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Sahara

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A vast desert in North Africa, extending from the Atlantic in the west to the Red Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean and the Atlas Mountains in the north to the Sahel in the south,...

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Sahara

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 711 words.

The Sahara covers the area between the Atlas Mountains to the north, the semiarid Sahel region to the south, the

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Sahara

Robert Fay.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 717 words.

The Sahara covers the area between the Atlas Mountains to the north, the semiarid Sahel region to the south, the

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Sahara

John O. Hunwick.

in The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 1576 words.

The Sahara, a region between the Atlantic Ocean and the Nile Valley, close to the Mediterranean Sea over most of

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Sahara

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

(Arabic: al-Ṣaḥārā᾽), North Africa

A desert whose name in Arabic simply means ‘desert’ from ṣaḥrā᾽, the feminine of aṣḥrā

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Sahara

Dennis D. Cordell.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 1251 words.

The economic history of the Sahara—the plural of sahra in Arabic, or “desert”—begins in the third millennium bce with the

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Sahara

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 1922 words.

Approximately 9 million square kilometers in area, the Sahara is the largest hot desert on Earth; it covers most of North Africa, and it is expanding. The ecosystems of the...

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Sahara

Thilo Marauhn.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 7664 words.

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Spanish Sahara

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 7 words.

Former name of Western Sahara

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Western Sahara

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 262 words.

(Arabic: Saharā᾽ al-Gharbīyah) Spanish Sahara

In 1884 Spain established a protectorate over the southern coastal area and penetration of the

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Western Sahara

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2254 words.

Western Sahara is a former Spanish colony. Today it is the site of a conflict between the Polisario Front (a

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Western Sahara

Robert Fay.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 2336 words.

Western Sahara is a former Spanish colony. Today it is the site of a conflict between the Polisario Front (a

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Western Sahara

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 450 words.

Independence now seems increasingly unlikely

Western Sahara's territory on the north-west coast of Africa is largely flat and almost entirely

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Sahara Hotnights

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 237 words.

The all-female, Swedish pop punk quartet Sahara Hotnights, initially looked to past masters of the three-minute pop song such as

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Sahara Desert

Allen Fromherz.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 383 words.

At over 9 million square kilometers (about 3.5 million square miles) and growing, the Sahara Desert of Africa is surpassed

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Western Sahara

Jeremy Keenan.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 335 words.

Situated on the Atlantic coast between Morocco and Mauritania, Western Sahara—with an area of 102,703 square miles (266,001 square kilometers)

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Sahara Hotnights

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The all-female, Swedish pop punk quartet Sahara Hotnights, initially looked to past masters of the three-minute pop song such as the Ramones and the Clash for guidance, but the end ...

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Western Sahara

Sven Simon.

in Self-Determination and Secession in International Law

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Comparative Law. 8939 words.

This chapter discusses the conflict in Western Sahara and argues that the nature of this dispute is unique and hard to compare with the developments in the CIS states. Before mentioning the...

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Western Sahara

Rosa Riquelme and Juan Soroeta.

in International Law

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 12284 words.

Western Sahara is the only non-self-governing territory on the African continent still awaiting the completion of its process of decolonization and, as such, it has been listed by the...

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Western Sahara

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Art (Sub-Saharan); Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 747 words.

[Arab. Sahara’ al-Gharbiyah ; formerly Spanish Sahara]

Desert region on the north-west coast of Africa. It is bordered by Morocco to the north, by Algeria to the north-east...

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Western Sahara

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2254 words.

Western Sahara is a former Spanish colony. Today it is the site of a conflict between the Polisario Front (a political and military organization of the Sahrawi people) and the kingdom of...

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