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Ameringer, Oscar

Paul Buhle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Political Theory; Journalism. 656 words.

Ameringer, Oscar (04 August 1870–05 November 1943), humorist and socialist editor, was born in a Swabian village in Germany, the son of August Ameringer, a cabinetmaker. His mother’s maiden...

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Amhurst, Nicholas (1697–1742), satirist and political writer

Michael Erben.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Political Theory. 1418 words.

Amhurst, Nicholas (1697–1742), satirist and political writer, was born on 16 October 1697 at Marden, Kent, the first son of Edward Amhurst (bap. 1665, d. 1713), grazier, and grandson of...

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Barry, Brian Michael (1936–2009), social and political theorist

Keith Dowding.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Political Theory. 1472 words.

Barry, Brian Michael (1936–2009), social and political theorist, was born on 7 August 1936 at the Redhill County Hospital, Edgware, London, the only child of James Frederick Barry...

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Boutmy, Emile Gaston (1835–1906), political scientist and commentator on British life and institutions

H. S. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 716 words.

Boutmy, Emile Gaston (1835–1906), political scientist and commentator on British life and institutions, was born on 13 April 1835 in Paris. He was the son of Laurent-Joseph Boutmy, a...

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Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston

Ellen F. Fitzpatrick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Political Theory. 1652 words.

Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston (01 April 1866–30 July 1948), social scientist and reformer, was born in Lexington, Kentucky, the daughter of William C. P. Breckinridge, a lawyer and U.S....

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Carpenter, Edward (1844–1929), campaigner for homosexual equality and socialist writer

Chushichi Tsuzuki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 2233 words.

Carpenter, Edward (1844–1929), campaigner for homosexual equality and socialist writer, was born on 29 August 1844 at 45 Brunswick Square, Brighton, Sussex, the third son of Charles...

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Harrison, Hubert Henry

Jeffrey B. Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1892 words.

Harrison, Hubert Henry (27 April 1883–17 December 1927), black intellectual and radical political activist, was born in Concordia, St. Croix, Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands),...

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Hutchins, Elizabeth Leigh (1858–1935), social investigator and socialist

Carolyn Malone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Political Theory. 841 words.

Hutchins, Elizabeth Leigh (1858–1935), social investigator and socialist, was born on 20 April 1858 at 25 Hanover Square, London, the daughter of Frederick Leigh Hutchins, a solicitor, and...

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Mayo, Katherine (1867–1940), author in the United States of America

Mrinalini Sinha.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Indian History; Maps and Map-making. 1383 words.

Mayo, Katherine (1867–1940), author in the United States of America, was born on 24 January 1867 in Ridgeway, Pennsylvania, USA, the daughter of James Henry Mayo, mining engineer, and his...

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Owen, Robert (1771–1858), socialist and philanthropist

Gregory Claeys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Political Theory. 6128 words.

Owen, Robert (1771–1858), socialist and philanthropist, was born on 14 May 1771 at Newtown, Montgomeryshire, the son of Robert Owen (1741–1804), a saddler and ironmonger as well as the...

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