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Animal Translocations, Genetic Variation, and the Human Settlement of the Pacific

Elizabeth Matisoo-Smith

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents a complementary genetic approach to population relationships across the Pacific, utilizing information from animals closely affiliated with humans. It describes how the analyses ... More


Doing Public Management the Individualist Way

Christopher Hood

in The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the four chapters of Part II, public management ideas that loosely correspond to each of the four polar world views identified by cultural theory are discussed. Here, the cultural theory framework ... More


A Short Report on the Preliminary Results from the Study of the Mammal and Bird Bone Assemblages from Dichin

C. JOHNSTONE

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter summarizes the results of a preliminary study of the mammal and bird bone assemblages from Dichin, Bulgaria. It briefly describes the species identified and offers some tentative ... More


Livestock

M. E. Turner, J. V. Beckett, and B. Afton

in Farm Production in England 1700-1914

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208044
eISBN:
9780191716577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208044.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Farming is not only about crop production, it is also about raising and marketing animals both directly as meat and indirectly through their by-products, milk, wool, eggs. This chapter uses the same ... More


The ExComm

David R. Gibson

in Talk at the Brink: Deliberation and Decision during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151311
eISBN:
9781400842438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151311.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins with some historical background, situating the ExComm, as a deliberative body, against the backdrop of the Bay of Pigs, where genuine deliberation was lacking. Then, it describes ... More


‘Victory with Vaccines’: Human Guinea-pigs and Louse-feeders

Paul Julian Weindling

in Epidemics and Genocide in Eastern Europe, 1890–1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206910
eISBN:
9780191677373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206910.003.0046
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Developing a typhus vaccine was to boost Germany's medical and racial defences. Given that typhus was a primitive ‘Asiatic’ disease spread by racial vermin, an effective vaccine was required to ... More


History and Ecology of Feral Pig Invasions in California Grasslands

J. Hall Cushman

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/9780520252202.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter explores the ecology and management of feral pig populations California grasslands. It discusses the history, taxonomy, geography, and basic ecology of feral pigs; the response of native ... More


Confronting Obstacles to Persuasion

James L. Kastely

in The Rhetoric of Plato'S Republic: Democracy and the Philosophical Problem of Persuasion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278629
eISBN:
9780226278766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278766.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

If Socrates is to provide a genuinely persuasive defense of justice, he must radically revise the narratives that transmit the culture’s values, and he must challenge the audience’s misperception of ... More


The Extraordinary Career of Feketevágó Úr: Wood Theft, Pig Killing, and Entrepreneurship in Communist Hungary, 1948–1956

Karl Brown

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From 1948 to 1956, the communist regime in Hungary sought to transform the state into a centralized command economy on the Soviet model. It was largely unsuccessful in doing so—especially in the ... More


Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The extraordinarily surgically successful realm of organ transplantation is plagued worldwide by the scarcity of donated human parts, a quandary that generates ongoing debates over the marketing of ... More


Legions of Pigs in the Early Medieval West

Jamie Kreiner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300246292
eISBN:
9780300255553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300246292.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Early medieval communities were thinking seriously about their environments. They saw themselves as part of a complex and dynamic universe that was propelled by interconnected organisms and forces. ... More


Food Questioning Values in Marie Darrieussecq’s Truismes/Pig Tales

Ruth Cruickshank

in Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Darrieussecq’s scandal-provoking Truismes/Pig Tales (1996), set in a near-future, neo-fascist France, involves much eating, drinking and consumption of others, whilst deliberately chewing up ... More


The Silly Symphonies

James Bohn

in Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

Following the success of the Mickey shorts, Walt Disney devised a second series of cartoon shorts, which would focus on music more than established characters. This series, the Silly Symphonies, ... More


Restructuring Pig Trotters: Fine Chemistry Supporting the Creative Culinary Process

Jorge Ruiz and Julia Calvarro

in The Kitchen as Laboratory: Reflections on the Science of Food and Cooking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153454
eISBN:
9780231526920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153454.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses the preparation of stuffed pig trotters (pig's feet). Boiled pig trotters with tomato, garlic, onion, bay leaves, parsley, pepper, blood, and fermented sausage (chorizo) is a ... More


Multiple Forms of Aromatase in Suiformes: Tissue Distribution, Regulation, and Functional Significance

Alan Conley, Veronica N. Orr, Brian C. Trainor, Trish Berger, and Austin Hughes

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Pigs have three CYP19 genes encoding functional paralogues of aromatase cytochrome P450 expressed tissue specifically in the gonads/hypothalamus, placenta, and preimplantation blastocyst. Gene ... More


Evolution of a Taboo: Pigs and People in the Ancient Near East

Max D. Price

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197543276
eISBN:
9780197543306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197543276.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

From their domestication to their taboo, pigs and their shifting roles in the ancient Near East are among the most complicated topics in archaeology. Rejecting monocausal explanations, this book ... More


Pigs, Muskets, and a New Order

Jennifer Newell

in Trading Nature: Tahitians, Europeans, and Ecological Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832810
eISBN:
9780824870744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832810.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter traces the economic, environmental, political, and cultural changes set in motion by a strikingly new kind of ecological exchange that began in Tahiti in 1801: the salt pork trade ... More


IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882–1971)The Owl and the Pussy-Cat (1966): Text by Edward Lear

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0084
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter studies Igor Stravinsky's final work, The Owl and the Pussy-Cat. With typical sly relish, Stravinsky seems to be mocking any pomposity in his admirers, confounding everyone by leaving ... More


Domestication of Guinea Pigs from a Southern Peru-Northern Chile Wild Species and their Middle Pre-Columbian Mummies: DomesticacióN Del Cuy A Partir De Poblaciones Originarias Del Sur Del Perú Y Norte De Chile, Con La Descripción De Sus Momias Precolombinas

Angel E. Spotorno, Germán Manríquez, Andrea Fernández L., Juan Carlos Marín, Fermín González, and Jane Wheeler

in The Quintessential Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Oliver P. Pearson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098596
eISBN:
9780520916159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098596.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter re-analyzes 12S rRNA (759 bp) and cytochrome b gene (1140 bp) sequence data from relevant species and breeds to investigate the origins and domestication of guinea pigs, or cuyes, (Cavia ... More


Kinship, history, and descent

Keith Ray and Julian Thomas

in Neolithic Britain: The Transformation of Social Worlds

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198823896
eISBN:
9780191917288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823896.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

For traditional societies, by which we mean those peoples whose worlds are permeated by kin relations and obligations, and among whom past societies such as those of ... More


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