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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...I. Add Me to the List VII. The American Hostel VIII. The Semi-failed State The War in Afghanistan I. Afghan Myths II. Pakistan’s Nice Little... ...III. Russia Straddles the Divide IV. Russia’s Stealth Diplomacy V. Losing the Iraq War VI. Germany’s Rebellious Colonies VII. The Disunited Nation... ... Iraq’s Debts XIII. Kosovo’s Iraqi Lessons XIV. The Iraqi and the Madman XV. Just War or Just a War? The Roots of Anti-Americanism By: Dr. Sam V... ... increased and its sulfur content shot up by one third. The fields date back to the 1920s and 1930s and were subjected to abusive methods of extract... ...ck market facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other nece...

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1920s

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...perary Brigade Flying Column No. 2 under Sean Hogan during the Irish Civil War; Prohibition agents destroying barrels of alcohol in accordance to the ... ...cking government defensive positions in Shandong, during the Chinese Civil War; The Women's suffrage campaign leads to the ratification of the 19th am... ... Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s – 1920s – 1930s 1940s 1950s Ye... ...stablishments – Disestablishments The 1920s was a decade that began on January 1, 1920 and ended on December 31, ... ... the "Golden Age Twenties"[1] because of the economic boom following World War I. French speakers refer to the period as the "années folles" ("Crazy Y... ... The economic prosperity experienced by many countries during the 1920s (especially the United States) was similar in nature to that experien... ...8 and the first All-Color All-Talking movie On with the Show, 1929. Silent films start giving way to sound films. By 1936, the transition phase arguab...

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Wars and Empire

By: Sam Vaknin

...tes I. Why is American Hated II. Containing the United States The War in Afghanistan I. Afghan Myths II. Pakistan's Nice Little War ... ...raddles the Divide IV. Russia's Stealth Diplomacy V. Losing the Iraq War VI. Germany's Rebellious Colonies VII. The Disunited Nations T... ... VI. Germany's Rebellious Colonies VII. The Disunited Nations The War in Iraq - Coalition Building I. The Economies of the Middle East ... ... and its sulfur content shot up by one third. The fields date back to the 1920s and 1930s and were subjected to abusive methods of extraction. Thus,... ...facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other necessity or lu...

...ntents I. Hitler and the Invention of the West II. The Demise of the West? III. The New Rome - America, the Reluctant Empire IV. The Doctrine of Just War...

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List of science fiction films of the 1920s

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... Science fiction films ... ... Pre 1920 1920s ... ... A list of science fiction films released in the 1920s. These film... ... A list of science fiction films released in the 1920s. These films include core element... ... See also History of science fiction films Refere... ... Thriller War ... ... War anti-war ... ...ce fiction films Lists of science fiction films by decade Lists of 1920s films by genre ...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

...en _Moisture. _A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in hu... ...ms--diseases, insects and loss of seed vigor--began appearing after World War 1. These difficulties did not seem obviously connected to industrial a... ...anic movement loses this round-but not the battle. And certainly not the war. Food supply primarily determines earthworm population. To increase... ...ausing health or sickness. In 1940, when America was preparing for World War II, all eligible men were called in for a physical examination to dete... ...by patient experiment learned how to make superior compost During the 1920s, Albert Howard was in charge of a government research farm at Indore... ...Still, I think it is useful to go back to the Indore research farm of the 1920s and to study closely how Albert Howard once made the world's finest ... ...vailable. But fresh manure and urine earth were essential. During the 1920s a patented process for making compost with a chemical fertilizer cal...

