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Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[De]

A descriptive term applied to sets of assemblages of the same material, especially stone and flint tool assemblages, that share features of their manufacture and have common...

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industry

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 91 words.

Often divided by economists and geographers into five general categories that encompass all economic activity. Primary industry involves the extraction

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industry

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1022 words.

Industry in the sense of hard labour most Greeks and Romans knew all too well; total freedom from productive labour

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Industry

Isher Judge Ahluwalia.

in The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Economics. 2977 words.

Industry accounts for about 27 per cent of GDP in the Indian economy. This is significantly smaller than the average

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industry

Paul Anthony Cartledge.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 1582 words.

(Greek and Roman). Industry in the sense of hard labour (Gk. ponos; Lat. labor) the Greeks and Romans

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industry

Paul Anthony Cartledge.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1447 words.

(Greek and Roman). Industry in the sense of hard labour (Gk. ponos; Lat. labor) the Greeks and Romans

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industry

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A sector of the economy in which firms use similar factor inputs to create a group of related products and/or services. The extraction of natural resources, including agriculture, is...

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Industry

in Fashion

October 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5128 words.

The fashion industry is predicated on change. It is inherently unstable and seasonal. ‘Industry’ charts the history of the fashion design business in all its guises from the 14th century,...

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industry

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 28 words.

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The first sense recorded for industry was ‘hard work’. It comes from Latin industria ‘diligence’. The meaning ‘trade, manufacture’

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Industry

Brett Mills.

in The Sitcom

September 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 10849 words.

This chapter explores what it is like to work in the (primarily British) television comedy industry, and does so through analysis of a number of interviews with sitcom writers, producers...

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Industry

Geoffrey Nowell-Smith.

in The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

November 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 6613 words.

The cinema is an industry, but it did not become an industry overnight, nor did it do so as an automatic consequence of its technological base. What set cinema on the road to becoming an...

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industry

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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A descriptive term applied to sets of assemblages of the same material, especially stone and flint tool assemblages, that share features of their manufacture and have common...

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Industry

Hal Hill.

in The Philippine Economy

March 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 14334 words.

Aims to provide a descriptive–analytic overview of the record of Philippine industrialization, with special reference to the period since 1980. It also identifies some of the factors that...

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Industry

Chad E. Seales.

in The Secular Spectacle

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 7543 words.

This chapter rejects the historical premise that southern industrialization was inimical to regional religious practice. Elite whites in Siler City used industry to resurrect what they...

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industry

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Industry in the sense of hard labour most Greeks and Romans knew all too well; total freedom from productive labour (scholē, ōtium) remained a governing ideal from one end of pagan...

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manufacturing industry

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 4 words.

Secondary *industry.

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manufacturing industry

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 5 words.

Secondary *industry.

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industry n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 9 words.

m ˈɪndɤstrǝɪ, -ˌtrǝɪ

sp industrie2, industry5, indu-stry1

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Steel Industry

Ramprasad Sengupta.

in The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Economics. 5825 words.

Indian Steel Industry in a Global Perspective

Steel is the largest metal industry and the second largest man-made material industry,

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growth industry

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 12 words.

Any industry that is expected to grow faster than GDP.

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growth industry

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 12 words.

Any industry that is expected to grow faster than GDP.

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