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Rampersad Parasram

H.H. Dharmacharya Pt. Dr. Rampersad Parasram is the current Dharmacharya of Trinidad and Tobago and is a religious leader, medical doctor, and politician in Trinidad and Tobago.

                                               

Mendoza the Jew

Mendoza the Jew: Boxing, Manliness, and Nationalism, A Graphic History is a historical graphic novel written by Ronald Schechter and illustrated by Liz Clarke, and published in November 19, 2013. The comic book features the story of the real life ...

                                               

Xerxes

Xerxes name, including a list of people with the name Xerxes of Sophene, ruler of Sophene and Commagene, 228–201 BC Xerxes II of Persia, reigned 424 BC Xerxes I of Persia, reigned 486–465 BC Xerxes Sasanian prince, 6th-century prince and general

                                               

Three Kingdoms (disambiguation)

The Three Kingdoms period was a period in Chinese history including three major kingdoms, Wei, Shu, and Wu. Three Kingdoms may also refer to:

                                               

Two Sisters

Two Sisters 1991 film, a Canadian animated short film by Caroline Leaf The Two Sisters 1950 film, an Italian drama film directed by Mario Volpe Two Sisters 1929 film, a 1929 drama film by Scott Pembroke, featuring Boris Karloff The Two Sisters fi ...

                                               

Thi Bui

Thi Bui was born in what was then Saigon, Vietnam three month prior to the Fall of Saigon during the Vietnam War. She is one of six children; two of her older siblings passed away prior to her birth. Her and her family were part of the wave of "b ...

                                               

Brave and Cruel

Brave and Cruel and Other Stories is the third book by the English author and painter Denton Welch. A collection of short stories, it was the last publication he worked on. It was issued by Hamish Hamilton with a publication date of 1948, but was ...

                                               

Nebula Award Stories 10

Nebula Award Stories 10 is an anthology of award winning science fiction short works edited by James Gunn. It was first published in the United Kingdom in hardcover by Gollancz in November 1975. The first American edition was published in hardcov ...

                                               

Tanith Lee bibliography

The Wars of Vis 1984 omnibus The White Serpent 1988 Anackire 1983 The Storm Lord 1976

                                               

Robert Sowers

Robert Sowers was an American painter, photographer, stained glass artist, and seminal figure in the re-emergence of stained glass as an architectural art in the United States. His architectural glass commissions cover some 20 years from St Georg ...

                                               

James Pigott Pritchett junior

Pritchett retired around 1910, and died in 1911 at Glendower, Teddington, London. His obituary in the Darlington & Stockton Times referred to him as "an architect of considerable ability". He was buried in Darlington West Cemetery, for which he d ...

                                               

Wapping Old Stairs

Wapping Old Stairs is an 1894 comic opera in three acts, with music by Howard Talbot, which played at the Vaudeville Theatre in London. It included DOyly Carte Opera Company regulars Courtice Pounds, Richard Temple and Jessie Bond in the cast.

                                               

Henry M. Paget

Henry Marriott Paget was a British painter and illustrator, who signed his work "HMP". Paget, along with his brothers, Sidney Paget and Walter Paget, provided illustrations for works by Arthur Conan Doyle.

                                               

Edward Frascino

Edward Frascino is an American illustrator and author. He is perhaps best known for his illustrations in E.B. Whites The Trumpet of the Swan. His cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker in a regular series as well as in Punch, Saturday Review, a ...

                                               

Carl Francis Pilat

Carl Francis Pilat, the nephew of Ignatz Anton Pilat, was an organizing member of the firm of Hinchman & Pilat, then landscape architect for the city parks 1913–1918. While with the city, Carl Pilat designed Astoria Park, the Telewan project in Q ...

                                               

Nurjahan Begum Mukta

Nurjahan Begum Mukta was a Bangladeshi lawyer and a politician representing the Bangladesh Awami League party. She was a member of the Jatiya Sangsad.

