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Romania, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...Moscow withdrew its troops in 1958, however, Gheorghiu−Dej was emboldened to set an increasingly independent foreign policy. Tensions over Romania's e... ... legal right to employ as many as twenty persons. In addition, an agency was set up to administer the privatization of state assets. As Romania's econ... ...lieved his actions had averted Soviet re−occupation of their country. In the 1960s and early 1970s, thanks mostly to ample domestic energy and raw−mat... ... 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...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book lis...

...1 -- Foreword, 6 -- Preface, 6 -- GEOGRAPHY, 7 -- TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, 7 -- NATIONAL SECURITY, 8 -- Chapter 1. Historical Setting, 8 -- The Getae, 9 -- The Age of the Great Migrations, 11 -- The Magyars' Arrival in Transylvania, 11 -- ROMANIA, 12 -- Foreword, 12 -- Acknowledgments, 12 -- Preface, 13 -- Country Profile, 13 -- GEOGRAPHY, 13 -- ECONOMY, 14 -- TR...

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1960s in film

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...Film events and films originally released in the 1960s. Subcategories This category has the following... ...Film events and films originally released in the 1960s. Subcategories This category has the following 2 ... ...Film events and films originally released in the 1960s. Subcategories This category has the following 2 subc... ... 1960s in Indian cinema ... ... Films set in the 1960s ... ... Films set in the 1960s ... ... Films set in the 1960s ... ... 1960s in media Film events and films originally released in the 1960s. Subcategories This ... ... Films set in the 1960s ...

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List of films set in Sydney

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...The following is a partial list of films set in Sydney . 1910s The Sentimental Bloke (1919) 19... ...The following is a partial list of films set in Sydney . 1910s The Sentimental Bloke (1919) 1920s ... ...The following is a partial list of films set in Sydney . 1910s The Sentimental Bloke (1919) 1920s Th... ...The following is a partial list of films set in Sydney . 1910s The Sentimental Bloke (1919) 1920s The Kid Stakes (1927) 1960... ... The Sentimental Bloke (1919) 1920s The Kid Stakes (1927) 1960s They're a Weird Mob (1966) 1970s Stone (1974) The Ni... ...7) 1960s They're a Weird Mob (1966) 1970s Stone (1974) The Night the Prowler (1978) The FJ Holden (1977) Caddie (1976) ... ... (1981) Emerald City (1988) Starstruck (1982) Around the World in Eighty Ways (1987) Dead Easy (1982) 1990s Strictly Ballroo...

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Pakistan, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...adjustment program of fiscal austerity and deficit cutting. Under guidelines set by the IMF, Pakistan hopes to raise its gross domestic product (GDP—s... ...ndia Company carried on trade with India. The French East India Company also set up factories. During the wars of the eighteenth century, the factorie... ...r the army to play a central role. When internal stability broke down in the 1960s, he remained contemptuous of lawyer−politicians and handed over pow... ...'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...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army....

...ECURITY, 9 -- Table A. Chronology of Important Events, 10 -- Introduction, 15 -- Chapter 1 Historical Setting, 24 -- EARLY CIVILIZATIONS, 25 -- ISLAM IN INDIA, 28 -- THE MUGHAL PERIOD, 28 -- COMPANY RULE, 31 -- THE BRITISH RAJ, 32 -- The Forward Policy, 33 -- The Seeds of Muslim Nationalism, 34 -- Beginnings of Self?Government, 36 -- The Two Nations Theory, 38 -- Toward Pa...

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The National Endowment for the Arts

By: Bill Ivey

...THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 1965 2000 A BRIEF CHRONOLOGY OF FEDERAL SUPPOR T FOR THE AR TS ... ...IEF CHRONOLOGY OF FEDERAL SUPPOR T FOR THE AR TS President Johnson signs the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, establishing th... ...ties Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Johnson in 1965. It states, “While no government can call a great artist or schola... ...te through its commitment to fostering America’s creativity and investing in our living cultural heritage. By supporting artistic excellence, forgin... ...e establishment of an Advisory ish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. ment of ... ...rants for non-profit pro­ fessional theaters are recommended, and funds are set aside for art in public places. The Council discusses and later recomm... ...LY 1, 1967-JUNE 30, 1968 Photo by Jack Mitchell. Dance Program since the 1960s. companies supported by the Theater Alvin Ailey American Dancer Ju... ...Solo (1973), was another American dance giant to receive support in the 1960s. Photo by Jack Mitchell. THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 17 A B... ...es to public libraries a rich collection of “orphan,” or noncom­ mercial, films from the past century. U.S. Poet Laureate and Boston University Pro...

