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Sages and Philosophers

Yulia Ustinova

in Caves and the Ancient Greek Mind: Descending Underground in the Search for Ultimate Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548569
eISBN:
9780191720840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548569.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In the limited data on the Presocratic philosophers, caves and descent into underground chambers appear with remarkable consistency. Prolonged sleep in Zeus' cave on Crete enlightened Epimenides with ... More


Disentangling Reasons and Rationalizations: Exploring Perceived Fairness in Hypothetical Societies

Gregory Mitchell and Philip E. Tetlock

in Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195320916
eISBN:
9780199869541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320916.003.006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Political psychologists often treat explicit explanations for political views as rationalizations rather than reasons, and favor unconscious motives and cognitive processes as the key determinants of ... More


Property and Water

MICHAEL TAGGART

in Private Property and Abuse of Rights in Victorian England: The Story of Edward Pickles and the Bradford Water Supply

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256877
eISBN:
9780191719646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256877.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter looks at the uncertainty surrounding the law as regarding subterranean water at the time the Bradford Waterworks legislation was being promoted in 1840. This may explain why the Bradford ... More


The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820765
eISBN:
9780191860485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820765.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Caves and other subterranean habitats with their often strange (even bizarre) inhabitants have long been objects of fascination, curiosity, and debate. The question of how such organisms have ... More


Underground Warfare

Daphné Richemond-Barak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457242
eISBN:
9780190457280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457242.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Underground warfare, a tactic of yesteryear, has re-emerged as a global and rapidly diffusing threat. This book is the first of its kind to examine tunnel warfare in a systematic and comprehensive ... More


The Quintessential Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Oliver P. Pearson

Douglas Kelt and Deborah Kaspin (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098596
eISBN:
9780520916159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098596.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Oliver P. Pearson's studies on mammalian biology remain standard reading for ecologists, physiologists, taxonomists, and biogeographers. Reflecting this, the papers gathered here continue to expand ... More


Three Subterranean Transnationality: Race, Affect, and Material Form in Circle K Cycles

in Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the issue of subterranean transnationality in Karen Tei Yamashita's novel Circle K Cycles. It highlights the focus of the novel on representational politics, and describes how ... More


Angered Spirits

Mette M. High

in Fear and Fortune: Spirit Worlds and Emerging Economies in the Mongolian Gold Rush

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707544
eISBN:
9781501708121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707544.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how people involved in gold mining rely on more than just knowledge of local geology and mining technologies in their search for gold. They also enter into relationships with ... More


Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

What do wet spots in the woods, talus slopes in mountains, and cracks in the ceiling of caves have in common? They call into question the prevailing view that subterranean habitats are extreme ... More


The shallow subterranean domain

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The idea that there are many subterranean habitats close to the surface that are little known and do not fit comfortably into any habitat classification scheme is introduced. Four of these shallow ... More


Seepage springs and the hypotelminorheic habitat

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The shallowest of all subterranean habitats are hypotelminorheic habitats and their associated outlets (seepage springs), which are isolated from lower waters by a clay or other impermeable layer. ... More


Interstitial habitats along rivers and streams

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The interstitial habitats along rivers and streams are generally small-pore SSHs, ones where the dissolution of bedrock plays little if any role. The best-studied and most ubiquitous of these ... More


Feeling the way out

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter details the personal experiences of those in the line of combat, with a particular focus on Vietnam and the battle of Điện Biên Phủ. It describes the setting of the battle and the ... More


Epilogue and prospects

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

All shallow subterranean habitats (SSHs) share another feature in addition to the absence of light—the presence of species with reduced or absent eyes and reduced or absent pigment. These ... More


The Lowest Circle of Hell

in The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316999
eISBN:
9781846317064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317064.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the conditions of the poor Irish migrants in Liverpool during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains that the Irish poor often sought warmth and comfort in ... More


Project Transparent Earth and the Autoscopy of Aerial Targeting: The Visual Geopolitics of the Underground

Ryan Bishop

in From Above: War, Violence, and Verticality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199334797
eISBN:
9780199388226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334797.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on aerial surveillance and targeting, and how they provide both revelation and ignorance. This view is a reminder that there is more in the subject matter that cannot be seen, ... More


The Subterranean Domain

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820765
eISBN:
9780191860485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820765.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The main subterranean habitats are: small cavities—interstitial spaces beneath surface waters; large cavities—caves; and shallow subterranean habitats—voids of various sizes close to the surface. The ... More


Ecosystem Function

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820765
eISBN:
9780191860485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820765.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

An important aspect of all aquatic subterranean ecosystems is the nature and connectivity of surface inputs. A theme common to both is heterogeneity of inputs that exist at even the smallest scale. ... More


Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights

Alison L. Gash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190201159
eISBN:
9780190235550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201159.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Scholars and pundits have come to expect backlash to civil rights battles, especially when courts are involved. From white backlash to Roe rage, American history is replete with stories of unpopular ... More


Introduction

Alison L. Gash

in Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190201159
eISBN:
9780190235550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201159.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the overall goal for the book—to explore the potential for low-visibility advocacy strategies to minimize backlash against unpopular civil rights efforts. Specifically, the ... More


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