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star traveler

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A starfarer. Compare space traveler, starman 2. 1957 H. Clement Planetfall R. Hoskins Strange Tomorrows (1972) 314 The star-traveler already knew, of course, that he was in a valley,...

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star traveler

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A starfarer. Compare space traveler, starman 2. 1957 H. Clement Planetfall R. Hoskins Strange Tomorrows (1972) 314 The star-traveler already knew, of course, that he was in a valley,...

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star traveler n

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 190 words.

a starfarer. Compare space traveler, starman . 1957 H. Clement Planetfall R. Hoskins Strange Tomorrows (1972) 314

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starfarer n

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 169 words.

someone who travels between the stars. Compare spacefarer, starman , star traveler. 1970 A. Norton Dread Companion

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space traveler

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A spacer (sense 1). Compare spacefarer, space flier 1, spaceman, space person 2, spacewoman, star traveler. 1929 Amazing Stories (Aug.) 478 A space traveler would ultimately reach a zone of...

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The Key to an Oriental World: Boris Lissanevitch, Kathmandu’s Royal Hotel, and the “Golden Age” of Tourism in Nepal

Mark Liechty.

in Far Out

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 12517 words.

By the time Boris Lissanevitch opened Kathmandu’s first tourist-grade hotel (in a converted palace) he had already led a fabled life: as White Russian émigré to Paris, dancer in Diaghilev’s...

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Haley, Jack

Sylvia Stoner-Hawkins.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theatre; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 239 words.

[John Joseph, Jr. ]

(b Boston, MA, Aug 10, 1898; d Los Angeles, CA, June 6, 1979). American actor and performer. Haley initially became an electrician in the Boston area....

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Paige, Satchel

Wesley Borucki.

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. 651 words.

professional baseball player and showman. Leroy Robert Page was born in Mobile, Alabama; his birth year may not have been 1906. Because of his father John Page's frequent absences from...

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Woodstock Music and Arts Fair [Woodstock]

Jesse Jarnow.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 430 words.

Some 400,000 fans attended this iconic music festival of the late 1960s. It was held from 15 August 1969 to 18 August 1969 on a dairy farm in the town of Bethel, New York, located...

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Adams, Cyrus Field

Benjamin R. Justesen.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 788 words.

journalist and public official, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the younger son of the Reverend Henry and Margaret Priscilla (Corbin) Adams. Their father administered a respected...

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Rochester Ladies' Anti-slavery Society

Susan J. Covert.

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

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 940 words.

Rochester, New York, was a rapidly growing commercial center in the early nineteenth century, with a diverse economic, political, and social climate. A spirit of activism ignited in...

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Carr, Sister Wynona

Casey McKittrick.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1072 words.

gospel, R&B, and pop singer and songwriter, was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Carr began studying piano at age eight. When she was 13, she entered the Cleveland Musical College to study...

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Hairston, Jester (1901 - 2000), Composer / Arranger, Stage / Screen Actor, Music Educator, Choral Director

Janelle F. H. Winston.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1149 words.

choral director, composer, arranger, actor, singer, and educator, was born Jester Joseph Hairston in Belews Creek, North Carolina, the only son and first of two children born to his...

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Tightening the United States Immigration Laws in the 21st Century

Mark P. Popiel, Jitesh Malik and Hema Juneja.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 6965 words.

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Stradford, J. B.

Alfred L. Brophy.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 921 words.

businessman, lawyer, and civil rights litigant, was born John the Baptist (“J. B.”) Stradford (also sometimes spelled “Stratford”) probably in slavery at Versailles, Kentucky, the son of...

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Snow, Valaida

Paul Devlin.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 957 words.

jazz singer, lyricist, jazz trumpeter, band director, dancer, and actress, was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Etta Snow, a Howard University–trained musician, and John Snow. Little...

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Ward, Samuel Ringgold

Delano Greenidge-Copprue.

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

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 904 words.

Samuel Ringgold Ward was born a slave on Maryland's Eastern Shore to William and Anne Ward, the second of three children, all boys. In 1820 the Wards escaped to Greenwich, New Jersey,...

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Paige, Satchel Leroy Robert (1906 - 1982), Baseball Player

Rob Ruck.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1608 words.

Negro League baseball pitcher and Hall of Famer, was born Leroy Robert Paige in Mobile, Alabama, the son of John Paige, a gardener, and Lulu (maiden name unknown), a washerwoman. Paige...

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Jemison, Mae

Martha Ackmann.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1338 words.

astronaut and physician, was born Mae Carol Jemison in Decatur, Alabama, the daughter of Charlie Jemison, a carpenter and roofer, and Dorothy Jemison, a teacher whose maiden name is...

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Little Rock, Arkansas.

Charles Orson Cook.

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. 1636 words.

Little Rock is strategically located near the geographic center of Arkansas, where it serves as the political and commercial capital of the state. The city is also on a geographic...

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Lee, Canada (1907 - 1952), Boxer, Stage / Screen Actor

Christopher Caines.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2072 words.

actor, bandleader, and boxer, was born Leonard Lionel Cornelius Canegata in New York City, the son of James Cornelius Canegata, a clerk, and Lydia Whaley. Lee's father came from a...

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