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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Guantanamo Bay

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 311 words.

A bay in south-western Cuba, in which US marines landed in 1898 during the Cuban War of Independence. With independence

Guantánamo Bay

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 408 words.

A bay in south-western Cuba, in which US marines landed in 1898 during the Cuban War of Independence. With independence from Spain achieved, Cuba was forced to accept the Platt...

Guantánamo Bay

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 408 words.

A bay in south-western Cuba, in which US marines landed in 1898 during the Cuban War of Independence. With independence from Spain achieved, Cuba was forced to accept the Platt Amendment...

James Bay Hydroelectric Project

Jason L. Churchill.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1196 words.

Located at the base of Hudson Bay and bordering the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, the James Bay watershed

Morant Bay Rebellion

Gad Heuman.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1137 words.

The Morant Bay Rebellion broke out in Jamaica on 11 October 1865. On that day, several hundred black people

Bay of Pigs (17 Apr. 1961)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 138 words.

A *CIA‐backed invasion attempt by Cuban exiles to overthrow *Castro's new Communist regime at Cochinos Bay (Bay of Pigs). Following increasing tensions between the USA and Cuba, an...

Bay of Pigs (17 Apr. 1961)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 138 words.

A *CIA‐backed invasion attempt by Cuban exiles to overthrow *Castro's new Communist regime at Cochinos Bay (Bay of Pigs). Following increasing tensions between the USA and Cuba, an...

Graphic Language: Herbert Bayer's Environmental Design

Peder Anker.

in Environmental History

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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Environmental debates are greatly indebted to artistic communication. This article discusses the work of the former faculty member of the German...

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Hudson's Bay Company

Heather E. Nelson.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1151 words.

On 2 May 1670, King Charles II of England established the “Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Matthias M. Maass.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 942 words.

After having gained power in 1959, Fidel Castro (b. 1926) made major efforts at curtailing U.S. control

Bay of Pigs (17 Apr. 1961)

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 127 words.

(17 Apr. 1961)

A CIA‐backed invasion attempt by Cuban exiles to overthrow Castro's new Communist regime

The Death & Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival

Kathryn Davis.

in Environmental History

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 566 words.

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Home is the Hunter: The James Bay Cree and Their Land

Brad Martin.

in Environmental History

October 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 495 words.

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“Keeping the Enemy at Bay”: The Extermination of Wild Carnivora in the Cape Colony, 1889–1910

Lance van Sittert.

in Environmental History

July 1998; p ublished online July 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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Bay Cities and Water Politics: The Battle for Resources in Boston and Oakland. By Sarah S. Elkind. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998. viii + 246 pp. Maps, photos, bibliography, index. Cloth $35.00

Douglas R. Littlefield.

in Environmental History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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The Country in the City: The Greening of the San Francisco Bay Area. By Richard A. Walker. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2007. xxvii + 378 pp. Maps, tables, illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. Cloth $35.00

Harold L. Platt.

in Environmental History

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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Ellis Island

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 75 words.

An island in New York Bay off Manhattan Island. Long used as an arsenal and a fort, from 1892 until

Zulu Kingdom

John Wright.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 581 words.

The Zulu kingdom emerged from struggles for domination among the chiefdoms of Delagoa Bay and its hinterland in southeastern Africa

Ellis Island ((USA))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 76 words.

An island in New York Bay off Manhattan Island. Long used as an arsenal and a fort, from 1892 until 1943...

Basques

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 557 words.

A people living mostly in the Basque territory (‘Euskadi’) which is situated along the western Pyrenees and the eastern end of the Bay of Biscay. Since ...