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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
24 words

Dollar sign, denoting ‘all the *signatures’; used in *collational formulas with a figure indicating number of signed leaves

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
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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

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

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

1992

1992  

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The programme of the European Community (EC) aimed at unifying its internal market by 1992. The target was the elimination of all barriers to the movement of goods, people, and capital within the EC. ...
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A Dictionary of Economics (5 ed.)

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
64 words

The programme of the European Community (EC) aimed at unifying its *internal market by 1992. The

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A Dictionary of African Politics

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Current Version:
2019

A popular term in parts of West Africa that refers to scams, fraud, and confidence tricksters. Originating in Nigeria, ‘...

9/11

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Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to International Relations

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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

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Jeffrey Melnick

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,372 words

Almost immediately after four hijacked planes crashed on 11 September 2011 conversations started about how the tragedy should be understood

9/11

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Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to American Politics

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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

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Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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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

A*

A*  

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A grade awarded for exceptionally good performance in any subject at General Certificate of Secondary Education. Previously, the highest grade awarded was an A grade. When the introduction of an A* ...
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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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Current Version:
2004

The first letter of the modern English alphabet was known as ailm [pine] in the ogham alphabet of early Ireland.

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A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences
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26 words

1. In connection with car rental, this indicates an automatic vehicle rather than one with gear levers. 2. As a

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A Dictionary of Ecology (5 ed.)

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2015

The usual abbreviation for *year (from the Latin annus, meaning year).

A & M trust

A & M trust  

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Abbreviation for accumulation and maintenance trust. See discretionary trust; *18–25 trust.
à Becket, Thomas, Jr.

à Becket, Thomas, Jr. (19 July 1843)   Reference library

Martha Furman Schleifer

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
250 words

He studied music with his father Thomas à Becket Sr. (b 17 March 1808; d 6 Jan 1890

A. J. Muste

A. J. Muste  

(1885–1967), minister, labor organizer, antiwar activist.Born in the Netherlands, Muste studied at theological seminaries in the United States and became a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church ...
A. P. Hill

A. P. Hill  

(1825–65) Confederate army officer, born near Culpeper, Virginia. His success in leading a brigade into battle at Williamsburg (1862) led to his being given command of the largest division of ...
A. P. Usher

A. P. Usher  

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(1883–1965), American economic historian.The Harvard scholar Abbott Payson Usher will be remembered chiefly for three major monographs: The History of the Grain Trade in France, 1400–1740 (Cambridge, ...
A. R. Radcliffe-Brown

A. R. Radcliffe-Brown  

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(1881–1955)Radcliffe-Brown was one of the most influential of the founding figures of social anthropology, through his teaching in universities in England, North America, South Africa, and Australia. ...

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