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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Severance, Caroline Maria Seymour

Gayle Gullett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1038 words.

Severance, Caroline Maria Seymour (12 January 1820–10 November 1914), clubwoman, was born in Canandaigua, New York, the daughter of Orson Seymour, a banker, and Caroline Maria Clarke. Late...

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feminism and ancient literature

Helen Morales.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Classical Literature; Classical Reception. 12051 words.

Feminism does not refer to one coherent theory, doctrine, or political movement. The range of movements and ideologies that thrive under the term feminism, however, are all committed to...

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Through French Eyes: the British Expeditionary Force and the Records of the French Postal Censor, 1916–18

Craig Gibson.

in History Workshop Journal

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Public History; Labour History; Oral History; Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

August 1914 witnessed the dispatch of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) to fight alongside the French Army in northern France. With the advent of trench warfare in November 1914, the...

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Humanitarianism, Race and Denial: the International Committee of the Red Cross and Kenya’s Mau Mau Rebellion, 1952–60

Yolana Pringle.

in History Workshop Journal

October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Public History; Labour History; Oral History; Social and Cultural History. 9396 words.

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This article explores the humanitarian principles of universality, impartiality, and neutrality, and the moral boundaries of humanitarian action in...

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