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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


Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins

Steven J. Friesen

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131536
eISBN:
9780199834198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131533.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Examines the relationship between imperial cults and the Book of Revelation, focusing especially on the Roman province of Asia during the early Empire. The main argument is that Revelation and ... More


Introduction

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

There is an extensive literature which discusses the growth of rural industry in China. However, these focus on the role played by changes to government policy. In doing so, historical factors are ... More


Introduction

J. L. Price

in Holland and the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century: The Politics of Particularism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203834
eISBN:
9780191676000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203834.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The economic and political importance of the Dutch Republic in 17th-century Europe is evident, but while the Dutch economy has received considerable attention in recent years the same cannot be said ... More


The Dutch Province as a European Region: National Impediments Versus European Opportunities

Frank Hendriks, Jos C. N. Raadschelders, and Theo A. J. Toonen

in The European Union and the Regions

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279990
eISBN:
9780191599552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827999X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

There are no regional governments in the Netherlands, but the province can be seen in some ways as an equivalent. Europe has been a factor in the enhanced role of the province.


Introduction

Rebecca M. Empson

in Harnessing Fortune: Personhood, Memory and Place in Mongolia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264737
eISBN:
9780191753992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264737.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter begins with a description of a small district called Ashinga, in Hentii Province along the Mongolian-Russian border, where the author conducted her PhD fieldwork between ... More


Subtidal Kelp-Associated Communities off the Temperate Chilean Coast

José M. Fariña, Alvaro T. Palma, and F. Patricio Ojeda

in Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195319958
eISBN:
9780199869596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319958.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The chapter describes the oceanography, biogeography, and the important role that the El Niño cycle plays in Chilean kelp forest ecology. The structure of the food web from primary producers to ... More


Bastardy in Sixteenth-Century French Legal Doctrine and Practice

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

Defining as “bastard” any child born outside of legitimate marriage, sixteenth-century French jurists alleged that all such offspring were tainted with a mark of criminal unworthiness stemming from ... More


Why Major Parties Collapse

Alan Ware

in The Dynamics of Two-Party Politics: Party Structures and the Management of Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564439
eISBN:
9780191721526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564439.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter and the next one examine why previously major parties might lose that status and become minor parties. It argues that Schelling's idea of a ‘focal arbiter’ is useful in explaining why ... More


Gardish-e-dauran: Vicissitudes of Fortune

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

Little is known about the impact of the Partition on culture and social structure in Awadh. Nevertheless, the histories of a locality can be better understood by studying lives. Indeed, the Kidwais’ ... More


The Roman Government of Britain

Anthony R. Birley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252374
eISBN:
9780191719103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252374.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This work is a completely rewritten version of The Fasti of Roman Britain (1981), with biographical entries for all senior officers and higher officials who served in the island from AD 43 to 409. ... More


RAIDING THE WILD FOR DELICACIES: The SARS Virus

Jaap Goudsmit

in Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter discusses the SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) virus, which originated from Guangdong Province in China. Topics covered include symptoms, spread of the virus, and research on the ... More


The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

James Tracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In 1572, towns in the province of Holland, led by William of Orange, rebelled against the government of the Habsburg Netherlands. The story of the Dutch Revolt is usually told in terms of fractious ... More


The Last Century of Roman Rule

Anthony R. Birley

in The Roman Government of Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252374
eISBN:
9780191719103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252374.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the late 3rd- or early 4th-century division of Britain into a diocese with four provinces, then the later creation of the fifth province, Valentia. The changed structure of the ... More


Property and Governance: Making the Anglo-Saxon Agricultural Landscape

Susan Oosthuizen

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0021
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter focuses on ancient traditions of collective governance over agricultural resources in the context of the growth of early medieval lordship. It begins by drawing attention to the ... More


Regions and Territories in Southern Central Asia: What the Surkhan Darya Province tells us about Bactria

SEBASTIAN STRIDE

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the territories and regions in the southern area of Central Asia, focusing on the Surkhan Darya Province and Bactria. It analyses the distribution of the pattern of settlement ... More


Introduction

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

If William of Orange's grand strategy for the Revolt was, as has been argued, frustrated by fractious provinces, wealthy Holland should get the blame. Yet Holland had a rival strategy, more workable ... More


New Rule over Old Structures: Egypt after the Muslim Conquest

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt: From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263907
eISBN:
9780191734687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the administrative changes in Egypt after the Muslim conquest. It explains that the conquest of Egypt by the Arab armies in 642 CE brought a new religious, linguistic, and ... More


Divided Gaels: Gaelic Cultural Identities in Scotland and Ireland 1200-1650

Wilson McLeod

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247226
eISBN:
9780191714610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247226.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book challenges the familiar view that Gaelic Scotland and Gaelic Ireland formed a cultural unit during the late middle ages and early modern period. Many commentators have emphasized the strong ... More


The Lower Danube Region under Pressure: from Valens to Heraclius

J. H. W. G. LIEBESCHUETZ

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/9780197264027.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes developments in the territory north of the Haemus mountains — included in the late Roman provinces of Moesia Superior, Dacia Ripensis, Moesia Inferior and Scythia Minor — from ... More


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