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Exporting and Acclimatizing Regional Planning Models to the Tropics

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 7 focuses on the adaption of the mountain conception imported to the colonies. Indeed, the conception does not simply follow a copy paste model from the metropolises to the colonies. ... More


Epilogue: Performing the Lessons Learned

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin

in Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199793853
eISBN:
9780199919246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793853.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The epilogue recounts the lessons learned from the author's years in Peru and how she, along with a small group of friends in the Peruvian High Amazon, are going about co-performing a sustainable ... More


The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Stephen F. Siebert

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Rattan is the common name for a diverse group of climbing palms found throughout Old World tropical forests. For centuries people have used them for binding, basketry, house construction, food, and ... More


Pornography at the Edge: Depiction, Fiction, and Sexual Predilection

Christy Mag Uidhir and Henry John Pratt

in Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609581
eISBN:
9780191746260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609581.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

If the primary purpose of pornography is sexual arousal through sexually explicit representations, and if ‘prototypical pornography’ is best able to fulfil that purpose through the adoption of a ... More


Languages of the Amazon: a bird's-eye view

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

in The Languages of the Amazon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593569
eISBN:
9780191739385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593569.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

We define the limits of Amazonia, and focus on a potted history of peopling of Amazonia and the issue of how many original inhabitants there were before the disastrous effects of the European ... More


Try This at Home: Networked Public Sexual Fantasy

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The second wormhole connects part 2’s chapters on black queer science fiction with the media cultures that part 3 analyzes through an exploration of sexual fantasy as a speculative world-making ... More


Slashing Rome: Season Two Rewritten in Online Fanfiction

Amanda Potter

in Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781474400275
eISBN:
9781474412148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter, “Slashing Rome: Season Two Rewritten in Online Fanfiction,” by Amanda Potter, analyzes the extensive level of fan engagement with the second season of the series Rome in the creation of ... More


Opium and the People of Laos

Joseph Westermeyer

in Dangerous Harvest: Drug Plants and the Transformation of Indigenous Landscapes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195143201
eISBN:
9780197561805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195143201.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter reflects several different studies conducted over 3 decades. The work in Laos was conducted over a single decade, 1965–1975. These studies began with data collection on opium ... More


Primitivism, Decolonization, and World Literature

Ben Etherington

in Literary Primitivism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602366
eISBN:
9781503604094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602366.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion recapitulates the central claims of the study, especially with regard to the phenomenological notion that primitivism was a “project,” and points to areas for further research. It also ... More


Fan Reactions to Nagron as One True Pairing

Amanda Potter (ed.)

in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407847
eISBN:
9781474430982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407847.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers the same-sex couple, Agron and Nasir, also known by the popular portmanteau “Nagron.” Agron and Nasir are both rebel slaves who form a lasting relationship in the series, and ... More


Slashing the Borg: Resistance Is Fertile

Mark Dery

in I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677733
eISBN:
9781452948324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677733.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on what media theorists call “textual poaching,” the guerrilla semiotics in which consumers-turned-producers perversely rework popular fictions. Henry Jenkins, a scholar of fan ... More


Wayne Shorter

Keith Waters

in Postbop Jazz in the 1960s: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190604578
eISBN:
9780190604608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604578.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Wayne Shorter remains one of the most significant jazz composers of the 1960s, with challenging compositions noted for their harmonic and formal ambiguity. “El Toro” (Art Blakey, Freedom Rider) uses ... More


Herbie Hancock

Keith Waters

in Postbop Jazz in the 1960s: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190604578
eISBN:
9780190604608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604578.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Hancock’s postbop composition provided some of the signature sounds of the 1960s. “King Cobra” (My Point of View) relies on both major third and minor third axis progressions, often using a ... More


Chick Corea

Keith Waters

in Postbop Jazz in the 1960s: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190604578
eISBN:
9780190604608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604578.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chick Corea’s prolific compositional career began in the 1960s, even if he likely went on to greater acclaim in the 1970s with compositions such as “La Fiesta” and “Crystal Silence.” “Windows” (Inner ... More


Linking Biogeochemical Cycles to Cattle Pasture Management and Sustainability in the Amazon Basin

Moacyr B. Dias-Filho, Eric A. Davidson, and Cláudio J. Reis de Carvalho

in The Biogeochemistry of the Amazon Basin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195114317
eISBN:
9780197561140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195114317.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Pasture development has become the largest anthropogenic disturbance of forest land in the Amazon basin (Skole et al. 1994, Serrão and Toledo 1990). The area of forests converted to cattle pasture ... More


The Marijuana Milpa: Agricultural Adaptations in a Postsubsistence Maya Landscape in Southern Belize

Michael K. Steinberg

in Dangerous Harvest: Drug Plants and the Transformation of Indigenous Landscapes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195143201
eISBN:
9780197561805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195143201.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Foreign fieldwork always presents interesting and unique challenges; however, fieldwork that involves illegal activities on the part of the study group is “ethnography” like no other. The typical ... More


Canon Compliance and Creative Analysis in Vorkosigan Saga Fan Fiction

Kristina Busse

in Biology and Manners: Essays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621730
eISBN:
9781800341296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines different types of fan fiction based on the science fiction Vorkosigan novels by Lois McMaster Bujold. It explores the ways in which the source texts, or ‘canon’, are used as ... More


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