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Brigstocke, Heather Renwick (1929 - 2004), Chairman, English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth, 1993–99; High Mistress of St Paul’s Girls’ School, 1974–89

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies; Political History; Politics; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure. 356 words.

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CLARKE, Martin Lowther (1909 - 2010)

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies. 157 words.

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demagogue

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Politics.

Like democracy, the idea of a demagogue has its roots in the ambiguous Greek word demos meaning ‘the people’, but in the sense of either ‘the population’ or ‘the mob’. Thus a demagogue was,...

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FUENTES, Carlos (1928 - 2012), Professor at Large, Brown University, since 1995

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies; Literature; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 376 words.

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Plato

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Philosophy — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.

ancient Greek philosopher; born ca.429 b.c., died 347.

He was, along with Aristotle, one of the pillars

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political theory

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Politics.

Critical, systematic reflection about power in its public and private forms, particularly about the claims of government to possess legitimacy and authority; and, more generally, such...

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REVERDIN, Olivier (1913 - 2000)

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Political History; Law and Politics; Public Administration; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Classical Studies. 248 words.

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rules of war

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Politics.

These, like much other international law (see law, international), depended on custom and showed a constant conflict between the higher standards of optimistic theory and the harsher...

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