The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651040
eISBN:
9781469651064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651040.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With his mandate, Kerr Scott started one of the nation’s largest road building programs, designed to pave the thousands of dirt roads that most country people used. Scott used all his political ... More


Prehistory to Present

David R. Foster

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

For more than a century, scientists have analyzed bog and pond sediments to reconstruct past environmental changes and ecosystems. This chapter discusses the process of coring lake muds and using the ... More


Clime and Slime in Anthony and Cleopatra

Sophie Chiari

in Shakespeare's Representation of Weather, Climate and Environment: The Early Modern 'Fated Sky'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442527
eISBN:
9781474459709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442527.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 6 analyses Anthony and Cleopatra (1606-07) in connection with the Lucretian philosophy already at work in King Lear. Indeed, Shakespeare’s ‘Epicurean’ (2.1.24) vision of the weather, which ... More


Wood

in The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775340
eISBN:
9780226775364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775364.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins by describing the author's visit to the Warehouse, which has been the major storehouse of African “wood” in New York City. It then addresses the question of how and why West ... More


The Mulberry Garden Dike

in Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.003.0018
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Pearl River Delta was comprised of numerous islands of sedimentary deposits attached to the edges of hilly outcrops. Located on one such island were Jiujiang, Longjiang, and Longshan. Since the ... More


The Mountain Line, the Gilgal Church Line, and the Mud Creek Line

Earl J. Hess

in Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643427
eISBN:
9781469643441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643427.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Terrain and effective Confederate fortifications continued to slow Federal operations during the 2nd and 3rd weeks of June between the Etowah River and the Chattahoochee River. Johnston’s engineers ... More


More than the Mud March

Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver

in An Environmental History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655383
eISBN:
9781469655406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655383.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the rationale and blueprint for the book, explaining how the authors combine the methodologies of environmental and military history to tell a more holistic story of the Civil ... More


Weather: Winter 1861–Fall 1862

Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver

in An Environmental History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655383
eISBN:
9781469655406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655383.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the unprecedented flooding in California in 1862, as well as the heavy floods throughout the South from the Mississippi River to the Virginia peninsula, all in the midst of ... More


Morphological Adaptations for Digging and Burrowing

Zen Faulkes

in Functional Morphology and Diversity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398038
eISBN:
9780190267780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398038.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many crustaceans are highly adapted for digging (submerging into sand or mud) or burrowing (excavating a structure in sand or mud). Some of the mechanisms that crustaceans use for digging include ... More


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