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Methodism at the Crossroads

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The year 1784 represents a landmark in Methodist history as John Wesley established the Conference as his successor and ordained preachers for the United States. These events, which established de ... 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


A Venice of Pine

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses how Chilean ships and wheat provided the literal foundations for San Francisco's territorial and demographic expansions during the mid-1800s. Beginning in 1848, the city's ... More


Mountains of Infamy, Vines of Plenty

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Chile's forestry and viticulture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It details the successful cultivation of California's native Monterey pine (Pinus radiata) in ... More


Transport theory of nuclear collective motion

Helmut Hofmann

in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter develops a quantal transport theory for non-linear nuclear collective motion, the coordinates of which are functionals of the nucleonic degrees of freedom, the latter being interpreted ... More


My Emblem, The Pine

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/9780520294042.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau felt a deep affinity for Pinus strobus, Eastern white pine, the tallest tree east of the Rockies. He called it the emblem of his life. He loved its erect posture, how its whorled branches ... More


Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Adam M. Howard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041464
eISBN:
9780252050060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041464.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the untold story of how three influential garment unions worked with the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in support of a new ... More


. Central Coast Bioregion

Frank W. Davis and Mark I. Borchert

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the Central Coast bioregion, which include coastal valleys and mountains and interior mountains. Major ecological zones include: coastal prairie and coastal sage scrub, coast ... More


The Peninsula Campaign: Letters 37 through 57 12 April through 14 June 1862

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton

in “A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Griffin's wartime letters to his wife Leila dated from April 12 to June 14, 1862. These letters are about the move of Griffin's troops to Yorktown and his engagements at the ... More


. Klamath Mountains Bioregion

Carl N. Skinner, Alan H. Taylor, and James K. Agee

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the Klamath Mountains bioregion, a complex group of mountain ranges and a diverse flora. It also describes three general zones: a diverse lower montane zone of mixed conifer ... More


Southern California Conifer Forests

Richard A. Minnich

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/9780520249554.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the distribution and species composition of conifer forests in Southern California. Conifers make up most forests and woodlands of Southern California. These coniferous ... More


Material for Skis

K. B. E. E. Eimeleus

in Skis in the Art of War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747403
eISBN:
9781501747427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747403.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter turns to ski manufacturing. It tries to ascertain when skis are well made from appropriate material and considers the advantages and disadvantages of different types of material used for ... More


Pine Silviculture

D. Bruce Means

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/9780520235922.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Coastal Plain contains the highest species density of amphibians and reptiles in the United States and Canada. Of the seventy-seven species of salamanders and frogs native to the Coastal Plain ... More


The Elegance of Precision: On Pines’s Translation of the Literary Parts of the Guide

Sarah Stroumsa

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes and evaluates Shlomo Pines’s 1963 English translation of the Guide of the Perplexed published by the University of Chicago Press. Pines’ seminal translation was a watershed in ... More


Pines’s Translation of the Guide: Alternative Possibilities

Alfred L. Ivry

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Pines’ translation of key terms and sentences in the Guide, arguing that he hewed close to the impression Maimonides wanted to convey in his original Judeo-Arabic text, an ... More


Shlomo Pines and the Rediscovery of Maimonides in Contemporary Philosophy

Kenneth Seeskin

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the connection between the publication of Shlomo Pines’ English translation of the Guide of the Perplexed and what the author calls the ‘rediscovery’ of Maimonides by ... More


Maimonides as a Student of Islamic Religious Thought: Revisiting Shlomo Pines’s “Translator’s Introduction” and Its Comments on al-Ghaza¯lı¯

Frank Griffel

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Shlomo Pines’ “Translator’s Introduction” to his English rendering of Maimonides’ Guide of the Perplexed appeared more than twenty-five years after his dissertation and interpretative article on ... More


Tonic and Rationale, circa 1908

Emily Satterwhite

in Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 contributes to our understanding of the Progressive Era by illuminating the anxieties of a swath of middle-class Americans whose pursuit of schooling and professional work compelled their ... More


Saline Valley

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0023
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at the Saline Valley expedition, as well as Alexander and Kellogg's adventures in the Sierra Nevada. According to Grinnell, Saline Valley was an unknown in the history of the ... More


To Crystal Lake

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/9780520268838.003.0025
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes a tour to Crystal Lake which takes the following route: Azusa–Angeles National Forest–Pine Flats–Crystal Lake; 25.7 m; State 39, Crystal Lake Rd. Crystal Lake, the only natural ... More


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