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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Banneker, Benjamin (1731–1806), astronomer and farmer in America

Silvio A. Bedini.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1151 words.

Banneker, Benjamin (1731–1806), astronomer and farmer in America, was born on 9 November 1731 in Baltimore county, Maryland, in what later became the community of Oella, the first of four...

Banneker, Benjamin

Silvio A. Bedini.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1821 words.

Banneker, Benjamin (09 November 1731–19 October 1806), farmer and astronomer, was born near the Patapsco River in Baltimore County in what became the community of Oella, Maryland, the son...

Ride, Sally K.

Margaret A. Weitekamp.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Science and Mathematics; Education; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1415 words.

Ride, Sally K. (26 May 1951–23 July 2012), astronaut, physicist, and science educator, was born Sally Kristen Ride in Los Angeles, California, the elder child of Joyce and Dale B. Ride....