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The Roman Campagna

Robert Sallares

in Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter studies malaria in the countryside around Rome, the Roman Campagna. It considers the interaction between malaria and the agricultural system of Latium in the past, in which animal ... More


Production Relations in Semi‐Arid African Agriculture

Hans Binswanger, John McIntire, and Chris Udry

in The Economic Theory of Agrarian Institutions

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287629
eISBN:
9780191595912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287623.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors depart from the presumption of densely populated economies and start from an isolated, land‐abundant, semi‐arid economy; they study its special institutional features and ... More


Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Farming was the basis of the wealth that made England worth invading, twice, in the eleventh century. This book uses a wide range of evidence to investigate how Anglo-Saxon farmers produced the food ... More


Gaelic polity and cultural identity

J. A. Watt

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: Irish kingship; complexities of politics and warfare; central government and colonists on the defensive; political accommodations; the economy; transhumance; ... More


Gaelic society and economy

Kenneth Nicholls

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: Ireland in European eyes: the problems of evidence; settlement patterns; forts, tower-houses, and castles; land units; population; land utilization and ... More


Connecting Pathways: Dwelling and Displacement on the Mountainside

Ben Campbell

in Living Between Juniper and Palm: Nature, Culture, and Power in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198078524
eISBN:
9780199082278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078524.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 4 investigates the fundamentally mobile relationship of Tamang villagers to their landscape, the historically shifting geographical ranges of their transhumance cycles, the effects mobility ... More


On the Edge of the World

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines how indigenous notions of space and place are structured by focusing on the people living in the village of Shimshal. It studies how the Shimshali act and perceive their ... More


The Village Fieldwork and Spatial Dimensions of Identity

Subhadra Mitra Channa

in The Inner and Outer Selves: Cosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198079422
eISBN:
9780199082261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079422.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This is an ethnographic chapter that begins with a description of the fieldwork and then describes the ecology, resource use, and location of the three Jad locations covered in their transhumant ... More


Travel (The Transhumant Model)

Andrés Zamora

in Featuring Post-National Spain: Film Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383148
eISBN:
9781781384169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383148.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the theme of travel in Spanish films, with particular emphasis on how Spanish cinema emerged as a venue for offering trips and destinations. It considers the itineraries of ... More


Farms in their landscapes

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

in Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter considers post-Roman rural England as an economy in ‘abatement’, with a shift in emphasis from cereal cultivation to livestock. A wide range of pasture, particularly wood-pasture, was ... More


Mobility in Prehistory and Early Historic Times

D. W. Harding

in Rewriting History: Changing Perceptions of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198817734
eISBN:
9780191887949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817734.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

For most of the twentieth century migration and invasion were the default explanation of material culture change in archaeology. This model was largely derived from the record of documentary history, ... More


Livestock

Nishamani Kar

in Economic Geography: Volume 1: Land, Water, and Agriculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458417
eISBN:
9780199086757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458417.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

There exists an ecological issue in the livestock activities. Feed and fodder availability is vital. Nomadic herders are important in social as well as economic context. Livestock population is a ... More


A Weakness for the Maasai

Thomas M. Lekan

in Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199843671
eISBN:
9780190935375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199843671.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the ground-level debates over pastoral land rights that lay outside the aerial camera’s frame in Serengeti Shall Not Die. When the British gazetted Serengeti National Park in ... More


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