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Physics of Long-Range Interacting Systems

Physics of Long-Range Interacting Systems

A. Campa, T. Dauxois, D. Fanelli, and S. Ruffo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199581931
eISBN:
9780191787140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581931.001.0001

This book deals with an important class of many-body systems: those where the interaction potential decays slowly for large inter-particle distance. In particular, systems where the decay is slower ... More

Monetary Policy Operations and the Financial System

Monetary Policy Operations and the Financial System

Ulrich Bindseil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716907
eISBN:
9780191785559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716907.001.0001

This book provides an introduction to central bank monetary policy operations in normal and crisis times. Since 2007, central banks of industrialized countries have counteracted financial ... More

Fynbos

Fynbos: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region

Nicky Allsopp, Jonathan F. Colville, and G. Anthony Verboom (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199679584
eISBN:
9780191791949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679584.001.0001

South Africa’s Greater Cape Floristic Region (GCFR) has intrigued biologists for centuries. It has achieved iconic status as a locus of megadiversity – a place to study the ecological underpinnings ... More

Tainted

Tainted: How Philosophy of Science Can Expose Bad Science

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199396412
eISBN:
9780199396436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396412.001.0001

Lawyers often work pro bono to liberate death-row inmates from flawed legal verdicts that otherwise would kill them. This is the first book on practical philosophy of science, how to practically ... More

Pilgrim & Preacher

Pilgrim & Preacher: The Audiences and Observant Spirituality of Friar Felix Fabri (1437/8-1502)

Kathryne Beebe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717072
eISBN:
9780191785641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717072.001.0001

Pilgrim and Preacher seeks to understand the numerous pilgrimage writings of the Dominican Felix Fabri (1437/8–1502), not only as rich descriptions of Jerusalem, the Holy Land, Palestine, and Egypt, ... More

Physical Theory

Physical Theory: Method and Interpretation

Lawrence Sklar (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780195145649
eISBN:
9780199396740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145649.001.0001

The contributions by distinguished philosophers of science in this collection provide a survey of two aspects of contemporary philosophy of science, the methods of physical science and crucial ... More

Alan Jay Lerner

Alan Jay Lerner: A Lyricist's Letters

Dominic McHugh (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199949274
eISBN:
9780199394890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949274.001.0001

Alan Jay Lerner was the lyricist of some of the most beloved musicals of all time, including My Fair Lady, Gigi, Brigadoon, and Camelot. Yet much of his work is less well known and his career has ... More

The Unsettlement of America

The Unsettlement of America: Translation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945

Anna Brickhouse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199729722
eISBN:
9780199399307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729722.001.0001

This book explores the career and legacy of Don Luis de Velasco, an early modern indigenous translator of the sixteenth-century Atlantic world who traveled far and wide and experienced nearly a ... More

National Security and Double Government

National Security and Double Government

Michael J. Glennon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780190206444
eISBN:
9780190206475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206444.001.0001

Why has U.S. national security policy scarcely changed from the Bush to the Obama administration? And why does it matter? The theory of “double government” posed by the nineteenth-century English ... More

Communism in India

Communism in India: Events, Processes and Ideologies

Bidyut Chakrabarty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199974894
eISBN:
9780199395460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974894.001.0001

Communism in India is a contextual study of the phenomenon of development of left politics in India since India’s independence in 1947, which was articulated in two diametrically opposite ways ... More

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