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United States Geological Survey

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(USGS)

The civilian agency responsible for mapping the United States and for monitoring natural resources. It gathers and analyses data and supplies scientific information and...

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United States Geological Survey

Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree and Rob Kitchin.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 86 words.

A US state agency, established in 1879, that undertakes scientific research and the mapping of environments and ecosystems. The USGS’s work is not confined to geology, but also includes...

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Spier, Leslie

Bethany Neubauer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 1162 words.

Spier, Leslie (13 December 1893–03 December 1961), anthropologist, was born in New York City, the son of Simon P. Spier and Bertha Adler. Spier spent his childhood and early adult years in...

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Hodge, Frederick Webb

David Lonergan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1375 words.

Hodge, Frederick Webb (28 October 1864–28 September 1956), anthropologist and museum director, was born in Plymouth, England, the son of Edwin Hodge and Emily Webb. Hodge’s family came to...

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Thayer, Alexander Wheelock

Benjamin Franklin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Biographical Studies. 918 words.

Thayer, Alexander Wheelock (22 October 1817–15 July 1897), diplomat and biographer, was born in South Natick, Massachusetts, the son of Alexander Thayer, a physician, and Susanna Bigelow....

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Brown, Alexander Ephraim

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 796 words.

Brown, Alexander Ephraim (14 May 1852–26 April 1911), inventor and manufacturer, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Fayette Brown, a prominent local businessman, and Cornelia Curtis....

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Hoover, Herbert Clark, Jr.

Diane B. Kunz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1123 words.

Hoover, Herbert Clark, Jr. (04 August 1903–09 July 1969), undersecretary of state and businessman, was born in London, England, the son of Herbert Clark Hoover, the thirty-first president...

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Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish

Arnold Berleant.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Art Education. 1339 words.

Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish (22 August 1877–09 September 1947), historian of the art of Ceylon and India, metaphysician, and champion of Indian culture in the West, was born in Colombo,...

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Regulation of Energy in International Trade Law – WTO, NAFTA and Energy Charter. Edited by YULIA SELIVANOVA

Sonia E. Rolland.

in Journal of International Economic Law

June 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 2668 words.

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Export Cartels: Is it Legal to Target your Neighbour? Analysis in Light of Recent Case Law

Marek Martyniszyn.

in Journal of International Economic Law

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 20441 words.

Despite the growing sophistication of antitrust regimes around the world, export cartels benefit from special treatment: they are almost universally tolerated, if not encouraged in the...

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China's Rare Earths Export Quotas: Out of the China-Raw Materials Gate, But Past the WTO's Finish Line?

Han-Wei Liu and John Maughan.

in Journal of International Economic Law

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 14894 words.

Several recent studies have discussed the ramifications of the China – Raw Materials case for China's rare earths. However, none of these studies has conducted a thorough investigation of...

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Capital Markets Union and regulation of the EU’s capital markets

Lachlan Burn.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Financial Regulation; Capital Markets; Derivatives. 17469 words.

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