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The Yellow Thearch's Body Image

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Historical documents enable us to reconstruct the beginnings of medicine from the second and first centuries bc. These documents are referred as the writings of the Yellow Thearch (also known as the ... More


The Pharmacology of Vascular Smooth Muscle

C. J. Garland and J. A. Angus (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192623874
eISBN:
9780191724671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192623874.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This book provides an understanding of how events at the cellular level impact on the cardiovascular system as a whole. Advances in knowledge are highlighted and all the themes are presented from the ... More


Circulatory systems

A. Schmidt-Rhaesa

in The Evolution of Organ Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566687
eISBN:
9780191718007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566687.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Fluids are transported in different ways through animal bodies, but several animals possess a specific system for this purpose: the circulatory system. This can be an open system of clefts and ... More


The Inscribed Bronzes from Yangjiacun: New Evidence on Social Structure and Historical Consciousness in Late Western Zhou China (c.800 bc): Elsley Zeitlyn Lecture On Chinese Archaeology And Culture

LOTHAR VON FALKENHAUSEN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the twenty-seven inscribed ritual bronze vessels, which were uncovered in Yangjiacun, Mei Xian. The place where these vessels were discovered may have been near the seat of the ... More


Ceramic Wares and Water Spirits: Identifying Religious Sodalities in the Lower Mississippi Valley

David H. Dye

in Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Water spirits as major Mississippian cosmic powers assumed various forms ranging from panther-like to serpent-like, and these varying visualizations were crafted as ceramic vessels, copper objects, ... More


Four Ships and Their Fortunes

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0016
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides case studies of the working life of four merchant vessels from different points in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Diamond (1634-1640); Cadiz-Merchant (1675-1684); ... More


The Cauldron

Todd Ramón Ochoa

in Society of the Dead: Quita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256835
eISBN:
9780520947924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256835.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines one of the fundamental ingredients needed for constructing a prenda-nganga-enquiso—a cauldron—and how the author and his madre managed to find an appropriate one for their ... More


Categorizing Vertical and Horizontal Jurisdictional Interactions

Yuval Shany

in Regulating Jurisdictional Relations Between National and International Courts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211791
eISBN:
9780191706035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211791.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the relations between national and international courts under a number of institutional and jurisdictional settings created by a number of treaty regimes (e.g., ICC, ECHR, NAFTA, ... More


The Merchant Navy

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the merchant navy officers, owners, and their families who are buried in the Hong Kong Cemetery. The officers of the merchant navy vessels were considered to be the life blood ... More


Fishermen, the Fishing Industry and the Great War at Sea: A Forgotten History?

Robb Robinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781786941756
eISBN:
9781789623222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941756.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Recent discussion, academic publications and many of the national exhibitions relating to the Great War at sea have focused on capital ships, Jutland and perhaps U-boats. Very little has been ... More


Records deposited or presented under the Public Records Act, 1958

Gordon Read and Michael Stammers

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 1

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588573
eISBN:
9781786944863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588573.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is split into two sections; Deposited Records, and Presented Records. Deposited Records consist of the following:- Liverpool Statutory Register of British Merchant Ships; the Wool Act ... More


Musculoskeletal Disorders

Thomas Läubli and Craig Karpilow

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Musculoskeletal disorders are a very common and distinct form of injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system in that they develop over a period of time with repeated strain, usually due to adverse ... More


The Language of Chocolate: References to Cacao on Classic Maya Drinking Vessels

David Stuart

in Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The importance of cacao in Classic Maya was often overlooked before the decipherment of glyphic texts seen on ceramics in 1980. The discovery of the meaning of the texts led to the conclusion that ... More


Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen: Nature, Knowledge, Imagery in an Ancient Chinese Medical Text

Paul Unschuld

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233225
eISBN:
9780520928497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233225.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The Huang Di nei jing su wen, known familiarly as the Su wen, is a seminal text of ancient Chinese medicine, yet until now there has been no comprehensive, detailed analysis of its development and ... More


Archaic and Classical Greek Temple Sculpture and the Viewer

Robin Osborne

in Word And Image In Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614066
eISBN:
9780748651054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614066.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

It is clear that the images on sympotic vessels exploited the conditions in which they were seen in a variety of ways: shape and imagery could be made to interact closely. As well as relating the ... More


Passage and Military Activities

Natalie Klein

in Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The first half of this chapter addresses the passage of warships with a focus on the exercise of that right in areas over which a coastal state has sovereignty: the territorial sea, straits, and ... More


Peptidergic mechanisms in human intracranial and extracranial arteries

Lars Edvinsson, Inger Jansen, and Rolf Uddman

in Migraine: A Spectrum of Ideas

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192618108
eISBN:
9780191724305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192618108.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Migraine attacks are conventionally thought to involve a dysfunction in the regulation of tone in intra- and extracranial blood vessels. A number of agents have been suggested as responsible for the ... More


Solutions to some classical problems in linear elastostatics

Lallit Anand and Sanjay Govindjee

in Continuum Mechanics of Solids

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198864721
eISBN:
9780191896767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864721.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents and discusses the solution of several classical problems in linear elastostatics, including thick-walled spheres and cylinders under external and internal pressure; bending and ... More


Some Reflections on the Operation of the Dispute Settlement System of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea During its First Decade

Robin Churchill

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) contains a wide-ranging and ambitious system of dispute settlement. Article 287 of the LOSC gives its parties the option of making a ... More


Some classical problems in rate-independent plasticity

Lallit Anand and Sanjay Govindjee

in Continuum Mechanics of Solids

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198864721
eISBN:
9780191896767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864721.003.0024
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents analytical solutions to some classical problems in rate-independent plasticity. Solutions are presented for the elastic-plastic torsion of a round bar, including spring back; ... More


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