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Anthracite and the Irish : extricating the Irish immigrant mining community from the Molly Maguire myth, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, 1850-1879
The Molly Maguires were a reputed secret society of Irish immigrant mine workers who allegedly terrorized the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania from the Civil War until twenty men convicted as Molly Maguires were ...
Adrian Piper: A Retrospective
(Fine Arts Gallery, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1999)
One of the most influential artists of her generation, Adrien Piper has produced an exceptionally impressive body of work spanning a period of over thirty years. She played a formative role in the emergence of Conceptual ...
The influence of Lysenkoism on China’s genetics : the importance of the 1956 Qingdao symposium
In 1956, prompted by Mao Zedong himself, the Qingdao symposium was convened to bring together scientists with training in "Morgan-Mendel" genetics and scientists following the Michurin school. The effects of government ...
Soil Moisture Gradients and Controls on a Southern Appalachian Hillslope from Drought Through Recharge
(European Geosciences Union, 1998)
Soil moisture gradients along hillslopes in humid watersheds, although indicated by vegetation gradients and by studies using models, have been difficult to confirm empirically. While soil properties and topographic features ...
A Molecular Phylogeny of the Blackbirds (Icteridae): Five Lineages Revealed by Cytochrome-B Sequence Data
(American Ornithological Society, 1999-07)
New World blackbirds (Icteridae) have long served as model systems for studies of avian ecology, evolution, and behavior. However, this work has been conducted in the absence of a strong phylogenetic hypothesis for the ...
PARENTAL CARE AT NESTS OF TWO AGE CLASSES OF MALE AMERICAN REDSTART: IMPLICATIONS FOR FEMALE MATE CHOICE
(American Ornithological Society, 1994-04-06)
We compared food provisioning at nests of two age classes of male American Redstarts (Setophaga ruticilla). Older male redstarts are more likely to obtain a mate than yearling males. We hypothesized that females actively ...
Deterrence Theory: Success or Failure in Arab-Israeli Wars
(National Defense University Institute for National Strategic Studies, 1995-10)
Interaction in Post-Secondary Web-Based Learning
(Educational Technology Publications Inc., 1999-01)
Distance education in the industrialized nations has seen dramatic changes in delivery technologies over the past few decades. Computer-mediated communication and the World Wide Web allow significantly faster interaction ...
Implementing Multi-Agent Systems: Languages, Frameworks, and Standards
As multi-agent systems research nears the end of its second decade, researchers have moved beyond stand-alone, one-off systems and have begun to create the software infrastructure for quickly creating new, highly interoperable ...
Warehousing and Mining Web Logs
Analyzing Web Logs for usage and access trends can not only provide important information to web site developers and administrators, but also help in creating adaptive web sites. While there are many existing tools that ...