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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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Montefiore, Sir Moses Haim (1784–1885), financier and Jewish community leader

Geoffrey Alderman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Banking; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 1998 words.

Montefiore, Sir Moses Haim (1784–1885), financier and Jewish community leader, the eldest son of Joseph Elias Montefiore, a London businessman, and Rachel, the daughter of Abraham Lumbroso...

James, Clara Grace [Claire] (1866–1954), trade unionist and community activist

Gerry Holloway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics and Law. 832 words.

James, Clara Grace [Claire] (1866–1954), trade unionist and community activist, was born at 24 John Street, Deptford, Kent, on 30 October 1866, the daughter of George James, journeyman...

Eveske, Elias l' (d. in or after 1259), financier and leader of the Jewish community in England

Robert C. Stacey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Banking; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 633 words.

Eveske, Elias l' (d. in or after 1259), financier and leader of the Jewish community in England, was the eldest of the several sons of Benedict l'Eveske of London. Born before 1200, he...

Dodge, David Low

Charles F. Howlett.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics and Law. 1460 words.

Dodge, David Low (14 June 1774–23 April 1852), merchant and peace reformer, was born in Brooklyn, Connecticut, the son of David Dodge and Mary Stuart (widow of the late William Earl),...

Muste, Abraham Johannes

Clyde W. Barrow.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1966 words.

Muste, Abraham Johannes (08 January 1885–11 February 1967), labor and peace activist, was born in Zierikzee, the Netherlands, the son of Martin Muste, a coachman and teamster, and Adriana...