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fence

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option strategy involving either a purchased call and a written put or a written call and a purchased put for the same expiry date (cf. conversion; reverse conversion). Also known as a c...

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fencibles

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 82 words.

a military force raised for service within the British Isles only. From 1795 fencibles, mainly Scottish, took the place of

Fences.

Marilyn Elkins.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 543 words.

The third play by an African American playwright to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, August Wilson's most widely known work won the award in 1987. In addition, it received the New York...

Sea Fencibles

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A maritime militia raised in Britain for limited service, and for a definite period, as a defence against invasion during the Revolutionary (1793–1801) and Napoleonic (1803–15) Wars against...

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Breaking Ties, Building Fences

Rachel St. John.

in Line in the Sand

June 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11633 words.

This chapter looks at the decade of war that included both the Mexican Revolution and the United States' participation in the First World War, describing how war transformed the border from...

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Fences

Marilyn Elkins.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 543 words.

The third play by an African American playwright to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, August Wilson's most widely known work

fencibles

Peter Caddick-Adams.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 112 words.

British volunteer soldiers, with commissions commonly awarded to deserving officers on half pay. They were a sort of early

Fences

Marilyn Elkins.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (African American Literature); History. 543 words.

The third play by an African American playwright to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, August Wilson's most widely known work

fencibles

Overview page. Subjects: European History — Military History.

British volunteer soldiers, with commissions commonly awarded to deserving officers on half pay. They were a sort of early Home Guard, dating back to the 15th century, and were open ...

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Moscow and Seoul Mend Fences, 1986–90

Sergey Radchenko.

in Unwanted Visionaries

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 22388 words.

This chapter tells the story of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and South Korea. The push for rapprochement came from Seoul in the form of President Roh...

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Sea Fencibles

Edited by Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 99 words.

a maritime militia raised in Britain for limited service, and for a definite period, as a defence against invasion during the Revolutionary (...

Good Fences

Asa McKercher.

in Camelot and Canada

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 15951 words.

John Kennedy was not the first American president with whom John Diefenbaker dealt, and so for the sake of comparison, this chapter reviews the Eisenhower administration’s handling of the...

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Building and Breaching the Ghetto Boundary: A Brief History of the Ghetto Fence in Körmend, Hungary, 1944

Tim Cole.

in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military History; Regional and National History; Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing. 9986 words.

Local authorities in Hungary placed a high priority on continuing economic relationships between Jews and non-Jews after ghettoization. An examination of local decision-making, as well as...

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Behind the White Picket Fence

Sarah Mayorga-Gallo.

December 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 224 pages.

Creekridge Park is a multi-ethnic, mixed-income urban neighborhood in Durham, North Carolina. In order to better understand what living in a multi-ethnic neighborhood means to residents and...

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Crossing Cultural Fences: The Intersecting Material World of American Indians and Euro-Americans

Mary Murphy.

in Journal of American History

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 1339 words.

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Review: Invisible Fences: Prose Poetry as a Genre in French and American Literature

Willard Bohn.

in French Studies

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 0 words.

hayward

Overview page. Subjects: History.

The manorial officer responsible for hedges and fences and for preventing cattle from straying.

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haybote

Overview page. Subjects: History.

The right to collect wood from the commons in order to erect and maintain fences.

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Piano Lesson, The

Marilyn Elkins.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 507 words.

The winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize, The Piano Lesson is August Wilson's second play to receive that award (Fences

hayward

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 15 words.

The manorial officer responsible for hedges and fences and for preventing cattle from straying.

haybote

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 16 words.

The right to collect wood from the commons in order to erect and maintain fences.