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Brown, Clarence

Charles D. Grear.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 587 words.

musician, performer, songwriter, and southern musical legend. Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown—“Gatemouth” because of his deep voice—emerged as a musical legend in the South for more than...

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Folklore

Dan Ben-Amos.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 52125 words.

Four interrelated qualities distinguish Jewish folklore: (a) extended history depth, (b) continuous interdependence between orality and literacy, (c) national dispersion of the nation, and...

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first

Overview page.

Often used to mean of pre-eminent importance.

first catch your hare proverbial saying, early 19th century, referring to the first essential step that must be taken before a process...

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Kirsten Sellars, ‘Crimes against Peace’ and International Law

Victor Kattan.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 2030 words.

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Olivier Messiaen

Nigel Simeone.

in Music

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 7705 words.

Olivier Messiaen (b. 1908–d. 1992) was one of the true originals of 20th-century music: a composer whose innovative exploration of sonority, rhythm, and harmony was profoundly influenced by...

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Part II Key Risks and Disputes Associated with International Mining Projects, 8 Financing Disputes

Henry G. Burnett and Louis-Alexis Bret.

in Arbitration of International Mining Disputes

Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 22 pages. 11137 words.

This chapter discusses the three main types of financing for mining projects and their respective potential for international disputes. These main forms of financing are: equity financing,...

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David Fraser, Law after Auschwitz: Towards a Jurisprudence of the Holocaust (Carolina Academic Press, Durham, North Carolina, 2005, xi + 451 pp., $48) ISBN 0-89089-243-1 (hb)

István Pogány.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 3310 words.

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Bradford, Alex

Brian Hallstoos.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1099 words.

composer, singer, and choir director, was born in Bessemer, Alabama, a town with a rich musical tradition of blues, gospel, and male quartets. His mother, Olivia Bradford Spann, worked...

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The International Law of Co-progressiveness: The Descriptive Observation, the Normative Position and Some Core Principles

Sienho Yee.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 7239 words.

This Editorial Comment elaborates the author's concept of the international law of co-progressiveness first as a descriptive observation and then as a normative position and attempts to...

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1 The Historical Origins of the ‘Penalty’ Rule

Roger Halson.

in Liquidated Damages and Penalty Clauses

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 28 pages. 17053 words.

The penalty doctrine has recently been subject to extensive review in the highest appellate courts of the Supreme Court of the UK and the High Court of Australia. Despite the agreement...

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Ashe, Arthur Robert (1943 - 1993), Autobiographer / Memoirist, Tennis Player, Biographer, Political Activist

McKay Jenkins.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1879 words.

tennis player, author, and political activist, was born Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Arthur Ashe Sr., a police officer, and Mattie Cunningham. Tall and slim...

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Langford, Samuel

Luckett V. Davis.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1187 words.

boxer, was born at Weymouth Falls, Nova Scotia, Canada, the son of Robert Langford, a poor black river driver, and Priscilla Robart. He received no formal education, left home at the age...

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Hemphill, Jessie Mae

Eric D. Johnson.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1175 words.

blues and gospel singer and multi-instrumentalist, was born Jessie Mae Graham to James Graham and Virgie Lee Hemphill, both farmers, near Senatobia in Northern Mississippi. Her parents...

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Depositions: An Apologia

in Arbitration International

December 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. 7978 words.

Depositions (pre-hearing oral interrogations of opposing witnesses) are characteristic of American litigation. They are being imported into some international commercial arbitrations, by...

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Taylor, Marshall Walter (1878 - 1932), Cyclist

Albert B. Southwick.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1701 words.

bicyclist, was born Marshall Walter Taylor in Indianapolis, Indiana, one of eight children of Gilbert Taylor and Saphronia Kelter, free blacks from Kentucky who moved to Indianapolis...

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Fitzgerald, Ella (1917 - 1996), Jazz Singer

Lara Pellegrinelli.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1615 words.

singer and songwriter, was born Ella Jane Fitzgerald in Newport News, Virginia, the only child of William Fitzgerald, a transfer wagon driver, and Temperance Williams, a laundress and...

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1950, ECOSOC, Eleventh Session, Report Submitted by the Director-General of UNESCO on Regulations Concerning Economic and Social Rights in the International Covenant on Human Rights, E/1752 (11 July 1950)

Ben Saul.

in The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 32 pages. 16596 words.

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Robeson, Paul (1898 - 1976), Stage / Screen Actor, Civil Rights Activist, Concert Singer

James Sellman.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2485 words.

Paul Robeson was one of the most gifted men of the twentieth century. His resonant bass and commanding presence made him a world-renowned singer and actor and proved equally valuable...

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Jordan, Michael Jeffrey (born 1963), Basketball Player, Celebrity

Jill Dupont.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2269 words.

basketball player, businessman, and NBA owner. It is always something of a mystery how those born in unremarkable circumstances achieve transcendence within and beyond their fields of...

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