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Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2,567 words

European visitors to the United States were keenly interested in slavery, African Americans, and race relations in America. Few blacks

Europe and Europeans

Europe and Europeans   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
Length:
2,428 words

A long history of interactions between Africa and the outside world exists. The Indian Ocean and the Red Sea served

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A Dictionary of Buddhism

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
540 words

European interest in Buddhism first began to develop during the colonial period. The earliest Buddhist texts to be studied in

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
720 words

Earth's second smallest continent, comprising the western fifth of the Eurasian landmass. It is separated from Asia by the Urals

Europe

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Eric Herbert Warmington and Simon Hornblower

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
549 words

The name Εὐρώπη originally stood for central Greece (Hymn. Hom. Ap. 251, 291, with N. Richardson's comm., 2010). It was soon extended to the whole Greek mainland, and by ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
Length:
106 words

The classical term ‘Europe’ was in the Middle Ages displaced by ‘Christendom’, and when ‘Europe’ was revived by the humanists...

Europe

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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Current Version:
2005

One of the three continents of medieval cartography (HF 1339, II.161; see Maps 1, 3).

Europe

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Chris Scarre, Anthony Sinclair, Steven Mithen, Nicky Milner, Chris Scarre, Andrew Sherratt, Sarunas Milisauskas, Anthony F. Harding, John Collis, Greg Woolf, and Matthew H. Johnson

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Archaeology
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18,026 words

Introduction The European Paleolithic Period The European Mesolithic Period The European Neolithic Period The European Copper Age The European Bronze

Europe, the First Colonization of

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Robin Dennell

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
1,280 words

Our ideas of when different regions of Europe were first inhabited by hominins have been completely transformed in the last

Europe

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Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011

The continent of Europe extends from the Azores islands (25° W) across the North European Plain to the Ural Mountains

Europe, Muslims in

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
2,223 words

The presence of Muslims on the European landscape has been a constant since the arrival of the Ummayads in southern

Europe

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Joanna S. Smith, Ann Suter, Lena Larsson LovÉn, Liz James, and Merry E. Wiesner‐Hanks

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
16,269 words
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Europe, Islam in

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
281 words

In the late twentieth century there were about eighteen million Muslims in Europe, with approximately nine million each in the

Europe and the Mediterranean

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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History
Length:
9,618 words
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3

This entry contains six subentries: Ancient Near East Geography, Worldview, and Mapmaking; Greek and Roman Geography and Worldview;

Europe

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A Dictionary of World Mythology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003

Greece, Rome, The Celtic Lands, Northern and Eastern Europe

The prehistoric gods and goddesses of what modern archaeology terms ‘Old

Europe

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R. Bruce Hitchner and Alexander Kazhdan

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
342 words

(Εὑρ&ώπη). The Byz. retained the ancient concept of three continents—Europe, Libya (Africa), and Asia. Since only narrow straits divided Europe from Libya, ...

Europe, Islamic Law in

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
Length:
1,988 words

Islamic norms were applied in Europe from the time of the establishment of Muslim realms in the Middle Ages until

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