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Sir Samuel White Baker

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — World History.

(1821–93)

Traveller and big‐game hunter. As a young man he shot elephants and established a plantation in Sri Lanka. After his wife died he bought a Hungarian slave of the ...

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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–1893), traveller and explorer in Africa

Thomas Paul Ofcansky.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; African History; Maps and Map-making. 3556 words.

Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–1893), traveller and explorer in Africa, was born on 8 June 1821 in London, the second of the eight children of Samuel Baker (d. 1862) of Lypiatt Park,...

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Sir Samuel White Baker

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — World History.

(1821–93)

Traveller and big‐game hunter. As a young man he shot elephants and established a plantation in Sri Lanka. After his wife died he bought a Hungarian slave of the ...

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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–93)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 37 words.

who traced the Nile tributaries in Ethiopia (1861–62). In 1864, despite the opposition of Arab slave traders, he located the Nile source in Lake Albert Nyanza....

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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–1893)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 61 words.

The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon (1854) Non-Fiction

Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon (1855) Non-Fiction

The Nile Tributaries of Abbyssinia, and the Sword...

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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–93)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 155 words.

As a young man he shot elephants and established a plantation in Sri Lanka. After his wife died he bought a Hungarian slave of the Turks, who accompanied him on expeditions to Africa and...

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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–93)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 36 words.

(1821–93)

British explorer who traced the Nile tributaries in Ethiopia (1861–62). In 1864, despite the

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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–1893)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 51 words.

The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon (1854) Non-Fiction Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon (1855) Non-Fiction The

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List of Contributors — Volume 1—29

in Arbitration International

December 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 2627 words.

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List of Contributors — Volume 1—28

in Arbitration International

December 2012; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 2529 words.

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List of Contributors — Volume 1–30

in Arbitration International

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 2715 words.

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Nile River Longest river in the world and principal source of water for Egyptian agriculture.

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 838 words.

From its source, Lake Victoria in east Central Africa, the Nile flows generally north through Uganda, Sudan, and Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea, stretching 5,584 km (3,470 mi). From its...

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Blackman, Pompey

M. Kelly Beauchamp.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 948 words.

soldier, served in the militia and Continental army during the American Revolution. Blackman also went by the name of Pompey Fortune, and after the Revolution he used the name Pompey...

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Part II History, 3 Evolution

Daniel Clarry.

in The Supervisory Jurisdiction Over Trust Administration

December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 42 pages. 25391 words.

This chapter focuses on how the mould of the Chancery procedure needed to be broken, despite its basic principles of performance and protection being sound. Legislative intervention and a...

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Great Britain

Leyla Keough.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6469 words.

Although it is commonly believed that blacks first entered Great Britain after World War II, a black presence there can be traced back to 200 C.E. As a result of British participation in...

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Sources for the History of Arbitration: A Bibliographical Introduction

Derek Roebuck.

in Arbitration International

September 1998; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 46349 words.

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Principal Office Holders by Country

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

Australia

Prime Minister

July 1945 Joseph Chifley Australian Labor

Dec. 1949 Robert Menzies Liberal

Jan. 1966 Harold Holt Liberal

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The Revolving Door in International Investment Arbitration

Malcolm Langford, Daniel Behn and Runar Hilleren Lie.

in Journal of International Economic Law

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; International Economic Law; Economics. 11479 words.

Abstract

It is often claimed that international investment arbitration is marked by a revolving door: individuals act sequentially and even simultaneously as...

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Part V The Effects of Assignment, The Persistence of Property Rights, and The Vindication of An Owner’s Rights, 29 Vindication Of An Owner’s Rights

Marcus Smith and Nico Leslie.

in The Law of Assignment

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 52 pages. 30103 words.

This chapter studies the manner in which an owner of property can vindicate his rights if they are interfered with by another. An owner who has been wrongfully deprived of his property,...

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Part III Regimes and Doctrines, Ch.33 Theorizing International Law on Force and Intervention

Dino Kritsiotis.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law

June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 29 pages. 16225 words.

This chapter makes its analysis of force and intervention through the art and craft of making legal justifications. It asks why legal justifications are made at all, giving some sense of...

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