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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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Communities

Ali Yaycioglu.

in Partners of the Empire

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 16864 words.

Chapter Three analyzes the ways in which provincial communities responded to changes in the eighteenth century. It argues that while the central administration was disconnected from the...

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Neil M. Maher.

in Nature's New Deal

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13153 words.

This part of the book investigates how the Corps and its conservation work transformed local communities situated near the more than five thousand CCC camps scattered across the country. To...

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Community

Jennifer Hull Dorsey.

in Hirelings

March 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6748 words.

This chapter focuses on the African Methodist Episcopal Church and its meaning for free men and women in rural Maryland. Founded in 1816 by Reverend Richard Allen in collaboration with...

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Maintaining Community

Amy Hill Shevitz.

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River

August 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7114 words.

This chapter provides a description of the Jewish communities in America during the nineteenth century. The small Jewish communities showed remarkable institutional persistence, holding...

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Community Kingdoms

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

[This entry comprises four articles:Central Mexico (Nahua)Oaxaca (Mixtec and Zapotec)Maya HighlandsMaya LowlandsThe first article discusses the organization and development of Nahua...

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Community Control

Elizabeth Todd-Breland.

in Political Education

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12084 words.

This chapter examines the movement for community control that developed in Chicago during the 1960s and 1970s. Students, parents, and community organizations pursued community control of...

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Merchant Communities

Aaron D. Anderson.

in Builders of a New South

January 2013; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12187 words.

This chapter describes the rise of the postwar business and mercantile class in Natchez. This new breed of merchant-entrepreneurs, which included former Confederate soldiers, Yankee...

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Community Centers

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Latin American History. 2485 words.

The history of community centers in barrios through the 1980s is intertwined with racism in city government. Few cities deviated

Community Priest

Mario T. García.

in Father Luis Olivares a Biography

August 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 18551 words.

This chapter specifically reveals Fr. Olivares’ involvement with UNO as a community priest. He led the signature action that focused on discriminatory auto insurance rates in East Los...

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Creating Community

Terrence Jackson.

in Network of Knowledge

February 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 6439 words.

This chapter investigates the rising importance of salons within the cultural communities of eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Japan. Most rangaku enthusiasts could also be categorized as...

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A Community Within a Community

Janette Thomas Greenwood.

in First Fruits of Freedom

March 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 18950 words.

This chapter discusses the new political activism that southern black migrants implemented in the community institutions they built, in the community celebrations they inspired, and in the...

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From Beloved Community to Imagined Community

Joe Street.

in From Sit-Ins to SNCC

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7958 words.

This chapter by Joe Street traces the development of SNCC's concept of community, placing particular emphasis on the transition that occurred between the conclusion of the Mississippi...

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The Community within a Community

Amy Hill Shevitz.

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River

August 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8929 words.

This chapter discusses the events that unfolded in the Jewish community in the Ohio River Valley during the Civil War. When General Ulysses S. Grant issued an order to have all Jews removed...

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European Communities Act (1972)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 25 words.

1972.

Act of the British Parliament giving effect to the legislation of the European Communities, effectively confirming Parliament's acceptance

European Communities Act (1972)

Christopher N. Lanigan.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 90 words.

1972.

Act of the British Parliament giving legal effect to the treaties and legislation of the European Communities, effectively

Hostos Community College

Carlos Sanabria.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 512 words.

Eugenio María de Hostos Community College in the South Bronx in New York City was founded in 1968 to meet

European Communities Act

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

1972.

Act of the British Parliament giving effect to the legislation of the European Communities, effectively confirming Parliament's acceptance of British entry.

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European Economic Community

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 604 words.

was the title of the EEC, which Britain joined on 1 January 1973, also known as the Common Market, later as the European Community; after the treaty of ...

European Communities Act

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 25 words.

1972.

Act of the British Parliament giving effect to the legislation of the European Communities, effectively confirming Parliament's acceptance of British entry....

Community and Culture

Nathaniel Millett.

in The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 10875 words.

This chapter re-creates and analyzes different aspects of the maroon community's population and activities. First is a detailed examination of the geographic and cultural origins of the...

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