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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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Toward a Poetics of Fusion

Robert Morrissey.

in The Economy of Glory

December 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13759 words.

From the desolate island of Saint Helena emerges a work in which the epic material characteristic of the Bulletins and the intimate self-representation characteristic of Rousseau’s Confessi...

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The Federal Executive: Bureaucratic Fusion versus Governmental Bifurcation

Klaus H. Goetz.

in Germany, Europe, and the Politics of Constraint

October 2003; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7010 words.

The federal ministerial executive is a dual institution, which combines the attributes of a government and an administration. This chapter investigates how European integration has affected...

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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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Anti-Nuclear Fusion

Andrew S. Tompkins.

in Better Active than Radioactive!

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Military History. 16532 words.

Though the opposition to nuclear energy is often caricatured as a ‘single-issue movement’, it attracted diverse participants who forged a shared critique of ‘nuclear society’. This chapter...

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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)

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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

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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 (...

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Bulgars

Vasilka Tǎpkova-Zaimova.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 534 words.

The formation of the Bulgar nation in the Middle Ages occurred thanks to the fusion of various ethnic elements, among

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Fairies

Laurence Harf-Lancner.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 502 words.

The fairy is a creation of the medieval West, born out of the fusion of two fantastic figures. Towards the

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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

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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

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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

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A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story

Rebecca Rogers.

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 288 pages.

Eugénie Luce was a French schoolteacher who fled her husband and abandoned her family, migrating to Algeria in the early 1830s. By the mid-1840s she had become a major figure in debates...

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The Cool Persona in New Objectivity Literature; or, Figures Devoured by the Shadows They Cast

Helmut Lethen.

in Cool Conduct

March 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 34151 words.

This chapter explains that the cool conduct's ritual, actions, and lifestyle inscribe themselves as traces of separation within the world of fusion's imaginary spaces—birth memories, faith...

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Social Dominance of Knights

Richard W. Kaeuper.

in Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

April 2001; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9749 words.

This chapter argues that the fundamental bond of prowess and honour is strengthened by an assertion of high status. The commendation given to chivalry can be understood without recognizing...

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Kállay and the Muslims

Robin Okey.

in Taming Balkan Nationalism

September 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8054 words.

Bosnia's Muslims always had a key role in Benjamin von Kállay's governmental strategy. They were the community most closely associated with the theme of Bosnian identity and the natural...

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Cultures in Motion

Edited by Daniel T. Rodgers, Bhavani Raman and Helmut Reimitz.

December 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 384 pages.

This book offers new conceptual vocabularies for understanding how cultures have trespassed across geography and social space. From the transformations of the meanings and practices of...

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