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Iran, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...ately to diversify the country's economy by expanding heavy industry. In the 1960s, the shah also paid attention to land reform, but the redistributio... ... the Prophet Muhammad, who was God's vice regent; therefore, the state could set aside the Quran with regard to legislation if it were for the good of... ...e Constitution, with the Majlis appointing five additional members. Khomeini set out guidelines for the commission to use in looking at eight areas of... ...e and its bureaucratic, professional, and business classes. Even in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when trade unions and professional organizations a... ...ined with a superficial Westernization evident in dress, life styles, music, films, and television programs, this foreign presence tended to intensify...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book lis...

...5 -- Preface, 5 -- GEOGRAPHY, 6 -- TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, 7 -- NATIONAL SECURITY, 7 -- Chapter 1. Historical Setting, 7 -- Immigration of the Medes and the Persians, 9 -- Alexander the Great, the Seleucids, and the Parthians, 9 -- Islamic Conquest, 10 -- Iran, 12 -- Foreword, 12 -- Acknowledgments, 13 -- Preface, 13 -- Country Profile, 14 -- GEOGRAPHY, 14 -- EC...

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A Legacy of Leadership

...DOWMENT FOR THE ARTS A LEGACYOF LEADERSHIP A LEGACYOF LEADERSHIP Investing in America’s Living Cultural Heritage Since 1965 Library of Congress Card ... ...965 Library of Congress Card Number: 00-107057 First edition published by the National Endowment for the Arts in September 2000. A LEGACY OF LEADERS... ...: 00-107057 First edition published by the National Endowment for the Arts in September 2000. A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP Table of Contents National Endow... ...ber 2000. A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP Table of Contents National Endowment for the Arts Chairman’s Message................................................... ...d for excellence,” according to Dee Davis, Executive Producer of Appalshop Films. “NEA funding helped Appalshop make the case that what was local was ... ...pposite: Paul Taylor Dance Company in Esplanade, a signature Taylor piece set to music by J.S. Bach, that has been performed on many Endowment-suppor... ...vote.” After her speech, over 300 students registered to vote at a station set up in the school. Pearls of Wisdom is just one of the programs develope... ...rted International Mariachi Conference in 1980. Daniel Sheehy In the late 1960s, instruction in mariachi music began to take place in U.S. public hig... ... 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...

...Excerpt: ?Art is a nation?s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal ourselves, and to others, the inner vision which guides us as a nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish.?...

...Table of Contents: Chairman?s Message, 3 -- Building Strong Communities, 4?13 -- Bringing the Arts to New Audiences, 14?25 -- Keeping the Past Alive, 26?37 -- Shining a Spotlight, 38?45 -- Sowing the Seeds for Success, 46?55 -- Responding to Crises, 56?65 -- Transformations, 66?77 -- Gifts That Keep on Giving, 78?...

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List of films set in Miami

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... This is a list of movies set in Miami, Florida . 1930s Second Honeymoon (1937) 1940s Moon Over... ...on Over Miami (1941) 1950s Lucky Me (1954)Some Like It Hot (1959)A Hole In The Head (1959) 1960s Goldfinger (1964)Thunderball (1965)The H... ...Over Miami (1941) 1950s Lucky Me (1954)Some Like It Hot (1959)A Hole In The Head (1959) 1960s Goldfinger (1964)Thunderball (1965)The Happ... ... 1950s Lucky Me (1954)Some Like It Hot (1959)A Hole In The Head (1959) 1960s Goldfinger (1964)Thunderball (1965)The Happening (1967)Tony Ro... ...ning (1967)Tony Rome (1967)Lady In Cement (1968) 1970s Airport '77 (1977)The Godfather, Part II (1974)Black Sunday (1977 film) (1977)Hot Stuff...

