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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Phillips, William

Caroline H. Keith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1219 words.

Phillips, William (30 May 1878–23 February 1968), diplomat, was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, the son of John Charles Phillips and Anna Tucker, prominent and wealthy Back Bay Bostonians....

Knox, Sir Geoffrey George (1884–1958), diplomatist

Erik Goldstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1088 words.

Knox, Sir Geoffrey George (1884–1958), diplomatist, was born in Double Bay, New South Wales, Australia, on 11 March 1884, the fourth child of George Knox (d. 1888), barrister, of Sydney,...

Paget, Sir Arthur (1771–1840), diplomatist

J. M. Rigg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 827 words.

Paget, Sir Arthur (1771–1840), diplomatist, third and most distinguished of the six sons of Henry Bayly Paget, first earl of Uxbridge of the second creation, and his wife, Jane, eldest...

Kerr, Archibald John Kerr Clark, Baron Inverchapel (1882–1951), diplomatist

Erik Goldstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1462 words.

Kerr, Archibald John Kerr Clark, Baron Inverchapel (1882–1951), diplomatist, was born on 17 March 1882 at Watson's Bay, near Sydney, Australia, the fifth son of John Kerr Clark (1838–1910),...

Brewster, Kingman, Jr.

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1331 words.

Brewster, Kingman, Jr. (17 June 1919–08 November 1988), university president and diplomat, was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, the son of Kingman Brewster, Sr., a lawyer, and Florence...

American Foreign Policy and the Space Race

Teasel Muir-Harmony.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; History of Science and Technology. 9071 words.

The Soviet Union’s successful launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik 1 on October 4, 1957, captured global attention and achieved the initial victory in what would soon become...

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Cuban Immigration to the United States

Eric Paul Roorda.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Diplomatic History; Revolutions and Rebellions. 9439 words.

After more than a century of sporadic immigration from the island of Cuba to the United States, the trajectory of the diaspora accelerated steeply, beginning with Fidel Castro coming to...

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