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  Marsh Arabs Encyclopedia @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Marsh Arabs are the inhabitants of the lowlands of southern Iraq, the former Mesopotamia, whose families have lived in the area for thousands of years.
The marshlands, known as the Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh, had for some time been considered a refuge for elements persecuted by the Hussein government, and, in centuries past, refuges for escaped slaves and serfs.
Life on the Edge of the Marshes: A twenty year long ethnographic study conducted by Edward Ochsenschlager.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Marsh_Arabs   (531 words)

 Edward Marsh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Edward Howard Marsh (November 18, 1872-January 13, 1953) was a British polymath, the sponsor of the Georgian school of poets and a friend to many individuals, including Rupert Brooke and Siegfried Sassoon.
A classical scholar and translator, he edited five anthologies of Georgian Poetry between 1912 and 1922, and he became Brooke's literary executor, editing the latter's Collected Poems in 1918.
In 1939, he produced A Number of People, a memoir of his life and times containing his memories of those writers and politicians with whom he had associated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edward_Marsh   (154 words)

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