                                               

Gwendolyn Kiste

Gwendolyn Kiste is a Pennsylvania based horror and speculative fiction writer. She writes short stories and novels. She won the 2018 Bram Stoker Award for her novel The Rust Maidens. Kiste was born in Massillon, Ohio and was raised in New Philade ...

                                               

Dewan Shatrughan Singh

Dewan Shatrughan Singh is regarded as the father of the freedom movement in entire Bundelkhand. Dewan Shatrughan Singh and his wife Rani Rajendra Kumari were two great Indian freedom fighters of Bundelkhand. Dewan Shatrughan Singh is also known a ...

                                               

Mohd Shahar Abdullah

Mohd Shahar bin Abdullah is a Malaysian politician. He serves in the Cabinet of Malaysia as the Deputy Minister of Finance since 10 March 2020.

                                               

Caryl Emerson

Caryl Emerson is an American literary critic, slavist and translator. She is best known for her books and scholarly commentaries on the Russian philosopher and literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin. She has translated some of Bakhtins most influentia ...

                                               

Basic

Basic Robert Quine and Fred Maher album, 1984 Basic Glen Campbell album, 1978 Basic Brown Eyed Girls album, 2015

                                               

Advent (disambiguation)

Nativity Fast, Advent in the Eastern Orthodox Church Second Coming, the return of Jesus to Earth in Christian belief The Advent magazine, a magazine published by the Sri Aurobindo Ashram

                                               

Profile

Profile 1955 TV series 1955–1957, a Canadian biographical television series Profiles TV series 1979–1980, a Canadian biographical television series Profile 2018 TV series, an American web television talk show

                                               

Word (disambiguation)

Word computer architecture, a group of bits or digits/characters processed as a unit Microsoft Word, a word-processing application Calligra Words, a word-processing application words Unix, a standard file in UNIX William Whitakers Words, a progra ...

                                               

Black dog

The Black Dog, Dublin, a former prison in Dublin, Ireland Black Dog Institute, an institute in the UK and Australia Black Dog, Devon, a village in England Blackdog, a hamlet in Scotland Black Dog Lake, a lake in Minnesota

                                               

Apogee (disambiguation)

Apogee Books, an imprint of Canadian publishing house Collectors Guide Publishing Apogee, Inc., a special effects company established by John Dykstra Apogee Electronics, a manufacturer of digital audio hardware systems Apogee Software, a computer ...

                                               

Voyager

LG Voyager, a mobile phone model manufactured by LG Electronics NCR Voyager, a computer platform produced by NCR Corporation Voyager web browser, a web browser for Amiga computers Voyager library program, the integrated library system from Ex Lib ...

                                               

Akasha (disambiguation)

Akasha 2018 film, a 2018 Sudanese comedy film Aakash film, a 2005 Indian Kannada language action drama film

                                               

Scapa Society

The Scapa Society the Abuses in Public Advertising) was an organization founded in Britain in 1893 to protest against the burgeoning advertising business. It was founded by Richardson Evans, and has been called "the first organised reaction again ...

                                               

John Celivergos Zachos

John Celivergos Zachos Greek: Ιωάννης ΣελίΒέργος Ζάχος was a physician, literary scholar, elocutionist, author, lecturer, inventor, and educational pioneer. He was an early proponent of equal education rights for African Americans and women. He a ...

                                               

Michael Green (architect)

Michael Green is a Canadian architect and author of books on mass timber construction. The Case for Tall Wood Buildings is a case study on using materials such as cross-laminated timber panels and engineered glulam wood beams to build skyscrapers ...

                                               

Helga Baum

Helga Baum is a German mathematician. She is professor for differential geometry and global analysis in the Institute for Mathematics of the Humboldt University of Berlin.

                                               

Symmetry in Mechanics

Symmetry in Mechanics: A Gentle, Modern Introduction is an undergraduate textbook on mathematics and mathematical physics, centered on the use of symplectic geometry to solve the Kepler problem. It was written by Stephanie Singer, and published b ...

                                               

Gerd Grubb

Gerd A. Grubb is a Danish mathematician known for her research on pseudo-differential operators. She is a professor emeritus in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen.

