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The Act of Union

in Modern Ireland

March 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and National History; Political Geography. 4783 words.

‘The Act of Union’ covers the period of history leading up to the Act of Union in 1801. Ireland was a rural society at that time. People were largely Catholic, but Protestants owned most of...

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Advances in Feminist Geography

Kate Driscoll Derickson, Lorraine Dowler and Nicole Laliberte.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Geography; Politics and Sexuality. 14436 words.

Geography and international studies are both deeply rooted in masculinist, imperialist, and patriarchal ways of viewing the world. However, over the past 20 years, the increase in the...

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Afghanistan

in World Flags

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 41 words.

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Afghanistan

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 940 words.

Still a battleground between the Taliban and government and NATO forces.

Afghanistan is a largely mountainous country: more than half

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Afghanistan

Christopher Riches and Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 1356 words.

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Land area: 653,000 sq. km

People: Pashtun 42%, Tajik 27%, Hazara 9%, Uzbek 9%, Aimak 4%,...

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Albania

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 876 words.

One of the poorest of the former communist states, Albania is now moving towards the European Union

Though Albania is

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Albania

in World Flags

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 1 words.

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Albania

Christopher Riches and Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 1155 words.

Basic information

Land area: 29,000 sq. km

People: Albanian 83%, Greek 1%, Other 1%, Unspecified !5% (as...

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Algeria

in World Flags

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 45 words.

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Algeria

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 951 words.

Algeria has a stable military-backed government but is facing social unrest

Algeria has a narrow coastal plain which is regularly

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