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Subject: Music

This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

G-20 and Multilateral Economic Cooperation

G-20 and Multilateral Economic Cooperation   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics, Regional and Area Studies
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...G-20, or a similar inclusive group, was likely to emerge as the premier forum of international economic dialogue, policy coordination, and decision making even beyond the crisis. A formal declaration to that effect was made at the third G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, USA, in 2009. G-20 leaders will now meet each year at the summit level. The bigger EMEs have now become too systemically important to be excluded from any meaningful or effective international economic consultative process to manage globalization. India is one of the bigger economies within the G-20....

African Nations Cup

African Nations Cup  

A football (soccer) tournament played every two years between national sides of the Confédération Africaine de Football.
Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau

Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau  

The historic commercial center of present-day Guinea-Bissau.Shortly after the Portuguese first reached the Cacheu River in 1446, lançados—Portuguese outcasts often married to African women—settled 20 ...
Harold Cruse

Harold Cruse  

Harold Cruse (8 March 1916–20 March 2005), an iconoclastic social critic and a largely self-educated cultural historian, achieved distinction as the preeminent African American dissident public ...
Kpelle

Kpelle  

Ethnic group of West Africa; also known as Guerzé, Nguerze, Ngere, and Pele.The Kpelle primarily inhabit northern and central Liberia. Representing roughly 20 percent of the population, they are ...
Mogadishu

Mogadishu  

ˌmôgǝˈdi˜ōō; ˌmägǝ-; -ˈdē˜ōōthe capital of Somalia, a port on the Indian Ocean also called Muqdisho; Italian name Mogadiscio.
Oral Traditions in Africa

Oral Traditions in Africa  

Variety of oral forms that developed in Africa, including epics, tales, riddles, poetry, and proverbs.The African oral tradition distills the essence of human experience. Performers of these oral ...
Tuareg

Tuareg  

Ethnic group of Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, Algeria, and Libya.Often called “the blue people” because of the color that the indigo dye of their clothing leaves on their skin ...
Fulani

Fulani  

Pastoral people of West Africa widely dispersed through parts of Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Cameroon, with smaller numbers in surrounding countries; also known as Peul, Fula, and ...
Islamic fundamentalism

Islamic fundamentalism  

A disputed term, widely used in the US and to a lesser extent in Britain to denote any movement to favour strict observance of the teachings of the Qur'an and the Shari'a (Islamic Law). On the ...
Gabon

Gabon  

An equatorial country on Africa's Atlantic coast, bounded inland by Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and Congo.Physical.Along the coast of Gabon are many lagoons, mangrove swamps, and large deposits of ...
Djibouti

Djibouti  

A city-state that serves as a transit point for neighbouring countriesThough there are mountains in the north of this small country, most of Djibouti consists of a bare arid plateau—one of the ...
Derdzakian, Eugénie

Derdzakian, Eugénie   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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2013

...Derdzakian, Eugénie Armenian , 20th century, female. Born 20th century, in Istanbul. Painter . ...

Haytck, W.

Haytck, W.   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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2013

...W. British , 20th century, male. Born 20th century, in England. Painter , engraver...

Denne, Charlotte

Denne, Charlotte   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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2013

...Charlotte British , 20th century, male. Engraver...

Hideyuki

Hideyuki   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Current Version:
2013

...Hideyuki Japanese , 20th century, male. Sculptor (ivory). ...

Sukia, Y. K.

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Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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2013

...Y. K. Indian , 20th century, male. Draughtsman...

Zaheche, Leila

Zaheche, Leila (1936)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Current Version:
2013

...Leila Lebanese , 20th century, female. Born 1936 . Painter , watercolourist...

Pal, Purnenda

Pal, Purnenda   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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2013

...Purnenda Indian , 20th century, female. Born in India. Draughtswoman...

Scott, William

Scott, William (1848)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Current Version:
2013

...William British , 19th – 20th century, male. Active in London. Born 1848 ; died 20 April 1918 . Engraver (etching) , architect...

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