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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.

A conserved protein family originally identified as alternatively spliced products of the ld (limb deformity) locus of the mouse, mutations in which disrupt pattern formation, cause limb...

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Price-Mars, Jean

Richard Watts.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 274 words.

Jean Price-Mars was born in Grande Rivière du Nord, Haiti. After studying medicine, anthropology, and political science in Haiti and Paris, he joined the Haitian diplomatic corps. It was...

Emile Zola's Forgotten History: Les Rougon-Macquart

William Gallois.

in French History

March 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

This article argues that while Émile Zola's Les Rougon-Macquart has retained its enduring status as a work of fiction, the cycle has become curiously forgotten as a work of history and,...

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Fuller, S. B.

Jonathan J. Bean.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 969 words.

businessman, publisher, and self-help advocate, was born Samuel Bacon Fuller in Monroe, Louisiana, the son of William Fuller, a sharecropper and commercial fisherman, and Ethel Johnson...

Washington, Mary Parks

Krystal Appiah.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 775 words.

artist, teacher, and arts advocate, was born Mary Jeanne Parks in Atlanta, Georgia, the eldest of four daughters of Hattie Brookins and Walter Parks, owner of a shoe repair...

Bush, John

Nicholas Westbrook.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1219 words.

provincial soldier during the French and Indian Wars of the mid-eighteenth century, prisoner of war, and originator of the Lake George School of powder-horn engraving, was born in the...

Track and Field.

Curtis Fogel.

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. 1162 words.

Track and field, also referred to as the sport of athletics, comprises numerous running, walking, throwing, and jumping events. The sport is popular throughout the world, with more than...

African American Vernacular English

James Sellman.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2001 words.

African American Vernacular English, or Black English, is fundamentally a spoken language. In fact, it is several distinct dialects, encompassing the vernacular speech of blacks in the...

Art and Illustration

James Smalls.

in A Historical Guide to World Slavery

January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2917 words.

Generally speaking, slavery and the slave trade have rarely been subject matter for art. Although many artists from different parts of the globe produced an image or two reflecting the...

Dance

Katrina Hazzard-Donald.

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. 5387 words.

With its origins in the dances of traditional West African and central West African village communities, and having survived through two and a half centuries of human enslavement in...

Decolonization in Africa: An Interpretation

Fred Cooper.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5497 words.

The most difficult problem in writing the history of decolonization is the temptation to write it backwards. We know that almost all African colonies eventually became independent...