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‘Useless Mouths’: Transfers from Czechoslovakia and Poland, 1946–1947

Matthew Frank

in Expelling the Germans: British Opinion and Post-1945 Population Transfer in Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233649
eISBN:
9780191716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233649.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines British involvement in the organized movement of German populations in 1946 when the British zone received upwards of 1.5 million Germans from Poland under ‘Operation Swallow’. ... More


Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Gordon M. Shepherd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

In his new book, Gordon M. Shepherd expands on the startling discovery that the brain creates the taste of wine. This approach to understanding wine's sensory experience draws on findings in ... More


Henryson: The Preaching of The Swallow *

J.A. Burrow

in Essays on Medieval Literature

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198111870
eISBN:
9780191670657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198111870.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses in detail The Preaching of the Swallow, which is one of the animal fables in the uncompleted collection by Robert Henryson. Some of the features of the fable that are discussed ... More


Introduction

Richard J. Stevenson

in The Psychology of Flavour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539352
eISBN:
9780191724008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539352.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of flavour and its function in omnivores. It then presents an overview of the subsequent chapters. This is followed by a discussion of food ... More


Improving swallowing and communication

Jane Machin

in Palliative Care Consultations in Head and Neck Cancer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530749
eISBN:
9780191730467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530749.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the ways a specialist speech and language therapist (SLT) can continue to help as part of the multidisciplinary team. The SLT can attempt to maximize the patient's remaining ... More


Acquired Communication and Swallowing Difficulties in Patients with Primary Brain Tumours

Helen White

in Palliative Care Consultations in Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumours

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528074
eISBN:
9780191730382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528074.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines some of the issues involved for those people diagnosed with a primary brain tumour who have developed swallowing and/or communication difficulties. Cancer is a multifaceted ... More


Multidisciplinary Care: Speech and Language Therapy

Amanda Scott and Maryanne McPhee

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Communicating is a fundamental human activity, enabling people to share thoughts about life experiences. For ALS patients, speech may become incomprehensible and the language and cognitive functions ... More


Control of Symptoms: Dysphagia

Edith Wagner-Sonntag and Mario Prosiegel

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses dysphagia or the difficulty of swallowing common in ALS patients, including its assessment and management strategies. Assessment of dysphagia includes clinical examination, ... More


Tereus

Alan H. Sommerstein, David Fitzpatrick, and Thomas Talboy

in Sophocles: Selected Fragmentary Plays: Volume I

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687655
eISBN:
9781800343214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687655.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Sophocles's tragic play Tereus, which follows Tereus, king of Thrace, who received Procne in marriage from the Athenian king, Pandion. It covers two versions of the myth about ... More


Rehearsing with the Jimmy Giuffre 3

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

Jimmy Giuffre was an American jazz saxophone and clarinet player, arranger, and composer. He is famous for his development of other forms of jazz which allows for free interplay between the ... More


Three Men on a Bass

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular

Scott LaFaro was one of the most influential jazz bassists, best known for his collaboration with the Bill Evans Trio. LaFaro started to play clarinet at the age of fourteen and he studied during ... More


Comics, Adolescents, and the Language of Mental Illness: David Heatley’s “Overpeck” and Nate Powell’s Swallow Me Whole

Sarah Thaller

in Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811677
eISBN:
9781496811714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811677.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter demonstrates the ability of comics to transcend the limitations of language in narratives about mental illness by focusing first on David Heatley's three-part comic, “Overpeck,” and ... More


Sea Swallows and Strategic Hamlets

Thomas L. Ahern

in Vietnam Declassified: The CIA and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125619
eISBN:
9780813135342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125619.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The Sea Swallows were all ethnic Chinese, and the ranks of the emigrants from China were soon increased when Father Nguyen Loc Hoa began recruiting Catholics from Cholon. The ethnic composition of ... More


Language

Mark Selikowitz

in Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties: The Facts

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192622990
eISBN:
9780191918391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192622990.003.0015
Subject:
Education, Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs

Vanessa was first seen at the clinic one year ago, at the age of eight years. Her teacher had reported that she seemed ‘slower’ than the other children in ... More


Final Thoughts

Alan Kelly

in Molecules, Microbes, and Meals: The Surprising Science of Food

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190687694
eISBN:
9780197559819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687694.003.0021
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

It seems appropriate to finish this book with the equivalent of a dessert or aperitif, to send the reader off with a sense of satisfaction, satiation, and hopefully ... More


Adventure Travellers

Dom Colbert

in MCQs in Travel Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199664528
eISBN:
9780191918315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199664528.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

There has been a remarkable increase in adventure and extreme travel in recent years. This includes travel in remote areas, mountain climbing, e.g. Kilamanjaro, living ... More


The Tongue: Moving the Wine

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

When taking the first sip, the key questions for neuroenology are, first, how does the wine stimulate the taste and mouth-feel systems in the mouth, and second, how does it give rise to volatiles ... More


Swallow, Aroma Burst, and Finish

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Swallowing is a complex act, crucial to the wine tasting experience. We describe the swallowing muscles, controlled by the swallowing central pattern generator. We describe the steps in swallowing, ... More


Oaks, Serpents and Dandies: Pseudoaristocracy in Maria Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent and John Pendleton Kennedy's Swallow Barn

Ellen Crowell

in The Dandy in Irish and American Southern Fiction: Aristocratic Drag

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625482
eISBN:
9780748652051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625482.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter compares dandyism in Anglo-Irish and Anglo-Southern literature, focusing on Maria Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent and John Pendleton Kennedy's Swallow Barn. It argues that in these two ... More


August

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the east country in August, beginning with a discussion of ragwort. This bright Compositae is related to chamomile and feverfew, medicinal and good plants. However, it is a ... More


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