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ECOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR

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/9780195179293.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This chapter presents ecological, physiological, and behavioral features of different animals, including birds and reptiles. Some of these discussions explain extremes in size and shape, while others ... More


The Birth of the Knee-Pants Makers’ Union (memoir; 1924)

Bernard Vaynshteyn

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is a memoir of the knee-pants makers' strike of 1890, which marked a period of nearly constant unrest among Jewish workers. Nine hundred knee-pants makers had gone on a general strike ... More


The Babari Masjid Question

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670561
eISBN:
9780199080618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents several documents relating to the rise of the Babari Masjid question in February 1986, which caused the Muslim community to seethe with resentment at the gross injustice it had ... More


How Shreve Gets in to Quentin’s Pants

Noel Polk

in Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110843
eISBN:
9781604733235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In William Faulkner’s novel The Sound and the Fury, one of the central characters, Quentin Compson, is accused of molesting his own sister. In one scene, Gerald Bland, his mother, Spoade, Shreve, and ... More


Yoga in Popular Culture: Controversies and Conflicts

Shreena Niketa Gandhi

in Religion and Popular Culture in America, Third Edition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291447
eISBN:
9780520965225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291447.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Yoga has historically been understood as a spiritual practice, a form of embodied prayer, and it came to United States as part of the nation's fascination with the East. Today, it is often practiced ... More


The Akali–Congress Compromise: (1955–6)

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0021
Subject:
History, Indian History

Authorized by a convention of all Sikh parties, Master Tara Singh, with four other Sikh leaders, met Jawaharlal Nehru on 24 October 1955. Maulana Azad and G.B. Pant were also present. The talks were ... More


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