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John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Literature

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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15,480 words
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...It included “Tales from Hakluyt” as a regular feature from 1925 to 1927 . Although it was primarily interested in travel essays, it also published a number of sea essays, including some essays associated with Conrad, such as “The End of Conrad’s Earliest Command” (P. Ormsby Lennon’s obituary for Otago ) and “With Joseph Conrad on the High Seas,” by W. M. Parker . The magazine Sea Breezes , which was founded in 1916 by the Pacific Steam Navigation Company, continues to publish essays on ships and voyages. Hilaire Belloc, during the course of his...

Portraiture

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Richard Brilliant and Ernst van Alphen

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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5,834 words
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...order to secure its own being. The portrayer has enriched the interiority of the portrayed self by bestowing exterior form to it. Portrait of Frida Kahlo, ca . 1944 (gelatin silver print), Lola Alvarez Bravo. corcoran gallery of art, washington, d.c., usa / gift of mr. robert lennon and mr. ramon osuna / in memory of gene baro / the bridgeman art library The portrait, however, does more than this. Not only does it give authority to the self portrayed, but also to the mimetic conception of artistic representation that produces that increase of authority. Since...

Corpses, Popular Culture, and Forensic Science

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Ruth Penfold-Mounce

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences
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12,848 words
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...but not exclusively, violent death” ( 1996 , p. 15). The lure of the dead is so strong that the site of death or the invisible presence of the dead becomes symbolically powerful. It draws morbid curiosity and the malicious indulgence of other people’s suffering ( Seaton & Lennon, 2004 ) as well as a collective sense of identity or survival ( Rojek, 1997 ). Dark tourism sites have varying shades of darkness as classified by Philip Stone ( 2006 ) , who set up the Institute for Dark Tourism Research (IDTR) in 2012 . Stone identifies a dark tourism...

Migrant Labor

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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6,356 words
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...United States (Percent Distribution per Region of Birth) E urope A sia A frica O ceania L atin A merica N orth A merica 1880 86.2 1.6 — 0.1 1.3 10.7 1890 86.9 1.2 — 0.1 1.2 10.6 1980 39.0 19.3 1.5 0.6 33.1 6.5 1990 22.9 26.3 1.9 0.5 44.3 4.0 S ource : Campbell Gibson and Emily Lennon, Historical Census Statistics on the Foreign-born Population of the United States: 1850–1990 (Population Division Working Paper no. 29; Washington, D.C.: U.S. Census Bureau, 1999 ). Available at http://www.census.gov/population/www/documentation/twps0029/twps0029.html . Just...

South Africa

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
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23,729 words
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...Box 5635, Washington, D.C. 20016-5635; info@kenyansabroad.org; http://www.kenyansabroad.org . Knox, D. , & K. Wilson . 1981. Dating behaviours of university students . Family Relations , 30:255–258. Lachman, S. J. 1990. The challenge of AIDS in the 1990's . South Africa: Lennon Ltd. South Africa. Loubser, W. 1994 (May 19). Seks en die standerd sesse [Sex and the standard sixes]. Huisgenoot , 18–20. Masters, W. H. , & V. E. Johnson . 1986. Human sexual response . Toronto: Bantam. Monnig, H. V. 1983. The Pedi . Pretoria, South Africa: L. van...

Cognitive Reserve in the Aging Brain

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Michael J. Valenzuela

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Psychology and Aging

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Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology
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13,344 words
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..., Alexander, G. E. , Prohovnik, I. , & Mayeux, R. (1992). Inverse relationship between education and parietotemporal perfusion deficit in Alzheimer’s disease. Annals of Neurology , 32 , 371–375. Stern, Y. , Alexander, G. E. , Prohovnik, I. , Stricks, L. , Link, B. , Lennon, M. C. , & Mayeux, R. (1995). Relationship between lifetime occupation and parietal flow: Implications for a reserve against Alzheimer’s disease pathology. Neurology , 45 , 55–60. Stern, Y. , Arenaza-Urquijo, E. , Bartres Faz, D. , Belleville, S. , Cantilon, M. , Chetelat...

Min, Yong Soon

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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667 words
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...with Allan de Souza , a British-American Kenyan-born artist of Indian descent, on projects that often involved performances. In their Will **** for Peace ( 2002 ), the two artists reinterpreted the event Bed In for Peace that Yoko Ono and John Lennon staged to protest the war in Vietnam. They expanded Ono and Lennon's event into a multi-year, multi-media exhibition and performance in North America and in China for the 2008 Guangzhou Triennial. Min and de Souza's audience participated in expressing their views about the war in Iraq and their hopes for...

Women and performance art

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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2,997 words
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...Women performance artists took cues from the women protesting at the Miss America pageant in 1968 ( Robin Morgan and others), from Abbie Hoffman and the Yippies (Youth International Party), the 1960s “love-ins” such as Woodstock ( 1969 ), the “bed-ins” of Yoko Ono and John Lennon ( 1940–80 ) protesting against the Vietnam war, as well as the increasingly media-conscious anti-Vietnam war marches. From the late 1960s feminist performance art was closely allied with the growth of the women's movement in America—performance art was the megaphone for social...

Counsel, notable

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
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4,433 words
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... 1908 , was also a notable advocate, though his health failed early. Initially he, too, appeared mostly as a junior—to Gavan Duffy in Peacock v The King ( 1911 ), to Irvine in R v Bernasconi ( 1915 ), and frequently to Starke. But by 1917 , he was appearing on his own. In Lennon v Scarlett & Co ( 1921 ), he appeared as leading counsel opposed to Latham and Robert Menzies ; and in Horne v Barber ( 1920 ), he led Dixon—though in later cases, after Dixon became a KC, those roles were reversed. Menzies described the elder Cussen as ‘one of the great...

Popular music

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Charles Hamm, Robert Walser, Jacqueline Warwick, and Charles Hiroshi Garrett

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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22,871 words
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...African American audiences displayed little interest in Folk rock or rock, despite the strong blues influences on the latter. British bands were formed after the models set by US rock and roll musicians on recordings and tours. The extraordinary songwriting abilities of John Lennon and Paul McCartney helped earn the Beatles an extreme level of popular and critical success, and they produced catchy and memorable songs in a great range of styles, even as they explored unusual musical forms, harmonies, studio techniques, and instrumentation, as...

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