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Chapter Three

Alan C. Bowen and Robert B. Todd

in Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of The Heavens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233256
eISBN:
9780520928510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233256.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter shows that the latitudes of the Earth have differing seasons caused by the motion of the Sun in the zodiacal circle. The lengthening of daytimes causes the seasons to be reversed in the ... More


Sleep Environments of  Young Children in Post-Industrial Societies

Melissa M. Burnham and Erika and E. Gaylor

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter delineates the sleep environments found in industrialized nations using the Developmental Systems Theory (DST) as a framework for understanding their variability. It discusses the ... More


Family-Based Interventions for Sleep Problems of Infants and Children

Courtney Johnson and Jodi and A. Mindell

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Sleep problems are remarkably common in children of all ages, with 20–40% of children affected. This chapter discusses behaviorally based sleep problems in infants, children, and adolescents, as well ... More


Names Go to Places: Map Building Begins

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter describes the spot maps that were created by the research team in order to address the complete anatomy of the outbreak, which present the victims' home addresses, and nighttime and ... More


Chapter Four1

Alan C. Bowen and Robert B. Todd

in Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of The Heavens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233256
eISBN:
9780520928510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233256.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter reviews the lengths of daytimes and nighttimes and states that they differ at differing latitudes because of the motion of the Sun in the zodiacal circle. The Sun provides daytimes that ... More


Night-Rule: The Alternative Politics of the Dark; or, Empires of the Nonhuman

Laurie Shannon

in The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the handicapped experience that humans encounter during the nighttime. The night’s incapacitating nature questions the human claims on panoptical or sovereign earthly rule by ... More


Snapshots: Bringing (Invisible) Women into View

Adeline Masquelier

in Fada: Boredom and Belonging in Niger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226624204
eISBN:
9780226624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226624488.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shifts the focus to the women of the fada and attempts to pull them out of invisibility. It argues that although the fada is viewed as a masculine space, women are critical to the ... More


Making Night Hideous

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the nighttime work, crime, transportation, and leisure in American cities from the introduction of the gas streetlamps in ... More


Quitting Time

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the work and leisure in American cities during the 1800s. It explains that urban work regimens created a double life for young workers, a day of confined drudgery and an evening ... More


Recreations and Dissipations

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the nighttime recreation of urban workers in American cities during the 1800s. It suggests that the way men and women chose to spend their leisure time reveal whether they ... More


Night Life in the Electric City

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines night life in American cities after the electrification in the 1920s. It explains that after electrification nighttime entertainment was still concentrated in the most ... More


A Novel Method of Weed Control

Pete A. Ensminger

in Life Under the Sun

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Photosynthesis involves biological energy transduction, the transformation of light energy into chemical energy, and photosensory pigments, which play an important role in the process. Phytochrome, a ... More


Space and Time in the Enlightened Metropolis

Alexander M. Martin

in Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605781
eISBN:
9780191750649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605781.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter Two examines Moscow’s urban space. The focus is on three aspects. One is the effort to transform Moscow’s low-density, quasi-rural pattern of development, which contrasted with Western cities ... More


National State Capacity and Maritime Piracy

Ursula Daxecker and Brandon Prins

in Pirate Lands: Governance and Maritime Piracy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190097394
eISBN:
9780190097424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097394.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter models and empirically tests the cross-national correlates of contemporary commerce raiding. The chapter theoretically examines how state capacity at the center influences the rate of ... More


Governance and Piracy in Indonesia

Ursula Daxecker and Brandon Prins

in Pirate Lands: Governance and Maritime Piracy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190097394
eISBN:
9780190097424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097394.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter uses quantitative and qualitative methods to assess whether and how local measures of institutional capacity affect piracy in Indonesia. It disaggregates the unit of analysis to ... More


Governance and Piracy in Nigeria and Somalia

Ursula Daxecker and Brandon Prins

in Pirate Lands: Governance and Maritime Piracy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190097394
eISBN:
9780190097424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097394.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first describes geographic and temporal trends in the frequency of attacks in Nigeria and Somalia. It then reviews the development of piracy in both countries, paying particular ... More


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