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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Leonard Charles Marsh

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

(1906–82), social scientist and music lover.

Born in England, Marsh joined McGill's political economy department in 1930 and was director of its Social Research project from 1931...

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Marsh

Hugh Baker.

in Ancestral Images

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 941 words.

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Marsh, Leonard Charles (1906–82)

Michiel Horn.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 267 words.

(1906–82), social scientist and music lover.

Born in England, Marsh joined McGill's political economy department in 1930 and

Schomberg, Sir Charles Marsh (1779–1835), naval officer and colonial governor

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 683 words.

Schomberg, Sir Charles Marsh (1779–1835), naval officer and colonial governor, was born in Dublin, the youngest son of Sir Alexander Schomberg (1720–1804) and his wife, Arabella Susannah,...

Marsh, Elizabeth (1735–1785)

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Caribbean History. 734 words.

spent the first twenty years of her life in English coastal towns, including Portsmouth, the hometown of her father, Milbourne

The Letters of Adam Marsh

J.R. Maddicott.

in The English Historical Review

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 1390 words.

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Music and Society in Early Modern England, by Christopher Marsh

Ian Green.

in The English Historical Review

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 1002 words.

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Money, Speculation and Finance in Contemporary British Fiction. By Nicky Marsh.

Ranald Michie.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 759 words.

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Popular Religion in Sixteenth-Century England: Holding Their Peace Christopher Marsh

Eric Josef Carlson.

in The English Historical Review

November 2000; p ublished online November 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Where Environmental and Frontier Studies Meet: Rivers, Forests, Marshes and Forts along the Ottoman–Hapsburg Frontier in Hungary

GÁBOR ÁGOSTON.

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

December 2009; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 10792 words.

It has been fashionable in the generalist literature to argue that the Ottomans lacked knowledge in European geography and politics. This chapter first offers some comments regarding...

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Georgia's Frontier Women: Female Fortunes in a Southern Colony. By Ben Marsh. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007. xvi, 253 pp. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-2882-9.)

Kent Anderson Leslie.

in Journal of American History

September 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 515 words.

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George Perkins Marsh: Prophet of Conservation. By David Lowenthal. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000. xxvi, 605 pp. $40.00, ISBN 0-295-97942-9.)

Lawrence Buell.

in Journal of American History

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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Bloody Marsh: A Seventeenth-Century Village in Crisis, by Peter Warner (Macclesfield: Windgather P., 2000; pp. 246. Pb. £16.99).

J. Campbell.

in The English Historical Review

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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The Empty Cradle: Infertility in America from Colonial Times to the Present. By Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. xvi, 326 pp. $29.95, ISBN 0-8018-5228-5.)

Judy Barrett Litoff.

in Journal of American History

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution. By Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. 374 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-8018-9001-7.)

Leslie J. Reagan.

in Journal of American History

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 513 words.

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The Letters of Adam Marsh: Vol. II, ed. and tr. C.H. Lawrence, The Letters of Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, tr. with introduction and annotation by F.A.C. Mantello and Joseph Goering

J.R. Maddicott.

in The English Historical Review

April 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 1852 words.

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libraries, public

John Logan.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 355 words.

Restrictions on access to the college and diocesan libraries that developed in the 17th century may have motivated Narcissus Marsh,

battle of Chippenham

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

878.

*Alfred's Wessex forces were encamped at Chippenham in Wiltshire on 6 January 878 when they were routed by a surprise attack from a Danish army, led by Guthrum. Alfred was...

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Grand Pré

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

Acadian district/village on the Minas Basin. The area was first settled by Europeans in 1680, when two Acadian families from Port-Royal were attracted by the huge expanse of salt marsh—the...

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Edington, battle of

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 70 words.

878.

After the disaster at *Chippenham in January 878, Alfred was reduced to guerrilla warfare from the marshes around Athelney. By May he was ready to attack again and encountered...