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The Market: Fashion, Geography, and Clientele

Nigel Saul

in English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199215980
eISBN:
9780191710001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215980.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The chapter examines the wide range of monument types available to clients in medieval England — cross slabs, sculpted monuments, brasses, and incised slabs — showing how the balance between these ... More


English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation

Nigel Saul

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199215980
eISBN:
9780191710001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215980.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book offers a survey of English church monuments from the pre-Conquest period to the early 16th century. It explores medieval monuments from the twin angles of their social meaning and the role ... More


Commemoration in Early Medieval England

Nigel Saul

in English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199215980
eISBN:
9780191710001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215980.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that the origins of sepulchral commemoration in England are to be found in early Anglo-Saxon England, in particular in the highly literate communities of the Northumbrian ... More


The Production of Monuments

Nigel Saul

in English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199215980
eISBN:
9780191710001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215980.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that the production of funerary sculpture should be regarded as one of the most important stone-related industries in medieval England. For the most part, the production of ... More


Bayesian Variable Selection for Random Intercept Modeling of Gaussian and Non‐Gaussian Data

Sylvia Frühwirth‐Schnatter and Helga Wagner

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The paper demonstrates that Bayesian variable selection for random intercept models is closely related to the appropriate choice of the distribution of heterogeneity. If, for instance, a Laplace ... More


Snow Avalanches: Beliefs, Facts, and Science

Francois Louchet

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866930
eISBN:
9780191903854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866930.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This work is a critical update of the most recent and innovative developments of the avalanche science. It aims at re-founding it on clear scientific bases, from field observations and experiments up ... More


A holy place in history

Martin Carver

in Portmahomack: Monastery of the Picts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624416
eISBN:
9780748670703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624416.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Although it is fertile land and actively farmed, the Tarbat peninsula remains today as a very special holy place steeped in history, comparable to Iona. In the final chapter of the book the author ... More


Introduction

Francois Louchet

in Snow Avalanches: Beliefs, Facts, and Science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866930
eISBN:
9780191903854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866930.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The chapter gives the etymology of the word “avalanche”. It defines the various types of snow avalanches, as slab, full-depth or loose snow, dense or airborne-powder, spontaneous or artificial ones. ... More


Non-Polar Slab

B. K. Ridley

in Hybrid Phonons in Nanostructures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198788362
eISBN:
9780191830280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788362.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Hybrid modes exist as a consequence of acoustic and optical waves having to satisfy the boundary conditions at an interface or at a surface. The author begins the description of hybrid modes in ... More


Self-Avoiding Walks in Slabs and Wedges

E.J. Janse Van Rensburg

in The Statistical Mechanics of Interacting Walks, Polygons, Animals and Vesicles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199666577
eISBN:
9780191748653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666577.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

Chapter 8 provides an overview of half-space walks and bridges in slabs, as well as the free energy of walks in slabs. The generating functions of walks in slabs and a pattern for walks in a slab are ... More


Beneath the Slab

Jeff Ferrell

in Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295544
eISBN:
9780520968271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295544.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses method in a broad sense: as a way of orienting ourselves to the world around us. In this context, the chapter argues that the methods needed to make sense of a world adrift ... More


Park It: From Kampgrounds of America to the Slabs

James B. Twitchell

in Winnebago Nation: The RV in American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167789
eISBN:
9780231537650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167789.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about RV parks. RV parks are usually pricey. Most parks charge around thirty dollars a night, but all kinds of discounts are available for members of organizations like Good Sam ... More


Mid-infrared waveguides

Jérôme Faist

in Quantum Cascade Lasers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198528241
eISBN:
9780191755545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528241.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In a quantum cascade laser, the light is confined both vertically, by the sequence of the epitaxial layers, as well as horizontally, by the ridge structure that also confines laterally the current. ... More


Guided-wave devices and fiber lasers

Warren Nagourney

in Quantum Electronics for Atomic Physics and Telecommunication: Second Edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199665488
eISBN:
9780191779442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665488.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

In this chapter, a theoretical and practical survey of the state of the fiber laser art is presented. It begins with an analysis of optical fibers, and introduces this subject by studying a simple ... More


Financialization and the Tyranny of Bootstraps

Terri Friedline

in Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190944131
eISBN:
9780190944148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944131.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores recent trends in student loan debt, particularly the for-profit educational corporation Corinthian Colleges’ scandal, in order to define the key terms financialization and ... More


Snow, an Intriguing, Complex, and Changeable Solid

Francois Louchet

in Snow Avalanches: Beliefs, Facts, and Science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866930
eISBN:
9780191903854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866930.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter provides basics of snow structure and topology. As snow is a complex arrangement of ice crystals, themselves found in oodles of geometrical shapes, sizes, and formation mechanisms, we ... More


Slab Avalanche Modeling

Francois Louchet

in Snow Avalanches: Beliefs, Facts, and Science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866930
eISBN:
9780191903854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866930.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The chapter starts with a review of a few unfounded arguments sometimes used to account for snow slab instability, and often resulting from the application of mechanical laws that are invalid in a ... More


The Picts: Facts and Fantasy

D. W. Harding

in Rewriting History: Changing Perceptions of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198817734
eISBN:
9780191887949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817734.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The Picts surprisingly escaped critical scrutiny at the time that the Celts were subject to deconstruction, though their status in popular mythology is even more tenuous. The explanation of the name ... More


Ups and Downs

Roy Livermore

in The Tectonic Plates are Moving!

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717867
eISBN:
9780191860492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717867.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

Despite the dumbing-down of education in recent years, it would be unusual to find a ten-year-old who could not name the major continents on a map of the world. Yet how many adults have the faintest ... More


Emergency medicine

Catherine Roberts (ed.)

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198802907
eISBN:
9780191917165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802907.003.0024
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Emergency medicine is not all ‘ER’—glamour and fast-moving action; much of it requires caring for relatively minor problems or complex elderly patients. Emergency Departments are busy, ... More


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