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Turbulence

Turbulence: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Peter Davidson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198722588
eISBN:
9780191789298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722588.001.0001

This book presents the subject of turbulence. The aim of the book is to bridge the gap between the elementary, heuristic accounts of turbulence and the more rigorous accounts given. Throughout, the ... More

The Statistical Mechanics of Interacting Walks, Polygons, Animals and Vesicles

The Statistical Mechanics of Interacting Walks, Polygons, Animals and Vesicles

E.J. Janse van Rensburg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199666577
eISBN:
9780191748653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666577.001.0001

This book is an account of the theory and mathematical approaches in polymer entropy, with particular emphasis on mathematical approaches to directed and undirected lattice models. Results in the ... More

Modernity of Slavery

Modernity of Slavery: Struggles against Caste Inequality in Colonial Kerala

P. Sanal Mohan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198099765
eISBN:
9780199085392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099765.001.0001

This book tells the story of Cherumas, Kuravas, Parayas, Pulayas, and Thanda Pulayas—the slave castes of nineteenth-century Kerala—and their tryst with Christianity. These castes comprised nearly ... More

Strategic Intelligence

Strategic Intelligence: Conceptual Tools for Leading Change

Michael Maccoby

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199682386
eISBN:
9780191762857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682386.001.0001

Changes in technology, customer demands, competition, and the social character challenge organizations to innovate and change. How they change depends on their leaders, their knowledge, and ... More

(Un)Familiar Femininities

(Un)Familiar Femininities: Studies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

Aneeta Rajendran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.001.0001

The female homosexual in South Asia is not always a visible lesbian person. She is often a figuration of an act that challenges hegemonic ideas of gender and female subjectivity. This lesbian ... More

Pliny the Book-Maker

Pliny the Book-Maker: Betting on Posterity in the Epistles

Ilaria Marchesi (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198729464
eISBN:
9780191796357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729464.001.0001

What did it mean – in terms of social, cultural, and literary negotiations – to publish one’s own work at Rome at the end of the first century CE? What kinds of traces has the author’s work as editor ... More

Sonic Virtuality

Sonic Virtuality: Sound as Emergent Perception

Mark Grimshaw and Tom Garner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199392834
eISBN:
9780199392858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392834.001.0001

This book introduces the concept of sonic virtuality, a theory of sound that positions it as an emergent perception within a framework of virtuality. In its opposition to the acoustic or standard ... More

Dance as Text

Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body

Mark Franko

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199794010
eISBN:
9780190241186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794010.001.0001

This book presents a historical and theoretical examination of French baroque court ballet from approximately 1573 until 1670. Spanning the late Renaissance and the Baroque, this book brings ... More

Epistemic Indefinites

Epistemic Indefinites: Exploring Modality Beyond the Verbal Domain

Luis Alonso-Ovalle and Paula Menéndez-Benito (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199665297
eISBN:
9780191779732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665297.001.0001

Within formal semantics, research on the expression of modality in natural language has traditionally focused on verbs. This book brings together novel work on the semantics and pragmatics of some ... More

Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders

Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders: Studies in Dyirbal, Yidiñ, and Warrgamay

R. M. W Dixon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702900
eISBN:
9780191772405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702900.001.0001

This book studies the languages of Yidiñ, Warrgamay and Dyribal and the interrelations between them. The introductory chapter sets out the anthropological and linguistic background. In Part I there ... More

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