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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Digital Resources: Online Finding Aid for the Archivo General de Centro América

Rosemary A. Joyce and Russell N. Sheptak.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Public History; Social and Cultural History. 6648 words.

The Online Finding Aid for the Archivo General de Centro América will provide increased ways for researchers to identify documents of interest in a widely distributed microfilm copy of this...

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Entrance

Andrew Warnes.

in How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

December 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4557 words.

The introduction argues that reports of the death of the shopping cart have been exaggerated. Online versions of the contraption have not supplanted the physical originals but exist...

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How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

Andrew Warnes.

December 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 176 pages.

The book argues that the invention and popularization of the shopping cart from the 1940s onward provided the final link in the chain for the new system of industrialized food flow. First...

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Sales and Marketing

Simon Wratten.

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 8271 words.

Traditionally OUP relied on travellers to promote and sell its books in the UK and branch staff to do so overseas; these activities were managed from the Sales Department at Ely House....

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Epilogue

Tyler Carrington.

in Love at Last Sight

April 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 2103 words.

The epilogue, which opens by tracing the legacy of Frieda Kliem’s Berlin throughout the rest of the twentieth century, insists that we cannot understand this famous twilight of “old”...

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Renaissance and Reformation

Edited by Margaret L. King.

P ublished online May 2010 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Austria

Joseph F. Patrouch.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 4931 words.

It is a challenge to define “Austria” in the 14th through the 17th centuries. On the one hand, the term refers to a geographic and political unit based on seigneurial holdings centered on...

Milan to 1535

Andrea Gamberini.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 20788 words.

Thanks to the prestige and temporal power of its church, Milan in 1000 already exercised influence well beyond the borders of the diocese, and was able to consolidate this further in the...

Milan to 1535

Andrea Gamberini.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 20788 words.

Thanks to the prestige and temporal power of its church, Milan in 1000 already exercised influence well beyond the borders of the diocese, and was able to consolidate this further in the...

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

Emilie Bergmann.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 13788 words.

Celebrated in her own time as the “Tenth Muse” and, in the 20th century, as “first feminist” of the Americas, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (b. 1648–d. 1695) was a brilliant poet, nun, and...

The London Broadcasting Company (LBC) and Independent Radio News (IRN) Archive

Hugh Chignell.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 4435 words.

UK commercial radio was formally launched in October 1973 when LBC went on air. Its sister station, IRN, began providing a news service at the same time for the growing number of...

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In Quest of the Antique: The Bazaar, Exchange and Mart and the Democratization of Collecting, 1926–42

Heidi Egginton.

in Twentieth Century British History

June 2017; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 10791 words.

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The popularization of antique collecting is typically located in the second half of the twentieth century, with the rise of ‘retrochic’ and the...

Medieval Studies

Edited by Paul E. Szarmach.

P ublished online December 2010 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Digital Resources: Basques in Latin America

Oscar Álvarez-Gila.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Public History. 8940 words.

The historical presence of Basque immigrants and their descendants in several Latin American countries from the age of colonialism to the present has led to the creation of a web of Basque...

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Digital Resource: Conflict Textiles

Elsie Doolan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Public History; Social and Cultural History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 6320 words.

The Conflict Textiles website is a digital resource that allows users to learn more about how individuals who have experienced or been impacted by political violence have used textiles to...

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Digital Resources: Guaman Poma’s Nueva corónica y buen gobierno

Rolena Adorno.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History; Public History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 8622 words.

Recorded in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register in 2007, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala’s Nueva corónica y buen gobierno (1615) offers remarkable glimpses into ancient Andean institutions...

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Cantigas de Santa Maria

Peter V. Loewen.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 10335 words.

The Cantigas de Santa Maria (CSM) is a late-medieval collection of over four hundred sacred Galician-Portuguese songs composed, according to tradition, by Alfonso X, known as “El Sabio,”...

Pictish Art

Jane Geddes.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 14453 words.

Pictish art was created by people living predominantly in north and eastern Scotland between about the 4th and 10th centuries. People in the same locality had created a distinct artistic...

Digital Resources: En el Ojo del Huracán, Private Letters from the Caribbean to Spain

Werner Stangl.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History; Public History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 8250 words.

The early 19th century was a period of intense turmoil and chaos in the Spanish-speaking world: The Napoleonic Wars and French occupation of the Peninsula in the 1800s, independence...

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