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Damage or wear to type, resulting in a defective impression. Because each battered type creates a unique impression, Hinman, Blayney, and others have successfully used evidence from ...

Economic and Military Aid in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Economic and Military Aid in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
2,663 words

...Additionally, the 2003 Congressional Emergency Wartime Supplemental Appropriations Act granted Israel an additional $1 billion in military assistance to help it fight terrorism. Congress also approved more than $8 billion in loan guarantees to help Israel's declining economy, battered by the continuing Palestinian intifada (uprising). Notwithstanding its significant power in the Middle East, the Israeli military remains dependent on U.S. assistance. Despite their close collaboration, the United States and Israel had significant disagreements over the nature...

Bangladesh

Bangladesh   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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3,997 words
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...the rehabilitation of freedom fighters and war-affected millions, the reestablishment of the Pakistan-returned Bengali military and civilians, addressing the problem of rajakars or Bengali cooperators with the Pakistanis, the rebuilding of the communications infrastructure battered during the war, and, finally, the need to address a devastating 1974 famine that killed millions. All the charms and charisma of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were not enough to resolve these troubles. Politically the nation divided over the four state principles enshrined...

Architecture

Architecture   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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14,740 words
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...took advantage of the development of new urban building types: the train station, the skyscraper, the factory building, and urban housing. These building types responded directly to increases in urban population and the scale at which infrastructure needed to operate. How we live has also changed in our society, and this has been reflected in our buildings. The shift from monarchies in Europe to representational governments in North America and Europe has encouraged public building types such as libraries, museums, and educational facilities, now that...

Medicine and Public Health

Medicine and Public Health   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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10,302 words
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...worst affected region. At the end of 2001 at least a million people in Central Asia were infected, an increase of a quarter of a million from just one year earlier. High rates of HIV were seen in some subpopulations within Central Asia, especially young men in economically battered industrial cities. The region's epidemic was being fueled by injecting drug use—a highly efficient source for the transmission of HIV—unfolding against a complicated backdrop of economic crisis, rapid social change, increased unemployment, poverty, increasing prostitution, and...

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