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The MayaArch3D project: A 3D WebGIS for analyzing ancient architecture and landscapes

Jennifer von Schwerin, Heather Richards-Rissetto, Fabio Remondino, Giorgio Agugiaro and Gabrio Girardi.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

December 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computational Linguistics; Language Teaching and Learning; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 6413 words.

There is a need in the humanities for a 3D WebGIS with analytical tools that allow researchers to analyze 3D models linked to spatially referenced data. Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...

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Magnificence

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Howard Brenton Pf: 1973, London Pb: 1973 G: Pol. drama in...

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Green, Percy, II

Dennis Michael Corcoran.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1200 words.

civil rights activist, cofounder, and chairman of ACTION (Action Committee To Improve Opportunities for Negroes) was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the eldest of four children of Percy...

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Louis Isadore Kahn

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1901–74).

Born in Estonia, he settled in the USA in 1905, only becoming an internationally renowned architect in the 1950s, starting with the Yale University Art Gallery, New...

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Houston, Kenneth Ray

Robert Janis.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 764 words.

pro football player, was born in Lufkin, Texas, to Herod and Ollie Houston. His father was the owner of a dry cleaning business and his mother was a housewife. He was the third of four...

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Howlin' Wolf

Mark Steven Maulucci.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1795 words.

blues singer and musician, was born Chester Arthur Burnett to Leon “Dock” Burnett, a farm laborer, and Gertrude Jones in White Station, Mississippi. Gertrude's father was Native...

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Cullen, Count?e (1903 - 1946), Dramatist, Poet

Clifton H. Johnson.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1917 words.

poet and playwright, was the son of Elizabeth Thomas Lucas. The name of his father is not known. The place of his birth has been variously cited as Louisville, Kentucky, New York City,...

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Baker, Josephine, and La Revue Nègre

Karen C. Dalton.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3691 words.

A young African American dancer named Josephine Baker and her act, La Revue Nègre (The Negro Revue), took Paris by storm in 1925. Baker described their effect in these words: “When the...

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Iconic brands of the 20th and 21st centuries

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

The 20th century witnessed the phenomenon of brand building on a global scale. Although multiple elements of marketing were used to build and develop brands, the major instrument of the...

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Civil Rights Movement

Patricia Sullivan.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 9781 words.

The Civil Rights Movement had its roots in the constitutional amendments enacted during the Reconstruction era. The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery, the Fourteenth Amendment...

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