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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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The Growing Underground Movement

Jim Tranquada and John King.

in The Ukulele

May 2012; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 6186 words.

This concluding chapter examines the new political and cultural consciousness which developed among Native Hawaiians. The influence of the civil rights movement on the mainland, protests...

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Chronology of the Venezuelan Novel

Leonora Simonovis.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 10554 words.

This article covers some of the main authors, trends, and themes of the Venezuelan novel from the 19th to the 21st century. In general, Venezuelan literature has been underread and...

Technology and Tolerance in Japan: Internet Use and Positive Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Foreigners

Ryan SEEBRUCK.

in Social Science Japan Journal

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Japanese Studies. 9123 words.

To explore the relationship between Internet use and social tolerance in Japan, I draw on the contact hypothesis, which argues of the positive effects of exposure to diverse others on...

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Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

Mark Neal.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management in the Middle East and North Africa

P ublished online May 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Middle Eastern Studies. 92 words.

The state agency promoting foreign investment into Saudi Arabia. It was created in 2010 by the Saudi government and reports to the Supreme Council. SAGIA functions as both the promoter and...

Latin American Studies

Edited by Ben Vinson.

P ublished online October 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas.

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

Muslims in the American Media: From Texts to Affects

Kathleen M Foody.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 8714 words.

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Much scholarship on Islamophobia has offered helpful analyses of the ways that news media, film, television, and even political cartoons represent...

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The Genealogy of the Spanish Qurʾān1

Consuelo López-Morillas.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

September 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 17222 words.

Between the mid-fifteenth and the early seventeenth centuries, Muslims in Spain produced, copied, and circulated translations of the Qurʾān into Spanish for the benefit of members of their...

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Law and Society in Latin America since 1800

Robert Buffington.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 11126 words.

Complex intersections between legal codes, practices, and institutions, on one hand, and social structures, on the other, have played a central role throughout Latin American history. The...

Gender in Postcolonial Latin America

Florence E. Babb.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 10545 words.

Gender, along with such variables as social class, race, and nationality, is viewed as a primary vector of difference across societies worldwide. Feminist analysts have shown that gender is...

Post-Conquest Demographic Collapse

Douglas Ubelaker and Keitlyn E. Alcantara.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 10598 words.

The post-contact demographic collapse is firmly documented in Latin America but not fully understood. Much academic discussion has appropriately concentrated on the numbers. Assessments...

Colonial Portuguese Amazon Region, from the 17th to 18th Centuries

Rafael Chambouleyron.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 11068 words.

The colonial Portuguese Amazon region constituted a separate province of Portuguese America, and it lasted as such from the beginning of the 17th century until the beginning of the 19th...

Painting in New Spain, 1521–1820

Aaron Hyman and Barbara E. Mundy.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 17790 words.

The modern study of the painting of New Spain, as the region controlled by the viceroy who had his seat in Mexico City was called, began in the modern nation of Mexico. Here, an...

Chinese Studies

Edited by Tim Wright.

P ublished online April 2013 .

Research Guide. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions.

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

One Country, Two Systems

Joseph Cheng.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 14526 words.

Deng Xiaoping (b. 1903–d. 1997) secured power and launched a policy program of economic reforms and an opening to the external world at the end of 1978. He also initiated a peace offensive...

Xunzi

Winnie Sung.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 11852 words.

Xunzi (ca. 310 bce–ca. 215 bce), also known by the personal name Xun Kuang 荀況 or the epithet Xun Qing 荀卿, is generally considered one of the three great Confucian thinkers of the Chinese...

African Studies

Edited by Thomas Spear.

P ublished online October 2012 .

Research Guide. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies.

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

Arab Spring

Marion W. Dixon.

in African Studies

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 11548 words.

The term “Arab Spring” refers to the wave of protests that swept across the Arab world beginning in December 2010 and lasting roughly through the spring of 2011. These events are referred...

J. M. Coetzee

Sue Kossew.

in African Studies

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: African History; African Languages; African Music; African Philosophy; African Studies. 24807 words.

John Maxwell Coetzee, born in Cape Town on 9 February 1940, has become one of the world’s most celebrated novelists; one of only two South African writers (with Nadine Gordimer) to win the...