in Dictionary of American Family Names
January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 61 words.
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic shakū r ‘grateful’, ‘thankful’. Al-Shakū r (Ash-Shakir) ‘the All-Thankful’ is
in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland
November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 48 words.
• Current frequencies: GB 463, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 0
Arabic, Muslim: from a personal name based
in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English
January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.
E19 French (schako from Hungarian csákó probably from German Zacken peak, point, spike).
A cylindrical military hat with a
in Benezit Dictionary of Artists
P ublished online October 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 195 words.
Japanese, 20th century, male.
Born 1886, in Gifu; died 1977, in Tokyo.
Painter. Landscapes with figures.
Kawasaki came from a family of artists and writers. In...
in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India
January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 69 words.
Recipient of the Central Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1966, he was also a good singer, and was respected
in Oxford Music Online
January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music. 211 words.
American rap group. Formed in 1987 by ‘Speech’ (Todd Jenkins; b Milwaukee; rapper), they combined social comment and sampled beats with a non-aggressive stance. Other members included...
in Oxford Music Online
November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music. 399 words.
American hip hop group. Formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1987 by the rapper Speech (Todd Thomas; b Milwaukee, WI, 25 Oct 1968), they have combined social commentary and sample-based...
Changes in the Procedural Practice of the European Court of Human Rights: Consequences for the Convention System and Lessons to be Drawn
in Human Rights Law Review
December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 14951 words.
Since the end of the 1990s, the procedural practice of the European Court of Human Rights has changed as a result of formal reform measures and developments in the Court’s case law. This...