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last Carrell decided to invite two families to rent properties on the island, in an effort to attract new skills and spirit to the island community. The invitation was mainly aimed at people with "skills in building, plumbing and gardening". The call was global

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of Delibes literary career. The period was marked by the birth of his sixth son, Adolfo (later a graduate in biology) and a visit by the writer to Germany, where he visited several universities. The literary period opened with the publication of ''Viejas historias de Castilla la Vieja'' (Old tales of Old Castile) (1960) and'' Por esos mundos'' (In these worlds) (1961). Dirección General del Libro y Bibliotecas (Ministerio de Cultura) ''Miguel Delibes: Premio Nacional de las Letras Españolas 1991'', p. 33. In 1962, Delibes published ''Las ratas'' (The rats), one of his masterpieces. It constructs a story from a series of autobiographical anecdotes which evoke the rural environment of a Castilian village that has disappeared. The book won the ''Premio de la Crítica'' (Critics Award for Castilian fiction). In the same year Camino, the last of his seven children, would be born. Camino later graduated in Philosophy and Letters. Also in that year, the film version of ''El camino'', directed by Ana Mariscal, was shot. 1963 was a turbulent year: Delibes resigned on 8 June as director of ''El Norte de Castilla'' after several disagreements with Manuel Fraga, Minister of Information and Tourism. In 1964, he spent six months in the United States as a visiting professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature of the University of Maryland. After his return, he wrote and published ''Cinco horas con Mario'' (Five hours with Mario), which is considered his masterpiece. The novel is the monologue of a woman who holds a wake at her husband's body while she recounts the memories of her dead husband. Other books published upon his return from the US included ''USA y yo'' (The USA and I) and ''La milana''. In the following years he visited Czechoslovakia and published ''Parábola del náufrago'' (literally: ''The parable of the shipwreck'', translated into English as ''The hedge'' by Frances M. Lopez-Morillas). Dirección General del Libro y Bibliotecas (Ministerio de Cultura) ''Miguel Delibes: Premio Nacional de las Letras Españolas 1991'', p. 37. ''The hedge'', Miguel Delibes, translated from the Spanish by Frances M. Lopez-Morillas, New York, Columbia University Press, 1983 Later in the 1970s, he followed up with several books about hunting, an activity about which he was passionate, and stories. Subsequently he published '' Un año de mi vida'' (A year of my life), a personal diary. thumb 200px Lola Herrera (File:Lola Herrera.jpg), an actress from Valladolid, known for her role as Carmen in the stage adaptation of ''Five hours with Mario''. The '''''Oekonomische Encyklopädie''''' was a German (Germany) encyclopedia started by Johann Georg Krünitz. It appeared in 242 volumes between 1773 and 1858. Each volume has about 600-800 pages, giving a total of about 170,000 pages. The Dolls were four out of a family of seven children (the rest being of average size) born to Emma and Gustav Schneider in Stolpen, Germany. Harry and Grace were the first of the quartet to begin performing in sideshows, as "Hans and Gretel (Hansel and Gretel)". In 1914 they were seen by an American (United States), Bert W. Earles, who brought them to the United States to tour with the 101 Ranch Wild West Show. The siblings lived in Pasadena, California, with the Earles family. Earles also brought Daisy and Tiny to the United States (in 1922 and 1926 respectively) where they joined Harry and Grace in their act. ''' Distorted Reality''' is a synthpop band from Germany USA. In 2003 and 2005 Distorted Reality performed live gigs at the Wave-Gotik-Treffen in Leipzig, Germany. In October 2005 Distorted Reality played at the ''Electronic Pleasures 3'' Festival in Berlin, Germany. Further live gigs are planned. *Rainer Froese – Known for his work on the development and coordination of FishBase *Gotthilf Hempel – German (Germany) marine biologist and oceanographer, and co-founder of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research *Walther Herwig – Prussian lawyer and promoter of high seas fishing and research *Sidney Holt – English fisheries biologist; known for the Beverton–Holt model (with Ray Beverton), credited with being one of the founders of fisheries science *Uwe Kils – German (Germany) marine biologist specializing in planktology. Inventor of the ecoSCOPE *Robert T. Lackey – Canadian born fisheries scientist and political scientist known for his work involving the role of science in policy making During the 1920s she appeared in British, French (France), and German (Germany) films before travelling to the United States to appear in a Broadway (Broadway theatre) production of ''A Farewell to Arms''. She was signed to a contract by Fox Film Corporation (later 20th Century Fox) in 1931. '''Kehl''' is a town in southwestern Germany in the Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg. It is located on the river Rhine, directly opposite the French city of Strasbourg. *Georgia (Georgia (country)): Nikoloz Baratashvili *Germany: Heinrich Heine, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Novalis, Friedrich Hölderlin, Heinrich von Kleist, Clemens Brentano, Joseph von Eichendorff, Achim von Arnim *Hungary: Sándor Petőfi *Georgia (Georgia (country)): Alexander Chavchavadze, Grigol Orbeliani, Vakhtang Orbeliani *Germany: Gottfried August Bürger, Ludwig Tieck *Hungary: Mihály Vörösmarty thumb left 300px HMS Lord Nelson (1906) ''Lord Nelson'' (Image:HMS Lord Nelson (1906) and HMS Agamemnon (1906) on patrol in Dardanelles 1915.jpg) and ''Agamemnon'' (HMS Agamemnon (1906)) on patrol in the Dardanelles in 1915. Both ships commissioned in 1908 and served in the Home Fleet until World War I broke out in August 1914. After early wartime service in the Channel Fleet, both spent the rest of the war in the Mediterranean (Mediterranean Sea), where they were involved in attacks on Turkish forts and support of landings in the Dardanelles Campaign (Naval operations in the Dardanelles Campaign) and later blockaded the German (Germany) battlecruiser ''Goeben'' (SMS Goeben) off the Dardanelles, although both were out of position and missed her when she sortied in January 1918. In November 1918 both ships were part of the first British squadron to pass through the Dardanelles after the Armistice. ''Agamemnon'' was employed as a radio-controlled target ship during the 1920s. He was born in Sweden to a family of ancient German (Germany) ancestry. When Koenigsegg was five years old he saw the Norwegian animated film ''Flåklypa Grand Prix''; in the movie a local bicycle repairman makes his own racing car. This gave Koenigsegg the dream of creating the perfect sports car. Christian, 5: Jag ska bygga en egen bil när jag blir stor, Aftonbladet, 12 June 2009 (Swedish) After several years of planning he launched the Koenigsegg project in 1994. Designer David Craaford provided a design concept following Koenigsegg’s guidelines. The prototype enabled the foundation of Koenigsegg Automotive AB. John was born in Hanover, Germany where his parents were French (France) Huguenot refugees in 1741. He emigrated to South Carolina, arriving in Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina) in 1764. He started in the mercatile business, but soon expanded his interests to include a plantation. The '''German 1st Panzer Division''' (''1. Panzer-Division'') was an elite armoured division in the German (Germany) Army during World War II. Its divisional insignia was a white oakleaf emblem. Also in 1998, Myslovitz had their first appearances abroad with shows in Sweden, Germany, and the United States. 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record, starting with her birthdate and her family background. MGM was partly to blame as the studio PR machine created a "goody two shoes" image of a young ingenue which required some imaginative tailoring of her age, family circumstances and even her famous "tree limb" story. group N History Humans have inhabited the atoll for at least 2,000 years. p. 333 Bikini was visited

