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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
44 words

Although only mentioned in the Bible in the book of Esther (1: 1; 8: 9), there was regular trade between ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
Jul 2014
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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1,324 words
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4

The Republic of India - the world's seventh largest country - extends from high in the Himalayas, through the ...

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
18,655 words
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1

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Demographics and a Brief Historical Perspective

Robert T. Francoeur

A. Demographics

India, with an area of 1.27 million square miles

Inde

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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Current Version:
2005

India in Chaucer's day consisted of a number of kingdoms and states. Prominent among them were the Hindu kingdom of ...

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Judith Brown

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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5,182 words
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3

1. Introduction ...

India (population in 1941, 318.7 million) was crucial to the global Allied war effort and strategy. To

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The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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Current Version:
2006

Peninsular India and its northern hinterland offer as varied a topography as any in the world. From west to east ...

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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:
448 words

provided a career for Irishmen of all classes and religious denominations. Key figures in the extension of British rule included ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
8,954 words

This entry contains two subentries: Indian Navigation, Indian Voyages of Exploration ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
7,586 words
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3

The encounter with colonialism is generally credited with the advent of a particular kind of modernism in India. The institutions ...

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Betty True Jones

The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
14,430 words

[To survey the dance traditions of India, this entry comprises six articles: History of Indian Dance Philosophy of Indian ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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8,820 words
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India as a civilization existed long before the current political map of the subcontinent was drawn in the twentieth century ...

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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:
7,507 words
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3

The Muslim population of the Republic of India, which came into existence in 1947 as a successor state, along with ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
977 words

India was a distant region that communicated with the ancient Mediterranean yet remained largely unknown. Early reports of India reached ...

India, Republic of

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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:
7,051 words
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Country in south Asia founded following the withdrawal of the British from the area in 1947. Inaugurated in 1950 ...

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,263 words

The Republic of India, the world's largest democracy, emerged from under British colonial rule as a sovereign nation-state in 1947 ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
2,289 words
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1

A secular, multiparty federal republic in South Asia, covering an area of 3.28 million square kilometers, India extends from the ...

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
3,187 words

With its ancient civilization and the invasions and colonialism in recent centuries, one would expect a rich history of medicine ...

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A Dictionary of Buddhism

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

Although Buddhism originated in India it now flourishes predominantly in other parts of Asia. Pockets of Buddhism have always existed ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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

European contact with India began with the overland journeys of Venetian travellers such as Marco Polo and Niccolò de'Conti, ...

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Nalini Natarajan

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
236 words

Dickens's popularity in India offers a noteworthy contrast to the lack of reference in his novels to India and the ...

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