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List of films and television shows set in Miami

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...The city of Miami, United States, is a popular location for the filming and setting of movies and television shows, both fictional and ... ... setting of movies and television shows, both fictional and non-fictional. The following article provides a list of films and television shows which ... ...oth fictional and non-fictional. The following article provides a list of films and television shows which have been partially or wholly set in or sh... ... a list of films and television shows which have been partially or wholly set in or shot in Miami . The list includes a wide array of films and TV sh... ...list of films and television shows which have been partially or wholly set in or shot in Miami . The list includes a wide array of films and TV shows,... ...ally or wholly set in or shot in Miami . The list includes a wide array of films and TV shows, ranging from those that were almost entirely shot and s... ... films and TV shows, ranging from those that were almost entirely shot and set in the city (e.g., The Golden Girls and Miami Vice ) to those wh... ...ms and TV shows, ranging from those that were almost entirely shot and set in the city (e.g., The Golden Girls and Miami Vice ) to those where ... ...004–2010 Various episodes Magic City 2012–present A 1960s Mad Men -esque themed series set in Miami. Produced by Starz and...

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List of films set in the Southern United States

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...The following is a partial chronological list of movies set in the Southern United States: This film, televisi... ...The following is a partial chronological list of movies set in the Southern United States: This film, television o... ...The following is a partial chronological list of movies set in the Southern United States: This film, television or v... ...0s 7 1950s 8 1960s 9 1970s ... ... 1890s Down in Dixie, 1898 Loading a Mississippi Steamboat, 18... ... A Kentucky Pioneer, 1910 The Girl Spy Before Vicksburg, 1911 A Southern Sol... ... Suddenly, Last Summer, 1959 1960s The Alamo, 1960 ... ...d David Ebner (2001) Hollywood's Image of the South: A Century of Southern Films. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-31886-7 ...

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Chariots for Apollo

By: James Grimwood

...... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...officials) continued to operate in this fashion and, less than a year later, set up a group to study what the agency should do in near−earth and deep−... ...race subsequently made that destination America's national objective for the 1960s. America had a program—Project Mercury—to put man in low−earth orbi... ...t the authors were not familiar with all the nuances of some of the accounts set down here. Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft ... ...o mission. After visually inspecting the vehicle and watching motion picture films of tests, the group concluded that 23 meters of the coaxial cable m... ...ieved only through more time with the men and better training documentation, films, and taped reports of the progress to the launch.35 Slayton gave in...

...Foreword: The story of Apollo is a remarkable chapter in the history of mankind. How remarkable will be determined by future generations as they attempt to assess and understand the relationship and significance of the Apollo achieveme...

..., ch1?1. Concept to Challenge. 1957 to Mid?1961, 10 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?2. Forging a National Space Agency, 11 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?3. The Starting, 15 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?4. The Goett Committee, 18 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?5. Focusing the Aim, 22 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?6. Priming the Pipeline, 24 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?7. The Feasibilit...

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Box set

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... A boxed set (or box set) is a set of items (for example, a compilation of books, musical recordings, ... ...t) is a set of items (for example, a compilation of books, musical recordings, films or television programs) packaged in a box, for sale as a single u... ...mpilation of books, musical recordings, films or television programs) packaged in a box, for sale as a single unit. Types of box sets Music box se... ...d in a box, for sale as a single unit. Types of box sets Music box sets In the case of music, contemporary box sets are usually made up of three o... ...lly made up of three or more discs boxes, covering a broad range of boxes of the music of a given artist or genre. Artists and bands with an extreme... ...lete discography of an artist such as Pink Floyd 's Oh, by the Way . The box set The Aeroplane Flies High, released in 1996 by The Smashing Pumpki... ...ink Floyd 's Oh, by the Way . The box set The Aeroplane Flies High, released in 1996 by The Smashing Pumpkins, is an expanded collection of the sin... ...f boxes of different artists from a particular genre such as Big Band jazz, 1960s rock and roll, or opera. They generally feature a large collecti... ...chestra, ensemble or conductor. Video (Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and VHS) box sets Films, television, and other video programs on Blu-ray Disc, DVD and V...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ... ... Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gul... ... ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................................... ...—AND UNDERSTAND OUR THINKING ............... 24 OUR BASIC ASSUMPTIONS -- THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR VALUES ......................... 28 SELF-CENTERED A... ............................................... 222 MORALS OR ETHICS ARE NOT SET IN STONE--MORAL RELATIVISM ...................... 224 SELF VERSUS SOCI... ...ons that we can‘t prove. Whether we believe in a Supreme Being, a certain set of scriptures, the belief that the universe 33 is merely matter, o... ...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... ...od We Trust‘ has been found on coins since 1861 and on currency since the 1960s. And the phrase ‗under God‘ was inserted into its ‗Pledge of Allegian...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemu...

