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Armand Hammer

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Management and Management Techniques.

(1898–1990)

Armand Hammer was born in New York City on 21 May 1898, the son of Julius Hammer, a Russian immigrant, and his wife Rose. He died in Los Angeles ...

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banderol

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

Small flag or streamer with a cleft end, variously flown on the mast-heads of ships, hung from trumpets, and carried in battle attached to the lance of a knight; the ...

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Chéri Samba

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies — Art.

(1956– )

Congolese painter, born in Kinshasa. He began working as a signpainter in the 1970s and was the founder of a school of ‘popular painting’ which derives its subjects from...

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Fulani

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies — Art.

Pastoral people of West Africa widely dispersed through parts of Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Cameroon, with smaller numbers in surrounding countries; also known as Peul,...

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J. Pierpont Morgan

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Management and Management Techniques.

(b Hartford, Conn., 17 Apr. 1837; d Rome, 31 Mar. 1913).

American financier, industrialist, and art collector. The son of a financier and head of one of the most powerful banking...

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Lillian Gilbreth

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — Industrial and Commercial Art.

(1878–1972)

A pioneering figure in scientific management in the home, Lillian Gilbreth has been credited with the invention of the foot‐pedal operated rubbish bin and refrigerator...

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Rabat

Overview page. Subjects: Art — African Studies.

Capital of Morocco, located on the Atlantic coast at the mouth of the Bou Regreg River. Rabat is composed of four distinct parts: the medina, the walled royal city (Arab. ...

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Riyadh

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Warfare and Defence.

Rēˈyäd

the capital of Saudi Arabia. It is situated on a high plateau in the center of the country.

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rugby league

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Sport and Leisure.

A thirteen-a-side game played with an oval ball, in which players run with the ball, pass it from hand to hand, and kick it towards an opponent's goalposts in order to score points by way...

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Tripoli

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies — Art.

Capital city and principal seaport on the North African coast of Libya. Founded in the 7th century bce by the Phoenicians, the site was occupied successively by the Carthaginians, Romans ...

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