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List of comedy films of the 1920s

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... Before 1920 1920s ... ... A list of comedy films released in the 1920s. ... ... A list of comedy films released in the 1920s. ... ... Dogs of War ... ... Lists of films by genre ... ... Thriller War ... ... War anti-war ... ... Categories Incomplete lists from August 2008 Lists of comedy films by decade 1... ... Incomplete lists from August 2008 Lists of comedy films by decade 1920s comedy films ...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

...m oxygen Moisture. A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in hum... ...blems—diseases, insects and loss of seed vigor—began appearing after World War 1. These difficulties did not seem obviously connected to industrial ag... ...rganic movement loses this round-but not the battle. And certainly not the war. Food supply primarily determines earthworm population. To increase th... ... causing health or sickness. In 1940, when America was preparing for World War II, all eligible men were called in for a physical examination to deter... ...and by patient experiment learned how to make superior compost During the 1920s, Albert Howard was in charge of a government research farm at Indore,... ... Still, I think it is useful to go back to the Indore research farm of the 1920s and to study closely how Albert Howard once made the world's finest c... ...ad available. But fresh manure and urine earth were essential. During the 1920s a patented process for making compost with a chemical fertilizer call...

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List of horror films of the 1920s

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... 1910s 1920s ... ... A list of horror films released in the 1920s. ... ... A list of horror films released in the 1920s. Ho... ... ^ Munden 1997, p. 792. ^ Dirks, Tim. "Horror Films". Filmsite.org. Retrieved Decembe... ...Cinema. McFarland. ISBN .  Hallenbeck, Bruce G. (2009). Comedy-horror films: a chronological history, 1914-20... ... Thriller War ... ... War anti-war ... ...sourced statements from December 2014 Use mdy dates from July 2011 1920s horror films ...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

... Making 18 Moisture. A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in h... ...roblems diseases, insects and loss of seed vigor began appearing after World War 1. These difficulties did not seem obviously connected to industrial ... ... organic movement loses this round−but not the battle. And certainly not the war. Food supply primarily determines earthworm population. To increase t... ...ty causing health or sickness. In 1940, when America was preparing for World War II, all eligible men were called in for a physical examination to det... ...ng and by patient experiment learned how to make superior compost During the 1920s, Albert Howard was in charge of a government research farm at Indor... ...e. Still, I think it is useful to go back to the Indore research farm of the 1920s and to study closely how Albert Organic Gardener's Composting CHAP... ...e had available. But fresh manure and urine earth were essential. During the 1920s a patented process for making compost with a chemical fertilizer ca...

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List of Western films of the 1920s

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... Pre-1920 1920s ... ... A list of Western films released in the 1920s. (All films... ... A list of Western films released in the 1920s. (All films are silent unless oth... ... Lists of films by genre ... ... Thriller War ... ... War anti-war ... ... Categories Incomplete lists from February 2009 1920s Western (genre) films ... ...Categories Incomplete lists from February 2009 1920s Western (genre) films Lists of We...

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Romania, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

.................................................................38 The Crimean War and Unification ........................................................ ................................39 ROMANIA AND TRANSYLVANIA TO THE END OF WORLD WAR I, 1861− 1919..................40 Romania under Charles of Hohenzolle... ...................................................40 The Balkan Wars and World War I....................................................................... ...ies. Complicating an already unstable situation, the royal family in the mid−1920s suffered a scandal when Crown Prince Carol, exhibiting a Phanariot'... ...o apply enormous military and economic leverage on Bucharest. Throughout the 1920s and early 1930s, however, Romania's foreign policy had been decided... ...on in 1989. Annual birthrates remained as high as 40 per 1,000 well into the 1920s, whereas mortality rates, although declining, were still well above... ... The control apparatus also regulated public access to foreign publications, films, newscasts, books, and radio and television programs. The 1965 Cons... ...ne in Bucharest that produced documentaries, newsreels, cartoons, and puppet films, and another in Buftea (near Bucharest) that made feature films. Un... ...tea (near Bucharest) that made feature films. Until the late 1960s, Romanian films reflected a strong French influence. Both the native and co−produce...

