in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 176 words.
1 Type of early Iron Age structure found in Shetland, rectangular in ground plan, three storeys high, heavily built,
in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military
January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 38 words.
n. a building constructed for military defense, made of logs, stone, or other sturdy material, with loopholes for firing weapons
in Green's Dictionary of Slang
January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 47 words.
1865 Leaves from Diary of Celebrated Burglar 41/2: Perish me blind, Mag, there wasn't a bit of paper
in The Oxford Companion to Military History
January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 141 words.
Term for a cylindrical fortification, first used in the Second Boer War, when many British blockhouses were circular.
October 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 4793 words.
The men in Poseidon’s forward torpedo compartment were lucky, and not just because they were still alive. When the submarine came to rest on the Gulf of Pechihli’s muddy bottom, the...
in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Archaeology
P ublished online October 2014 .
Article. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 5181 words.
British forces on the frontier of eighteenth-century North America faced potent adversaries in the form of French armies and forts, often accompanied by their Native American allies. The...
Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — History of the Americas.
Also known as the Boer War, it was a colonial war in which the British tried to extend their rule from the Cape Colony and Natal to include the independent Afrikaner...
in Military History
P ublished online October 2016 .
Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 10574 words.
In an effort to bring political and economic rationalization to South Africa, the British pursued a plan of confederation. An important step toward accomplishing that goal was the...
in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition
January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 624 words.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, C. Thomas Butler studied for the priesthood at a Jesuit college in Annapolis but went to sea before completing his preparation. After an 1887 shipwreck off...
in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass
January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3173 words.
African Americans played a key role in the political economy and society of the colony and state of New York from the first settlement until the abolition of slavery in 1827 and...
Ure v Australia and Director of National Parks (joining), Appeal judgment,  FCAFC 8, (2016) 236 FCR 458, (2016) 329 ALR 452, ILDC 2561 (AU 2016), 4th February 2016, Australia; Federal Court [FCA]; Full Court [FCAFC]
Legal Material. Subjects: Law. 25049 words.
Whether a rule of customary international law could be demonstrated when the number of states for whom the relevant rule could ever arise was small.
Whether there was a rule of...
Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case Concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear, Cambodia v Thailand, Judgment, ICJ GL No 151,  ICJ Rep 281, ICGJ 487 (ICJ 2013), 11th November 2013, International Court of Justice [ICJ]
Legal Material. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 30555 words.
How the Court’s judgment of 15 June 1962 regarding the Temple of Preah Vihear should be interpreted, specifically with respect to the meaning of particular terms used within the judgment.null...