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“A Day too Late”

Yuki Oda.

in Age in America

May 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 7720 words.

In this chapter, Yuki Oda examines the way that age determined whether or not immigrants could be admitted to the United States under immigration quotas and racial exclusion laws. After...

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“A Globe within Him”

Crystal Parikh.

in Writing Human Rights

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 15162 words.

Chapter Three examines Susan Choi’s novel The Foreign Student and the UN Convention Against Torture together to educe a formulation of the “right to the security of person.” It demonstrates...

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à la

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 746 words.

a French phrase which introduces a name indicating how a dish has been prepared: thus, Sole à la normande, Potage

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à la

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 543 words.

a French phrase which introduces a name indicating how a dish has been prepared: thus, Sole à la normande, Potage

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à la carte

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 78 words.

1. Restaurant menu from which the consumer can choose freely, paying for individual items, contrasting with table d’hôte which is

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à la carte bar

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 7 words.

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à la mode

in The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 320 words.

is a French phrase that translates to “in the current fashion.” In the realm of sweets, it turns out to

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à la mode

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Bœuf à la mode is beef braised in the classic way; also (in USA) fruit or other sweet pie served with ice cream.

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“A Little State Within a Larger One”: The Expansion of Jewish Welfare During the Weimar Republic

in Germans into Jews

July 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 10626 words.

This chapter turns to a broader examination of social welfare as a means of facilitating the social and biological rejuvenation of German Jews. Following the war, the entire spectrum of...

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“A More than Animal Intelligence”

Robert Cribb, Helen Gilbert and Helen Tiffin.

in Wild Man from Borneo

January 2014; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 10340 words.

This chapter suggests that by virtue of difference from the terms in which all animals—other than humans—were classified, nosce te ipsum (Know Thy Self) asserted a special status for...

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