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Introduction: Out of the Jazz Tradition

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Fletcher Henderson is widely known as an important figure in jazz history, but he has been viewed in problematic ways that do not fully reflect the nature of his music and career as a pianist, ... More


Inclusion complexes formed by versatile hosts

Frank H. Herbstein

in Crystalline Molecular Complexes and Compounds: Structures and Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198526605
eISBN:
9780191712142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526605.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Versatility in a host can be achieved in different ways, all leading to the capability of a single host species to form a variety of inclusion complexes. A small number of examples has been chosen ... More


Desire between “Doing” and “Being”: İbne (Faggot) and Gey (Gay)

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 4 explores gey (gay) identification in Turkey with an emphasis on the way connectivity regulates gey identity construction for young, upwardly mobile males. A borrowed global category, "gey" ... More


Enhancement and Extension of the OLCAO Method

Wai-yim Ching and Paul Rulis

in Electronic Structure Methods for Complex Materials: The orthogonalized linear combination of atomic orbitals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199575800
eISBN:
9780191740992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575800.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The OLCAO method has undergone many evolutionary steps from its inception to the present day. Each step improved some aspect of the method such that it became more versatile, more efficient, or more ... More


Greek Epigram from the Hellenistic to the Early Byzantine Era

Maria Kanellou, Ivana Petrovic, and Chris Carey (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198836827
eISBN:
9780191873836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836827.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume sheds new light on the evolution of Greek epigram from the Hellenistic up to the early Byzantine era. It is concerned not with the work of individual authors but with the complexities of ... More


Reproductive Biology

Eulogio Pimienta-Barrios and Rafael F. del Castillo

in Cacti: Biology and Uses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231573
eISBN:
9780520927889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231573.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the reproductive adaptations of cacti to arid environments to explain the evolution of reproductive mechanisms that allow cacti to endure harsh conditions. It describes the ... More


The Trans-Saharan Trade: Mediterranean Connections

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the involvement of Mediterranean Jews in the trans-Saharan ostrich feather trade. It explains that Mediterranean Jews operated across the geographic breadth of this commodity ... More


Voyages into Homeostasis

Raymond L. Neubauer

in Evolution and the Emergent Self: The Rise of Complexity and Behavioral Versatility in Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150705
eISBN:
9780231521680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150705.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents a brief overview of the history of life in terms of homeostasis, the ability of information systems to build an inner world that buffers life against fluctuations in its ... More


A Constellation of Qualities

Raymond L. Neubauer

in Evolution and the Emergent Self: The Rise of Complexity and Behavioral Versatility in Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150705
eISBN:
9780231521680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150705.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on two species that represent peaks of brain development in their lineages: chimpanzees and ravens. It argues that a large central nervous system is the source of a wide ... More


The Evolution of Personality

Raymond L. Neubauer

in Evolution and the Emergent Self: The Rise of Complexity and Behavioral Versatility in Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150705
eISBN:
9780231521680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150705.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the evolution of personality in two species that live in very different habitats and have very different brain architectures: elephants and dolphins. Complex societies and ... More


‘A trade open to any mortal man’: mobility and versatility in the Venetian printing industry

Rosa Salzberg

in Ephemeral city: Cheap print and urban culture in Renaissance Venice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087035
eISBN:
9781781707906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087035.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers a range of lesser known characters who became involved in the production and dissemination of cheap print in sixteenth-century Venice. It argues that it is essential to ... More


Heavy Stuff: Classics and Concertos

John Wriggle

in Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040405
eISBN:
9780252098826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040405.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes a genre-based variety in Swing Era music programs, where commercial and artistic success depended on a musical fluency across a range of genres; including classics, jazz ... More


Epigrams on Authors and Books as Text and Paratext

Kristoffel Demoen

in Greek Epigram from the Hellenistic to the Early Byzantine Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198836827
eISBN:
9780191873836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836827.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 focuses on marginal texts in manuscripts that have (mainly) authors and their work as their subject (‘book epigrams’). The chapter examines their paratextual status as pieces dependent on ... More


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