...ion of Transylvania and Hungary, 37 -- WALACHIA AND MOLDAVIA UNDER THE RUSSIAN PROTECTORATE, 1711?, 37 -- The Russian Protectorate, 38 -- The Crimean War and Unification, 39 -- ROMANIA AND TRANSYLVANIA TO THE END OF WORLD WAR I, 1861? 1919, 40 -- Romania under Charles of Hohenzollern?Sigmaringen, 40 -- The Balkan Wars and World War I, 42 -- Greater Romania and the Occupati...

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List of films and TV series set in the 1920s

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... Teen Thriller War ... ... 1920s 1900... ...Gigot (film) (1962) The Glenn Miller Story (1954) Good News (films) (1930) ... ... Categories Lists of television series by setting Lists of films by setting ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

........................................................................ 169 WAR OR PACIFISM .............................................................. ...oint ................................................... 396 QUESTIONS OF WAR .......................................................................... ... is ethical; rape is unethical, rape to avenge a social wrong is ethical. War is unethical, but this war is ethical. Abortion is unethical, denying ... ...e or riches. Pornography treats children and women as things, not humans. Films and television champion murder and revenge. Video games commonly teac... ...re or riches. Pornography treats children and women as things, not humans. Films and television champion murder and revenge. Video games commonly tea... ...mise of getting your ‗pie in the sky-- bye and bye.‘ Singing and dancing, films and TV, public friendships, sports and recreational pastimes all crea... ...rope‘s major detriment to the stability of the world‘s ecology. Since the 1920s the French government has awarded the Medaille de la Famille Francai... ...Germans or Italian Americans and we were at war with them too. And in the 1920s many foreign born people who might have communist leanings were expe... ... a woman‘s ankle protrude from her long dress he got excited. Then in the 1920s bathing suits and flappers exposed the female knees, and men again w...

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War film

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...ut naval, air, or land battles, sometimes focusing instead on prisoners of war, covert operations, military training, or other related subjects. At ti... ... covert operations, military training, or other related subjects. At times war films focus on daily military or civilian life in wartime without depic... ...ert operations, military training, or other related subjects. At times war films focus on daily military or civilian life in wartime without depicting... ...drama, biographical, or even alternate history fiction. Themes explored in war films include combat, survivor and escape stories, tales of sacrifice, ... ...a, biographical, or even alternate history fiction. Themes explored in war films include combat, survivor and escape stories, tales of sacrifice, stud... .... The term anti-war film is sometimes used to describe films which bring to the viewer the pain and horror of war, often from a po... ... 2.1 1910s 2.2 1920s and 1930s 2.3 1940s ... ...e released by The American Correspondent Film Company. 1920s and 1930s An early notable war film is Charlie Cha...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

...er-mad leaders and the universal propensity to prepare for and recover from war. Plato’s city-state and Bacon’s island state were too small to be us... ...re monetary goals while the taxes rose to take care of the education of the war babies. The 60s saw an increase in the cold war between the East and ... ... know, this area was developed by some early film stars as a getaway in the 1920s. Clark Gable and C.B. deMille were among the original owners here.... ...untain. They haven’t used that figure for years but you still see it in old films. Just beyond it is a western town that has been used for years. ‘D... ...town that has been used for years. ‘Dr. Quinn’ was shot there. Hundreds of films, television shows and commercials have been made in the area, on K... ...praise God when blessings come—whether it is good weather or a victory in a war or on the football field. “Whether it is retirement pay incr... ...e a man of the cloth. It wouldn’t have surprised me to find him starring in films, coaching football, or becoming a gigolo for some rich European pr...

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List of book-based war films (1898–1926 wars)

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... This is a list of list of war films that are based on books. Al... ... This is a list of list of war films that are based on books. All wa... ... Contents 1 Spanish–American War (1898) ... ... 2 Philippine–American War (1899-1913) 3 Second Boer War (1899-1902) ... ... Nick Adams stories Ernest Hemingway 1920s ... ... Novella See also List of films based on war books ... ... war books List of films based on war books — pre-1775 List of films based on war books — 1775–1898 ...

