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Residents Attitudes and Home Sanitation Predict Presence of German Cockroaches (Blattodea: Ectobiidae) in Apartments for Low-Income Senior Residents
Abstract The German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.), is a common pest found in apartment buildings. Prevalence of cockroach infestations is affected by both environmental conditions and buildingExpand
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What Can a Body Do?: Praktiken und Figurationen des Körpers in den Kulturwissenschaften
In recent years, the body has been a central theme in the cultural sciences. Based on the phrase "What can a body do?" (What can a body do?) Are in this volume both practices (ie action andExpand
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Experiences, actors, spaces: dimensions of settler colonialism in transnational perspective
Historians, according to Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, are either truffle hunters or parachutists. The former concentrate on detail, dig industriously through documents, and build their arguments on a s...
Bear or Gardener? Writing Vandemonian History from the Perspective of Power
In “The Bear and the Gardener,” Jean de la Fontaine tells the story of a gardener who befriended a bear. The ursine stood watch to protect his friend’s sleep. When a fly threatened to settle on theExpand
A Peculiar People: Quakers and the Atlantic World Around 1800
For many members of the Religious Society of Friends coming to Australia, this was their first encounter with the Antipodes. However, they arrived with a particular mindset, expectations, and anExpand
The Case of Francis Cotton and George F. Story: Quaker Settlers and the Tasmanian Frontier, 1829–1831
The involvement of Quaker settlers and their personal experiences during the so-called “Black War” (1826–1832) can be exemplified by focussing on two members of the Tasmanian Quaker community:Expand
Arms & amelioration: negotiating Quaker peace testimony and settler violence in 1830s Van Diemen's Land
ABSTRACT Members of the Religious Society of Friends had been among white settlers from the beginning of the colonial project in Australia. As such, voluntarily or involuntarily, their everydayExpand