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disbursement

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management.

1. A payment by a bank under a facility or other agreement.

2. A payment made by an agent, often a professional such as a solicitor, on behalf of a client.

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harbour dues

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The amount of money the owner of a ship has to pay to a port authority for the use of the port and its facilities. Ships pay on their net tonnage, that is, on their earning capacity; yachts...

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Royal British Legion

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 74 words.

Essentially a product of the Great War, the legion emerged from amalgamation of rival voluntary societies in 1921 as a non‐party association of ex‐servicemen. Disbursements to alleviate...

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In the Movement

Robert Levy.

in Ana Pauker

March 2001; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 14675 words.

This chapter focuses on Ana Pauker's entry into the workers' movement. It explains that Pauker formally became a member of the Romanian Workers' Social Democratic Party (RWSDP) in 1915 and...

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Dividing the Estate, 1921–1923

Tanis C. Thorne.

in The World's Richest Indian

October 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7576 words.

This chapter focuses on the struggle between Anna Laura Lowe and Jackson Barnett's guardian for control of his estate. It is argued that the disbursement of the Barnett estate reflected...

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Royal British Legion

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Warfare and Defence.

Essentially a product of the Great War, the legion emerged from amalgamation of rival voluntary societies in 1921 as a non‐party association of ex‐servicemen. Disbursements to alleviate...

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Negotiation

Steve Hindle.

in On the Parish?

August 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 42497 words.

This chapter analyses the micro-politics at play in the assessment and disbursement of parish relief. In doing so, it both emphasizes the complexity and ambiguity of the relationships...

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The Role of Agriculture and Food Aid in US Policymaking during the Cold War

Kristin L. Ahlberg.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Diplomatic History. 12260 words.

In the 20th century, US policymakers often attempted to solve domestic agricultural oversupply problems by extending food aid to foreign recipients. In some instances, the United States...

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Conclusion

Luke S. Roberts.

in Performing the Great Peace

February 2012; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 3591 words.

This concluding chapter looks at the process of destruction of the feudal order itself and offers some thoughts on what happened to omote and uchi within Japanese culture in the transition...

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The Problem of the Pensioner

in War's Waste

June 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 10566 words.

This chapter addresses the story of why Progressive Era reformers wanted to overhaul the pension system and how the call for reform set into motion the eventual institutionalization of...

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General Education Board.

Anja Schüler.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 625 words.

The General Education Board (GEB) was established in 1903 with a $1 million gift from the white industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. The goal of the board was to aid...

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Thomas, William Hannibal

John David Smith.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1080 words.

clergyman and author, was born in Pickaway County, Ohio, the son of a Virginia free black (name unknown) and Rebecca Fisher Thomas, an Ohio free black. None of Thomas's immediate...

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Brown, Morris

Douglas R. Egerton.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1161 words.

the second bishop of the Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Philadelphia. Morris (or Maurice) Brown was born free in Charleston, South Carolina, to a black woman...

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Public Assistance

H. Viscount "Berky" Nelson.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3058 words.

Colonial Americans levied taxes to provide aid to the poor, but provisions for blacks, whose very existence required service to white people, remained an anomaly. During most of the...

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South Carolina

Carmen V. Harris and Stephen Lowe.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4352 words.

By 1896 black South Carolinians had already entered what Rayford Logan called the “nadir of American race relations.” That year George W. Murray, South Carolina's only remaining African...

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Agriculture and Agricultural Labor

Carmen V. Harris.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5553 words.

The history of African Americans in the United States is intimately intertwined with the history of American agriculture. From the colonial era to the early nineteenth century, the labor...

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The Dominican Republic, 1916

Alan Mcpherson.

in The Invaded

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of the Americas. 6554 words.

The year after the occupation of Haiti, Wilson sent troops to the Dominican Republic. The marines landed to prevent the coming to power of a strongman or caudillo, Desiderio Arias. They...

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Imperial Standards: Colonial Currencies, Racial Capacities, and Economic Knowledge during the Philippine-American War

Allan E. S. Lumba.

in Diplomatic History

September 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History; International History. 12814 words.

Recent historical work has illustrated the importance of the Philippine-American War in the twentieth-century formation of American empire. These studies, however, tend to efface important...

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The political economy of grand corruption in Tanzania

Hazel S. Gray.

in African Affairs

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African History; International Relations; Regional Political Studies; African Studies. 9249 words.

This article examines the political economy of grand corruption in Tanzania in the era of rapid growth and global integration. Grand corruption in Tanzania is linked to intra-elite...

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