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Ambivalent Humanitarian Crises and Complex Emergencies

The list of spontaneous associations with humanitarian crises is long. Equally long are the lists of people affected by these crises and of the actors that provide humanitarian action. – By Dennis Dijkzeul and Diana Griesinger

The Moon in Meso-America

Meso-America, a large area extending from northern Mexico south to El Salvador, was unified by a calendar that incorporated a 365-day year and a continuous 260-day divination count, forming a larger Calendar Round cycle that repeated every 52 years. – By Susan Milbrath

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In October 2020, more than 181 new and revised articles have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform. Explore the recently published articles now.

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OCTOBER 30, 2020

What's New: October 2020

In October 2020, more than 181 new and revised articles have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

What's new: September 2020

In September 2020, more than 130 new and revised articles have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

AUGUST 27, 2020

What's new: August 2020

In August 2020, more than 190 new and revised articles have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.