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Download Encyclopedia of World Biography. Supplement by Tracie Ratiner PDF

By Tracie Ratiner

The research of biography has regularly held a tremendous, if no longer explicitly acknowledged, position in class curricula. The absence in colleges of a category in particular dedicated to learning the lives of the giants of human background belies the focal point so much classes have continuously had on humans. From precedent days to the current, the area has been formed by means of the selections, philosophies, innovations, discoveries, creative creations, scientific breakthroughs, and written works of its myriad personalities. Librarians, academics, and scholars alike realize that our lives are immensely enriched once we find out about these people who have made their mark at the international we are living in at the present time.

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First Book Published, Held First Major Show During the summers of 1915 and 1916, Bacon studied painting in the seaside town of Provincetown, Massachusetts, under Charles W. Hawthorne and B. J. O. Nordfeldt, respectively. It was in 1917, however, that Bacon taught herself drypoint, a printmaking technique in which the artist uses a sharp stylus to draw directly on a copper plate, creating a ‘‘burr’’ of copper on each side as scoring through the metal occurs. The burr holds additional ink during the printing process, which provides a unique velvety richness to the finished print.

Al–Shukairy continued to advocate for Palestinian self–determination in exile. In 1947, he presented a memorandum on the issue at an Arab League meeting, which he attended as an advisor to the Syrian delegation. The following year, he presented a lengthy speech before a United Nations meeting in Beirut in which he advocated for the unconditional right of Palestinians to return to their homeland. In 1949, he was appointed as a member of Syria’s United Nations delegation, a post he held for several years.

In 1992, Allen founded Interval Research, a think tank focused on the Internet and compatible technologies. ‘‘For years now, I’ve been interested in the information superhighway or whatever you want to call it,’’ Allen told Fortune in 1995. ‘‘The approach I’ve chosen is to start companies or make strategic investments in companies I think are positioned to take advantage of that huge opportunity. ’’ His ventures have met with varying degrees of success. Supported Sports, Entertainment Allen also began to channel funds into entertainment and sporting ventures.

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