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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

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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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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“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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:: A New Atmosphere

Kristine C. Harper.

in Weather by the Numbers

August 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5434 words.

The opening of the new Joint Numerical Weather Prediction Unit marked the end of the preliminary research period, but it was just the beginning of the worldwide spread of numerical weather...

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“A Race of Ingenious Marionettes”

Emily Roxworthy.

in The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma

July 2008; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 17030 words.

This chapter traces how a theatricalizing discourse about the Japanese became ingrained in U.S. foreign policy and entrenched in the Western imagination, starting with Commodore Matthew C....

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“A Space within the Revolution”

CHRISTINE AYORINDE.

in The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

March 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 8779 words.

This chapter examines the removal of religious intolerance in Cuba during the 1990s. This removal was the result of a rethinking of the Cuban revolutionary project that followed the...

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“A Sponge Soaking up All the Money”: Alcohol, Taverns, Vinaterías, and the Bourbon Reforms in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Santiago de los Caballeros, Guatemala

Alvis E. Dunn.

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 9798 words.

When the Royal Monopoly on Alcohol was established in 1755 in the Kingdom of Guatemala, a subunit of the Viceroyalty of New Spain, it was the Town Council of the capital city, Antigua,...

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:: A Stagnant Atmosphere: The Weather Services before World War II

Kristine C. Harper.

in Weather by the Numbers

August 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 14420 words.

This chapter describes the stagnant state of meteorological services during the interwar period. The US Weather Bureau was the agency responsible for the nation’s weather. Operating on a...

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