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Iran, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

.......................................................................33 World War I ..................................................................... .......................................................................35 WORLD WAR II AND THE AZARBAIJAN CRISIS ...................................... ........................................................................109 THE WAR'S IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY ............................................ ...ready detiorated because of that country's commercial policies, which in the 1920s and 1930s adversely affected Iran. In 1932 the shah offended Britai... ...ined with a superficial Westernization evident in dress, life styles, music, films, and television programs, this foreign presence tended to intensify... ...ic−speaking peasants were considered part of the Bakhtiari. Beginning in the 1920s, the Pahlavi shahs gradually succeeded in establishing the authorit... ...count of their habit of preying on both Lur and non−Lur villages. During the 1920s and 1930s, the government of Reza Shah undertook several coercive c...

... INVASIONS OF THE MONGOLS AND TAMERLANE, 29 -- THE SAFAVIDS, 1501?1722, 30 -- THE QAJARS, 1795?1925, 32 -- The Constitutional Revolution, 33 -- World War I, 34 -- THE ERA OF REZA SHAH, 1921?41, 35 -- WORLD WAR II AND THE AZARBAIJAN CRISIS, 36 -- MOSSADEQ AND OIL NATIONALIZATION, 37 -- THE POST?MOSSADEQ ERA AND THE SHAH'S WHITE REVOLUTION, 39 -- State and Society, 1964?74, ...

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Film

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...isual effects. The word "cinema" is often used to refer to the industry of films and filmmaking or to the art of filmmaking itself. The contemporary d... ... The process of filmmaking is both an art and an industry. Films were originally recorded onto plastic film which was shown through a ... ...special effects led to the use of digital intermediates. Most contemporary films are now fully digital through the entire process of production, distr... ...play music that fit the mood of the film at any given moment. By the early 1920s, most films came with a prepared list of sheet music to be used for t... ... The rise of European cinema was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I, while the film industry in the United States flourished with the ris... ...th in The Birth of a Nation (1915) and Intolerance (1916). However, in the 1920s, European filmmakers such as Sergei Eisenstein, F. W. Murnau and Frit... ...ng and continued to further advance the medium. In the 1920s, the development of electronic sound recording technologies made it p... ...or in part, such as the films made by Leni Riefenstahl in Nazi Germany, US war film trailers during World War II, or artistic films made under Stalin ... ... The rise of European cinema was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I, while the film industry in the United States flourished with the ris...

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The U.S. Department of Energy National Atomic Museum : Trinity Site

...d area of the New Mexico desert. Conducted in the final month of World War II by the top- secret Manhattan Engineer District, this test was cod... ...and is actively used for non-nuclear weapons testing. Before the war the range was mostly public and private grazing land that had always... ...ivate grazing land that had always been sparsely populated. During the war it was even more lonely and deserted because the ranchers had agreed... ...t in 1913 by Franz Schmidt, a German immigrant and homesteader. In the 1920s Schmidt sold the ranch to George McDonald 18 and moved to Fl... ...ellent film is a 53-minute documentary on the Manhattan Project. Other films relating to the history of the Atomic Age are available for viewin...

...e world was changed forever when the first atomic bomb was tested in an isolated area of the New Mexico desert. Conducted in the final month of World War II by the topsecret Manhattan Engineer District, this test was code named Trinity. The Trinity test took place on the Alamogordo Bombing and Gunnery......

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List of sports films

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...ng sports activities. Sports movies have been made since the era of silent films, such as the 1915 film The Champion starring Charlie Chaplin. Films i... ...erious (Raging Bull) to silly (Horse Feathers). A classic theme for sports films is the triumph of an individual or team who prevail despite the diffi... ... team who prevail despite the difficulties. Men often identify with sports films in ways they wouldn't with other genres, such as spy films. American... ... daughter. Leatherheads 2007 Comedy George Clooney in fictional story of 1920s pro football. Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 2008 Documentary Alumni (inc... ...cluding 1987 scandal that shut down the program for two years. Roll Tide/War Eagle 2011 Documentary Made for TV as a follow-up to ESPN's 30 for 3... ...g 1998 Documentary The life and career of a former Detroit Tigers star and war hero. BASEketball 1998 Comedy A new game is invented combining basebal... ...ane as a former football player turned alcoholic. Escape to Victory 1981 War Loosely based on The Death Match, with Sylvester Stallone and Michael ...

