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Civilian Nuclear Power

Daniel Pope.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; Economic History; History of Science and Technology; Environmental History. 10023 words.

Nuclear power in the United States has had an uneven history and faces an uncertain future. Promising in the 1950s electricity “too cheap to meter,” nuclear power has failed to come close...

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Gordon, Alexander, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner

Eric Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1249 words.

Gordon, Alexander, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner, was the only son of George Gordon, first duke of Gordon (b. in or before 1649, d. 1716), and...

Howard [née Shireburne], Mary, duchess of Norfolk (1692–1754), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner

John Callow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1872 words.

Howard [née Shireburne], Mary, duchess of Norfolk (1692–1754), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner, was born on 22 November 1692 at Bedford Row, Bloomsbury, the second daughter and third...