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Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia

Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia

Date: 2006
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Description: Book chapter discussing research on the issues involved in the secession of Virginia around the Civil War, including slavery and politics.
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Mme Riccoboni Épistolière-Romancière L'Épître-Préface à Garrick et les Lettres de Mme de Sancerre

Mme Riccoboni Épistolière-Romancière L'Épître-Préface à Garrick et les Lettres de Mme de Sancerre

Date: 2007
Creator: Kaplan, Marijn S.
Description: Book chapter on the novelist Madame Riccoboni with letters by Madame de Sancerre and a letter addressed to David Garrick.
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Frances Brooke's History of Emily Montague (1769) Epistolarity at the Transatlantic Intersection of Public and Private

Frances Brooke's History of Emily Montague (1769) Epistolarity at the Transatlantic Intersection of Public and Private

Date: 2008
Creator: Kaplan, Marijn S.
Description: Book chapter on Frances Brooke's "History of Emily Montague" and the epistolarity at the transatlantic intersection of public and private.
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Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action

Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action

Date: February 2009
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel
Description: This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.
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Dear Facebook

Dear Facebook

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Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Description: This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
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Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
Description: This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
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Media and Communication

Media and Communication

Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
Description: This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
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Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem?

Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem?

Date: November 23, 2010
Creator: Dixon, R. A.
Description: Book chapter on vanillin biosynthesis. The author gives an introduction to vanillin biosynthesis, the multiple pathways to vanillin, and the way forward.
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How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine

How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine

Date: 2011
Creator: Enck-Wanzer, Suzanne M. & Murray, Scott A.
Description: This book chapter discusses different media texts targeted at a different audience, magazines written for an audience of teenaged girls, which also work to naturalize male sexuality as aggressive and predatory. The authors study advice columns and articles in these magazines that depict teenaged boys as sexually forceful and emotionally stunted, and that encourage girl readers to expect and enable such behaviors.
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Selection of Ionic Liquid Solvents for Chemical Separations Based on the Abraham Model

Selection of Ionic Liquid Solvents for Chemical Separations Based on the Abraham Model

Date: February 21, 2011
Creator: Acree, William E. (William Eugene); Grubbs, Laura M. & Abraham, M. H. (Michael H.)
Description: Book chapter on the selection of ionic liquid solvents for chemical separations based on the Abraham model.
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