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Metrical Progressions and Processes

Harald Krebs

in Fantasy Pieces: Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Robert Schumann

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195116236
eISBN:
9780199871308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116236.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter begins with a discussion of “metrical progressions” — successions of metrical states within pieces of music — and presents a method for the notation of metrical progressions in the form ... More


The Irish Geography of Branwen

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses allusions in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi, Branwen, to Irish geography: the former rivers between Britain and Ireland called Lli and the Archan and the submerged kingdoms; ... More


Stratigraphy

James S. Dunbar

in Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Terrestrial, wetland, and underwater sediment types are the focus of chapter 2, and no consideration of stratigraphy would be complete without their examination. Archaeological research has reached ... More


Escape

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The men in Poseidon’s forward torpedo compartment were lucky, and not just because they were still alive. When the submarine came to rest on the Gulf of Pechihli’s muddy bottom, the watertight door ... More


The State of Florida Paleoindian Studies Early Paleoindian Potentials on the Continental Shelf

Ervan G. Garrison

in New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400738
eISBN:
9781683400875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400738.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Especially given the debate over the timing and means of prehistoric human colonization of the Western Hemisphere, the search for submerged archaeological sites on the sea floor is critical. This ... More


Scattering of Surface Gravity Waves by Islands, Reefs, and Barriers

John A. Adam

in Rays, Waves, and Scattering: Topics in Classical Mathematical Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691148373
eISBN:
9781400885404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148373.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter focuses on the scattering of surface gravity waves by islands, reefs, and barriers. Surface gravity waves that propagate from the deep ocean to coastal regions may be strongly amplified ... More


Black and Brown Worlds Heaving Upward: Part 2 of

Barbara Foley

in Jean Toomer: Race, Repression, and Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038440
eISBN:
9780252096327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038440.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter demonstrates how Toomer's critique of capitalist modernity comes to the fore in part 2 of Cane. Situated mostly in the nation's capital, the stories and poems here call into question the ... More


Conditions over Time: Lessons from the Island of Palmas

Kate Purcell

in Geographical Change and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198743644
eISBN:
9780191803796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743644.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter considers what may be the most influential assumption underlying the ambulatory thesis—a belief that the conditions set out in the baselines provisions require satisfaction on a ... More


The Consumer Citizen, Trust, and Operational Transparency

Ethan Porter

in The Consumer Citizen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197526781
eISBN:
9780197526828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526781.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter examines the consumer citizen and trust in government. Approaching citizens as consumer citizens can affect trust in government. Increases in trust can be obtained by using “operational ... More


Reconstituting the Submerged State: The Challenges of Social Policy Reform in the Obama Era

Suzanne Mettler

in Obama at the Crossroads: Politics, Markets, and the Battle for America's Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199845361
eISBN:
9780190252625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199845361.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Obama as he sought to reform social welfare policy, and how these may likely curtail the perceived and actual political effectiveness even of his policy ... More


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