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córdoba (C$) cabildo cadre caliph Cambas campesino Cao Dai capital account capital formation capital goods capital market capital-intensive production capitulations Carpatho-Ukraine (also Subcarpathian Ruthenia) Carta di Lavoro cay cay CCN central (pl., centrale) Central America Central American Common Market (CACM) Central Bank Central Bank Council CFA franc CFZ Ch'llima, or Ch'llima Work Team Movement Ch'ndogyo Ch'ngsan-ni Method, or Ch'ngsan-ri Ch'ondogyo chaebl Cham Charter 77 Chemama chena chernozem chi-bo chikalsi, or jikhalsi Chilean peso China Proper Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) chip, or jip Chittagong Hill Tracts chngbo Choch'ongryn chokpo cholo Christian Base Communities (Comunidades Eclesiales de Base--CEBs) chuch'e, or juche chungin CHW clan clan-family class struggle clericalism client, clientage clientelism Co Mat Vien CoCom (Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls) cognatic descent group collective farm (kolkhoz in Russian) collectivization Colombo Plan Colombo Plan for Cooperative, Economic, and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific (Colombo Plan) Colombo Plan for Cooperative, Economic, and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific (Colombo Plan) colon colono(s) colorums coloureds Comecon Comecon (Council for Mutual Economic Assistance) Cominform (Commmunist Information Bureau) Comintern Committee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Common Market of the South (Mercado Comum do Sul--Mercosul) Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Commonwealth of Nations communism/communist Communist International Communist International (Comintern) Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) communitarianism Comoran franc (CF) compadrazgo comparative advantages comprador Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) confessional, confessionalism Confrontation (Konfrontasi) Congress Congress of People's Deputies Conservative Jews Constantinople Constituent Assembly Consultative Assembly Consultative Group on Indonesia (CGI) consumer durables consumer price index (CPI) Contadora Contadora peace process Contadora Support Group Contra Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty coronelismo corporatism corporatist corporatist, corporatism corregidor corregidores de indios corregimientos corvee Cossacks Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (Comecon) Council of Europe county (xian) coupon CPP. CPSU (Communist Party of the Soviet Union) Creole crony crore crown colony crown land(s) cruzado cruzeiro (Cr$) cruzeiro real (CR$) cult of personality Cultural Revolution current account current account Cyrenaica Cyrillic Cyrillic alphabet Czech and Slovak Federative Republic (CSFR)

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sabra (pl., sabras) SADR Sahel Sahelian Salagama samizdat samuha samuha San José Accord Sandinista sangha sangha santri satyagraha Scheduled Areas Scheduled Castes Scheduled Languages Scheduled Tribes schilling (S) search and destroy missions Second Indochina War (1954-75) secondary recovery Securitate Sephardim (sing., Sephardi; adj., Sephardic) seppuku serf Seychelles rupee (SRe) Shabbat shahadah sharia shariat (sharia in Arabic) sharif (Arabic pl., ashraf) shaykh Shia (also Shiite, from Shiat Ali, the Party of Ali) Shiite shurfa (sing., sharif) Singapore dollar (S$) Sinhala Sinhalese Sipsong Panna Slash-and-burn agriculture slash-and-burn agriculture Slavophiles socialism (adj., socialist) socialism/socialist Socialist Education Movement soft loan sol (S/) Solidarity som Somali shilling (Sh) somon South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) Southern Cone Southern Cone Common Market Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics--USSR) sovkhoz special drawing rights (SDRs) special economic zones spot oil SRC. Sri Lankan Tamils SSS. Stabex system Stalinism/Stalinist state capitalism state farm (sovetskoye khozyaystvo state farm (sovkhoz in Russian) state of exception statist steppe steppe Stern Gang Straits Chinese Straits Settlements Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) structural adjustment loan structuralists subdistrict Sublime Porte (or Porte) sublineage sucre (S/) Sudan Sudanese pound (Sd) sudd Sudetenland Sufi(s) Sufism sultan sunna Sunni--(from Arabic sunna, tradition or precedent) Sunni(s) Supreme Soviet (Verkhovnyy sovet in Russian) suq suryng sustainable development Svejk swadeshi

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