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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the epiphyses during...

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Continental fusion—connections across Europe, Asia, and Africa

Chris Gosden.

in Prehistory: A Very Short Introduction

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 6681 words.

We think of globalization as a new process, but long-distance connections are basic to being human. ‘Continental fusion—connections across Europe, Asia, and Africa’ sketches regional...

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Mythopoeia in the Struggle against Slavery, Racism, and Exclusive Afrocentrism

Edith Hall and Justine McConnell.

in African Athena

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 7254 words.

This chapter uses the springboard of Bernal's historicising interpretation of myth, in order to illuminate the more allusive models of myth instantiated in recent fiction and poetry, taking...

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The Satavahana Phase

R.S. Sharma.

in India’s Ancient Past

January 2007; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2999 words.

The Satavahanas succeeded the Mauryas. They extended their power over Karnataka and Andhra. Their greatest competitors were the Shakas with whom they fought for the possession of the Konkan...

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The Road to Modern Humans

R.I.M. Dunbar, Julia Lehmann, Amanda H. Korstjens and J.A.J. Gowlett.

in Lucy to Language

February 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 11768 words.

This chapter explores the role of time budgets, fission-fusion sociality, kinship, and division of labour in the evolution of hominins. More specifically, it considers whether human...

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Qasr Ibrim and Christian Nubia

Giovanni R. Ruffini.

in Medieval Nubia

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 8764 words.

This chapter introduces the reader to Dotawo, the kingdom of medieval Nubia in southern Egypt and Sudan that remained independent from the seventh century to the fifteenth century ad. It...

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