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Joseph Mccarthy

Overview page. Subjects: History — Biographical Studies — World History — Language Reference.

(1909–57)

US Republican politician. Between 1950 and 1954, latterly as chairman of a government committee, he was

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Morgan, Edward Delmar

O. J. R. Howarth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 483 words.

Morgan, Edward Delmar (1840–1909), linguist and traveller, born at Stratford, Essex, on 19 April 1840, was the only son of Edward John Morgan, an officer in the Madras artillery and later a...

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Sumerian

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Linguistics.

A people living in southern Mesopotamia in the 4th and 3rd millennia bc. By 3000 bc a number of city states had developed in Sumer, such as Uruk, Eridu, and Ur. The Sumerians are credited...

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