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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Short brace or bracket between a post and a tie-beam, post and rafter, or any stiffener in a similar position in a timber frame.

2 Corbel or other...

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Clive Hubert Lloyd

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

(1944– )

West Indian cricketer and captain of the West Indies team (1974–78; 1979–85), renowned as a hard-hitting batsman and for his quiet diplomacy and authority as a leader.


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American Indian Movement

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — United States History.


A militant organization emerging from the growth of a pan-American Indian identity in 1968 to advance American Indian cultural, legal, and property claims. Some of its...

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TCBH Postgraduate Essay Prize Winner for 2008

Allison Abra.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 10799 words.

In the late 1930s, the Mecca organization, the company which controlled Britain's largest chain of dance halls, released five novelty dances that were explicitly promoted for being British,...

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