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Trinity Site

...ted area of the New Mexico desert. Conducted in the final month of World War II by the top- secret Manhattan Engineer District, this test was code ... ...Range and is actively used for non-nuclear weapons testing. Before the war the range was mostly public and private grazing land that had always b... ...private grazing land that had always been sparsely populated. During the war it was even more lonely and deserted because the ranchers had agreed t... ...ilt in 1913 by Franz Schmidt, a German immigrant and homesteader. In the 1920s Schmidt sold the ranch to George McDonald and moved to Florida. T... ...xcellent film is a 53-minute documentary on the Manhattan Project. Other films relating to the history of the Atomic Age are available for viewing ...

...e world was changed forever when the first atomic bomb was tested in an isolated area of the New Mexico desert. Conducted in the final month of World War II by the topsecret Manhattan Engineer District, this test was code named Trinity. The Trinity test took place on the Alamogordo Bombing and Gunnery Range, about 230 miles south of the Manhattan Project?s headquarters at ...

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War novel

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... characters are preoccupied with the preparations for, or recovery from, war. It is sometimes referred to as military fiction. Many war novels are... ...e sometimes referred to as military historical fiction . History of the war novel Origins The war novel's main roots lie in the epic poetry o... ...ce the collective memory of a people. Other important influences on the war novel included the tragedies of such dramatists as Euripides, Senec... ...ung veteran, Septimus Warren Smith, toward insanity and suicide. The late 1920s saw the rise of the so-called "war book boom, " during which many men... ...s Luttrell . Epic poetry The Holocaust in Art and Literature List of films based on war books Further reading Other significant war novel...

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Pakistan, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...............................51 Ayub Khan's Foreign Policy and the 1965 War with India ........................................................... ......................................................77 Repercussions of the War in Afghanistan ....................................................... ........................................................171 The Indo−Pakistani War of 1965 .............................................................. ...centers, and a diversified social and economic system, was discovered in the 1920s at its two most important sites: Mohenjo−daro, in Sindh near Sukkur... ...NOT bookmark these search results. The Two Nations Theory Events in the late 1920s and 1930s led Muslims to begin to think that their destiny might be... ...'s material culture in the 1990s: videocassette recorders (for playing Hindi films), locally manufactured Japanese Suzuki cars, and Kalashnikov rifles... ...dcast media. Women's subservience is consistently shown on television and in films. And, although popular television dramas raise controversial issues... ...inst women. The Pakistan Women Lawyers' Association has released a series of films educating women about their legal rights; the Business and Professi...

...he Parliamentary System, 47 -- THE AYUB KHAN ERA, 48 -- Basic Democracies, 50 -- The 1962 Constitution, 51 -- Ayub Khan's Foreign Policy and the 1965 War with India, 52 -- YAHYA KHAN AND BANGLADESH, 54 -- ZULFIQAR ALI BHUTTO AND A NEW CONSTITUTIONAL SYSTEM, 56 -- ZIA UL?HAQ AND MILITARY DOMINATION, 1977?88, 59 -- PAKISTAN AND THE WORLD DURING THE ZIA REGIME, 63 -- Chapter ...

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List of films and television shows about the American Civil War

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... The following is a list of films and television shows about the American Civil War from ... ... The following is a list of films and television shows about the American Civil War from the beginning of the 20th century until present. ... ... Contents 1 Films about the war ... ... Contents 1 Films about the war 1.1 Before 1920... ... 1.1 Before 1920 1.2 1920s 1.3 1930s ... ...ries 3 Documentaries Films about the war Before 1920 ... ... 3 Documentaries Films about the war Before 1920 ... ...aw Foot (1919) Secret Service (1919) 1920s The Copperhead (1920) ...

