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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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Shanker, Albert

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1167 words.

Shanker, Albert (14 September 1928–22 February 1997), teacher and union leader, was born in New York City, the son of Morris Shanker, a union newspaper deliveryman and a former rabbinical...

Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher

John K. Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Education. 659 words.

Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher, was born on 1 March 1911 at Swinescales, Hutton Soil, Greystoke, near Penrith, Cumberland, the son...

Tenayuca, Emma

Gabriela González.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1122 words.

Tenayuca, Emma (21 December 1916–23 July 1999), labor organizer, community activist, school teacher, was born in San Antonio, Texas, the first daughter of eleven children born to Sam...

Blundell, Peter (c. 1520–1601), clothier and philanthropist

Joyce Youings.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 732 words.

Blundell, Peter (c. 1520–1601), clothier and philanthropist, was born in Tiverton, Devon, of humble parentage. As a boy he saw the little community freed from the dominance of the Courtenay...

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....