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Dangerous Companions

Belgin San-Akca.

in States in Disguise

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 10095 words.

This chapter introduces a new dataset on state support of rebel groups, clarifies the coding procedures used in this research, and provides historical examples from existing rebel groups...

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companion / ~s <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 16 words.

m kǝmˈpanɪǝn, -ˌɒn / -z

sp companion35, compa-nion1, [scur-uy-cogging]-companion1 / companions16, compa-nions1

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Woman's Home Companion

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1873–1957),

founded as the semi-monthly Home Companion at Cleveland, Ohio, became the Ladies' Home Companion (1886), and in 1897 became a monthly under the title Woman's Home...

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Reproducing Companion Animals

Jessica du Toit and David Benatar.

in Pets and People

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 6222 words.

Breeding companion animals as well as allowing them to reproduce is controversial. In this chapter three kinds of argument for an alternative course of action are presented, namely...

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Companions of the Prophet

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 538 words.

Known in Arabic as al-Ṣaḥābah or al-Aṣḥāb, the Companions of the Prophet are credited by tradition with having played a

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Companions of the Prophet

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 734 words.

Among majoritarian Sunnī Muslims, the collective moral excellence of the Companions (al-Ṣaḥābah) inheres in their status as contemporaries of the

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Companions of the Prophet

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

Known in Arabic as al-Ṣaḥābah or al-Aṣḥāb, the Companions of the Prophet are credited by tradition with having played

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Companion and Assistance Animals

Jean Harvey.

in Pets and People

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 8140 words.

This chapter examines one approach to the ethics of companion animals: the “utilization with welfare-safeguards” model. Some of the “benefits” are complex (like guiding the sight impaired)...

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Friendship with Companion Animals

Cynthia Townley.

in Pets and People

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 6082 words.

Animals seem to be friends with one another and with humans, as they show clear affiliations and preferences for some individuals over others. The relationships between humans and their...

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The Hospice Companion

Edited by Perry Fine and Matthew Kestenbaum.

April 2012; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology. 208 pages.

The Hospice Companion is an online guide through which some mastery of the seemingly complex, challenging, and oftentimes chaotic world of advanced disease may be derived. It will help to...

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Companions in Conversation

Donna J. Haraway.

in Manifestly Haraway

April 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 21885 words.

“Companions in Conversation” is the rich textual record of a two-day, kitchen-table dialogue between long-term colleague-friends Donna Haraway and Cary Wolfe on the manifestos—their...

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Companions, Prophets, Martyrs

Jeannine Hill Fletcher.

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World

September 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 6781 words.

In this chapter, Fletcher examines the problems and pitfalls of placing students in communities of need if they do not study the root causes of injustice. She cautions Jesuit educators...

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The Companion Species Manifesto

Donna J. Haraway.

in Manifestly Haraway

April 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 24561 words.

Led by dogs—and especially by an athletic herding dog named Cayenne, whom Haraway calls the dog of her heart—“The Companion Species Manifesto” insists that cyborgs are only one member of a...

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The Hospice Companion

Perry G. Fine.

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 240 pages.

The Hospice Companion is a guide to best practices in end-of-life care, informed by the most current evidence-based literature in the field. It is intended to be used “at the...

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Donan and companions

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. 618),

monks and martyrs. An Irish monk of Iona under Columba, Donan founded a monastery at Eigg (Inner Hebrides). While the monks were celebrating Mass on Easter night, a gang...

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companion

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Companions

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

(Arab. Aṣḥāb or Ṣaḥāba).

The men closest to Muḥammad during his time in Mecca and Madīna; foremost among these, the first four caliphs (khalīfa): Abu Bakr, ʿUmar, ʿUthmān, and ʿAlī...

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Companion

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 70 words.

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Companion

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 13 words.

Origin uncertain; perhaps an Americanized form of Italian Compagno or Compagnone.

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Companions

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 3 words.

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