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A Brief History Of Oyster Aquaculture In Rhode Island, Michael Rice Nov 2006

A Brief History Of Oyster Aquaculture In Rhode Island, Michael Rice

Michael A Rice

The history of the development of oyster aquaculture is reviewed, beginning with pre-colonial shellfishing by the Native American Narragansetts and Wampanoags of Narragansett Bay. Leasing of estuarine waters for aquaculture of oysters began with legislation by the Rhode Island General Assembly before the turn of the 19th Century. Legal developments during the 19th Century led to the expansion of oyster aquaculture to the point that about 21,000 acres of Rhode Island's estuarine and coastal waters were leased for oyster farming by 1910. Industrialization, sewage pollution, siltation, the Hurricane of 1938 and socio-political changes in the 1920s and 1930s ...


Scrubby Boys: Scott Young, His Journalism, His Fiction, And His Contributions To The Literature Of Canadian Sport, Don Morrow Apr 2006

Scrubby Boys: Scott Young, His Journalism, His Fiction, And His Contributions To The Literature Of Canadian Sport, Don Morrow

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


Against Transcendentalism: The Meaning Of Life And Buddhism, Stephen Asma Mar 2006

Against Transcendentalism: The Meaning Of Life And Buddhism, Stephen Asma

Stephen T Asma

From the 1970s cult TV show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, to the current hit musical Spamalot, the Monty Python comedy troupe has been at the center of popular culture and entertainment. The Pythons John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam are increasingly recognized and honored for their creativity and enduring influence in the worlds of comedy and film. Monty Python and Philosophy extends that recognition into the world of philosophy. Fifteen experts in topics like mythology, Buddhism, feminism, logic, ethics, and the philosophy of science bring their expertise to bear on Python movies ...


Timelessness And Historicity Of The Game In Ken Dryden's The Game, Don Morrow Dec 2005

Timelessness And Historicity Of The Game In Ken Dryden's The Game, Don Morrow

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


Impact Of Co-Active Coaching On Insufficiently Physically Active 12-14 Year Olds In London, Ontario, Canada, Paul Gorczynski, Don Morrow, Jennifer Irwin Dec 2005

Impact Of Co-Active Coaching On Insufficiently Physically Active 12-14 Year Olds In London, Ontario, Canada, Paul Gorczynski, Don Morrow, Jennifer Irwin

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


Obesity Treatment Through Life Coaching, Paul Gorczynski, Don Morrow, Jennifer Irwin Dec 2005

Obesity Treatment Through Life Coaching, Paul Gorczynski, Don Morrow, Jennifer Irwin

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.