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Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Quickly became recognised as a characteristic feature of Australian colonial life and were frequently represented in literature that tried to be distinctively Australian. These include...

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Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Quickly became recognised as a characteristic feature of Australian colonial life and were frequently represented in literature that tried to be distinctively Australian. These include...

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Kim Torney.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 550 words.

quickly became recognised as a characteristic feature of Australian colonial life and were frequently represented in literature that tried to

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Defining Armed Conflict

Mary Ellen O’Connell.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2008; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 2951 words.

Within hours of the 9/11 attacks in the United States, President George W. Bush declared ‘a global war on terrorism’. Experts around the world assumed this declaration was a rallying cry, a...

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pay dirt, to strike

G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

To reach the object of one’s search, achieve success [from goldmining US 1856 Mathews] 1892 Henry Lawson. ‘The Bush Undertaker’

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Black trackers

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Were Aborigines employed by some colonial police forces to assist in the search for criminals hiding in, or people lost in, the bush. Their skills and potential usefulness were officially...

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US Predominance and the Search for a Post-Cold War Order

John W. Young and John Kent.

in International Relations Since 1945

February 2013; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 23442 words.

This chapter focuses on the United States’s predominance and the search for order in the post-Cold War period. George H. W. Bush, who came to power in January 1989, concentrated on world...

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<b>Animal origins of SARS Coronavirus: possible links with the international trade in small carnivores</b>

Diana J. Bell, Scott Roberton and Paul R. Hunter.

in SARS

March 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 5905 words.

This chapter discusses the search for the wildlife reservoir of SARS-CoV. It starts by presenting the case for extending the search for the zoonotic reservoir in terms of both geographical...

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From Berlin to Baghdad

Hal Brands.

January 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: US Politics. 440 pages.

Containing Communism was the primary goal of American foreign policy for four decades, allowing generations of political leaders to build consensus atop a universally accepted foundation....

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A Soul for Trees

Richard Higgins and Richard Higgins.

in Thoreau and the Language of Trees

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 2308 words.

Trees helped Thoreau express his deeply religious nature. They were his spiritual guides and companions to his soul. This is true despite Thoreau’s withering criticism of formal religion....

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beat

Overview page.

Beat about the bush discuss a matter without coming to the point; be ineffectual and waste time. A metaphor originating in the shooting or netting of birds.

beat a (hasty) retreat...

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lunar base

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A permanent human occupation of a site on the Moon. This is not the current stated goal of any nation, although US president George Bush made a long-range commitment on 20 July 1989 that...

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Surveillance

Rebecca Sanders.

in Plausible Legality

November 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; US Politics. 14739 words.

This chapter explores shifting patterns of intelligence surveillance in the United States. The Fourth Amendment protects Americans from unreasonable search and seizure without a warrant,...

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Domestic Determinants of the US–India Entente

Harsh V. Pant.

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 8334 words.

The transformation of India's relations with the United States was associated with domestic politics in both countries. From the very start, President George W. Bush viewed India as a...

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U.S.-Cuban Cooperative Efforts on Drug Interdiction

Melanie M. Ziegler.

in U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

September 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 10387 words.

This chapter discusses the cooperative efforts undertaken by the United States and Cuba during the 1990s in addressing the dilemmas of drug trafficking. This chapter provides a brief...

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Newslore

Russell Frank.

April 2011; p ublished online March 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 224 pages.

Newslore is folklore that comments on and hinges on knowledge of current events. These expressions come in many forms: jokes, urban legends, digitally altered photographs, mock news...

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The Rise of the Global Imaginary

Manfred B. Steger.

July 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 336 pages.

Neoliberalism. Neoconservatism. Postmarxism. Postmodernism. Is there really something genuinely new about today's isms? Have we moved past our traditional ideological landscape? This book...

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Patch density determines movement patterns and foraging efficiency of large herbivores

H.J. de Knegt, G.M. Hengeveld, F. van Langevelde, W.F. de Boer and K.P. Kirkman.

in Behavioral Ecology

November 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6712 words.

Few experimental studies have tested theoretical predictions regarding the movement strategies of large herbivores and their consequences for foraging efficiency. We therefore analyze how...

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Structural Rights and the War on Terror

ASHUTOSH BHAGWAT.

in The Myth of Rights

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 13456 words.

The eight long years of the second Bush Administration and the War on Terror that it prosecuted have generated an extraordinary number of complex and divisive questions of constitutional...

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Golden Codger and Siren: Yeats and Edith Shackleton Heald

Joseph M. Hassett.

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 3652 words.

Yeats extended his last, yearning grasp for the Muse toward Edith Shackleton Heald, whose Siren's evocation of the twin impulses of Eros and Thanatos propelled him to pursue sexual desire...

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