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Acres, Dr Douglas Ian

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 352 words.

CBE 1987 (OBE 1981); JP

Born Brockley, 21 Nov. 1924; y s of Sydney Herbert and Hilda Emily Acres; m Joan Marjorie, o d...

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Aitken, Prof. (Robert) Cairns (Brown)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Literature; Publishing. 266 words.

CBE 1998; MD; FRCPE, FRCPsych

Born 20 Dec. 1933; s of late John Goold Aitken and Margaret Johnstone (née Brown); m 1959, Audrey May Lunn; one s one d...

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Akenside, Mark

Robin Dix.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Medicine and Health. 2871 words.

Akenside, Mark (1721–1770), poet and physician, was born on 9 November 1721 in Butcher Bank, St Nicholas, Newcastle upon Tyne, the sixth of seven children of Mark Akenside (b. 1676),...

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Ames, Nathaniel

Winfred E. A. Bernhard.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing. 1485 words.

Ames, Nathaniel (09 October 1741–20 July 1822), almanac writer, physician, and political activist, was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, the son of Nathaniel Ames and Deborah Fisher Ames. The...

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Ames, Nathaniel

William L. Joyce.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing. 965 words.

Ames, Nathaniel (22 July 1708–11 July 1764), almanac maker, physician, and innkeeper, was born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, the son of Captain Nathaniel Ames, an astronomer and...

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Anderson, Garland

James V. Hatch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1191 words.

Anderson, Garland (1886–31 May 1939), playwright and minister, was born in Wichita, Kansas. Little is known about his parents, although his mother is said to have been an active reformer...

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Andrews, Richard

W. H. Kelliher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Medicine and Health. 878 words.

Andrews, Richard (bap. 1575, d. 1634), physician and poet, was baptized on 31 July 1575 at St Leonard Eastcheap, London, the second son of William Andrews (d. 1588), twice joint warden of...

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androcentrism

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A tendency towards male bias in institutions or a tendency to disregard the female contribution to society and culture.

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Arbuthnot [Arbuthnott], John

Angus Ross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Medicine and Health. 4107 words.

Arbuthnot [Arbuthnott], John (bap. 1667, d. 1735), physician and satirist, was baptized on 29 April 1667 at Arbuthnott, Kincardineshire, on the north-east Scottish coast, near Stonehaven,...

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Armour, Prof. Sir James

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Medicine and Health; Education; Literature; Publishing. 293 words.

Kt 1995; CBE 1989; FRSE; FMedSci

Born 17 Sept. 1929; s of James Angus Armour and Margaret Brown Roy; m 1st, 1953, Irene Morris (d 1988); two s...

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