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James MacMillan

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Kilwinning, Ayrshire, 1959).

Scot. composer. Lect. in mus., Manchester Univ. 1986–8. Collab. with SCO in educational projects. Comp.‐in‐res., St Magnus Fest. 1989. Teacher at...

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Mbanza Kongo Capital city of the kingdom of Kongo; renamed São Salvador by Afonso I.

John Thornton.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 502 words.

The city of Mbanza Kongo was the capital of the kingdom of Kongo and is one of the oldest cities still existing in sub-Saharan Africa. It is located on the flat top of a steep-sided...

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Wright, Jeffrey

SaFiya D. Hoskins.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1004 words.

actor and producer, was born in Washington, D.C. His father died when he was a year old; his mother, an attorney employed by the United States Customs Department, raised him with the...

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Her proper name: a revisionist account of international law

Yoriko Otomo.

in London Review of International Law

March 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 2031 words.

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Edmondson, William

Todd Palmer.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1082 words.

sculptor, was born in Davidson County, Tennessee, the eldest of Orange and Jane Brown Edmondson's five children. His parents were freed slaves working as field laborers. Edmondson worked...

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Fort, Jeff

SaFiya D. Hoskins.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1214 words.

gang and organization founder, criminal, was born Jeff Fort in Aberdeen, Mississippi, to John Lee Fort, a steel mill worker, and a mother about whom little information is available. In...

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Gianlorenzo Bernini

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Naples, 7 Dec. 1598; d Rome, 28 Nov. 1680).

Italian sculptor, architect, painter, draughtsman, and designer, the supreme artist of the Italian Baroque. His father, Pietro (1562–...

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Principal iconographical emblems of saints

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Anchor Clement

Angel Matthew, Cecilia

Apples Dorothy

Arrows Edmund of East Anglia, Sebastian

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Healy, Sherwood

David J. Endres.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1062 words.

Roman Catholic priest and educator, was born to Mary Eliza Clark, a slave, and Michael Morris Healy, an immigrant from Ireland and a Georgia plantation owner. In 1829, Michael and Eliza...

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Local Memory Practices in East Timor: Disrupting Transitional Justice Narratives

Lia Kent.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

November 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10617 words.

Abstract1

Transitional justice discourse is underpinned by an assumption that trials and truth commissions will assist individuals and societies...

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Releasing Transitional Justice from the Technical Asylum: Judicial Reform in Guatemala seen through Technē and Phronēsis

Marcos Zunino.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 9336 words.

The application of universal ideas to specific settings is a crucial aspect of transitional justice. Yet, that application awakens tensions between universal and local conceptions of...

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Cultural Heritage Law and Transitional Justice: Lessons from South Africa

Lucas Lixinski.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 9773 words.

ABSTRACT1

This article explores the relationships between cultural heritage law and transitional justice using South Africa as a case study. It...

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Little, Vera (born 1932), Rock Musician / Singer, Pianist, Songwriter

Eric Weisbard.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1478 words.

pioneering rock and roll singer, songwriter, and pianist, was born Richard Wayne Penniman in Macon, Georgia, the third of twelve children born to Charles “Bud” Penniman, a brick mason,...

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Bedward, Alexander

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1212 words.

Alexander Bedward was born in Matilda's Corner, Saint Andrew Parish, in southeastern Jamaica. He grew up in August Town, on the Hope River in Saint Andrew. Nothing is known about his...

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Charles, Ray (1930 - 2004), Blues Musician / Singer, Gospel Musician / Singer, Bandleader, Popular Singer

Marc Anthony Neal.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1685 words.

singer, bandleader, and entrepreneur, was born Ray Charles Robinson in Albany, Georgia, the son of Bailey Robinson, a day worker, and Aretha (maiden name unknown). Charles's younger...

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Dave The Potter (also known as David Drake, Dave of the Hive, and Dave Pottery)

Elizabeth Kuebler-Wolf.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1372 words.

typesetter, potter, and poet, was born and lived his entire life in and around Edgefield, South Carolina, an important center for pottery production in the nineteenth century. Dave's...

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John Milton and the Epochs of International Law

Christopher N. Warren.

in European Journal of International Law

May 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 13900 words.

For the historian of international law William Grewe in his controversial opus, The Epochs of International Law, it was the English writer John Milton who offered the death...

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