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Woodie King, Jr.

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(b. 1937), essayist, short-story writer, anthologist, dramatist, scriptwriter for film and television, producer, director, actor, and contributor to the Black Arts movement.

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Owain

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Thirteenth-century Welsh Arthurian prose romance, also known as Lady of the Fountain [W Chwedyl Iarlles y Ffynnawn], one of Y Tair Rhamant [Three Romances], along with Geraint ac Enid and...

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King, Woodie, Jr.

Steven R. Carter.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 565 words.

Born in Mobile, Alabama, Woodie King, Jr., moved to Detroit with his parents, Woodie and Ruby King, when he was five. From 1955 to 1968 to help out his family, which was supported by his...

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Banks, Ernie

Ronald Eniclerico.

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. 789 words.

baseball player. One of the most successful major league baseball players never to play on a championship team, Banks earned a reputation during his nineteen-year tenure with the Chicago...

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Carr, Sister Wynona

Casey McKittrick.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1072 words.

gospel, R&B, and pop singer and songwriter, was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Carr began studying piano at age eight. When she was 13, she entered the Cleveland Musical College to study...

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On First Understanding Plato’s Republic

Philip Allott.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 4632 words.

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Interrogator Versus Political Prisoner: Silences, Secrets and the Unsaid – A Question of Power

Gertrude Fester-Wicomb.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 4978 words.

This personal reflection explores the question of power between interrogator/torturer and prisoner/victim. Are there times during interrogation that the prisoner/victim has power? At which...

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Hunt, Ida Alexander Gibbs

Jolie A. Jackson-Willett.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 752 words.

Pan-Africanist, feminist, writer, educator, was born in Victoria, British Columbia, the third of four children of Mariah A. (Alexander) Gibbs, originally of Kentucky, and Mifflin Wistar...

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Shankle, James' 'Winnie Brush Shankle

Linda J. Frazier.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 847 words.

farmers, entrepreneurs, and community founders, were born into slavery, James in Kentucky and Winnie in Tennessee. According to family tradition, both were sold as children and sent to...

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Indigenous Cultures in the Caribbean

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 876 words.

Before Christopher Columbus arrived in the Caribbean islands in 1492, several indigenous peoples lived in the region. Although there is some disagreement as to how and when they settled...

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The Twelfth Camel, or the Economics of Justice

François Ost.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

August 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 9598 words.

In this article, the author takes us through 12 readings of an ancient parable about justice—the story of an old Bedouin in the desert who drafts a curious testament for the distribution of...

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The Competition between and among Intrinsic and Instrumental Values in Selected Competing Visions of the World

Sienho Yee.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 4528 words.

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The Rt Hon Sir Michael Kerr – In Memoriam (1921–2002)

Lord Phillips.

in Arbitration International

September 2002; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 3176 words.

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Baker, Frankie

John Garst.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1301 words.

the inspiration for the “Frankie and Johnny” song, was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Her parents were Cedric Baker and his wife Margaret (maiden name unknown), and she had...

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Thucydides and Just War: How to Begin to Read Walzer’s Just and Unjust Wars

Robert Howse.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 4040 words.

Thucydides is usually considered a realist thinker who denies a meaningful place to right or justice in international relations. In Just and Unjust Wars, however, Michael...

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The Anti-Neutral Suit: international legal futurists, 1914–2017

Rose Sydney Parfitt.

in London Review of International Law

March 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 13833 words.

Abstract

The WWI artefact examined here is the Anti-Neutral Suit, designed in 1914 by the Futurist artist Giacomo Balla. Juxtaposing the Suit's materiality...

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Washington, Denzel (born 1954), Stage / Screen Actor, Motion Picture Producer / Director

Jason King.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1662 words.

actor and director, was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, the middle child of Denzel Washington Sr., a Pentecostal minister, and Lennis (maiden name unknown), a beautician and onetime gospel...

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Morrison, Toni (born 1931), Fiction Writer, Nobel Prize Winner, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Educator

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1491 words.

I'm interested in how men are educated, how women relate to each other, how we are able to love, how we balance political and personal forces, who survives in certain situations and who...

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Shakespearean Legal Thought in International Dispute Settlement

Thomas Schultz and François Ost.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 14560 words.

ABSTRACT

In this article, the authors examine the contributions of Shakespearean legal thought to our understanding of core aspects of international dispute...

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