                                               

The Tower of Hanoi – Myths and Maths

The Tower of Hanoi – Myths and Maths is a book in recreational mathematics, on the tower of Hanoi, baguenaudier, and related puzzles. It was written by Andreas M. Hinz, Sandi Klavzar, Uros Milutinovic, and Ciril Petr, and published in 2013 by Bir ...

                                               

Diophantus and Diophantine Equations

Diophantus and Diophantine Equations is a book in the history of mathematics, on the history of Diophantine equations and their solution by Diophantus of Alexandria. It was originally written in Russian by Isabella Bashmakova, and published by Na ...

                                               

Verlag

Verlag is the German language word for "publisher". It occurs in the name of several German, Austrian and Swiss publishing firms, including: Michael Imhof Verlag, a German publishing company in Petersberg, Hesse Kitab-Verlag, a publishing house i ...

                                               

Barbara Kaltenbacher

Barbara Kaltenbacher is an Austrian mathematician whose research concerns inverse problems, regularization, and constrained optimization, with applications including the mathematical modeling of piezoelectricity and nonlinear acoustics. She is a ...

                                               

Tom Tichenor

Thomas Hager Tichenor was an American puppeteer, most noted for creating the original puppets for the Broadway musical Carnival!.

                                               

Don Thorsen

Don Thorsen, Ph.D. is an American scholar and writer. Thorsen has served at Azusa Pacific Seminary since 1988. In addition to being widely published, Thorsen travels internationally, presenting on various theological topics. He has been a contrib ...

                                               

Deutscher Fichte-Bund

The Deutscher Fichte-Bund was a German propaganda agency based in Hamburg. It was founded on 29 January 1914 as the "Reichsbund fur Deutschtumsarbeit" by Heinrich Kessemeier and named after the philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte, a founder of the ...

                                               

Solene Debies

Solene Debies was graduated from the Pivaut school of Applied Arts and Narrative Drawing in Nantes in 1996. After starting her professional life as a graphic designer in an advertising agency, she started illustrating in 2000, and began to work f ...

                                               

Yadayim

Yadayim is a tractate of the Mishnah and the Tosefta, dealing with the impurity of the hands and their ablution. It is eleventh in the order Tohorot in most editions of the Mishnah.

                                               

Jost Liebmann

Jost Liebmann was court Jew and court jeweller of Elector Frederick III of Brandenburg, and one of the leaders of the Jewish community of Berlin.

                                               

Tevul Yom

Tevul Yom is a tractate in the Mishnah and Tosefta; in most editions of the Mishnah it is tenth in the order Tohorot. According to Leviticus 15:5 et seq., one who takes the prescribed ritual immersion still remains impure until sunset. The degree ...

                                               

Zavim

Zavim is the ninth tractate in the Mishnah and Tosefta of the sixth Talmudic order Tohorot. It deals with the laws of the zav and zavah, based on Leviticus 15.

                                               

Tamid

Tamid is a tractate in the Mishnah and the Babylonian Talmud. In most editions this treatise stands ninth in the order Kodashim. Its main subject is the morning and evening burnt offerings Exodus 29:38-42; Numbers 28:3-8, but it also deals with o ...

                                               

Eoin Mclaughlin

Eoin McLaughlin is an Irish childrens writer. His debut picture book The Hug was illustrated by Polly Dunbar and published by Faber & Faber. It has been translated into 15 languages and shortlisted for the UK Literary Association Book Award. His ...

                                               

Permanent Black

Permanent Black is an independent publishing press headquartered in Ranikhet, India. It was founded in 2000 by novelist Anuradha Roy, and her husband, author Rukun Advani. It is considered one of Indias major academic imprints, and has published ...

                                               

Harold Lovett

Harold Lovett was an American lawyer who represented a number of jazz musicians, including Miles Davis In 1959 Harold was the Business Manager for John Coltrane He negotiated a record contract for Coltrane with Atlantic Records He held dual roles ...