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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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“More the Companion and Much Less the Subordinate”

Christine Talbot.

in A Foreign Kingdom

November 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 8586 words.

This chapter examines one of the paradoxes that has vexed the historiography of Mormon women since its inception: activist Mormon polygamous women who claimed access to citizenship in the...

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Chaitanya’s Companions, Associates, Devotees, and Followers

Amiya P. Sen.

in Chaitanya

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Asian History. 14162 words.

This chapter deals with the way the religious faith and inspiration provided by Chaitanya turned into a successful organized movement, going beyond the frontiers of ethnic Bengal into the...

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Winnifred Wygal’s Flock

Kathi Kern.

in Devotions and Desires

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 7596 words.

This chapter follows the life and personal relationships of Winnifred Wygal (1884–1972), a career Young Women’s Christian Association worker. Wygal forged an erotic life that challenged...

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An Inscribed Mandaean Body

Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley.

in The Mandaeans

November 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 1329 words.

The Great ‘First World’ and its companion text, The Lesser ‘First World’, are both examples of Mandaean priestly esoteric literature, and have been hardly studied since their...

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The Life and Times of Krishna Chaitanya

Amiya P. Sen.

in Chaitanya

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Asian History. 14690 words.

This is a concise but critical biographical sketch of Chaitanya, situating him in his social and cultural environment. The structured narrative deals at length with some of the key episodes...

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Religion in the American City, 1600–1900

Kyle B. Roberts.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Urban History; History of Religion. 10487 words.

From Cahokia to Newport, from Santa Fe to Chicago, cities have long exerted an important influence over the development of American religion; in turn, religion has shaped the life of...

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