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fusion

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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Canadian Labour Congress

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 88 words.

A trade union emerging in 1956 from a fusion between the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada (est. 1883)

New Democratic Party

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 265 words.

(NDP, Canada) North America's largest social democratic party emerged in 1961 out of a fusion between the

New Democratic Party ((NDP, Canada))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 365 words.

North America's largest social democratic party emerged in 1961 out of a fusion between the *Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (...

Opera

Tom C. Owens.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1169 words.

Composed in Florence around 1600, the earliest operas attempted to recapture an idealized ancient Greek fusion of drama and

Liberal Party, Australia

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 523 words.

Early history (up to 1949)

The first Liberal Party emerged at national level from a fusion of anti-Labor parties (mainly

Liberal Party, Australia

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 733 words.

The first Liberal Party emerged at national level from a fusion of anti-Labor parties (mainly Protectionists and Free Traders) under ...

Canadian Labour Congress

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 106 words.

A trade-union organization that emerged in 1956 from a fusion between the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada (est. 1883...

United Party, South Africa

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 195 words.

Founded as a response to the Great *Depression in 1934 as the United South African National Party, it was a fusion between ...

Television

John Morello.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1422 words.

Its name may have been a fusion of ancient Greek and Latin, but by the beginning of the twenty-first century

United Party, South Africa

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

Founded as a response to the Great Depression in 1934 as the United South African National Party, it was a fusion between Smuts's South African Party, and most of Hertzog's National Party...

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Fiorello La Guardia

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(b. New York City, 11 Dec. 1882; d. New York City, 20 Sept. 1947)

US; mayor New York 1934–45 La Guardia was born in New York and brought up in Arizona. In his early twenties he...

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nuclear bomb

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Science and Mathematics.

The first and only nuclear bomb to have been used in warfare was the atomic bomb, which was developed in the Manhattan Project, and exploded over Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August...

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New Democratic Party ((NDP, Canada))

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). 422 words.

North America's largest social democratic party emerged in 1961 out of a fusion between the *Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (...

Liberal Party, Australia

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). 733 words.

The first Liberal Party emerged at national level from a fusion of anti-Labor parties (mainly Protectionists and Free Traders) under ...

United Party, South Africa

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). 195 words.

Founded as a response to the Great *Depression in 1934 as the United South African National Party, it was a fusion between ...

Canadian Labour Congress

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). 106 words.

A trade-union organization that emerged in 1956 from a fusion between the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada (est. 1883...

Presley, Elvis Aaron (1935–1977)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 266 words.

US pop singer. The first rock and roll star, he profoundly changed popular music with his fusion of country music and rhythm and blues....