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A ‘Chinese Scramble’? The Politics of Contemporary China–Africa Relations

Daniel Large.

in African Affairs

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 940 words.

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A ‘Kimberley protest’: Diamond mining, export sanctions, and poverty in Akwatia, Ghana

Gavin Hilson and Martin J. Clifford.

in African Affairs

July 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 8253 words.

The temporary suspension of diamond exports in Ghana in 2006 and 2007 is arguably the most significant move to address mounting criticisms of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme...

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à Beckett, Sir Albert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 67 words.

Kt 1904

Born 1840; e surv. s of late Gilbert Abbott à Beckett; m 1864, Susannah Emily, d of late Benjamin Eccleston; died 11 Sept. 1904...

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A. J. Muste

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Military History.

(1885–1967), minister, labor organizer, antiwar activist.

Born in the Netherlands, Muste studied at theological seminaries in the United States and became a minister in the Dutch...

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Aaronson, Sir Michael John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History. 179 words.

Kt 2006; CBE 2000

Born 8 Sept. 1947; s of late Edward John Aaronson and Marian Aaronson (née Davies); m 1988, Andrene Margaret Sutherland; two s one d

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AB

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History — Warfare and Defence.

The abbreviated title for the rating of able seaman, indicating someone able to perform all the duties of a seaman on board ship. In the days of sail it was someone who could hand, reef,...

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abaft

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Towards the stern of a ship, relative to some other object or position. Abaft the beam is any bearing or direction between the beam of a ship and its stern. See also aft; but ‘abaft’ is...

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Abbey in America: A Philosopher’s Legacy in a New Century. <i>Edited by John A. Murray.</i>

J. Brooks Flippen.

in Environmental History

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 710 words.

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Abbey, Lt-Col Walter Bulmer Tate

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 105 words.

CBE 1919

Born 8 Aug. 1872; surv. s of late Walter Abbey of Wellingborough Grange, Northants; died 29 March 1949

Indian Army, retired

Monkton Combe;...

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Abbot, Gorham Dummer

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 945 words.

Abbot, Gorham Dummer (03 September 1807–03 August 1874), educator of women and clergyman, was born in Brunswick, Maine, the son of “Squire” Jacob Abbot, a land trustee and sometime...

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