You are looking at  1-20 of 31 items

  • Keywords: rock x
Clear All

View:

Rocks: A Very Short Introduction

Rocks: A Very Short Introduction  

Jan Zalasiewicz

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792588
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725190.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198725190
A Very Short Introduction
1. Musical Values

1. Musical Values  

Nicholas Cook

in Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776441
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853820.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853820
1. Musical Values
Introduction

Introduction  

Paul Bahn

in Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778315
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199657438.003.0011
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199657438
Introduction
6. Settlement and society

6. Settlement and society  

Paul Bahn

in Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778315
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199657438.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199657438
6. Settlement and society
3. Modern blues

3. Modern blues  

Elijah Wald

in The Blues: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365760
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398939.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195398939
3.
6. Individual musicians

6. Individual musicians  

Timothy Rice

in Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199794379.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199794379
6. Individual musicians
3. Ocean floor

3. Ocean floor  

Dorrik Stow

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2017
Published Online: 
Jul 2017
eISBN: 
9780191782428
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199655076.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199655076
3. Ocean floor , is the longest of these, and closely linked with the cycle of the rocks, from continent to ocean to the Earth’s interior and back. The flux of sedimentary materials into and through the oceans is complex, at times sudden and catastrophic, otherwise slow and continuous. This chapter examines the morphology of the ocean floor, its composition, sediment cover, and cycles of change.
8. Landscapes, art, and culture

8. Landscapes, art, and culture  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199565573
8. Landscapes, art, and culture
10. The future of the past

10. The future of the past  

Paul Bahn

in Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778315
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199657438.003.0010
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199657438
10. The future of the past
5. How did people think?

5. How did people think?  

Paul Bahn

in Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778315
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199657438.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199657438
5. How did people think?
8. Minorities and sororities

8. Minorities and sororities  

Paul Bahn

in Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778315
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199657438.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199657438
8. Minorities and sororities
4. The Sources

4. The Sources  

Adam J. Silverstein

in Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777264
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199545728.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199545728
4. The Sources
4. Earth’s surface and the cycling of minerals

4. Earth’s surface and the cycling of minerals  

David Vaughan

in Minerals: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
Published Online: 
Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781254
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682843.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199682843
4. Earth’s surface and the cycling of minerals rock cycle (which is also necessarily a ‘mineral cycle’), but one involving the rocks of the Earth’s crust. Weathering The weathering of minerals and rocks at the surface of the Earth depends on a number of factors. As well as the nature of the mineral itself, these include climate, vegetation, micro- and macro-organisms such as bacteria or earthworms, slope of the ground, and time since exposure of the mineral at the Earth’s surface. Nanominerals and nanoparticles nanometres (nm) where one nanometre is one thousand millionth of a metre. This includes
5. Minerals and the living world

5. Minerals and the living world  

David Vaughan

in Minerals: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
Published Online: 
Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781254
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682843.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199682843
5. Minerals and the living world Geobiology, Geomicrobiology Journal , and Global Biogeochemical Cycles . There are no better examples of ‘modern mineralogy’ than those provided by the work being done on mineral–microbe interactions, biomineralization, minerals and the human body, and minerals and human health. Minerals and microbes to illustrate this method of studying minerals ( ) shows several bacteria of the species Geobacter sulfurreducens on an iron oxide mineral substrate. These bacteria are not simply sitting on this mineral surface, they interact with it because it is their method of ‘respiration’, just as much as
5. Music as culture

5. Music as culture  

Timothy Rice

in Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199794379.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199794379
5. Music as culture
4. The glacial dirt machine

4. The glacial dirt machine  

David J. A. Evans

in Glaciation: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2018
Published Online: 
Oct 2018
eISBN: 
9780191808227
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745853.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198745853
4. The glacial dirt machine
1. Dynamic planet

1. Dynamic planet  

Martin Redfern

in The Earth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803078.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803078
1. Dynamic planet
Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Paul Bahn

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778315
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199657438.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199657438
A Very Short Introduction
Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction

Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction  

Adam J. Silverstein

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777264
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199545728.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199545728
A Very Short Introduction
7. Political Significance

7. Political Significance  

Adam J. Silverstein

in Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777264
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199545728.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199545728
7. Political Significance

View: