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Open Music Archive
The Open Music Archive is situated within the current discourse surrounding notions of authorship, ownership and distribution, reanimated by a porting of Free/Libre and Open Source software models to wider creative contexts. The O...

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Arab Revolt (1916 - 1918)
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Was initiated by the Sherif Hussein ibn Ali with the aim of securing independence from the ruling Ottoman Turks and creating a single unified Arab state spanning from Aleppo in Syria to Aden in Yemen.
Asbestos Strike
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The Asbestos Strike of 1949, based in and around Asbestos, Quebec, Canada, was a four-month labour dispute by the asbestos miners.
Bonus Army
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The Bonus Army was the popular name of an assemblage of some 43,000 marchers—17,000 World War I veterans, their families, and affiliated groups—who gathered in Washington, D.C., in the spring and summ...
Easter Rising
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An insurrection staged in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916.
Expulsion of Germans after World War II
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By the end of World War II, most of the German population fled or was expelled from areas outside the territory of post-war Germany and post-war Austria,
Expulsion of Poles by Germany
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February strike (The Netherlands)
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A general strike organized during World War II in The Netherlands against the anti-Jewish measures and activities by the Nazis.
German resistance
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The opposition by individuals and groups in Nazi Germany to the regime of Adolf Hitler between 1933 and 1945.
International Women's Day
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Marked on March 8 every year. It is a major day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women.
Irish War of Independence
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A guerrilla war mounted against the British government in Ireland by the Irish Republican Army.
1919 United States anarchist bombings
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The 1919 United States anarchist bombings were a series of bombings and attempted bombings carried out by anarchist followers of Luigi Galleani from April through June 1919. These bombings fueled the ...
October Revolution
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The October Revolution, also known as the Soviet Revolution or Bolshevik Revolution, was a political revolution and a part of the Russian Revolution.
On-to-Ottawa Trek
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A 1935 social movement of unemployed men protesting the dismal conditions in federal relief camps scattered in remote areas across Western Canada.
Rescue of the Danish Jews
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When Hitler ordered that Danish Jews be arrested and deported on 1-2 October 1943, many Danes took part in a collective effort to evacuate the roughly 8,000 Jews of Denmark by sea to nearby neutral Sw...
Royal Indian Navy Mutiny
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A strike and mutiny by Indian sailors of the Royal Indian Navy on board ship and shore establishments at Bombay (Mumbai) harbour in 1946.
Satyagraha
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A campaign of nonviolent protest against the British in colonial India in 1930.
Spanish Revolution
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A workers' social revolution that began during the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936.
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
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The Jewish resistance that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto in German occupied Poland during World War II, and which opposed Nazi Germany's effort to transport the remaining ghetto population to Treblin...
Warsaw Uprising
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A struggle by the Polish Home Army to liberate Warsaw from Nazi German occupation during World War II.
Winnipeg General Strike
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The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 was one of the most influential strikes in Canadian history, and became the platform for future labour reforms. In March 1919 labour delegates from across Western C...


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