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Dwarf-shrub habitats and shrublands

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Dwarf-shrubs are vegetation types dominated by low (less than 3-4 m high), predominantly evergreen, shrubs, typically on soils with low nutrient availability. Characteristic dwarf-shrub vegetation ... More


A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042737
eISBN:
9780252051593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042737.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. 2: The Conflicted Ozarks focuses on the long era of Civil War and Reconstruction, stretching roughly from the 1850s through the 1880s. The book begins with an analysis ... More


A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041914
eISBN:
9780252050602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041914.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

A History of the Ozarks, Vol. I: The Old Ozarks is the first book-length account of life in the Ozark region of Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma in the era before the Civil War. Placing the region’s ... More


Greek Warfare beyond the Polis: Defense, Strategy, and the Making of Ancient Federal States

David A. Blome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747526
eISBN:
9781501747625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747526.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book assesses the nature and broader significance of warfare in the mountains of classical Greece. Based on detailed reconstructions of four unconventional military encounters, the book argues ... More


To Arrowhead

in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes a tour to Arrowhead which takes the following route: Los Angeles–San Marino–Arcadia–Monrovia–Azusa–Claremont–Upland–San Bernardino–Arrowhead Hot Springs–Lake Arrowhead–Big Bear ... More


The Green Revolution in Mountain Agriculture

Robert W. Hefner

in The Political Economy of Mountain Java: An Interpretive History

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069336
eISBN:
9780520913769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069336.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The changes seen in mountain agriculture in the mid-1970s were in part the unintended consequence of developments begun in the wet-rice lowlands in the late 1960s and only marginally concerned with ... More


Riverworld: Life and Meaning in the Illinois Valley

Douglas K. Charles

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the cultural characterization of the lower Illinois River valley landscape during the Middle Woodland period. It tries to articulate the major concerns expressed regarding ... More


Small Mammal Communities in Upland and Floodplain Forests along an Amazonian White Water River

Jay R. Malcolm, James L. Patton, and Maria Nazareth F. da Silva

in Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the non-volant small mammal communities in floodplain and upland forest along the Juruá River, a white-water tributary in the western part of the Amazon Basin. It compares small ... More


“Run and Hide When You See the Police”: Livelihood Diversification and the Politics of the Street Economy in Vietnam’s Northern Uplands

Sarah Turner

in Traders in Motion: Identities and Contestations in the Vietnamese Marketplace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719820
eISBN:
9781501721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719820.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the everyday negotiations required for ethnic minority street vendors working in Sapa, a tourist town in upland northern Vietnam, to eke out a livelihood in an especially ... More


Grand Designs? State Agendas and the Lived Realities of Market Redevelopment in Upland Northern Vietnam

Christine Bonnin

in Traders in Motion: Identities and Contestations in the Vietnamese Marketplace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719820
eISBN:
9781501721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719820.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

As part of its ambition to accelerate market integration in the northern uplands, the Vietnamese government has embarked on a scheme to expand and modernize marketplace infrastructure based on ... More


“The Progeny of Jamestown”: Racial Construction and Western Identity on the Dixie Frontier

Matthew E. Stanley

in The Loyal West: Civil War and Reunion in Middle America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040733
eISBN:
9780252099175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040733.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter demonstrates how antebellum migration, culture, and politics laid the foundation for the region’s white supremacy, its libertarian proclivities, and its sharp class and racial ... More


Improvement II:: The Upland Estates (1767–1812)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the attempts to improve the Duke of Buccleuch’s vast upland estates in the Scottish Borders. Particular emphasis is given to William Keir’s 1791 scheme to reform the management ... More


Americanizing the Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

in A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041914
eISBN:
9780252050602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041914.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 3 charts the massive wave of Anglo-American settlement that populated the region between the War of 1812 and the Civil War. The majority of these settlers came from Appalachia and the greater ... More


Hiatus or Hidden? The Problem of the Missing Scottish Upland Cursus Monuments

Roy Loveday

in The Neolithic of Mainland Scotland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748685721
eISBN:
9781474418867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685721.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This paper explores the possibility of cursus monuments being located in upland locations in Britain. These rectangular enclosures date to the Early Neolithic, and are almost all known as cropmark ... More


Later Years

Arthur Kirsch

in Auden and Christianity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108149
eISBN:
9780300128659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108149.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter describes Auden's work in the later years of his life, which is characterized by an increasing acceptance of himself, and a corresponding religious sense of gratitude. In his poems, with ... More


Foodways, Economic Status, and the Antebellum Upland South Cultural Tradition in Central Kentucky

Tanya M. Peres

in Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Tanya M. Peres offers chapter 3, “Foodways, Economic Status, and the Antebellum Upland South Cultural Tradition in Central Kentucky.” Regional cuisines, or foodways, have been of interest to both ... More


. The Terrestrial Communities

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0023
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes upland forest communities in the Pontchartrain basin. The upland forested areas have changed significantly during the 300 years since European settlement. Virtually none of the ... More


Sea-Level Rise and Species Survival along the Florida Coast

Jaclyn Lopez

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199368747
eISBN:
9780199368761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes how the Endangered Species Act can help us plan for species conservation in light of sea-level rise. The Act’s section 4 requirement to designate suitable, unoccupied upland ... More


Introduction

David A. Blome

in Greek Warfare beyond the Polis: Defense, Strategy, and the Making of Ancient Federal States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747526
eISBN:
9781501747625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747526.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the ancient Greek scholarship “beyond the polis.” At its broadest, third-world or beyond-the-polis scholarship encompasses all Greek polities aside ... More


Conclusion

David A. Blome

in Greek Warfare beyond the Polis: Defense, Strategy, and the Making of Ancient Federal States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747526
eISBN:
9781501747625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747526.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter identifies the similarities and differences in the defensive activities of the Phocians, Aetolians, Acarnanians, and Arcadians circa 490–362. The tactics of the four ethnos, ... More


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