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war establishment

The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.

Fryer Memorial Library

Fryer Memorial Library  

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Part of the University of Queensland library, is named after J. D. Fryer, an ex-serviceman who died in 1924 from injuries sustained in the First World War; its establishment in ...
Imperium in Imperio

Imperium in Imperio  

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Sutton E. Griggs's first novel, Imperium in Imperio (1899), is a visionary work positing the establishment of an underground organization of educated and militant African Americans bent on either an ...
Giuseppe Garibaldi

Giuseppe Garibaldi  

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(1807–82)Italian patriot and military leader. He was a hero of the Risorgimento (the movement for the unification and independence of Italy), who began his political activity as a member of the Young ...
A History of New York

A History of New York  

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From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich Knickerbocker, burlesque history by Irving, published in 1809 and revised in 1812,1819, and 1848. It satirizes the methods ...
Maria W Stewart

Maria W Stewart  

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(1803–1879), essayist, lecturer, abolitionist, and women's rights activist.Maria Stewart was the earliest known American woman to lecture in public on political themes and leave extant copies of her ...
Flight to Canada

Flight to Canada  

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(1976), Ishmael Reed's fifth novel, extends his permutation of literary forms such as the Western and the mystery to the foundational genre of African American letters, the slave narrative. In it, ...
French Revolution

French Revolution  

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(1789)The political upheaval that ended with the overthrow of the Bourbon monarchy in France and marked a watershed in European history. Various groups in French society opposed the ancien régime ...
Wyndham Lewis

Wyndham Lewis  

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(1882–1957)British writer and painter; the founder of vorticism, he is also known for his portraits. In his books he attacked and satirized the cultural establishment.Lewis was born on his father's ...
Sutton E. Griggs

Sutton E. Griggs  

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(1872–1933), novelist, essayist, biographer, publisher, Baptist minister, and pastor.Born in Chatfield, Texas, on 19 June 1872, the son of Reverend Allen R. Griggs, a pioneer Baptist preacher in ...
Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College  

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American art educational establishment at Black Mountain, North Carolina, founded by a group of progressive academics in 1933 and closed after long-standing financial problems in 1957. It was run by ...
Inns of Court libraries

Inns of Court libraries  

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The establishment of the Inns of Court libraries is difficult to date with great certainty. Gray’s Inn library was in existence by 1555. It was destroyed during World War II ...
Oh What a Lovely War

Oh What a Lovely War  

A: Charles Chilton and Theatre Workshop under Joan Littlewood Pf: 1963, London Pb: 1965 G: Hist. drama in 2 acts; prose and songs S: Pierrot show portraying events in Europe, 1914–18 C: 11m, 4fThe ...
History of the Young Men

History of the Young Men  

In a hand-sewn booklet of eighteen pages (dated 7 May 1831; MS in BL), Captain John Bud (Branwell Brontë), in six chapters, details the establishment of the Glass Town Federation ...
Love of a Good Man

Love of a Good Man  

A: Howard Barker Pf: 1978, Sheffield Pb: 1980 G: Drama in 3 acts S: Battlefield subsequently war cemetery, Passchendaele, Belgium, 1920 C: 11m, 2fTwo years after the end of the First World War, ...
Kitchen

Kitchen  

A: Arnold Wesker Pf: 1959, London Pb: 1959; rev. 1961 G: Drama in 2 acts S: Kitchen of a London restaurant, 1950s C: 18m, 12fThe action follows a day in the kitchen of the Tivoli, a busy London ...
Serjeant Musgrave's Dance

Serjeant Musgrave's Dance  

A: John Arden Pf: 1959, London Pb: 1960 G: Pol. drama in 3 acts S: Northern English mining town, 1879 C: 13m, 2fSerjeant Musgrave arrives with three soldiers, Sparky, Attercliffe, and Hurst, in a ...
Toller

Toller  

A: Tankred Dorst Pf: 1968, Stuttgart Pb: 1968 Tr: No pub. trans. G: Hist. drama in 30 scenes; German prose S: Various locations in Munich, 1919, and USA, 1939 C: 28 actors, playing over 50 rolesIn ...
Israel

Israel  

After half a century of war and hostility, peace with the Palestinians seems as remote as everIsrael can be considered to have four main geographical regions. To the north is a hilly region that ...
Sicily

Sicily  

A large triangular island in the Mediterranean Sea, separated from the ‘toe’ of Italy by the narrow Strait of Messina. It forms, with the neighbouring islands of Lipari, Egadi, Ustica, and ...
Rome

Rome  

According to tradition the ancient city was founded by Romulus (after whom it is named) in 753 bc on the Palatine Hill; as it grew it spread to the other six hills of Rome (Aventine, Caelian, ...

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