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Series: New Americanists
Published: 22 May 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382447-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8244-7
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 04 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385622-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8562-2
Series: Politics, History, and Culture
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395584-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9558-4
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
...91 Increase and Decrease Managers of Haughton Tower Estate Hundreds of thousands of names of those who suffered enslavement appear in docu- ments produced in slave societies, almost all of which were created as part of man- aging the slavery- based economy. As such they tell us frustratingly little...
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 10 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394204-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9420-4
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... significant wage increases in St. Kitts in 1920 inspired in part by the labor activities of the UBA. A petition for higher wages organized by Anthony Harris and the UBA on behalf of the porters and boatmen secured an increase in boatmen’s rates from 1/- to 2/- per passenger, as well as the introduction...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... on foundations of strength calculated to a ord lasting peace and se- curity, turned his attention to the great and increasing cause of the weakness of the north-west frontier of the Bengal provinces. These provinces were covered in that quarter by the territories of the Nabob Vizier of Oude, who was connected...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
....” Extraneous material elided. 1. There were significant wage increases in St. Kitts in 1920 inspired in part by the labor activities of the UBA. A petition for higher wages organized by Anthony Harris and the UBA on behalf of the porters and boatmen secured an increase in boatmen’s rates from 1/- to 2...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
... diesel genera- tors for the nuclear plant, and it was quite fortunate that did not happen because these were the only sources of ac power for Turkey Point for several days. Seaside nuclear plants must prepare for a future of increased storm surge and severity of storms as the waters rise and warm...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
... changes that may impact flooding, such as increased intensity of storms and coastal erosion. The Biggert- Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 directed fema to consider projections of sea level rise and erosion when updating their flood maps. Regularly updating flood maps is essential during this age...
Published: 20 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005124-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0512-4
... belongs to Nga, Noom s brother, the spirit of death and disease. This lower world consists of seven layers of ice, and during times of trouble, the spirits of sickness rise from the frost. A rising sea level and increased tidal flooding will aggravate current health challenges and create new ones...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-087
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... made knives), other cutting instruments and with increasing frequency nowadays, with guns and explosives. This last condition and to some extent a lesser ambiva- lence toward the culture of the metropolitan orientated other society is what really distinguishes between the rude bwoy and the other...
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012207-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1220-7
... in later chapters, I ll focus here on the current status of teaching careers, including the tendency at many institutions to overemphasize the importance of research which often correlates with a devaluation of teaching. I will argue that this value system is one factor in the rapid increase in adjunct...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-068
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... capabilities during conflict and substantially increase the per for mance of both combat per- sonnel and the larger systems of which they are part. . . . 292 Ford and Glymour Technological approaches to improved human per for mance such as night- vision goggles are typically not controversial, but biological...
Published: 04 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021476-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2147-6
... is an empirical ­matter. As a ­matter of fact, world in­equality overall has decreased. Put another way, reducing ine­ quality between China and the United States more than compensated for increasing ine­ quality within China and the United States. However, despite having declined, ine­ quality between nation-s­...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society, Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392293-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9229-3
... to land taxes imposed by the Meiji state in Japan, however, taxes were kept low to promote colonial investments in the land by Japanese corporations and wealthy Korean land- lords.3 Nonetheless, Korean peasants struggled to make cash payments of increasing taxes exacted by the colonial government...
Published: 06 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021582-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2158-2
... the centerpiece of the health center s efforts. It had two parts. First, the health center used the Grow and Eat More Vegetables campaign to increase the micronutrients in residents diets by getting them to Grow and Eat new, micronutrient-­packed vegetables. Second, the health center set up a program...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-104
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... ocean Ocean Acidification 471 waters has fallen by 0.1 pH units. Since the pH scale, like the Richter scale, is logarithmic, this change represents approximately a 30 percent increase in acidity. Future predictions indicate that the oceans will continue to absorb carbon dioxide and become even more...
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By Alan Klima
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007111-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0711-1
... to be obsessed with public sec- tor debt. Not only is value- added tax (vat) a most important feature of the deals cut with the imf but, interestingly, since it is on a macro level a brake on domestic infratrade, it also increases the dependence on exports for economic recovery, which also remains the imf...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
... that acknowl- edge the real ity that there is no longer a conventional or typical academic or academic position. This edition tackles topics such as the increasing adjuncti- fication of the acad emy; the debates around technology, social media, and free speech in classrooms and wider campus communities...