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nuclear Freeze

During the Cold War, several periods of protest against nuclear weapons took place in the United States. By far the largest protest campaign involved the nuclear freeze movement. This ...

Japan

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
44,393 words
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6

...Tokugawa Japan and later, in which members of a nuclear family farmed a small plot of land (Smith 1959 ; on p. 103, a Tokugawa-era print shows two men and a woman working next to each other threshing wheat). In these forms of family labor, men and women worked together in the fields, for example, planting and harvesting rice. The direct involvement of women in farm production seems to have left a powerful egalitarian imprint on gender relations: Planting rice may be back-breaking work, but in a nuclear farming family, the collaborative labor of both women...

Historical Overview

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Andrew F. Smith, John U. Rees, Rachelle E. Friedman, John U. Rees, Alison Tozzi, Kara Newman, Anne Mendelson, Amy Bentley, Sylvia Lovegren, and Sylvia Lovegren

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...equipment such as thermal-immersion circulators, dehydrators, centrifuges, and the “anti-griddle” (a flash-freeze range top), along with syringes, liquid nitrogen, and hydrocolloids were used to create such foods as champagne gelée with caviar and white chocolate fizz; or Japanese oyster with yuzu cloud and citrus pop rock foam; or foie gras served with cherry-yuzu gelée, bacon dust, and aerated ginger brioche; or pork belly with kimchee consommé, freeze-dried banana, and wasabi peanut butter powder; or a deconstructed tuna Nicoise featuring quail egg cooked at...

Social and domestic

Social and domestic: c. 15,000 years ago - 2011  

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2012

...coast of Japan causes a huge tsunami resulting in massive devastation for miles inland tsunami A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation 1 21st century Asia East Asia Japan Society 2011 2011 The Japanese tsunami results in a nuclear crisis and massive evacuation because of meltdowns in three reactors at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant meltdown A Dictionary of Public Health 1 21st century Technology Asia East Asia Japan Society 2011 2011 Nearly 20,000 people are killed and more than 125,000 destroyed or severely damaged by the Japanese earthquake and...

Society

Society: c. 2.2 million years ago - 2011  

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2012

...Japan causes a huge tsunami resulting in massive devastation for miles inland tsunami A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation 1 21st century Social and domestic Asia East Asia Japan 2011 2011 The Japanese tsunami results in a nuclear crisis and massive evacuation because of meltdowns in three reactors at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant meltdown A Dictionary of Public Health 1 21st century Social and domestic Technology Asia East Asia Japan 2011 2011 Nearly 20,000 people are killed and more than 125,000 destroyed or severely damaged by the Japanese...

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