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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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Hugh Baker.

in Ancestral Images

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 941 words.

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


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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The Pegu Convention

Michael A. Aung-Thwin.

in Myanmar in the Fifteenth Century

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 8718 words.

For nearly two centuries, colonial historiography had attributed the origins of state formation in the country to Lower Myanmar, so that the process of “civilization” was alleged to have...

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