C. C. von der Borch

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To investigate the response to endurance training on physiological characteristics, 10 Nandi town boys and 14 Nandi village boys 16.5 and 16.6 years of age, respectively, from western Kenya performed 12 weeks of running training. The study was performed at altitude (approximately 2000 m.a.s.l. approximately 595 mm Hg). Training heart rate and speed were(More)
While the notion of the crowd played a central role in the late 19th century sociology, today it is almost forgotten. The aim of this paper is to demonstrate that it may be fruitful once again to take seriously the figure of the crowd. The paper in particular discusses the potential of the crowd tradition for economic sociology. The relationship between(More)
In the late 19th century, a comprehensive semantics of crowds emerged in European social theory, dominated in particular by Gustave Le Bon and Gabriel Tarde. This article extracts two essential, but widely neglected, sociological arguments from this semantics. First, the idea that irrationality is intrinsic to society and, second, the claim that(More)
A sequence of amorphous iron r>xide-rich sediments, interbedded with iron-free calcareous nannoplankton oozes, occurs in the basal zones of Sites 74 and 75 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, immediately overlying basalt. These sediments have affinities with iron and manganeserich sediments previously described from the crest of the East Pacific Rise. It is(More)
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