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Sp-4221 the Space Shuttle Decision

By: Nasa

...f NASA's search for a post−Apollo future. As with the Army and Navy in World War II, NASA had grown rapidly during the 1960s. Similarly, just as those... ...ter to present such predictions in ways that smacked of realism. After World War II, however, the time became ripe. Everyone knew of the dramatic prog... ...ses as the Germans bombarded London with long−range V−2 missiles late in the war. Then, in 1952, a group of specialists brought space flight clearly i... ...und to the Space Station The concept of a space station took root during the 1920s, in an earlier era of technical change that focused on engines. As ... ... on to develop the V−2 with support from the German army. 26 Even during the 1920s, Oberth's ideas drew enough attention to encourage other theorists ... ...ed to take to NASA. High−speed cameras had filmed the tests in Nevada. Those films now were ready to show to officials at NASA−Marshall, who were mana...

...x] The Space Shuttle took shape and won support, and criticism, as part of NASA?S search for a post?Apollo future. As with the Army and Navy in World War II, NASA had grown rapidly during the 1960s. Similarly, just as those military services saw a sharp falloff in funding in the wake of victory, the success of the piloted moon landings brought insistent demands that NASA s...

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Format war

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...chnologies. Developing companies may be characterized as engaging in a format war if they actively oppose or avoid interoperable open industry tec... ...operable open industry technical standard s in favor of their own. A format war emergence can be explained because each vendor is trying to exploit... ...effects in a two-sided market . There is also a social force to stop a format war: when one of them wins as de facto standard, it solves a coordina... ...sed to produce the disks until Berliner's patent expired in the late 1910s. 1920s"78 rpm " gramophone record formats: lateral versus vertical "hil... ...ervices found the multi-use DVD more attractive, and videophiles who collected films rejected the idea of a pay-per-view disc.Memory card s, a four-... ...movie studio supporting HD DVD, Warner Brothers, decided to abandon releasing films on HD-DVD in January 2008. Shortly thereafter, several major Nort...

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U.S. History Framework for the 1994 and 2001 National Assessment of Educational Progress

By: Ramsay Selden

... developed through the American Revolution, U.S. Constitu- tion, and Civil War, and the struggles over slavery and civil rights. 2. The Gathering and ... ...1815). Expansion and Reform (1801 to 1861). Crisis of the Union: Civil War and Reconstruction (1850 to 1877). The Development of Modern America ... ...y in American society, while recognizing historical moments like the Civil War when unity broke down. It should also explore how and why these values ... ...ng to historical sites, and watching historical television productions and films. Yet history instruction falls short of its potential in the nation’s... ... roles and what changes or adjustments resulted? How did politics in the 1920s reflect both the advancement and the retreat of important democratic ... ...nnovators? What factors led to the growth of the American economy in the 1920s? To what extent was growing prosperity a reality for Americans from v...

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List of adventure films

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... Before 1920 1920s ... ... This is chronological list of adventure films split by decade. Often there may ... ...be considerable overlap particularly between adventure and other genres (including, action, drama, and fantasy films); the list documents films which ... ...ist documents films which are more closely related to adventure, even if they bend genres. Films by decade ... ... List of adventure films before 1920 List of adventure films of the 1920s List of ... ... Thriller War ... ... War anti-war ...

