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The Economic Dimensions

Cyrus Schayegh.

in Who Is Knowledgeable Is Strong

March 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 9025 words.

The formation of the modern middle class in Iran occurred only because cultural capital was complemented by economic capital. Cultural capital was a central but not sufficient condition for...

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The Design of the 1645 Poems

Stella P. Revard.

in Young Milton

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 6812 words.

Milton arranges the 1645 Poems carefully, placing early poems in the first half of each volume and the most recent poems towards the end of each book. Each poem or group of poems is...

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Swingle Singers

Raymonde S. Kramlich.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 154 words.

French vocal group. The eight academically trained singers were brought together in Paris in 1962 by Ward Lemar Swingle (b 1927) and Christiane Legrand (b 1930) to improve their...

Dixie Chicks

David B. Pruett.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Popular Music. 475 words.

American country music group. One of the most popular country acts of the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Dixie Chicks was formed as a bluegrass and country-western group in 1989 by...

The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Riemannian Music Theories

Edited by Edward Gollin and Alexander Rehding.

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Music. 648 pages.

In recent years Hugo Riemann's ideas have thoroughly captured the music-theoretical imagination, both in the United States and abroad. Neo-Riemannian theory has proven particularly adept at...

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Verbs Observed: A Corpus-driven Pedagogic Grammar1


in Applied Linguistics

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

This paper describes the outcome of a project to code the complementation patterns of all the verbs in Collins COBUILD English Dictionary (1995) COBUILD stands for ‘Collins and Birmingham...

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Point and counterpoint. The sequencing of verbal-complement structures

W Petrovitz.

in ELT Journal

April 2001; p ublished online April 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Acquisition; Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language; Language Learning (Specific Skills); Language Teaching Theory and Methods. 0 words.

Gerunds and infinitives are among the most difficult topics to teach, and a continuing source of errors even among advanced learners. Treated as merely structural variants, these forms are...

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Kavango Ethnic group of northeastern Namibia, northern Botswana, and southern Angola.

Eric Young.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 293 words.

The Kavango people are descendants of groups of ethnic Ovambo who split from that society during the seventeenth century and settled in the northeast of what is today Namibia, in the...

Commerce as Romance

Gaurav Desai.

in Commerce with the Universe

October 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 17606 words.

This chapter presents a reading of the autobiographies of Nanji Kalidas Mehta, the founder of the multinational Mehta Group; Muljibhai Madhvani, the founder of the Madhvani Group; and...

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Norwood, Dorothy

Horace J. Maxile.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 235 words.

(b Atlanta, GA, Nov 27, 1935). American Gospel singer and songwriter. Hailed by many as gospel’s “greatest storyteller,” Norwood’s performing and recording career spans five decades....

Taylor, Cecil

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 421 words.

Cecil Taylor was born in New York City. At age five he began piano lessons on Long Island. He later studied percussion, and in 1952 he enrolled for four years at the New England...

Sullivan, Maxine

J. Bradford Robinson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 693 words.

[Williams, Marietta ]

(b Homestead, PA, May 13, 1911; d New York, April 7, 1987). American singer. She sang as a child, and first attracted attention in New York in 1937 in...

International Code of Signals

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Originally a specific method of communication between ships, or between ship and shore, by hoisting flags and pennants, which in a group, or singly, conveyed a message. However, the phrase...

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Patterns of variation and diachronic change in Piedmontese object clitic syntax*

Christina Tortora.

in Diachrony and Dialects

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 9636 words.

Variation and change in Romance object clitic syntax reveals that complement clitics do not form a homogeneous group: apparently optional syntactic operations can at first affect certain...

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Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 13436 words.

This chapter contains extended discussion on matters relating to war and peace and the relevance of Gandhi’s ideas to perpetual peace; it reveals how Gandhi’s ideas complement and go beyond...

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The Virtual Haydn

Tom Beghin.

May 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Applied Music. 371 pages.

Written from the perspective of Historically Informed Performance, Haydn at the Keyboard investigates various webs of communication in Joseph Haydn’s repertoire for solo keyboard....

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W. Gispen & Co.

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(established 1916)

This metalworking firm was founded by Willem Gispen (1890–1981) in Rotterdam in 1916 and was involved in the production of ornamental metalwork for architects....

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Roy Wilkins

Yvonne Ryan.

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 304 pages.

Roy Wilkins led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) during the most turbulent years of the civil rights movement, but he has been almost forgotten by...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1754 pages. 2982516 words.

Through its fluent global coverage, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social,...

Love and Fear of God

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

In Jewish thought the love and fear of God areoften understood as complementing one another. Fear without love can easily result in a too rigorous and ultimately stultifying approach to the...

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