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The Mayfair Set

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... The Mayfair Set Title screen of The Mayfair Set ... ...yfair Set Title screen of The Mayfair Set ... ... 1999 Running time 180 min (in four parts) ... ... Followed by The Mayfair Set is a series of programm... ... Followed by The Mayfair Set is a series of programmes produced ... ... The Mayfair Set is a series of programmes produced by Adam Curtis for the BBC, first broadcast in four parts from 18 July 1999. ... ...el David Stirling, Jim Slater, James Goldsmith, and Tiny Rowland, all members of London's Clermont Club in the 1960s. It received the BAFTA Award for ... ... Categories Use dmy dates from December 2012 English-language films 1999 in Bri... ...999 in British television BBC television documentaries Documentary films about business ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

...0 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- Book7 Our Visit to Indus ... ... - “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia — 1 BOOK 7 OUR VISIT TO INDUS by Le... .............................................................. 3 RECOGNIZING THE WORLD’S PROBLEMS ......................................................... ...CTION ................................................................ 38 THE HINDU RELIGION AND POPULATION CONTROL .................................... ...st, many stay as the major computer and telecommunications companies have set up shop in India to make use of this monolith of brain power.‖ ... ...n to many single men. The backlash sent Indira from office for a term and set back any idea of family 23 planning as a necessary program. It too... ...istan have had with trying to reduce population. You may know that in the 1960s Indians were paid $5 to be sterilized, that was about 2 months‘ wage... ..., full employment, and Norman Rockwell—a world without terrorism, X-rated films and lying politicians. ―In Afghanistan allied soldiers gave fo...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemu...

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Travelogue (films)

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... films are exploratory and ethnographic film s that were used to provide the general public with a means of observing different countries and cultur... ...al public with a means of observing different countries and cultures since the late 19th century. Travelogues are considered to be a form of virtual ... ...l documentary and were often presented as lectures narrating accompanying films and photos.(Ruoff, 1). History Travelogues stem from the work of A... ... and lecturer, John Lawson Stoddard who began traveling around the world in 1874. He went on to publish books about his adventures and gave lectures... ...ccompanied by black and white lantern slides printed from his photographs. In 1892 John Lawson Stoddard recruited Burton Holmes as his junior associ... ...l travelogues shown in movie theaters across the U.S.During the 1950s and 1960s, more independent film producers created travelogues, which were show... ...high quality, digital video equipment has renewed the popularity of travel films. Though travelogues have enjoyed much popularity historically, these ... ... the process. In 1923, he formed Fitzpatrick Pictures and provided a stock set of images about the world at a time when hardly any international films...

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Pandoras Legions

By: Christopher Anvil

...Pandora’s Legions by Christopher Anvil This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any res... ...vil This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incident... ...idents is purely coincidental. Copyright © 2002 by Christopher Anvil The various parts of Pandora’s Legions were previously published in the fol... ... Anvil The various parts of Pandora’s Legions were previously published in the following: Part I as “Pandora's Planet” in Astounding, September 19... ...most completely absorbed. There’s no visible stump at all. And the head is set more nearly erect on the body.” “Splendid! Yes, very good indeed.” Ho... ...esides, the enemy . . . I mean, the humanoids . . . have had all night to set their gun up and hide it, and now they pick out their target at will. ... ... shook his head. “What if he doesn’t live to go back? No, I’ve studied the films of that business in the corridor, and that isn’t how it works. They ... ...d instead in a series of stories published in Astounding/Analog during the 1960s: “Pandora’s Envoy” (April 1961), “The Toughest Opponent” (August 196...

...Excerpt: To be seen is to be hit horsip went off to see his planetary integration staff, now working happily on plans for final integration of the planet earth into the integral union, and moffis went along. Horsip described the appalling number of wrecked and sabotaged ground-cars....

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The History Guide

...E HISTORY GUID, LECTURES ON Welcome to The History Guide's Lectures on Modern European Intellectual History: Abela... ...ellectual History: Abelard to Nietzsche. These lectures were written over the past five years and served as the basis for my upper division European ... ... (Raleigh, NC). The lectures presented here are between five and ten pages in length and are meant to be downloaded and printed. Of course, you can r... ...and printed. Of course, you can read them online if you wish. Please keep in mind that these lectures are intended for your education and edificatio... ...ly Napoleon. Now it came time to review. Twenty of us sat in a circle and set out to "discuss" the meaning and significance of the French Revolution.... ...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... ...n like a film you have just seen. Now is the time to discuss that "film." Set aside two hours, perhaps three hours of uninterrupted time and write. ... ... 12th century equivalent, I suppose, of the counter-revolutionaries of the 1960s. These "scholars" had no fixed place in medieval society and they we...

