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10. The blessing of the mummy: the mythology of death

10. The blessing of the mummy: the mythology of death  

Pinch Geraldine

in Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775802
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803467.003.0011
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803467
The culture of mythology of Ancient Egypt provides a different source of inspiration to modern culture than that of Ancient Greece. This is mostly for horror stories, such as the notion of ... More
4. Agents, networks, degree, and recirculation

4. Agents, networks, degree, and recirculation  

John H. Holland

in Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Published Online: 
Jul 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780004
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199662548.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199662548
‘Agents, networks, degree, and recirculation’ explains that when studying complex adaptive systems (CAS) in a grammar-like way, agents serve as the ‘alphabet’. The hierarchical organization ... More
1. To see ‘g’ or not to see ‘g’ …How many types of intelligence are there?

1. To see ‘g’ or not to see ‘g’ …: How many types of intelligence are there?  

Ian J. Deary

in Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776854
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192893215.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192893215
Is human intelligence singular? The question of how to measure human mental capacities is a vexed one. ‘To see ‘g’ or not to see ‘g‘…’ outlines the sorts of things that can be measured in ... More
Typography: A Very Short Introduction

Typography: A Very Short Introduction  

Paul Luna

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191796739
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199211296.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199211296
Typography: A Very Short Introduction offers a broad definition of typography as design for reading, whether in print or on screens, where a set of visual choices are taken to ... More

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