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yellowback

(ˈjɛləʊˌbæk)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a cheap, sensational novel bound in yellow fabric or paper
2. (Currencies) a U.S. dollar having a yellow coloured back
3. (Animals) a lemon coloured fish
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We saw bay, Peters,' and blue duikers, and much sign of the big yellowback duiker, but Jason didn't have time and I'd had these from previous safaris.
If we need the courts to remind the province, then so be it," said Chief Michael Yellowback.
Yellowback with three-color wood engraving on cover depicting man
10 1 Dentex tumifrons, Yellowback Bream Good -- -- Pagrus auratus, Snapper Excellent 52 346 Rhabdosargus sarba, Tarwhine Good 9 -- Sparidae not further identified ?
Genetic structure of yellowback sea bream Dentex tumfrons in China inferred from AFLP data.
Combined with the diminution of the man's control in the domestic environment, these wide-scale industry changes required character traits associated with femininity and the effete, learned, appearance-obsessed, and physically debilitated Easterners of frontier literature, such as the yellowback Beadle dime novels of the late nineteenth century and the westerns of early twentieth century cinema.
including the Yellowback, the Brownback, and the Greenback.
His favorite texts were "yellowback novels" (dime-store popular fiction) and thus an early taste for sensation and melodrama was inculcated in the young author.
Nor does a model that stresses the cost of issuing notes fare better: perhaps the yellowback's relatively stiff reserve requirements help explain the gold banks' failure in the East, but this argument also runs aground in California.
Unsurprisingly, the publisher George Routledge who produced some of the earliest examples of this genre called his yellowback series the `Railway Library'.
The history of nineteenth-century yellowback publishing is an under-investigated one.
"I have been given a strong mandate to initiate legal, political and defensive action against outside encroachment," said Manto Sipi Chief Michael Yellowback. He said the nation had exhausted all avenues in dealing with Mineral Resources Minister Dave Chomiak.