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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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Marsh, George Perkins

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1411 words.

Marsh, George Perkins (15 March 1801–23 July 1882), scholar, politician, and diplomat, was born in Woodstock, Vermont, the son of Charles Marsh, a prominent lawyer, and Susan Perkins. The...

Marsh, Catherine (1818–1912), philanthropist and writer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 3 words.

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Marsh, John Fitchett (1818–1880), promoter of municipal libraries and antiquary

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 316 words.

Marsh, John Fitchett (1818–1880), promoter of municipal libraries and antiquary, was the son of a solicitor of Wigan, Lancashire, John Marsh, and his wife, Ann. He was born at Wigan on 24...

Marsh, Irene Mabel (1875–1938), promoter of women's physical education

Gill Clarke and Ida M. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 991 words.

Marsh, Irene Mabel (1875–1938), promoter of women's physical education, was born at 13 Grey Road, Walton, Lancashire, on 3 December 1875, the second daughter and the third in the family of...

Moore of Lower Marsh

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Politics. 263 words.

Born 26 Nov. 1937; s of Edward O. Moore; m 1962, Sheila Sarah Tillotson (d 2008); two s one d ; died 20 May 2019...

Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner, The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution

James Reed.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 1020 words.

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Music and Society in Early Modern England. By Christopher Marsh (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii plus 609 pp.)

William Weber.

in Journal of Social History

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 973 words.

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The Empty Cradle: Infertility in America from Colonial Times to the Present. By Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner (Baltimore & London: Johns Hopkins University Press 1996. xiii plus 326pp. $29.95)

Carolyn Leonard Carson.

in Journal of Social History

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

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Tas, Jacob

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 139 words.

Born The Hague 23 June 1965; s of Jan Jacob Tas and Eva Tas-Hueting; partner, Sallyanne Marsh; one s three d

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Fogg, Alan Hampson

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 78 words.

MBE 1994

Born 19 Sept. 1921; o s of John Fogg, Dulwich; m 1948, Mary Marsh; two s one d; died 23 Feb. 2010

Chairman, Royal Philanthropic Society, 1982–90;...

Dillon

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 41 words.

Born 6 Jan. 1973; s of 21st Viscount Dillon and of Mary Jane, d of late John Young, Castle Hill House, Birtle, Lancs; m 2007, Kristin Marsh;...

Lindow Man (fl. 1st cent.?), victim of ritual sacrifice

Rick Turner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History. 786 words.

Lindow Man (fl. 1st cent.?), victim of ritual sacrifice, colloquially named Pete Marsh or the Body in the Bog, was found in Lindow Moss, near Wilmslow, Cheshire, in August 1984. A Celt,...

Croudace, Camilla Mary Julia (1844–1926), supporter of education for women

Elaine Kaye.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 684 words.

Croudace, Camilla Mary Julia (1844–1926), supporter of education for women, was born on 29 January 1844 at Marsh House, Homerton, Middlesex, the daughter of Thomas Croudace and his wife,...

‘Roma o morte’ Garibaldi, Nationalism and the Problem of Psycho-biography

Daniel Pick.

in History Workshop Journal

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Public History; Labour History; Oral History; Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

In 1875, a few years after the completion of Italian unification, General Giuseppe Garibaldi, the military hero of the Risorgimento, left his island retreat in the Mediterranean on a...

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