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The History Guide

...g to bet that most of what falls under History is really little more than war. We have a fascination for war--I don't know why. But, the fact remain... ... for most people, the study of history means little else than the study of war. This confuses me! All these facts. All this stuff of history crowding... ...story. Here is a typical question from one of those surveys: Did the Civil War take place before, or after 1850? Hopefully, you did not need to find ... ...lways helped me visualize mid-fourteenth century Europe. Think of all the films you might have seen. Go ahead, do it right now.....do any of them pr... ...nt in time, my image of World War Two was fashioned by watching Hollywood films, you know, John Wayne, Dana Andrews, Gregory Peck and so on. American... ... 1000 pages of "stuff" without an interpretive structure. Of course, like films and food, there are bad textbooks and good ones. Bad textbooks eithe... ...h of the Bolshevik Revolution Lecture 8: The Age of Anxiety: Europe in the 1920s (1) Lecture 9: The Age of Anxiety: Europe in the 1920s (2) Lecture 10... ... Lenin's "Testament" (1922) Lecture 8: The Age of Anxiety: Europe in the 1920s (1) British War Poets Paul Valery's The Crisis of the Mind (1919) ... ...1 D. H. Lawrence, 1885-1930 Lecture 9: The Age of Anxiety, Europe in the 1920s (2) Ortega y Gasset's Revolt of the Masses (1930) Oswald Spengler, ...

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List of horror films

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...This is a chronological list of horror films split by decade. Often there may be considerable overlap particularly... ... horror and other genres (including, action, thriller, and science fiction films); the list should attempt to document films which are more closely re... ... Lists by decade List of horror films of the 1890s List of horror films of the 190... ...or films of the 1910s List of horror films of the 1920s List of horror films of the 1930s ... ... War ... ... anti-war ...

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The Role of a Federal Arts Agency

By: Vance Jacobs

... 1860s. Urban involvement in the arts grew steadily after the Second World War. In the latter part of the twentieth century, many American cities dec... ...hips that are the hallmark of American arts institutions. It began in the 1920s when Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon envisioned a national ar... ...s, drawings, sketches, and watercolors, records the history of America at war. The military art held by the government includes such notable artists... ... on volunteer labor or pays its performers at reduced rates. During World War II, the USO employed 5,424 salaried entertainers and had total show att... ...es. Some film festivals focus on the general—the screening of independent films, short films, and foreign films. Others have a specific emphasis; fo...

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List of drama films

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...List of drama films is a chronological listing of films in the drama genre. List of drama films... ... List of drama films of the 1900s List of drama films of the 1910s List of drama films of the 1920... ...ama films of the 1910s List of drama films of the 1920s List of drama films of the 1930s ... ... List of drama films of the 1920s List of drama films of the 1930s List of drama films of the 1940... ... War ... ... anti-war ...

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A Legacy of Leadership

...people, many of whom immigrated to the United States following the Vietnam War. An NEA-sponsored folk art exhibition helped educate Americans about th... ...ns of Laos, many Hmong had fought as allies of the U.S. during the Vietnam War. After the 1975 ceasefire and communist takeover of Laos, numerous Hmon... ... Des Moines, Iowa, thousands of miles from her native Bosnia. She left her war torn country with nothing but memories and her tal- ent as a profession... ...d for excellence,” according to Dee Davis, Executive Producer of Appalshop Films. “NEA funding helped Appalshop make the case that what was local was ... ...raws on her experiences growing up black and poor in South Carolina in the 1920s. “It’s important these young people realize how much things have chan... ... Rescuing A Cherished Art Form What would it be like if America’s greatest films were to disappear? This could have happened. In the mid-1960s, more t... ...appear? This could have happened. In the mid-1960s, more than half of U.S. films produced before 1951 had been lost, largely as a result of deteri- or... ...ond African-American Renaissance, as significant as Harlem had been in the 1920s. For Scott, it meant the beginning of social change. “Watts was the p...

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Lists of films

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...This is an index of lists of films. Contents ... ...saster 20.3 Short films 21 Animated 21.1 ... ... Animated 21.1 Films containing mature content 22 Miscellan... ... 1939 1920s 1920 19... ...ased on literature List of book-based war films List of children's books made into... ... List of films based on actual events List of war films and TV specials List of World... ...ar films and TV specials List of World War II films By era ...

