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Stasi

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Sport and Leisure.

The East German security service in operation since 1945/6 (though officially not founded until 1950). Its activities, whose vast extent was only revealed after its dissolution in 1990,...

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stasis

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 16 words.

(path.) stoppage of the fluids of the body. XVIII. — Gr. stásis, f. *sta- STAND.

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Stasis

Hanns Hohmann.

in Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 2622 words.

The theory of stasis (Lat. status or constitutio) develops a system designed to assist rhetors in identifying the central

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Stasis

Scott Lidgard and Melanie Hopkins.

in Evolutionary Biology

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 15288 words.

In modern biology, stasis refers primarily to a relative lack of evolutionary change over a long period during the history of a species. It is one of the key facets of macroevolution, or...

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Stasis

Scott Lidgard and Melanie Hopkins.

in Evolutionary Biology

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 15288 words.

In modern biology, stasis refers primarily to a relative lack of evolutionary change over a long period during the history of a species. It is one of the key facets of macroevolution, or...

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Stasis

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics.

The theory of stasis (Lat. status or constitutio) develops a system designed to assist rhetors in identifying the central issues in given controversies, and in finding the appropriate...

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Stasis

Robert Eaglestone.

in The Broken Voice

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literature. 11412 words.

The idea of ‘working though’ the past has played a central role in many literary, historical, philosophical, and wider cultural debates about the Holocaust. However, this chapter argues...

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Stasi

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Sport and Leisure.

The East German security service in operation since 1945/6 (though officially not founded until 1950). Its activities, whose vast extent was only revealed after its dissolution in 1990,...

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stasis

P. J. Rhodes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 328 words.

Stasis (lit. ‘standing’), a Greek word commonly used for a group of men who take a stand in a political dispute, i.e. a party or faction, and by extension for the dispute itself, especially when the...

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stasis

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(lit. ‘standing’),

a Greek word commonly used for a group of men who take a stand in a political dispute, i.e. a party or faction, and by extension for the dispute itself, esp....

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Stasis Anxiety

Andrew van der Vlies.

in Present Imperfect

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 10021 words.

Two recent debut novels, Songeziwe Mahlangu’s Penumbra (2013) and Masande Ntshanga’s The Reactive (2014), reflect the experience of impasse, stasis, and arrested development experienced by...

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