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Sleeping Versus Waking

Gary L. Wenk

in Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388541
eISBN:
9780199863587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388541.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The anti-histamines you take to treat your cold symptoms make you drowsy while coffee can keep you awake. These two rather complex processes of the brain — waking and sleeping — are partially ... More


Management and prevention of SARS in China

Nanshan Zhong and Guangqiao Zeng

in SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

SARS originated from the Guangdong province of China where it emerged in the autumn of 2002. This chapter presents data that show that there may have been interspecies transmission between wild ... More


The Palm Sunday Procession in Medieval Chartres

Craig Wright

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a short history of the Palm Sunday procession in the Western Church followed by a more detailed study of that ritual as it unfolded in medieval Chartres, especially using ... More


Recht as een Palmen-Bohm and Other Facets of Gellius' Medieval and Humanistic Reception

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in The Worlds of Aulus Gellius

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199264827
eISBN:
9780191718403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264827.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins by tracing the separate transmission of Gellius' chapter on the ability of palm-wood, reinterpreted as the palm-tree to resist pressure, which proved congenial to Christians for ... More


Secrecy, Hereditary Education, and the Immortality of Siddha Medicine

Richard S. Weiss

in Recipes for Immortality: Healing, Religion, and Community in South India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335231
eISBN:
9780199868803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335231.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Siddha medical knowledge has been transmitted for centuries within the paramparai, the hereditary lineage. The knowledge of the lineage was carefully guarded, as knowledge held in secret was an ... More


The Earliest Dormition Traditions: Their Nature and Shape

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250752
eISBN:
9780191600746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250758.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The first four Christian centuries are remarkably silent regarding the end of the Virgin Mary's life. Only in the later fifth century do we encounter the earliest Dormition traditions. At this point, ... More


Stochastic Geometry and Telecommunications Networks

Sergei Zuyev

in New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232574
eISBN:
9780191716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232574.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Just as queueing theory revolutionized the study of circuit switched telephony in the twentieth century, stochastic geometry is gradually becoming a necessary theoretical tool for modelling and ... More


Modern Random Measures: Palm Theory and Related Models

Last Günter

in New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232574
eISBN:
9780191716393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232574.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

The theory of Palm measures is developed for the general context of stationary random measures on locally compact second countable groups (not necessarily Abelian). Connections are made with ... More


The Ringmaster

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Buzz and Eta moved to Palm Desert, 140 miles east of Hollywood. They settled for a quieter life, less demanding, in a climate that suited them both. Weather notwithstanding, the fact was that the ... More


The Palmy Days

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The latter years of Buzz Berkeley's life was marked with tributes and attempts to film his biography. Buzz's palmy days were spent in idle pursuits. There was the occasional round of golf, but he was ... More


‘They Worship Death Here’: William Faulkner, Sanctuary and Hollywood: 2005 Sarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture On American Literature

Richard Gray

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses William Faulkner's experiences in Hollywood, which he described as a place that worships death and not money. It shows that nearly all of his experiences in Hollywood were bad, ... More


Competing with Illustrious Forerunners: Browne, Borges, and Bioy Casares

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes on further close reading of Marías's translations, on this occasion another of the substantial projects of his early career, translating Sir Thomas Browne. Initially, the chapter ... More


The Plays Are the Thing: Textual Politics and the German Drama

Jane O. Newman

in Benjamin's Library: Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476594
eISBN:
9780801460883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476594.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the pattern of quotations in the Tragic Drama and looks at their links to an ideology of nation. The literal production of the tradition of Baroque plays that Benjamin cites can ... More


The Bastard Son

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0035
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is a follow-up anecdote to the concert described in the previous one, Introducing at the very end one, an illegitimate child begot by Edgar Palm, the last great composer of the Palm ... More


Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History and Recognition in Malaysia's Plantations

Andrew C. Willford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824838942
eISBN:
9780824869649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838942.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 2006, dejected members of the Bukit Jalil Estate community faced eviction from their homes in Kuala Lumpur where they had lived for generations. City officials classified plantation residents as ... More


Out of the Garden

Joel Williamson

in William Faulkner and Southern History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Mansion reflected the saving force in the South that shows the innate goodness in white people of all classes. This optimism was not present in The Sound and the Fury, where ... More


The Control of Trade

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes how the government controlled trade. Government interference in the trade networks of the coast took two distinct forms. The first was through an attempt to limit participation ... More


Holy Week

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the origins of Holy Week. For medieval clergy and congregations in Britain, the first clear sign that Lent was drawing to a close came upon Palm Sunday, the fifth in the fast, ... More


To Palm Springs

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/9780520268838.003.0026
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes a tour to Palm Springs which takes the following route: Los Angeles–Monterey Park–Pomona–Ontario–Colton–Redlands–Beaumont–Banning–Palm Springs–Cathedral City–Indio; 128.4 m.; ... More


The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution: Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests

Derek Byerlee, Walter P. Falcon, and Rosamond L. Naylor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190222987
eISBN:
9780190223014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222987.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides a broad synthesis of the major supply and demand drivers of the rapid expansion of oil crops in the tropics; its economic, social, and environmental impacts; and the future outlook ... More


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