Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance

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A few women can lay claim to as many legacies for their countrymen as Maragaret Ekpo. Go into any establishment today with live country music, and you’re bound to find a honky-tonk band on the bill. However, by the 1980s the first blush of quantification had worn off, as traditional historians counterattacked. Laura is dedicated to upholding the list’s tradition of publishing new and emerging fields and is currently commissioning in the history of animals, childhood, economy, emotions, empire, the body and global history as well as broadening the focus of the list beyond Europe to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

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Ramanujan's Lost Notebook: Part II

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In 1870, Lehman Brothers spearheaded the formation of the New York Cotton Exchange, the first commodities futures trading venture. Directed by Donatella Baglivo. (1983) A Story of Healing – Free – Won Academy Award for best Documentary Short Subject. These years were marked by constant warfare, the absence of a Holy Roman Emperor, and the virtual disappearance of urban life. She has advised the Women’s Sports Foundation and has received awards for expanding the image of women in broadcast journalism.

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VirtualDayz: Remediated Visions & Digital Memories

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The theme for which he is best known in the West is horses, whose spirited movements he captured through rapid and abbreviated brushwork and ink washes. Cox---A modern pioneer in statistics, Biometrics 35 (1979), 3-7. Chief Bearskin's ultimate vision was to provide healthcare to all Tribal Citizens. But it turns out to be much harder than he thought. (2009) How Walt Disney Cartoons Are Made – Free – Disney’s in-house documentary walks you through the stages of Snow White‘s development. (1939) Human, All Too Human – Free – A three part documentary on the life & thought of Nietzsche, Heidegger and Sartre. (1999) Idem – Free – A short film by David Lynch on the art of making lithographs.

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Forward Through the Rearview Mirror: Reflections on and by

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When Boeing successfully introduced the 707 commercial jet airliner in the late 1950s, it heralded another burst of municipal optimism. He was a three-time president of the National Newspaper Publishers Association. It will also benefit people outside the state who are seeking information about Arkansas. You can assume two things about your Carolina history instructors. By the mid-17th century, they had resettled in their historical lands in present-day Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

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Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea

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Schodt is a veteran writer, translator, and conference interpreter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The National Women’s History Month theme for 2016 honors women who have shaped America’s history and its future through their public service and government leadership. But conquest of the New World changed everything. Five Tribute Horses and Grooms (present whereabouts unknown) was the finest example of his work; Metamorphoses of Heavenly Beings, British Museum, is a close copy of his style, perhaps early Ming in date.

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Facebook Diaries

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They are believed to have the power to influence the lives of the living, and there are certain ritual obligations that must be satisfied to appease them. She established matriarchal rule in the country. Browse and search two volumes of Walter MacFarlane's 'Genealogical collections' relating to ancient families in Scotland, compiled in 1750-1751. She was conscientious about ensuring in every way she could the dignity of him as a symbol and that his reputation was never compromised.

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School Daze: 10 Years of Heartache: Excerpts from a New York

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Welcome to Authorama.com, featuring completely free books from a variety of different authors, collected here for you to read online or offline. The term has been also applied widely in historical disciplines outside of British history (the history of science, for example) to criticize any teleological (or goal-directed), hero-based, and transhistorical narrative. [57] Paul Rapin de Thoyras 's history of England, published in 1723, became "the classic Whig history" for the first half of the 18th century,. [58] It was later supplanted by the immensely popular The History of England by David Hume.

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Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace

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In other regions, walls are made from the easily hewn native palm; in still other areas, particularly in the south, houses are made of Hispaniola pine and local hardwoods. Geertz does not dismiss the study of social structure, but takes culture to be his object of study. The activism of African-American leaders Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which launched the movement. The fair left the city a permanent legacy in the Seattle Center and its complex of performance, sports, and entertainment halls, as well as the Pacific Science Center, the Monorail, and the Space Needle.

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Alan Turing: The Enigma Man

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Sheehan (Stanford Univ.) is president of the AHA. *I am grateful to Jeffrey Herf for sharing with me his article, "Historical Fiction," which appeared in the New Republic Online (November 29, 2004). The face is suppose to resemble the empress. In 1980, she established Augusta Properties, an apartment management company. His ideas revolutionized the medical profession and have saved many, many lives. In 1935, she became Texas' first female district judge and was reelected seven times.

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Mark Zuckerberg: The Face Behind Facebook and Social

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Gauss had worked on physics before 1831, publishing Über ein neues allgemeines Grundgesetz der Mechanik Ⓣ, which contained the principle of least constraint, and Principia generalia theoriae figurae fluidorum in statu aequilibrii Ⓣ which discussed forces of attraction. The new world was not to their liking; it was certainly not what they and their followers had fought for. It also links to online history books and lectures.

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