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War Literature  

Pauls Toutonghi

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Literature
What text epitomizes the literature of war? A battlefield account by an American soldier? A work of fiction written at the time of a war? Or fiction written after a war, but set in a ... More

War Making and the Building of State Capacity: Expanding the Bivariate Relationship  

Karen A. Rasler and William R. Thompson

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Aug 2017
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Politics
A central cleavage in the war making-state making literature is between advocates of the notion that warfare has been the principal path to developing stronger states and critics who argue ... More

Warren, Robert Penn  

John Burt

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Literature
The breadth of Robert Penn Warren's work over a sixty-year publishing career is matched by no other major American writer of the twentieth century. First poet laureate of the United ... More

war, rules of  

Jakob Aall Ottesen Larsen and Simon Hornblower

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
These, like much other international law (see law, international), depended on custom and showed a constant conflict between the higher standards of optimistic theory and the harsher measures ... More

Wars of Spanish-American Independence  

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea

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Aug 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
The wars of Spanish-American independence were a series of military campaigns that took place in the Americas between 1809 and 1825, which resulted in the creation of more than a dozen ... More

War Termination  

Carmela Lutmar and Lesley Terris

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Sep 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
War termination is not a monocausal event but rather the product of a multitude of strategic, political, and psychological factors. Variables at different levels of analysis, such as power ... More

Washington, Booker Taliaferro  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Booker Taliaferro Washington (1856–1915) was an educator and proponent of industrial education for Blacks. He was known for his accommodationist approach to race relations in the ... More

Washington, Forrester Blanchard  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Forrester Blanchard Washington (1887–1963) was a social work educator. He was a strong proponent of the scientific method for professional training of social workers. He was an Urban ... More

water  

Johan Harm Croon and Antony Spawforth

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Water, in the mostly arid Mediterranean climate, by its local availability shaped patterns of settlement and, as erratic rainfall, determined harvest-fluctuations and food-shortages (see famine; food ... More

Water and Environmental Change in the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands  

Sterling Evans

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May 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
Aridity, a significant characteristic of the U.S.–Mexico borderlands, has affected water use patterns for different groups of people in this region for thousands of years. From indigenous ... More

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