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Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In the theory of cognitive development of the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget (1896–1980), the developmental stage beginning at about 12 years when children become proficient in manipulating...

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Enforcement of International Law

Paul B. Stephan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics

April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Industry Studies; Public Economics. 7520 words.

This chapter examines the issue of international law enforcement. The absence of an international state means that international law relies principally on complex enforcement mechanisms, as...

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Hazard, Thomas Robinson

Gail Fowler Mohanty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1460 words.

Hazard, Thomas Robinson (03 January 1797–26 March 1886), manufacturer and reformer, was born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, the son of Rowland Hazard, a manufacturer and merchant, and...

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Morris, Nelson

Fred Carstensen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Agriculture and Farming. 1296 words.

Morris, Nelson (21 January 1838–28 August 1907), cattle trader, breeder, and meatpacker, was born in Hechingen, Germany, a province of Hohensollern; his parents’ names are unknown. His...

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Bancroft, Hubert Howe

David J. Weber.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; History. 920 words.

Bancroft, Hubert Howe (05 May 1832–02 March 1918), businessman and historian, was born in Granville, Ohio, the son of Azariah Ashley Bancroft, a farmer, and Lucy Howe, a teacher. His formal...

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