43a The History of the Book in Southeast Asia (1): The Islands Reference library
1 General introduction 2 Writing systems 3 Dating systems 4 Book forms 5 Printed books
1 General introduction
The region of
A&P Reference library
A&P dominated the grocery business in the United States for much of the twentieth century. It had a particularly large
A/r/tography Reference library
Natalie LeBlanc and Rita L. Irwin
Through a post-structural, hermeneutic, and phenomenological paradigm, a/r/tography was conceptualized on the premise that multifaceted, lived experience and subjective perspectives make substantial contributions to complex phenomena (...
Aachen Reference library
City in Nordrhein-Westfalia, Germany. It was the birthplace and residence of Charlemagne, ruler of the Frankish Kingdom, and remained associated
Aachen [Aach; Ach; Acha], Hans [Johann; Joan] von (1552) Reference library
(b Cologne, 1552; d Prague, 4 March 1615).
German painter and draughtsman, active also
Aaron, Hank (b. 5 February 1934) Reference library
(b. 5 February 1934),
baseball player, baseball executive, civil rights advocate, and businessman. Henry
aback Quick reference
the situation of the sails of a square-rigged ship when the yards are trimmed to bring the wind to bear on their forward side. Sails are laid aback purposely to stop a ship's way through the water or to assist her in ...
Abate [Abbate], Nicolò [Niccolò] dell’ (1509–12) Reference library
(b Modena, 1509–12; d?Fontainebleau, 1571).
Italian painter and draughtsman. He was one of the
ʿAbbas Hilmi II (1874) Reference library
the third and last khedive of Egypt, ruled the country from 1892 to 1914. ʿAbbas was the seventh ruler in Mehmet ʿAli’s dynasty, which was established in the early nineteenth century. ʿAbbas came to the throne at the very young age of eighteen in January ...
Abbasid Reference library
Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between 749 and 1258. The Abbasids traced their descent from