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Abitur

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Education.

The German examination equivalent to the General Certificate of Education Advanced Level. It is often held up by educators in the United Kingdom as a model to be emulated as it offers the...

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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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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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ALSTON, Robin Carfrae (1933 - 2011), Professor of Library Studies, London University, 1990–98, then Professor Emeritus, University College London; Hon. Senior Research Fellow, English Studies, London University, since 1998

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 823 words.

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Alton, David Patrick Paul (<i>born</i> 1951), Chairman, Banner Ethical Investment Fund, 1999–2011; Chairman and Director, Merseyside Special Investment Fund, 2001–06; Professor of Citizenship, 1997, and Director, since 1997, Roscoe Foundation for Citizenship, Liverpool John Moores University

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Schools Studies; Political History; Law and Politics; Public Administration; Politics; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature. 442 words.

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ANDERSON, Julian David (<i>born</i> 1967), composer

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies; Media Studies; Radio; Musicology and Music History; Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Intellectual History; Literature. 246 words.

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ANDERSON, Roy (Malcolm) (<i>born</i> 1947), Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, since 2000 (Head of Department, 2000–04; Rector, 2008–09); Chief Scientific Adviser, Ministry of Defence, 2004–08

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Literature. 596 words.

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ANDRESKI, Stanislav Leonard (1919 - 2007), Professor of Sociology, University of Reading, 1964–84, then Emeritus; part-time Professor of Sociology, Polish University in London, 1969–99

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History; Social Sciences; Intellectual History; Literature. 450 words.

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ANGEL, Heather (<i>born</i> 1941), professional wildlife photographer, author and lecturer

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Art; Art Forms; Photography and Photographs; Intellectual History; Literature. 469 words.

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ANGELOU, Marguerite Annie (1928 - 2014), writer, singer and actress

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Revolutions and Rebellions; Law and Politics; Political Behaviour; Performing Arts; Theatre; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music. 296 words.

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