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federation

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Was the greatest political achievement in Australian history, bringing together six self-governing colonies that were under no compulsion to unite. Few people in the nation so created know...

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federation

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 62 words.

Federation and confederation are the more precise constitutional terms, a federation being a union of federal states and a confederation

federation

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 62 words.

Federation and confederation are the more precise constitutional terms, a federation being a union of federal states and a confederation

Federation

John Williams.

in Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional Political Studies. 2984 words.

The Federation of the Australian colonies was a movement rather than a single event. The pomp and ceremony associated with

Federation

Susan Crennan.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Australian Constitution

March 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Legal System and Practice. 8743 words.

This chapter discusses the federation of Australia, which has been described as ‘the greatest political achievement in Australian history’. In fact, this achievement transcended...

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Federation

Jean L. Cohen.

in Political Concepts

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 5693 words.

This chapter argues that federation has to be retrieved and reconceived as a concept because ever since the sovereign state won out against its competitors in Europe, it has been captured...

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27 Russian Federation

Elena Tchoubykina.

in Set-Off Law and Practice

February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 14 pages. 5853 words.

This chapter examines the legal requirements to a statutory set-off in the Russian Federation. In Russia, statutory set-off is regulated by Articles 410–412 of the Civil Code. From a legal...

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Arab Federation

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 53 words.

A political federation between the Hashemite Kingdoms of Jordan and Iraq, founded on 14 February 1958 in response to the

World Federation

Joseph P. Baratta.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 1774 words.

World federation is a type of world government that unites all national states and their people. Alternatives could take forms

Arab Federation

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 57 words.

A political federation between the *Hashemite Kingdoms of Jordan and Iraq, founded on 14 February 1958 in response to the formation of the aggressively ...

Arab Federation

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 57 words.

A political federation between the *Hashemite Kingdoms of Jordan and Iraq, founded on 14 February 1958 in response to the formation of the aggressively ...

Federation leagues

John Hirst.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 263 words.

were formed in the 1890s to advocate inter-colonial Federation. The first leagues were established in 1892 in southern NSW,

World Federation

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

World federation is a type of world government that unites all national states and their people. Alternatives could take forms such as global empire, under one dominant state; a...

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Federation architecture

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Was a popular Australian style of domestic architecture in the period 1895–1915. Bernard Smith coined the term in 1969, in recognition of its coincidence with the Federation movement, and...

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Federation leagues

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Were formed in the 1890s to advocate inter-colonial Federation. The first leagues were established in 1892 in southern NSW, where the border duties on trade across the River Murray were ...

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Arab Federation

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

A political federation between the Hashemite Kingdoms of Jordan and Iraq, founded on 14 February 1958 in response to the formation of the aggressively pan-Arab United Arab Republic. The...

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Morris Federation

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In the early 1970s, a dramatic rise in the number of women actively involved in morris dancing gave rise to a bitter debate about females practising what had previously been considered an...

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Russian Federation

J Stachowiak, A Peryshkina and S Lessof.

in The HIV Pandemic

December 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 7836 words.

This chapter reviews the Russian Federation's response to its HIV epidemic. The Russian experience has particularly demonstrated: that Russia's infectious disease control measures not only...

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Federation Factionalism

David Howell.

in MacDonald's Party

September 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11386 words.

By the mid-1920s, a pattern of factionalism had developed within the Miners' Federation of Great Britain which would characterize the union for many years. The Right included most District...

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Russian Federation

Irina Sirotkina and Roger Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Psychology: Global Perspectives

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology. 22755 words.

There are three periods of Russian history that exhibit significant elements of continuity and discontinuity: the tsarist period, the Soviet or Bolshevik period, 1917–1991, and the...

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Russian Federation

Marina Frolova-Walker, Jonathan Powell, Rosamund Bartlett, Izaly Zemtsovsky, Mark Slobin, Jarkko Niemi and Yuri Sheikin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 38823 words.

(Russ. Rossiiskaya Federatsiya; Russia)

Country largely in Asia, with its capital at Moscow. It is the world's largest country in area, reaching from the Gulf of Finland to...