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San Francisco and Human Rights, 1945

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The draft proposals for the United Nations Charter that emerged from Dumbarton Oaks allowed only for one brief mention of human rights. The final version agreed at San Francisco gave human rights a ... More


Oak Grove Church

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Oak Grove Church and the school that was associated with it (Oak Grove Christian Academy) were located in Olney – a Philadelphia neighborhood that had once been solidly working class, but which had ... More


Oak Woodlands and Forests

Barbara Allen-Diaz, Richard Standiford, and Randall D. Jackson

in Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249554
eISBN:
9780520933361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the distribution of oak woodlands and forests in California, focusing on the eight major tree oak species. The five major oak species occurring in the oak woodland include the ... More


Blights, Rusts, and Rots Never Sleep: A Look at Forestry and Agriculture, Biological Warfare, and the Global Impact of Fungal Disease

Nicholas P. Money

in Triumph of the Fungi: A Rotten History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189711
eISBN:
9780199790265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189711.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter explores the future of the ongoing competition between humans and fungi for control of the biosphere. The emerging diseases of white pine blister rust, sudden oak death, jarrah dieback, ... More


Impacts of Forest Management on Amphibians

Rochelle B. Renken

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0048
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Researchers with the Missouri Department of Conservation, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Forest Service, and cooperating universities (University of Missouri-Columbia, ... More


Two Trees

Tom Kimmerer

in Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter defines venerable trees through the introduction of two ancient trees, one at a temple in Indonesia and one in a graveyard in Kentucky. Venerable trees are defined as old or otherwise ... More


Venerable Tree Species

Tom Kimmerer

in Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

There are five tree species that are long-lived and characteristic of the woodland pasture habitat of the Bluegrass. The same individual trees present in 1779 are still here today. These are bur oak, ... More


Longing for the Bomb: Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia

Lindsey A. Freeman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622378
eISBN:
9781469623177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622378.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Tucked into the folds of Appalachia and kept off all commercial maps, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was created for the Manhattan Project by the U.S. government in the 1940s. The city has experienced the ... More


What Might Be Said

Dell Upton

in What Can and Can'T Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211757
eISBN:
9780300216615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211757.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on memorials to African American history that suggest what might be said. One such memorial can be found in South Carolina's state capitol: a monument to Strom Thurmond, the ... More


Dynamics of Woody Species in the California Grassland

Claudia M. Tyler, Dennis C. Odion, and Ragan M. Callaway

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the dynamics between grasses and shrub vegetation, focusing on the factors that lead to transitions between grassland and shrublands and the stabilizing feedbacks and ... More


A Kingdom of Primitive Oaks

Richard Higgins and Richard Higgins

in Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In 1860, Thoreau’s life was focused on trees. In October, he surveyed Concord’s woods and concluded it had no old-growth trees. In November he was amazed to find a forest of old-growth oaks “waving ... More


The atomic nursery

Sean F. Johnston

in The Neutron's Children: Nuclear Engineers and the Shaping of Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692118
eISBN:
9780191740732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692118.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

If the war gestated atomic energy specialists, then the decade after it saw their birth and early development in special environments. They did not thrive unaided: the new experts were nurtured with ... More


Oak

John A. Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

in The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.003.0018
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The poetic entry for the term "Oak" from Bailey's Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture is offered here. The oak "connects the present with the past. It spans the centuries." As elsewhere, the poetic ... More


Complementary Industries

Karl Raitz

in Bourbon's Backroads: A Journey through Kentucky's Distilling Landscape

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178424
eISBN:
9780813178431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178424.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Kentucky distillers bought white oak barrels from local coopers or established dedicated cooperages near their works. Coopers worked in independent shops as owners or employees, in larger urban ... More


Atomic Snapshots

Lindsey A. Freeman

in Longing for the Bomb: Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622378
eISBN:
9781469623177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622378.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents a photo of J. Robert Oppenheimer, as well as the author’s mother and grandfather, in examining Ed Westcott’s photography concerning the Manhattan Project. His photographs stare ... More


Longing for the Bomb

Lindsey A. Freeman

in Longing for the Bomb: Oak Ridge and Atomic Nostalgia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622378
eISBN:
9781469623177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622378.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This concluding chapter addresses the longing of residents of Oak Ridge for the days when the city was a muddy frontier at the beginning of the Atomic Age. Such a longing was shaped by positive ... More


The Ideological Response to War: Codes of Human Rights

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter describes how the protection of human rights came, during World War II, to feature in schemes for creating a new world order, encouraging the drafting of comprehensive codes of rights to ... More


Caelian

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the three Augustan regions upon which the Caelian Hill was divided: the Caelimontium, the Porta Capena, and the Exquiliae. It explains that the hill's oldest name, Mons ... More


To Malibu

in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0031
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes a tour to Malibu which takes the following route: Los Angeles–Hollywood–Sherman Oaks–Tarzana–Girard–Topanga Canyon–Topanga Beach–Castellammare–Santa Monica; US 101, Sunset ... More


Evangelizing the Indians under Manifest Destiny in Cooper’s The Oak Openings

Albert H. Tricomi

in Missionary Positions: Evangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035451
eISBN:
9780813039640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035451.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

James Fenimore Cooper's novel The Oak Openings is examined thoroughly in this chapter. The novel looks at the fictional missionary life of Parson Amen. The novel, which was written during the Mexican ... More


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