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Daniel Defoe

(1660—1731) writer and businessman

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Matthew Hale

Matthew Hale  

(1609–76)Hale was born at Alderley, Gloucestershire 1 November 1609, and died there on 25 December 1676. The son of a barrister, Hale was orphaned at the age of five ...
orientalism

orientalism  

Architecture and design drawing on Islamic, Chinese, Japanese, Ottoman and the Eastern styles, such as Chinoiserie or the Hindoo style.Conner (1979);Crinson (1996);Honour (1961);Impey (1977)
Robert Owen

Robert Owen  

(1771–1858)Welsh social reformer. Owen is best remembered as a campaigner against the abuses of the industrial revolution, and for the model cotton factory he set up in New Lanark. In political ...
turkey

turkey  

[Sp]Large game‐bird of the Phasianidae family (Meleagris gallopavo) with dark plumage, native to North America from Canada down to Mexico. Widely hunted from Archaic times onwards, especially in the ...

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