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pin-dust

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Technically meaning the fine dust or metal filings produced in the manufacture of pins, ‘pin-dust’ was also a term sometimes applied in the early modern period to the fine chalky powder...

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pin-dust

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 39 words.

Technically meaning the fine dust or metal filings produced in the manufacture of pins, ‘pin-dust’ was also a term sometimes

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pin-dust

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Technically meaning the fine dust or metal filings produced in the manufacture of pins, ‘pin-dust’ was also a term sometimes applied in the early modern period to the fine chalky powder...

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pounce

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 163 words.

Pounce, sometimes also referred to as ‘pin-dust’, is a chalky, slightly abrasive powder used by scribes from medieval times until

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pounce

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Pounce, sometimes also referred to as ‘pin-dust’, is a chalky, slightly abrasive powder used by scribes from medieval times until the early nineteenth century principally for two purposes....

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Solar wind and the motion of dust grains

J. Klačka, J. Petržala, P. Pástor and L. Kómar.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

April 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 9732 words.

In this paper, we investigate the action of solar wind on an arbitrarily shaped interplanetary dust particle. The final relativistically covariant equation of motion of the particle also...

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Spanish-American War, African Americans in the

James Sellman.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 766 words.

The Spanish-American War began in April 1898 when the United States intervened in the Cuban War of Independence (1895–1898; also known as the Spanish-Cuban-American War), and actual...

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Representations of Afro-Diasporic Religions in Cinema

Karen Backstein.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1754 words.

Within the discourse of American popular culture, African-based religions have long evoked suggestions of primitivism, superstition, and fear. Widely used terms like “voodoo economics”...

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Brown, Jesse Leroy (1926 - 1950), Naval Aviator

Theodore Taylor.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1778 words.

the first black U.S. Navy pilot, was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the son of John Brown, a sharecropper, and Julia Lindsey, a schoolteacher. The family worked from sunup to sundown...

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Brown, Jesse Leroy (1926 - 1950), Naval Aviator

Theodore Taylor.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1739 words.

Jesse Leroy Brown was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the son of John Brown, a sharecropper, and Julia Lindsey, a schoolteacher. The family worked from sunup to sundown and lived in a...

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Human Rights, Risks, and New Strategies for Global Investment

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 48 pages. 24630 words.

It is often argued that the rules and practices of foreign direct investment can threaten the protection of human rights. That danger used to arise from the fact that the investors simply...

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