Essays in Biography

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So the debate is partly semantic (shall we call this or that sort of history 'social'?), partly a search for a Holy Grail (is there a holistic social history which transcends and incorporates everything else?). Durant, William Crapo, 1861-1947; General Motors Corporation--History; Businesspeople--United States--Biography. (William C. The stock market plunged 40%, wiping out tens of trillions of dollars in wealth; housing prices fell 20% nationwide wiping out trillions more.

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The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain 2 Volume

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On December 4, 1918, Mae gave birth to their son, Albert "Sonny" Francis. Here we feature one of his better known musical renditions of the Doors' song Light My Fire, first released on his album Feliciano! in 1968. On March, Ponce de León sailed into the Bahamas headed toward Florida. In Considerations on Representative Government, Mill called for various reforms of Parliament and voting, especially proportional representation, the Single Transferable Vote, and the extension of suffrage.

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An Economic History of the British Isles

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King Harshavardhana left for the holy abode in the year 647 AD, after ruling over the Indian subcontinent for more than 41 years. After inventing the printing press, the most popular type of booklet was Buddhist sayings and prayers. Santa Anna was over confident because of the relatively easy successes he had enjoyed at the Alamo and Goliad missions where he had vast superiority in manpower and cannons and he failed to take into account the strategy that Sam Houston put into play.

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An Economic History of the U.S.S.R.

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Several factors cause widespread unease about Zimbabwe after twenty years of independence. The funds would be derived from a gross income tax of 2 percent on individuals and corporations, with exceptions to protect charitable, religious, cooperative and similar organizations. Before the War of Independence Gerardo Machado and his father had been cattle rustlers. In fact, most members of the society function quite well although most of their basic needs are not completely attained.

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A guildsman's interpretation of history

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Mr Jevons shall explain his fundamental idea in his own words. 1. Early people, Homo erectus, reached South-East Asia about two million years ago and modern man, Homo sapien, arrived approximately 60,000 years ago. Sam,” as he was known, believed in leadership through service. In 1992, Bush and third-party candidate Ross Perot lost to Democrat Bill Clinton. Despite expectations, Marx never says that capitalism is unjust. Influential female actor of the 1950s and 60s.

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The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008

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Deng’s emphasis on individual self-interest did not sit well with Mao’s egalitarian policies. Male and female slaves were sold and bought like animals, and they formed the most depressed class of the Arabian society. This trivial but fascinating fragment encapsulates many of the problems we face in constructing a social history of the Roman world. From the Archives: Salt of the Earth (1954). Franklin, though he had many friends in England, was growing sick of the corruption he saw all around him in politics and royal circles.

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Manias, Panics and Crashes A History of Financial Crises

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At the age of 14, his parents sent him to the University of Salamanca to eventually study law. The numbers given here for Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Romania are based on their territorial borders before the 1938 Munich agreement. Cattle were driven through the streets until the mid 19th century. These are issues having to do with the constitution of history and the levels at which we choose to characterize historical events and processes. Lectures on the Philosophy of World History, translated by H.

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Regulating the British Economy, 1660-1850

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The founding of Jamestown, America’s first permanent English colony, in Virginia in 1607 – 13 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in Massachusetts – sparked a series of cultural encounters that helped shape the nation and the world. Though not a delegate, Bolivar gave his first public speech to the group, saying, "Let us lay the cornerstone of American freedom without fear. In case you are serious and i suspect you are not. Butcher, Jacob Franklin, 1936-; Butcher, Cecil Hilgie, 1938-; Banks and banking--Corrupt practices--United States; Bankers--Biography; United American Bank. (Frank Osgood Butler), Robert F.

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Profits and Politics in the Post-War World : an Economic

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He revolted against the evils and ill practices of Hinduism. It meant opposing miscellany, isolation, and loneliness in historical research. Alexander had ridden Bucephalus into every one of his battles in Europe and Asia, so when it died he was grief-stricken.� He founded a city which he named Buckephalia, in his horse's name. The Mongols did conquer China for a time, however, and established their own dynasty called the Yuan Dynasty.

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Rich Harvest: A History of the Grange, 1867-1900

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It produced a major political realignment, creating a coalition of big-city ethnics, African Americans, organized labor, and Southern Democrats committed, to varying degrees, to interventionist government. His strong commitment to service and to the values that help individuals, businesses and the country succeed earned him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, awarded by President George H. In addition to opposing Machado the ABC called for fundamental change in Cuban society and its economy for the furtherance of social justice.

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