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“Conquest without Rule: Baloch Portfolio Mercenaries in the Indian Ocean.”
The central question this dissertation engages with is why modern states in the Persian Gulf rely heavily on informal networks of untrained and inexperienced recruits from the region of Balochistan, presently spread across ...
Analysis and Error Correction in Structures of Macromolecular Interiors and Interfaces
As of late 2009, the Protein Data Bank (PDB) has grown to contain over 70,000 models. This recent increase in the amount of structural data allows for more extensive explication of the governing principles of macromolecular ...
Affect before Spinoza: Reformed Faith, Affectus, and Experience in Jean Calvin, John Donne, John Milton and Baruch Spinoza
Affects are not reducible to feelings or emotions. On the contrary, Affect Before Spinoza investigates the extent to which affects exceed, reconfigure and reorganize bodies and subjects. Affects are constitutive of and ...
Integrability of Second-Order Partial Differential Equations and the Geometry of GL(2)-Structures
A GL(2,R)-structure on a smooth manifold of dimension n+1 corresponds to a distribution of non-degenerate rational normal cones over the manifold. Such a structure is called k-integrable if there exist many foliations by ...
"Choosing the Jesus Way:" the Assemblies of God's Home Missions to American Indians and the Development of an Indian Pentecostal Identity
This dissertation explores the history of the Assemblies of God's Home Missions to American Indians, the development of an American Indian leadership in the denomination and the development of a Pentecostal Indian identity. ...
Mitochondria as a Target of Benzo[a]pyrene Toxicity in a PAH-adapted and Naive Population of the Atlantic Killifish (Fundulus Heteroclitus)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are important contaminants that are found in increasing amounts in aquatic ecosystems. One of the sites that that is contaminated by extremely high levels of PAHs is the Atlantic Wood ...
The Afterlives of King Philip's War: Negotiating War and Identity in Early America
"The Afterlives of King Philip's War" examines how this colonial American war entered into narratives of history and literature from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, and investigates how narrative representations ...
Fan Jing (Folk Images), an orchestral trilogy, is based on folk elements of the three main ethnic groups in Taiwan: Min-nan, Hakka and aboriginal. As each of these groups has its own spoken language, folk music and musical ...
Analysis and Comparison of Queues with Different Levels of Delay Information.
(Management Science, 2007)
Molecules to Mind: the Construction of Emotion
In recent years, there has been increasing scientific interest in the biological basis of emotion. By characterizing the neural and genetic basis of affective functioning, new research has the potential to contribute to ...