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co-operative movement

Overview page. Subjects: Regional and National History.

An organization owned by and run for the benefit of its members. First developed in many of the new industrial towns in Britain at the end of the 18th century, the Cooperative Movement was...

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Juice Bars

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Juice bars, a billion-dollar business, began modestly in 1926 in Los Angeles when Julius Freed opened a shop selling fresh orange juice. His real estate agent, Bill Hamlin, a former ...

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New Religious Movements

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A generic term referring to the literally thousands of religious movements (and occasionally secular alternatives to religion) that have emerged world-wide, but especially in Africa, Japan,...

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Politics of Food

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Most people perceive food as a basic biological need, an indicator of culture, a source of enjoyment, and sometimes as a trade commodity or generator of employment, but they rarely ...

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underclass

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology.

The extensive and acrimonious sociological debate about the underclass stems from a predominantly American literature which addresses two phenomena that are argued to be related: namely,...

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vegetables

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

Plants or parts of plants cultivated for food. Some foods that are botanically fruits, such as tomatoes and cucumbers, and seeds, such as peas and beans, are included with the vegetables;...

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vegetarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Medicine and Health.

The conscious avoidance of eating animal flesh, frequently extended to fish, and sometimes to animal products. In the East, it is most closely associated with Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist...

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windsurfing

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

A water-based activity practised in coastal settings and on lakes, in which the individual stands on and sails a board fitted with a sail and a mast. Initially known also as board sailing...

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