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National Heritage Fellowships

... her family , with all the men playing guitar or banjo and singing. In the 1920s, Jones became a migrant worker with her second husband, George Jones,... ...ng to his brother’s button accordion. He began working dances in the late 1920s using a one-row button accordion, which he called “una murgrita” (a l... ...his sons were recruited into the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s secret war against 1985 T he Heritage ceremonies became the first celebratory even... ...rom four to seven at various times, was recognized. First organized in the 1920s this group has endured to this day, enjoying a resurgence of populari... ...’d close it up and whip it out.” In the 1950s, Godbolt appeared in several films and television programs, and when work in the United States waned in ... ...rdic songs, writing songs about her own experiences in Sarajevo during the war, life in the internment camp, and Photo by Ida Jervis the escape to Ame... ...uces tours by American folk artists as well as the National Folk Festival, films, videotapes, recordings, museum exhibits, and publications. Wilson ha...

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History of science fiction films

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...Moon). The history of science fiction films parallels that of the motion picture industry as a whole, although it... ...fore the genre was taken seriously. Since the 1960s, major science fiction films have succeeded in pulling in large audience shares, and films of this... ...s genre have become a regular staple of the film industry. Science fiction films have led the way in special effects technology, and have also been us... ... 1930s and 1940s 2 Post-War and 1950s 3 1960s 4 ... ... Pre 1920 1920s 1930s ... ...d an early overlap between the science fiction and horror genres. Into the 1920s, another success was The Lost World, based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle'... ...saurs, and hidden worlds.[3] Meanwhile, in Europe, the 1920s displayed a distinct difference from American cinema. European film-m... ...ted the world 100 years into the future and forecasted the advent of World War II, it too was a box-office flop, and films with serious speculation an... ... Sequels to successful horror films continued into World War II, and the 1940s also saw the development of patriotic superhero seria...

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Fallen Angels

By: Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, and Michael Flynn

...otten at all; not a damned thing. "What is funny?" Gordon demanded. "Old war-horse heard the trumpet again. Now it's your turn. Take the stick." Fu... ...u care? No, he probably didn't. It was his grandparents planet. "There's war in Norway. If we flew over, somebody would cruise a missile at us sure... ...e and Freedom space stations with a passion. A dozen nations had declared war when the nitrogen dipping started; but they had no space capabilities,... ...me for breathing." The house was huge, a six-bedroom mansion built in the 1920s during the Hollywood era. It hadn't been painted in years, and now s... ...e wore a silver-tan shirt and a desert hat, and looked a bit like the old films of Indiana Jones when he wasn't carrying a bullwhip and pistol. He c...

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List of Croatian films

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...A list of films produced in Croatia. For an A-Z list of Croatian films see Category:Croatian films. ... ... 1 1910 2 1920s 3 1930s ... ... Heinz Hanus 1920s Title ... ... 1950s List of Croatian films of the 1950s 1960s ... ... 1960s List of Croatian films of the 1960s 1970s ... ... Fabijan Šovagović War drama Based on the play by Fabijan Šovag... ... Lukas Nola War drama ... ... Goran Višnjić War drama ... ... 1 1910 2 1920s 3 1930s ...

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List of Australian films

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...ative film with the release of The Story of the Kelly Gang and other early films by directors John Gavin, W. J. Lincoln and Alfred Rolfe. ... ...in, W. J. Lincoln and Alfred Rolfe. Notable Australian films of the early 1900s: The Story of the Ke... ... Moora Neya, or The Message of the Spear (1911) - One of the first films to depict Indigenous Australians. The Sentim... ...65) - AFI winner for Best Film Stronger Since The War (1965) - AFI winner for Best Film They're a We... ... Uninhabited (2010) Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010) Daybreakers (2010) - starring Eth... ...nephilia Australian War Film Archive Aus... ... 1920s ... ... 1920s ...

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