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, which fields a junior varsity team, numbers permitting. Mr. Max Squarcia is the Athletic Director and he oversees the school's athletic membership in the Dodds mediterranean league besides inspiring young athletes to engage in sports. The American Overseas School of Rome athletic teams are known as the "Falcons." The school's cross-town rivals are primarily Marymount International School of Rome and St. Stephen's International School. '''Hans Peter Luhn''' (July 1, 1896 – August 19, 1964) was a computer scientist (computer science) for IBM, and creator of the Luhn algorithm and KWIC (Key Word in Context) ('''K'''ey '''W'''ords '''I'''n '''C'''ontext) indexing. He was awarded over 80 patents. Luhn was born in Barmen, Germany (now part of Wuppertal) on July 1, 1896. After he completed secondary school, Luhn moved to Switzerland to learn the printing trade so he could join the family business. His career in printing was halted by his service as a communications officer in the German Army during World War I. After the war Luhn entered the textile field, which eventually led him to the United States, where he invented a threadcounting gauge (the Lunometer) still on the market. http: From the late twenties to the early forties, during which time he obtained patents for a broad range of inventions, Luhn worked in textiles and as an independent engineering consultant. He joined IBM as a senior research engineer in 1941, and soon became manager of the information retrieval research division. '''Armbrust''' (German (German language): ''Crossbow'') is a lightweight unguided anti-tank weapon designed and developed by Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm of Germany, who later sold its manufacturing rights to Chartered Industries of Singapore (the predecessor of ST Kinetics). Since 2004, Armbrusts are gradually being replaced by the Singapore-German (Germany)-Israeli co-developed MATADOR (MATADOR (weapon)). Other drugs containing acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine Excedrin is not available in some regions of the world. There are other prescription drugs containing the same ingredients. These are in Germany Chephapyrin, dolomo, Dolopyrin, HA-Tabletten N, Melabon, Neuralgin, Novo Petrin, ratiopyrin, Thomapyrin CLASSIC, Thomapyrin INTENSIV, TITRALGAN , in Austria Thomapyrin, InfluASS, Irocophan, and in Russia Citramon. *Gerrard's vocals on ''Dawn of the Iconoclast'' were sampled on the electronica track ''Papua New Guinea (Papua New Guinea (single))'' by Future Sound Of London. *''Persephone (The Gathering Of Flowers)'' was sampled on German (Germany) techno group Scooter's (Scooter (band)) 2001 (2001 in music) album ''We Bring the Noise!'' and is also sometimes played as a live intro for British Gothic metal band Paradise Lost (Paradise Lost (band)). *British Gothic metal band Paradise Lost (Paradise Lost (band)) covered the song ''Xavier'' as a bonus track on their Symbol of Life album. '''Kurt Adolff''' (born 5 November 1921 in Stuttgart, Germany - 24 January 2012) was a racing driver from Germany. He was born into a family owning a textile company and served as a paratrooper during the Second World War. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