...mething new which changes me. I have no authority to be believed, nor do I want it, feeling myself too ill-instructed to instruct others. (Montaigne) The History Guide has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide is to better prepare yo...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Lecture 1: Modern European Intellectual History: An Introduction Lecture 2: The Medieval World View (1) Lecture 3: The Medieval World View (2) Lecture 4: The Medieval Synthesis and the Renaissance Discovery of Man Lecture 5: The Medieval Synthesis Under Attack: Savonarola and the Protestant Reformati...

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List of 1960s one-hit wonders in the United States

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...This is a list of musical artists whose one hit came out in the 1960s. The list contains recording artists who reached the Top 40 o... ...This is a list of musical artists whose one hit came out in the 1960s. The list contains recording artists who reached the Top 40 of t... ...This is a list of musical artists whose one hit came out in the 1960s. The list contains recording artists who reached the Top 40 of the U... ...t contains recording artists who reached the Top 40 of the U.S. pop chart (the Billboard Hot 100) with just one single. Artists in italics have only ... ... the U.S. pop chart (the Billboard Hot 100) with just one single. Artists in italics have only one Top 40 hit, but eitherhad other songs chart on gen... ... March 7, 1960 23 "Forever" The Little Dippers March 28, 1960 9 "Summer Set" Monty Kelly April 4, 1960 30 "Money (That's What I Want)" Barrett St... ...16 "Hot Rod Lincoln" Johnny BondA country music star of the 1940s through 1960s who had seven top 10 country hits, most notably 1965's "Ten Little Bo... ...n film music: it is said that her voice can be heard in over eight hundred films. December 14, 1963 14 "You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry" The Carav...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

... Staff List xiii–xiv Preface xv 1. “WE HAVE SOME PLANES” 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National C... ...Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 ... ...HE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988–1992... ...Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996–1998) 63 3. COUNTERTERRORISM EVOLVES 71 3.1 From t... ... at least the metal content of a .22-caliber handgun.Anyone who might have set off that detector would have been screened with a hand wand—a procedure... ... of the X-ray machine and proceeded through the first metal detector. Both set off the alarm, and they were directed to a second metal detector. Mihdh... ...ident, and the FBI’s domestic intelligence activities kept growing. In the 1960s, the FBI was receiving signif- icant assistance within the United Sta... ...ted over decades of experience with scores of hijackings, beginning in the 1960s. It taught flight crews that the best way to deal with hijackers was ... ...ad,Apr. 5, 2004. KSM says that he permitted the trainees to view Hollywood films about hijackings only after he edited the films to cover the female c...

...Excerpt: We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans an...

...CONTENTS List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii?xiv Preface xv 1. ?WE HAVE SOME PLANES? 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin?s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of B...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

... “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- Book One Touch Down Return to Earth “... ... Return to Earth “. . . And Gulliver Returns” 2 --In Search of Utopia— “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search ... ... © 2008 ISBN 978-0-9823076-0-1 3 Table of Contents THE RETURN FROM SPACE ...................................................... ............................................................................ 4 THE GOOD LIFE .............................................................. ...beyond our world. The thrill of space travel and being the first person to set foot on several planets gave me orgasmic thrills that will live with ... ... “Guided by the practice of the rulers of New Atlantis, voyagers would set out periodically to bring back the knowledge of other civilizations ... ...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... ...ath by the human python. “Do you remember the study done in the late 1960s by John Calhoun? (3) In 1968 he put four pair of mice in a 10 foot...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemu...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...elovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ...ml Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After the Rain" Containing the United S... ...24 percent) - but from a very low base. The crux may be that the USA maintains one set of sanctimonious standards at home while egregiously and no... ...American narcissism. The United States was (until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s) and still is, in some important respects, a pre-Enlighten... ...esupposes the existence of an objective, universal, culture and period independent set of preferences. Luckily, there is no such thing. - In this... ...f the organizing principles of international affairs - most crucially Empire in the 1960s and Communism in the 1980s - led to the re-eruption of ex... ...ck market facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other nece...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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