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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Caribbean Community

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 274 words.

Formed in 1973 (as the Caribbean Community and Common Market) to extend the goals of the Caribbean Free Trade Association...

Immigrant Communities

Danielle Battisti.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1626 words.

The term “immigrant community” refers to the residential or social clustering of an ethnic group, often comprised of recent immigrants

Caribbean Community

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 274 words.

Formed in 1973 (as the Caribbean Community and Common Market) to extend the goals of the Caribbean Free Trade Association...

South Pacific Community

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

An international organization founded in 1947 as the South Pacific Commmission (SPC) by Australia, New Zealand, Britain, France, the Netherlands, and the USA, to coordinate programmes of...

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French Community (1958–60)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 95 words.

A successor to the *French Union, it consisted of France and most of her west African colonies. The latter gained considerable self‐government, though France remained responsible for...

French Community (1958–60)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 95 words.

A successor to the *French Union, it consisted of France and most of her west African colonies. The latter gained considerable self‐government, though France remained responsible for...

Economic Community of West African States

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 176 words.

An international economic community founded in 1975, largely on the initiative of Nigeria and Togo. Other members were Benin,

Economic Community of West African States

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 192 words.

An international economic community founded in 1975, largely on the initiative of Nigeria and Togo. Other members were Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde (since ...

Economic Community of West African States

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 192 words.

An international economic community founded in 1975, largely on the initiative of Nigeria and Togo. Other members were Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde (since ...

European Community

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 6 words.

Andean Community

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 256 words.

A customs union (called the Andean Pact until 1996), based on an agreement signed at Cartagena in 1969 between Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile (which left in ...

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European Community

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 8 words.

French Community

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — World History.

A political union superseding the French Union, established by France in 1958 and comprising metropolitan France, its overseas departments and territories, and seven former French colonies...

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Andean Community

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 256 words.

A customs union (called the Andean Pact until 1996), based on an agreement signed at Cartagena in 1969 between Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile (which left in ...

European Community

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 8 words.

South Pacific Community

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 103 words.

An international organization founded in 1947 as the South Pacific Commmission (SPC) by Australia, New Zealand, Britain, France,

European Economic Community

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 10 words.

European Economic Community

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 12 words.

South Pacific Community

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 117 words.

An international organization founded in 1947 as the South Pacific Commission (SPC) by Australia, New Zealand, Britain, France, the Netherlands, and the USA, to coordinate programmes of...

A New Earthly Vision: Religious Community Activism in the Love Canal Chemical Disaster

Amy M. Hay.

in Environmental History

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

Abstract

The Love Canal chemical disaster marked a signal moment in the American environmental movement. The disaster was “discovered” in 1978, when...

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