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Broom, Herbert (1815–1882), legal writer

Michael Lobban.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 520 words.

Broom, Herbert (1815–1882), legal writer, was born at Kidderminster, the eldest son of Herbert Broom, a manufacturer, and his wife, Rebecca, daughter of Richard Watson. He was educated at...

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Burroughs, Nannie

Marcia G. Synnott.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1298 words.

school founder, was born Nannie Helen Burroughs in Orange, Virginia, the daughter of John Burroughs, a farmer and itinerant Baptist preacher, and Jennie Poindexter, a cook and former...

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Freedom of Transit and the Principles of Effective Right and Economic Cooperation: Can Systemic Interpretation of GATT Article V Promote Energy Security and the Development of an International Gas Market?

Vitaliy Pogoretskyy.

in Journal of International Economic Law

June 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 19167 words.

This article analyses the World Trade Organization (WTO) regulation of gas transit from the perspective of systemic integration of public international law. Unlike other goods, gas can be...

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Burroughs, Nannie Helen (1879 - 1961), Educational Institution Official, Institutional Founder / Benefactor

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3068 words.

As a national leader in education at age twenty-one, Nannie Helen Burroughs was catapulted to fame after presenting the speech “How the Sisters Are Hindered from Helping” at the annual...

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Children's Welfare and Children's Rights

Dorothy E. Roberts.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6090 words.

One of the chief aims of black women's organizing has been to improve the welfare of children. Yet black women were excluded from mainstream child welfare organizations before World War...

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Black Family

Roland Barksdale-Hall and Diane L. Barnes.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6462 words.

The television adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots (1976), which traced the history of a black family beginning with its African progenitor, Kunta Kinte, aired to wide public acclaim in the...

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