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    • Ad fontes? Babylon of the Greeks (Chapter 4) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      With the Renaissance discovery of the accounts of ancient authors such as Herodotus came descriptions of the physical landscape of ancient Mesopotamia. Ancient Greek texts expanded knowledge about Babylon, but time proved ...
    • Anecdotes of her rites of passage to America 

      Okafor, Chinyere Grace (1996)
    • The aspectual structure of the adjective Spanish ser and estar 

      Pardo, Alfredo Garcia; Menon, Mythili (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2020-05-13)
      This paper argues that the stage-level and individual-level distinctions for adjectival predicates, diagnosed in Spanish by the copulas ser and estar, can be derived by positing a sortal distinction in the temporal arguments ...
    • Augmented reality systems in training 

      Keebler, Joseph R.; Patzer, Brady S.; Wiltshire, Travis J.; Fiore, Stephen M. (Cambridge University Press, 2017-10-01)
    • Avec Marivaux, par Michel Deguy 

      Baldridge, Wilson (Mestengo Press, The University of Western Ontario, 2001)
    • Babel and Bible (Chapter 7) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      History writing also has its own history—historiography—and two of the debates that followed in the wake of new knowledge about ancient Babylon were that concerning the discovery of Mesopotamian creation myths (particularly ...
    • Babylon's resurrection (Chapter 8) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      The archaeological remains from Babylon were transported to Berlin and displayed in a monumental exhibit there. In describing the process of building the exhibit, the chapter touches on the responsibilities of archaeological ...
    • Back to the future (Chapter 9) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      The final chapter assesses the impact of the encounter between the received Babylon and the excavated Babylon on our knowledge and understanding of Babylon. The discussion leads into a reflection on the significance of ...
    • Beginning discovery (Chapter 1) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      After lying buried in the ground for over 2000 years, the remains of ancient Babylon were excavated around 100 years ago. Yet, even after its discovery the city remains enveloped in a web of myth, and occupies a unique ...
    • Biblical Babylon (Chapter 2) 

      Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      The biblical texts about the Tower of Babel, the Babylonian kingdom, and Nebuchadnezzar have shaped our images of Babylon for over 2000 years. The prophets’ devastating speeches and the trauma of the Exile to Babylon may ...
    • Bringing up Turing's 'Child-Machine' 

      Sterrett, Susan G. (Springer, Berlin, 2012)
      Turing wrote that the "guiding principle" of his investigation into the possibility of intelligent machinery was "The analogy [of machinery that might be made to show intelligent behavior] with the human brain." [10] In ...
    • Champagne for men only 

      Okafor, Chinyere Grace (1996)
    • Chapter 1 -- Deep ecological 'Insectification': integrating small friends with social work 

      Besthorn, Fred H. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
      As a child, I was raised in the vast, wide-open spaces of the boundless prairie grasslands of the central United States. This immense expanse is commonly known as the ‘Great Plains’. It was hot, dusty and windy, but afforded ...
    • Chapter 1 -- Introduction Women and disability: The double handicap 

      Deegan, Mary Jo; Brooks, Nancy A. (Taylor and Francis, 2018)
      This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book begins with the interaction between more than one minority status being held concomitantly by an ...
    • Chapter 1 -- Introduction: The scope and content of space ethics 

      Schwartz, James S. J.; Milligan, Tony (Springer International Publishing, 2016-07-23)
      The contributions to the volume are accessible and state-of-the-art overviews of several of the major “theoretical” and “practical” issues in space ethics. Ranging from matters of inherent value and theory construction, ...
    • Chapter 1 -- Quantum neural computation of entanglement is robust to noise and decoherence 

      Behrman, Elizabeth C.; Nguyen, Nam H.; Steck, James E.; McCann, M. (Elsevier, 2017)
      Measurement and witnesses of entanglement remain an important issue in quantum computing. Most witnesses will work for only a very restricted class of states, while measurements commonly require lengthy procedures. Quantum ...
    • Chapter 1 -- Social context of family caregiving 

      Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
      The historical and current contexts of caregiving in later life in the United States are briefly discussed. A short description of the types of health problems typical in the elderly and affecting their need for care is ...
    • Chapter 10 -- Punk Authenticity: Difference across the Iron Curtain 

      Hayton, Jeff (Berghahn Books, 2019)
      Following the convulsions of 1968, one element uniting many of the disparate social movements that arose across Europe was the pursuit of an elusive "authenticity" that could help activists to understand fundamental truths ...
    • Chapter 10 -- Some Ethical Constraints on Near-Earth Resource Exploitation 

      Schwartz, James S. J.; Milligan, Tony (Springer, Vienna, 2017)
      One of the most common and enduring justifications for space exploration is that resources are limited here but plentiful elsewhere. Exploration has the potential to enable humanity to access the vast store of resources ...