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The management of sweating

Mary Miller

in Palliative Care Consultations in Haemato-oncology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528081
eISBN:
9780191730399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528081.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Sweating is an uncommon symptom, but it creates great discomfort in patients with advanced cancer. Sweating is the secretion of fluids, primarily water and sodium chloride, from the sweat glands onto ... More


Hephaistos Sweats or How to Construct an Ambivalent God

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

In the Greek pantheon there was a clear hierarchy. The most important gods were Zeus, Athena and Apollo, whereas other divinities, such as Poseidon, Artemis and Aphrodite, were clearly somewhat less ... More


Gunn's “Meat”: Notations on Craft

Joshua Weiner

in At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226890432
eISBN:
9780226890371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226890371.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Reading “Meat” in its early incarnation as free verse against the final, more formal version included in Gunn's book The Man with Night Sweats shows us how a poet gets different effects from ... More


Beyond the World of Textiles

Lawrence W. R. Mills

in Protecting Free Trade: The Hong Kong Paradox, 1947–97

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083985
eISBN:
9789882209084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines more generally Hong Kong’s trading relations with western countries in the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s in the light of its status as a developing economy. It also addresses the ... More


Ripples across generations and nations in birth destinies and postnatal care

Barbara Rogoff

in Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195319903
eISBN:
9780199893744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319903.003.0106
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Sacred Mayan midwives have the responsibility of reading signs of the newborn's future and unveiling special destinies shown by birth signs, such as those revealing that the newborn is a sacred ... More


Clementina Black and Adele (Lady Carl) Meyer

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Clementina Black and Adele (Lady Carl) Meyer. Black was a novelist born to a wealthy family. She was well educated in languages, geography, literature, and mathematics. ... More


Therapeutic Environments in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Hybrid Spaces and Practices

Ronan Foley

in Nature and the Environment in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620320
eISBN:
9781789629958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620320.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

There were strong traditions in nineteenth-century Ireland that associated natural environments with health and healing. As broadly described therapeutic landscapes, there were various locations ... More


Religion as Spirituality: Native Religions in Prison

Michael D. McNally

in Defend the Sacred: Native American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691190907
eISBN:
9780691201511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190907.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter considers the relative success of court decisions accommodating certain individual Native American inmates in their religious exercise in prisons, especially the sweat lodge. These cases ... More


Body

John Corrigan

in Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Christians have cultivated the experience of emptiness through physical disciplines that cognize and represent that feeling it while fostering it. Fasting empties the body of food, silence ... More


Sweats of the Living and the Dead

Barbara Alice Mann

in Spirits of Blood, Spirits of Breath: The Twinned Cosmos of Indigenous America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199997060
eISBN:
9780190456481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997060.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Indian sweat lodge is a formidable practice coming into the present from the deepest antiquity. It connects those sweating to the Twinship of the cosmos, restoring whatever balance has been ... More


Incorporation through Routine: The Power of Everyday Life

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Discussions of daily life in the Roman army almost invariably focus on the duties performed by soldiers, on the changing of the guard, the detailing of patrols, and the on-going cycle of training. ... More


The Double-Edged Diplomacy of Popular Music

Danielle Fosler-Lussier

in Music in America's Cold War Diplomacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284135
eISBN:
9780520959781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284135.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

At first the State Department’s Music Advisory Panels rejected popular music, but the Department eventually used blues, rock ’n’ roll, and folk music to attract worldwide audiences. Musicians who ... More


Cruel and Usual Punishments

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the disciplinary experiences of Florida convicts during the first third of the twentieth century, with particular attention to the murders of Martin Tabert in 1923 and Arthur ... More


The Myth of Unoriginality

Darren Hudson Hick

in Artistic License: The Philosophical Problems of Copyright and Appropriation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226460109
eISBN:
9780226460383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460383.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter focuses on one of the fundamental notions central to copyright—originality—which has been the subject of prolonged skepticism in a number of arenas. In the chapter, I focus on and work ... More


From Drug Murder to Door Ceremony: Claiming Buildings, Building Claims

Amy Starecheski

in Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399805
eISBN:
9780226400006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226400006.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter One introduces the history, and pre-history, of squatting on the Lower East Side through the story of one block of East 13th Street. Chapter One opens with the narratives of a small group of ... More


“A Piece of Heaven in Hell”: Struggles in the Backlash Years

Roberta Gold

in When Tenants Claimed the City: The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038181
eISBN:
9780252095986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038181.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the tenant movement lost ground in the early 1970s, mainly due to witnessed recession and conservative backlash across the country, but made a remarkable recovery. It first ... More


Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetics and Disposition in Alternative Matrices

Marilyn A. Huestis and Michael L. Smith

in Handbook of Cannabis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199662685
eISBN:
9780191787560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662685.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Knowledge of cannabinoid pharmacokinetics and cannabinoid disposition into biological fluids and tissues is essential to understanding the onset, magnitude, and duration of cannabinoid ... More


Temperature

Christopher Eccleston

in Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

How we thermoregulate and our senses of a body that is too hot or cold are considered. The psychology of temperature and how we make decisions about managing the threat to body temperature are all ... More


Spirits of Blood, Spirits of Breath: The Twinned Cosmos of Indigenous America

Barbara Alice Mann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199997060
eISBN:
9780190456481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997060.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Looking to undo centuries’ worth of Western misrepresentations, both willful and inadvertent, this book reinstates the Twinned Cosmos of Native North America by exploring the Indigenous philosophy of ... More


The Emergence of the Wage

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The first section of this chapter begins the genealogy of the wage with an analysis of the emergence of wage labour in the years following the Norman conquest. The second section explores the ... More


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