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ABSE, Dannie (1923 - 2014), Specialist in charge of chest clinic, Central Medical Establishment, London, 1954–89; writer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 385 words.

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ACHEBE, Chinua (1930 - 2013), author; Professor Emeritus, University of Nigeria, since 1984; Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature, Bard College, Annandale, 1990–2009; David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University, since 2009

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Literature; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 449 words.

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AIKEN, Joan Delano (1924 - 2004), writer of historical, mystery and children’s novels, plays and poetry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Social and Cultural History; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 645 words.

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AITKEN, Jonathan William Patrick (<i>born</i> 1942)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 345 words.

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ALDERSON, John Cottingham (1922 - 2011), writer and commentator on police and penal affairs; Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall, 1973–82

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Legal and Constitutional History; Policing; Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 303 words.

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ALEXANDER, Michael Charles (1920 - 2004), writer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Television; Intellectual History; Literature; World History. 217 words.

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ALEXANDER, Philip Stephen (<i>born</i> 1947), Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature, Manchester University, 1995–2011, now Emeritus; Co-Director, Manchester University Centre for Jewish Studies, 1995–2011

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Literature; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 235 words.

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ALEXANDER-SINCLAIR of Freswick, James Boyd (<i>born</i> 1959), garden designer, writer, lecturer and broadcaster

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; History of Architecture; Architecture; Landscape Art and Architecture; Literature. 110 words.

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ALLAN, Maud (<i>died</i> 1956), dancer, actress, pianist, writer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Performing Arts; Theatre; Dance; Musicology and Music History; Music; Intellectual History; Literature. 274 words.

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ALLISON, Ronald William Paul (<i>born</i> 1932), journalist, author, broadcaster; television consultant

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Television; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 181 words.

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