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1992

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

The programme of the European Community (EC) aimed at unifying its internal market by 1992. The target was the elimination of all barriers to the movement of goods, people, and capital...

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A*

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A grade awarded for exceptionally good performance in any subject at General Certificate of Secondary Education. Previously, the highest grade awarded was an A grade. When the introduction...

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A & M trust

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

Abbreviation for accumulation and maintenance trust. See discretionary trust; *18–25 trust.

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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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A. P. Hill

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1825–65) Confederate army officer, born near Culpeper, Virginia. His success in leading a brigade into battle at Williamsburg (1862) led to his being given command of the largest division...

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A. P. Usher

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History.

(1883–1965), American economic historian.

The Harvard scholar Abbott Payson Usher will be remembered chiefly for three major monographs: The History of the Grain Trade in France,...

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A. R. Radcliffe-Brown

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology.

(1881–1955)

Radcliffe-Brown was one of the most influential of the founding figures of social anthropology, through his teaching in universities in England, North America, South...

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A. S. Neill

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(1883–1973)

Alexander Sutherland Neill was an exponent of democratic, pupil‐centred, or ‘free’ schooling, and the founder of Summerhill School. His reaction to his own Calvinist...

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A. Sainte-Lagüe

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

French mathematician who in 1910 proposed the fairest system of apportionment of integer numbers of seats to each party in list systems of proportional representation with multimember...

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A1

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

A description of property or a person that is in the best condition. In marine insurance, before a vessel can be insured, it has to be inspected to check its condition. If it is “maintained...

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