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Housing, Military

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

The U.S. Constitution specifically prohibited the European practice of quartering soldiers in private homes. The Quartermaster Corps, founded June 1775

Housing

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
Length:
4,160 words
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The United States has a strong tradition of encouraging homeownership and allocating to the private sector most decisions about the

Housing

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Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008

Housing, especially homeownership and attainment of affordable housing, is among the most challenging social issues, inextricably linked to national economic

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
4,001 words
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From time immemorial in the great river valleys of the Middle East, tribes and communities have survived by living in

Housing

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
3,788 words

In the early 2000s, while Latinas and Latinos were increasingly living in segregated urban barrio communities, they could also be

Housing

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The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,633 words

has been a basic human need, an item of conspicuous consumption, an embodiment of domestic life and, in the twentieth

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
6,846 words

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2,040 words
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2

Shelter and sustenance are the fundamental human needs in Ireland's climate. So, as the ubiquitous feature of the built environment,

Housing.

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Clifford E. Clark

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,393 words
Housing in America, from the earliest Native American homes to the present, has been shaped by a wide range of factors, including building traditions, techniques of construction, cost ... More
Housing, Investment in

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Erik Buyst

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
1,528 words
Until the 1960s, the number of dwellings started or built was often used as a proxy to estimate investment in housing (in constant prices). Thereafter, the concept was increasingly defined ... More
housing

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Richard Harris

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
949 words
In terms of the size and quality of their homes, Canadians are among the best-housed people in the world, but lower-income people still face a housing problem. Until the 1960s this took ... More

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