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Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

Spectators' appreciation for performances has often been demonstrated through the clapping of hands. Applause is part of a larger set of social behaviours intimately related to the...

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Rebels without Applause: History, Resistance, and Recognition in the Ulster Defence Association

Richard J. Reed.

in Twentieth Century British History

March 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 10550 words.

During and since the recent conflict in Northern Ireland, history has been an important resource in the creation and sustenance of political and cultural identities. The loyalist Ulster...

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Lauren Bacall

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

1924– )

US film actress noted for her husky voice and smouldering screen presence.

Born in New York City, Betty Perske had taken dancing lessons for thirteen years and...

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Norman Eric Kirk

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(b. 6 Jan. 1923, d. 31 Aug. 1974).

Prime Minister of New Zealand 1972–4Born in Waimate (Canterbury) as the son of a cabinet‐maker, he worked on the New Zealand railways, joined the...

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