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; and was also a dance (dance music) hit single, staying in the dance chart for nineteen weeks and also gaining European (Europe) chart (record chart) success. It climbed to #3 in Germany. Goldsmith then signed his first publishing deal with Rondor Music. His biggest selling hit was "Dreaming" (1988), when he appeared on several television shows (television program) including ''Top of the Pops'' and ''Pebble Mill''. "Dreaming" reached #12 in the UK. ref name "

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in ''Artforum'' magazine. Robbins, David, “Concrete Comedy,” ''Artforum'', November, 2004 Grabner, Michelle,“David Robbins,” ''Frieze magazine'', March 2001 From 1996-2006 he taught a course in the subject at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, during which period he wrote ''Concrete Comedy: An Alternative History to Twentieth-Century Comedy'', the first comprehensive consideration of materialist comedy. The book was published in 2011

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in the art. The International Modern Arnis Federation Philippines would come to be the lead Modern Arnis organization in the Philippines, and the Deutschen Arnis Verband of Germany would be the lead organization in Europe. In the United States, the International Modern Arnis Federation (IMAF) (IMAF) was the principal organization as far as certification was concerned, but the founder created a variety of titles that indicated some level of organizational or leadership authority

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. Department of Defence (Navy) (1976) ''An Outline of Australian Naval History''. p.33 Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra. ISBN 0-642-02255-0 Fearing Japanese intentions in the Pacific, Menzies established independent embassies in Tokyo and Washington in order to receive independent advice about developments.

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theory that is applicable to a wide range of mathematical constructs such as vector spaces, ordered sets (partially ordered set), etc. Zorn's lemma was first discovered by Kazimierz Kuratowski in 1922, and then independently by Zorn in 1935. thumb Max August Zorn, Jena, 1930 (File:Zorn,Max August 1930 Jena.jpg) '''Max August Zorn''' (June 6, 1906 in Krefeld, Germany – March 9, 1993 in Bloomington (Bloomington, Indiana), Indiana, United States) was a German (Germany)-born American (United States) mathematician. He was an algebraist (Abstract Algebra), group theorist (group (mathematics)), and numerical analyst (numerical analysis). He is best known for Zorn's lemma, a powerful tool in set theory that is applicable to a wide range of mathematical constructs such as vector spaces, ordered sets (partially ordered set), etc. Zorn's lemma was first discovered by Kazimierz Kuratowski in 1922, and then independently by Zorn in 1935. The '''Main''' ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

