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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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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,...

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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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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Black Muslims

Samory Rashid.

in African American Studies

Article. Subjects: African American History. 9527 words.

This article offers an updated assessment of the literature on black Muslims examining recent developments related to black Muslim religious practice, gender equality, opportunities for...

“Buying European”: The Marshall Plan and American Department Stores

Stephanie M. Amerian.

in Diplomatic History

January 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History; Diplomatic History; International History. 11616 words.

This article examines collaborations between Marshall Planners and American department stores during the early years of the Cold War to persuade American consumers, especially women, to buy...