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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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Community

Gervase Rosser.

in The Art of Solidarity in the Middle Ages

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 20985 words.

The starting-point here is the idea, widely current in the late Middle Ages, that each individual is born with a unique potential and responsibility for the fulfilment of a specific...

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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

Community Resolve

in Planning Derry

March 2000; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3445 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of community involvement in the urban redevelopment of Londonderry. It highlights the contribution of Londonderry's civic leaders in the implementation...

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Imagining Communities

Judith Pollmann.

in Memory in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

August 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 11914 words.

Scholars of nationalism have argued that any national consciousness before 1800 was the province of small elites, who had little interest in engaging subjects in a national project, and...

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Cultic Communities

Emily Mackil.

in Creating a Common Polity

June 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 47277 words.

A theoretical analysis of the functions of ritual lays the foundation for the argument that religion played a vital role in the formation of the koinon and in its maintenance over time. The...

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Community Organization

Edited by Lawrence H. Schiffman and James VanderKam.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 6741 words.

[This entry comprises three articles: Community Organization in the Rule of the Community, Community Organization in the Damascus

Frustrated Communities

Leslie Dossey.

in Peasant and Empire in Christian North Africa

October 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 11645 words.

This chapter traces the fate of North African community structures from the beginning of the Roman period to the fourth century. When the Romans arrived in Africa, there were thousands of...

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Entitlement Community

Mark Edele.

in Soviet Veterans of World War II

November 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 12661 words.

Like elsewhere, organized veterans were a minority among returned soldiers. The vast majority was not part of an organized veterans' movement and for most of the postwar years they did not...

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. Political Communities

Robin Frame.

in The Political Development of the British Isles 1100–1400

July 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 11945 words.

As royal government grew in scale and ambition, they tended to become involved in direct dealings with an increasing number of their subjects. ...

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Brave Community

John Gurney.

March 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 256 pages.

This is a full-length modern study of the Diggers or ‘True Levellers’, who were among the most remarkable of the radical groups to emerge during the English Revolution of 1640–60. Acting at...

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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...

Qumran Community

Charlotte Hempel.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 4280 words.

The term Qumran community refers to the community whose archaeological and literary remains were preserved at Khirbet Qumran, ῾Ein-Feshka, and

Contagious Communities

Roberta Bivins.

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); History of Science and Technology. 448 pages.

It was only a coincidence that the NHS and the Empire Windrush (carrying 492 migrants from Britain’s West Indian colonies) arrived together. As the ship’s passengers disembarked in June...

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communes and community

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 1487 words.

Broadly speaking, the term ‘commune’, compared to ‘community’, usually defines more explicitly structured groups of people, which, in contrast to

Petitions from Communities

GWILYM DODD.

in Justice and Grace

July 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 16734 words.

This chapter addresses similar themes as Chapter 7, but in the context of petitions from communities. The chapter is divided into three sections. It considers how far the term ‘community’,...

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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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Individuals and Communities

Christopher Dyer.

in A Country Merchant, 1495-1520

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 11117 words.

The tensions and conflicts between ambitious individuals and communities raises questions about the social changes of the period and their effects on morality and economic ideas. Urban and...

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The County Community Displayed

Diarmaid MacCulloch.

in Suffolk and the Tudors

October 1986; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8955 words.

This chapter presents an examination of how a county community developed in Suffolk in the face of aristocratic dominance. The discussions also highlight the administrative, geographical,...

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The Community Care Solution

Mathew Thomson.

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency

March 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 12971 words.

This chapter discusses how the shortcomings in the administrative and institutional provisions of the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act in Great Britain ...

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