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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Using an online community for vehicle design: project variety and motivations to participate

Victor P. Seidel and Benedikt Langner.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Transport. 10948 words.

Firms increasingly seek to use online communities as sources of ideas, innovations, and designs. However, many such open innovation efforts lack sustained participation and ultimately fail....

Duesenberg, Frederick Samuel

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1915 words.

Duesenberg, Frederick Samuel (06 December 1876–26 July 1932), automobile builder, was born in Kirchheide, Lippe, then part of the German Confederation, a son of Konrad Duesenberg and Louise...

Using Contingent Valuation to Measure User and Nonuser Benefits: An Application to Public Transit

Kathleen M. Painter, Robert Douglas Scott, Philip R. Wandschneider and Kenneth L. Casavant.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Transport. 0 words.

The contingent valuation method (CVM) was used to measure the value of a community service, rural transit, that has both user and nonuser values. Traditional focus groups and a CVM...

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March, William

Roy S. Simmonds.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 931 words.

March, William (18 September 1893–15 May 1954), writer and business executive, was born William Edward Campbell in Mobile, Alabama, the son of John Leonard Campbell, a timber cruiser, and...

Baker, Robert (fl. c. 1563), mariner and poet

P. E. H. Hair.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Travel and Holiday. 607 words.

Baker, Robert (fl. c. 1563), mariner and poet, is known only through his one published writing. Possibly a relative of the Bakers of Sissinghurst who had connections with the...

Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher

John K. Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Education. 659 words.

Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher, was born on 1 March 1911 at Swinescales, Hutton Soil, Greystoke, near Penrith, Cumberland, the son...

Ride, Sally K.

Margaret A. Weitekamp.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Science and Mathematics; Education; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1415 words.

Ride, Sally K. (26 May 1951–23 July 2012), astronaut, physicist, and science educator, was born Sally Kristen Ride in Los Angeles, California, the elder child of Joyce and Dale B. Ride....

The role of major infrastructure in subregional economic development: an empirical study of airports and cities

Julie Cidell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Regional Government Analysis; Transport; Transportation Systems; Economic Development. 9472 words.

The link between airports, air service and regional economic development has been well-established and used to justify airport expansion at the expense of local communities because of...

Drake, Francis Marion

H. Roger Grant.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 874 words.

Drake, Francis Marion (30 December 1830–20 November 1903), army officer, railroad promoter and executive, and governor of Iowa, was born in the western Illinois hamlet of Rushville, the son...