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1989

1989   Reference library

David Ost

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,962 words

Starting with roundtable negotiations in Poland in February and culminating in the fall of the Berlin Wall in November, 1989

1989

1989   Reference library

David Ost

The Oxford Companion to International Relations

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,461 words

Improbably, the major international developments of 1989 were all on display in the headlines of a single day, 4 June.

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to International Relations

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,840 words

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to American Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,843 words

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,828 words

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, The Royal

Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, The Royal   Reference library

Joseph A. Kéchichian

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Politics
Length:
769 words

The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought is an independent non-governmental institute headquartered in Amman, Jordan, whose ultimate purpose

AB 540

AB 540   Reference library

Hinda Seif

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law
Length:
986 words

AB 540 (Assembly Bill 540; California Education Code 68130.5) is a bill signed into law in California in 2001 that

Abangan

Abangan   Reference library

William E. Shepard

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Politics
Length:
912 words

The term Abangan is applied to Javanese who identify as Muslims but do not strictly follow the prescribed Islamic practices.

ʿAbbāsid Caliphate

ʿAbbāsid Caliphate   Reference library

Hugh Kennedy and Ken Burnside

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,178 words

The rise of the ʿAbbāsid caliphate was the first fissure in Islamic culture; it would eventually result in the Shīʿī

ABC

ABC   Reference library

Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,744 words

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (formerly Commission) (ABC) has been defined as the ‘national’ broadcaster in broadcasting legislation since

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