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Baker, John Gilbert (1834–1920), botanist

Ray Desmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany. 1170 words.

Baker, John Gilbert (1834–1920), botanist, was born on 13 January 1834 at Guisborough, Yorkshire, the son of John Baker, draper and grocer, and his wife, Mary Gilbert. In August 1834 his...

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Baker, John Gilbert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 98 words.

FRS, FLS; MRIA 1902

Born Guisbro’, Yorks, 13 Jan. 1834; m 1860, Hannah Unthank; one s one d; died 16 Aug. 1920

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Baker, Rt. Rev John Gilbert Hindley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 234 words.

Born 10 Oct. 1910; 3rd and y s of late Arthur Ernest Baker, MRCS, LRCP, and Agnes Flora Baker (née Hindley), Bromley, Kent; m 1st, 1941, Martha Levering Sherman...

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Cox, James Middleton

James Cebula.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Journalism. 1295 words.

Cox, James Middleton (31 March 1870–15 July 1957), newspaper publisher and politician, was born in Jacksonburg, Ohio, the son of Eliza Andrews and Gilbert Cox, farmers. He attended a...

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A Personal Editorial

V.V. Veeder.

in Arbitration International

December 2005; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. 677 words.

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Principal patronages of saints

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Accountants Matthew

Actors Genesius

Advertisers Bernardino of Siena

Agricultural workers Phocas, Walstan,...

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Weather Records

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Drought

Lowest mean annual rainfall:

0.1mm, Pacific coast of Chile

Driest place:

14...

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Douglass, Grace Bustill

Eric Gardner.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 909 words.

activist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Cyrus Bustill and Elizabeth Morey. Her mother was of mixed race, part English and part Native American (Delaware). Her father,...

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Edwards, Mel

Monifa Love Asante.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1103 words.

visual artist and educator, was born Melvin Eugene Edwards Jr., in Houston, Texas, the eldest of four children of Thelmarie Felton Edwards and Melvin Eugene Edwards Sr. His father was a...

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Sources for the History of Arbitration: A Bibliographical Introduction

Derek Roebuck.

in Arbitration International

September 1998; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 46349 words.

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Bechet, Sidney Joseph (1897 - 1959), Saxophonist, Clarinetist, Jazz Musician

Salim Washington.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1636 words.

clarinetist, soprano saxophonist, and composer, was born Sidney Joseph Bechet, the youngest of five sons and two daughters (three other children died in infancy) born to Omar Bechet, a...

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7 The Legal Character of Money

Simon Gleeson.

in The Legal Concept of Money

December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 34 pages. 18720 words.

This chapter analyses how the law regards money as a species of property with unique characteristics. The most significant issue is that claims for money (debt claims) are regarded in law...

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Refugee Status Determinations and the Limits of Memory

Hilary Evans Cameron.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 21714 words.

Refugee status decision makers typically have unreasonable expectations of what and how people remember. Many assume that our minds record all aspects of the events that we experience, and...

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Arbitrability: Current Trends in the United States

Joseph T. McLaughlin.

in Arbitration International

June 1996; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 11954 words.

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The Australian International Arbitration Act, the Fiction of Severability and Claims for Restitution

Adrian Baron.

in Arbitration International

June 2000; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 14553 words.

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Forged Independence and Impartiality: Conflicts of Interest of International Arbitrators in Investment Disputes

in Arbitration International

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 34389 words.

This article represents the first comprehensive analysis of the challenges to the independence and impartiality of international arbitrators in investment disputes. This article evaluates...

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Television Industry

Beretta E. Smith-Shomade.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5491 words.

The representation of black women on television has developed much the same way as their actual treatment in the United States—belittling, slow, and contradictory. African American women...

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