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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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African American National Biography | W.E.B. Du Bois Institute General Editors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Brooks HigginbothamExecutive Editor: Steven J. Niven The African American National Biography (AANB) is a joint project of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University and Oxford University Press. Edited by Professors Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, this landmark undertaking resulted in an eight-volume print edition containing over 4,000 individual biographies, indices, and supplementary matter. The AANB, published in February 2008, includes many entries by noted scholars, among them Sojourner Truth by Nell Irvin Painter; W. An expanded online edition of the AANB will include an additional 2,000 biographies. The expanded AANB has also allowed us to capture some of the less well-known, but fascinating, characters in African American history. The AANB continues to look for writers for entries to appear in regular updates to its online edition.

Roma Victrix: Douglas Bader y Adolf Galland Adolf,segundo por la izquierda y Dougas, en el centro. Hay ocasiones en que se ven cosas difíciles de entender. Como cuando vas despacio por una carretera, por medio de un paisaje yermo y árido y, de pronto, se aparece ante nosotros una bella y solitaria flor casi al borde de la cuneta que al menos nos alegra en parte el recorrido... o incluso cuando tienes la oportunidad o la desgracia de compartir mesa y mantel con un grupo de gente en el que son mayoría los mediocres y, en medio suyo, aparece una persona de aquellas que captan tu atención solo por la habilidad con la que miden sus gestos o sus palabras. En 1940, en medio de lo más duro de la Batalla de Inglaterra, Douglas Bader fue derribado en su caza. En 1939 Inglaterra declaró la guerra a Alemania. Al otro lado del mar, Alemania estaba, parecía, venciendo la guerra. Inglaterra y Alemania arreglaron, por vía diplomática, la entrega de dos prótesis nuevas para Bader.

Biographieportal Royal Historical Society (RHS) The Royal Historical Society (and its predecessor body, the Camden Society) has since 1838 published editions of sources on British History. It is a very good collection of editions of sources and important unpublished texts for historians, with expert commentary, and many of the early volumes remain in regular use. The publication is on-going (two volumes per annum), and the volumes are currently published by Cambridge University Press. The series now comprises over 325 volumes. Availability of electronic text Over 325 volumes of the back list of Camden Society publications are now available on-line through Cambridge Journals Online, providing an extraordinarily rich conspectus of source material for British history as well as window on the development of historical scholarship in the English speaking world. A number of volumes are freely available through British History OnLine. Forthcoming Fifth Series volumes in 2013 - 2014 Recently published Fifth Series volumes Permissions

EBSCO - EBSCOhost Online Research Databases: Biography Reference Center ™ Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published). Biographies by Genre In addition to keyword searching, users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication, and more than 30 genre categories, including actors, artists, authors, current world leaders, explorers, religious leaders and many more. {quote} Advanced Search, with its elegantly laid-out tool set for crafting very precise search strategies, gives the user great control over the whole search process. – Library Journal

PPCC WEB Siti del Cercle Alfons Mias Carrer Georges Brassens, 9 66740 Sant Genís de Fontanes06.71.94.39.18. Associació sense esperit de lucre declarada a la sotsprefectura de Ceret l’onze de desembre del 2000. Association loi 1901 déclarée à la sous-préfecture de Céret le 11 décembre 2000. Munzinger Online 175. Geburtstag: Émile Zola, * 2.4.1840 Paris, † 29.9.1902 Paris, französischer Schriftsteller; bedeutender Vertreter des literar. Naturalismus; Werke: Romane, Dramen, u. a. 125. 75. 75. 65. 20. 10. 10.

Historical Manuscripts Commission - Organisations and Projects - Making History HMC Reading Room ©TNA The Historical Manuscripts Commission (HMC, formally known as The Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts) was established in 1869, with a remit to survey and publish original records of 'Institutions and Private Families'. It thus performed a similar function with regard to private archives as the Public Record Office (PRO) did for official papers. Its publications of surveys and calendars were the major raw material for historians until the opening up of local depositories between the 1950s and 1970s, and the HMC also oversaw the maintenance of the National Register of Archives (NRA) from the latter's establishment in 1945. The HMC and the PRO merged to form The National Archives (TNA) in 2003. Click here to read full article Website: Institutions: The National Archives Themes: Tools for historians Other Articles Back to the top

Marquis Who's Who Ensurt als canals de Venècia: un gran creuer envesteix una embarcació turística Un incident aquest matí de diumenge al port de Venècia pot ser la gota que fa vessar el got de la paciència dels seus habitants amb el turisme de grans creuers que envaeix la ciutat dels canals. Un creuer de grans dimensions de l'empresa MSC ha perdut el control i ha envestit una petita embarcació turística al port de Venècia, al canal de la Giudecca. Els creueristes que viatjaven a l'MSC Opera també han pogut captar amb les seves càmeres el moment en què el creuer xoca i desplaça l'altra embarcació al moll de San Basilio: Des d'un altre angle es pot veure com els vianants que hi havia al moll en aquell moment fugen espantants mentre la gran proa del vaixell s'acosta imparable cap a ells. Res no sembla poder frenar la gran nau: Els fets han provocat un gran ensurt entre les persones que hi havia al segon vaixell i també entre els vianants que passejaven pel moll: De moment hi ha una persona amb ferides i quatre amb diverses contusions. "Ciutat patrimoni de la humanitat", en perill

Biographical Dictionary - S9.com American Historical Association Biographical method : Sage Research Methods Online Dictionary The biographical method is the collection and analysis of an intensive account of a whole life or portion of a life, usually by an in-depth, unstructured interview. The account may be reinforced by semi-structured interviewing or personal documents. Rather than concentrating upon a ‘snapshot’ of an individual's present situation, the biographical approach emphasises the placement of the individual within a nexus of social connections, historical events and life experiences (the life history). An important sub-stream of the method focuses upon the manner in which the respondent actively constructs a narrative of their life in response to the social context at the time of interview (the life story).

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