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Lindsay G. Robertson

in Conquest by Law: How the Discovery of America Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148695
eISBN:
9780199788941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148695.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recounts the efforts of the New England Mississippi Land Company to appropriate title to lands farther south. Ultimately, the New England Mississippi Land Company's chief counsel, Robert ... More


From Power! to Personal Power!: Survivalism and the Inward Turn

Micki McGee

in Self-Help, Inc.: Makeover Culture in American Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195171242
eISBN:
9780199944088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171242.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter describes the unisex or general-audience advice literature, exploring the new survivalism that emerges against the background of a continuing inward turn. In The Road Less Traveled, M. ... More


“A Harvest of Fame”: Georgia, 1859–1860

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter offers Mary Bryan's introduction to full-time employment as a writer and editor with the Georgia Temperance Crusader after the journal's relocation to Atlanta. It covers not only her ... More


Foreign Investment: Information Asymmetry

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Domestic and foreign investors may differ in their information sets regarding future domestic and foreign stock returns with no information frictions. This may lead to home bias in the domestic ... More


The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

Shawn Francis Peters

in The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The witnessing of the Catonsville Nine has been evoked in a diverse array of cultural forms that have kept the memory of their protest alive for the last forty years. But the most important and ... More


Abroad

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter covers the 1950s. From 1952-55, Milestone lived and worked abroad (based in Paris) to escape the hostile Blacklist atmosphere. In England he shot Melba, a feature about Australian opera ... More


Capital Structure and Financing Decisions

H. Kent Baker, J. Clay Singleton, and E. Theodore Veit

in Survey Research in Corporate Finance: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195340372
eISBN:
9780199894215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340372.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reviews the findings of academic surveys of corporate executives indicating how firms make capital structure and financing decisions. The chapter compares the survey findings to the ... More


Making sense of behavioural development in the chick

P. P. G. Bateson

in Neural and Behavioural Plasticity: The Use of the Domestic Chick as a Model

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521846
eISBN:
9780191724640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521846.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

At an early stage in their lives, domestic chicks are capable of highly organized patterns of behaviour. These activities serve requirements that must be met if the animal is to stay alive. This ... More


Gonadal steroids and memory formation

P. G. Clifton

in Neural and Behavioural Plasticity: The Use of the Domestic Chick as a Model

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521846
eISBN:
9780191724640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521846.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews some studies that have examined the influence of gonadal steroids on the learning of the passive avoidance task, and also examines the relationship between the effects of ... More


The Development of American Water Resources: Planners, Politicians, and Constitutional Interpretation

Martin Reuss

in Managing Water Resources, Past and Present

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199267644
eISBN:
9780191917592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199267644.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

To understand the development of American water resources, one must first look at American political and social values and American governmental institutions. Even a ... More


The Demand for Mushārakah in Urban Egypt by Small Business as a Test of the Pecking Order Hypothesis

Mohamed Nasr

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

For a long time, Islamic finance has been discussed from the supply side, and asymmetric information and agency problems have been given as the reasons for lack of use of mushārakah by Islamic banks. ... More


The Pacifist Dilemma: Friendly Persuasion (1956), The Big Country (1958), Ben-Hur (1959)

Gabriel Miller

in William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142098
eISBN:
9780813142371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142098.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with three films Wyler made after leaving Paramount, all of which explore the limits of pacifism. The first, Friendly Persuasion, starring Gary Cooper, deals with a Quaker family's ... More


Autochthonomous Transfigurations of Race and Gender in Twenty-First-Century Transnational Genocide Testimonial Narratives

Myriam J. A. Chancy

in Autochthonomies: Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043048
eISBN:
9780252051906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043048.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores depictions and representations of the genocide of Rwanda in order to examine how “autochthonomy” and “lakou consciousness” make themselves manifest in global/transnational ... More


Photographic Traces and Documentary Films: Comments for Gregory Currie

Noël Carroll

in Engaging the Moving Image

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091953
eISBN:
9780300133073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091953.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses Gregory Currie's characteristically stimulating and carefully crafted article “Visible Traces: Documentary Film and the Contents of Photographs,” which introduces a ... More


The Campbell Farming Corporation

Deborah Fitzgerald

in Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088137
eISBN:
9780300133417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088137.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the Campbell Farming Corporation in southeastern Montana, which was one of the most successful and large mechanized grain farms of the plains during the 1920s. Within the first ... More


Spellbound (1945)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In one of the earliest films to depict the budding field of psychoanalysis, Alfred Hitchcock dealt with oversight from David O. Selznick’s personal psychiatrist as well as the Production Code. Both ... More


The Interaction of Institutional Quality and Human Capital in Shaping the Dynamics of Capital Structure

Enrico Santarelli and Hien Thu Tran

in Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198851189
eISBN:
9780191885921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851189.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter aims to find if trade-off theory or pecking order theory best explain the capital structure of non-state firms during the post-transition process in Vietnam. We investigate the effect of ... More


Coda: Black Radical Tragic Propositions

Jeremy Matthew Glick

in Black Radical Tragic: "Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479844425
eISBN:
9781479814855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844425.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

By way of propositional logic, I present ten theses on the Black Radical Tragic that both clarify what I mean by the term and chart ten points for further study and thinking. These propositions bring ... More


“Dear Tessie”

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the scandal involving Harry Thurston Peck, one of Columbia University's most illustrious faculty members, and his former stenographer, Esther Quinn. Peck, an old college friend ... More


Saboteur, Shadow of a Doubt, Lifeboat, Spellbound

Dan Callahan

in The Camera Lies: Acting for Hitchcock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197515327
eISBN:
9780197515358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515327.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Saboteur (1942) was one of Hitchcock’s weakest films because of its substandard cast, but Shadow of a Doubt was one of his best due mainly to strong work from all of its actors, from Joseph Cotten’s ... More


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