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Urban School Reform in the United States  

Craig Peck

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Mar 2017
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Education
In the United States, policymakers have exhibited a resilient confidence in the idea that reforming urban schools is the essential key to improving the life chances of children, especially ... More

Urban Society in Colonial Sudan  

Ahmad Alawad Sikainga

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Mar 2017
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African History
As in the rest of Africa, the establishment of colonial rule has accelerated the pace of urban growth in the Sudan. During the period of British colonial rule (1898–1956), a number of new ... More

Urban Space and Religion in the United States  

Katie Day

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Jul 2017
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Religion
Religion has always been a contextually based phenomenon, particularly in urban space. Cities of every size, in every period, and in every region of the country have been defined by the ... More

Urbanus, Virgilian scholar  

Stephen J. Harrison

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Urbanus, Virgilian scholar (see virgil) frequently cited by *Servius in his Vergilian commentary. He wrote between the 2nd and late 4th cent. ce; his work on the Aeneid, probably a ... More

Urgulania  

Barbara Levick

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Urgulania, of Etruscan descent, mother of M. *Plautius Silvanus(2) and grandmother of Plautia Urgulanilla, the first wife of the future emperor *Claudius, powerful as a close friend of *Livia ... More

Urochordate Nervous Systems  

Kerrianne Ryan and Ian A. Meinertzhagen

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Aug 2017
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Neuroscience
Urochordates are chordate siblings that comprise the following marine invertebrates: the sessile Ascidiaceae, or sea squirts; planktonic Larvacea; and the pelagic salps, doliolids, and ... More

Urso  

John James van Nostrand, M. Isobel Henderson, and Simon J. Keay

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Urso (mod. Osuna), a native settlement in Spain some 96 km. (60 mi.) east of Seville (see hispalis). A centre of Pompeian resistance in 45 bce (see pompeius magnus (2), cn.; pompeius ... More

Uruguayan Cinema in the 20th Century  

Daniel Alex Richter

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Dec 2016
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Latin American History
Cinema began in Uruguay with the exhibition of foreign films by visiting representatives of the Lumière brothers in 1896 before the first Uruguayan film was produced and shown in 1898. ... More

Uruk  

Amélie Kuhrt

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Uruk (mod. Warka; Gk. Ὀρχόη), c. 170 km. (106 mi.) south of *Babylon. It was a substantial city from c.4000 bce to the Sasanian period (see sasanids) and the source of hundreds of *cuneiform texts ... More

Usage-Based Linguistics  

Holger Diessel

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Jul 2017
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Linguistics
Throughout the 20th century, structuralist and generative linguists have argued that the study of the language system (langue, competence) must be separated from the study of language use ... More

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