. thumb Max August Zorn, Jena, 1930 (File:Zorn,Max August 1930 Jena.jpg) '''Max August Zorn''' (June 6, 1906 in Krefeld, Germany – March 9, 1993 in Bloomington (Bloomington, Indiana), Indiana, United States) was a German (Germany)-born American (United States) mathematician. He was an algebraist (Abstract Algebra), group theorist (group (mathematics)), and numerical analyst (numerical analysis). He is best known for Zorn's lemma, a powerful tool in set

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development agencies that seek to empower communities and individuals regardless of ethnicity or religious affiliation, to seek to improve living conditions and opportunities within the developing world. It has active working relationships with NGO's like the UN, the EU, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and government bodies including the United States Agency for International Development, Canadian International Development Agency, the United Kingdom's (United Kingdom) Department for International Development, and Germany's (Germany) Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany). '''Serge Aubin''' (born February 15, 1975) is a Canadian (Canada) professional ice hockey centre (Centre (ice hockey)) currently playing for the Hamburg Freezers in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany. He has played in the National Hockey League for the Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets and Atlanta Thrashers. Through its Erasmus (Erasmus Programme) and student exchange programmes (Student exchange program), the College also has a vibrant overseas complement in its student body. Students come from England, Wales, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Nigeria, Italy, Sudan, Sweden, Finland, Latvia, Poland, Lithuania, China, United States, Indonesia, Norway, Denmark, Ghana, Zimbabwe, and Iceland. As Germany began to take over countries throughout Europe during World War II many colonies in the New World found themselves orphaned (such as those owned by Netherlands, Denmark and France). At the conference the United States thus agreed to share with its neighbors the responsibility of protecting the Monroe Doctrine. The Havana Conference marked a dramatic change in the use of the Monroe Doctrine. No longer was it to be used solely for economic dominance and imperialism by the United States, but in conjunction with its 20 neighbors, to defend the collective security of the Western Hemisphere. Wernicke's area is named after Carl Wernicke, a German (Germany) neurologist and psychiatrist who, in 1874, hypothesized a link between the left posterior section of the superior temporal gyrus and the reflexive mimicking of words and their syllables that associated the sensory and motor images of spoken words. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


'''Germany''' ( with a largely temperate seasonal climate. Its capital (capital city) and largest city (List of cities in Germany by population) is Berlin. Germany is a major economic and political power (Great power) and traditionally a leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields.

With 80.7 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state in the European Union. After the United States, it is also the second most popular migration destination (Immigration to Germany) in the world. Germany has the world's fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) and the fifth-largest by PPP (List of countries by GDP (PPP)). As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, it is both the world's third-largest exporter (List of countries by exports) and third-largest importer (List of countries by imports) of goods. It is a developed country with a very high standard of living (List of countries by Human Development Index), featuring comprehensive social security (Welfare in Germany) that includes the world's oldest universal health care (Healthcare in Germany) system. Known for its rich cultural (Culture of Germany) and political (Politics of Germany) history (History of Germany), Germany has been the home of many influential philosophers (German philosophy), artists (German art), musicians (Music of Germany), cineasts (Cinema of Germany), entrepreneurs (List of Germans#Company founders), scientists and inventors (Science and technology in Germany). Germany was a founding member of the European Communities in 1957, which became the European Union in 1993. It is part of the Schengen Area, and has been a member of the Eurozone since 1999. Germany is a member of the United Nations, NATO, the G8, the G20 (G-20 major economies), the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and the Council of Europe.

Various Germanic tribes have occupied what is now northern Germany and southern Scandinavia since classical antiquity. A region named Germania was documented (Germania (book)) by the Romans (Ancient Rome) before AD 100. During the Migration Period that coincided with the decline of the Roman Empire, the Germanic tribes expanded southward and established kingdoms throughout much of Europe. Beginning in the 10th century, German territories formed a central part of the Holy Roman Empire. The Latin name ''Sacrum Imperium'' (Holy Empire) is documented as far back as 1157. The Latin name ''Sacrum Romanum Imperium'' (Holy Roman Empire) was first documented in 1254. The full name "Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation" (''Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation'') dates back to the 15th century. During the 16th century, northern German regions became the centre of the Protestant Reformation. The rise of Pan-Germanism inside the German Confederation, which had been occupied by France (French period) during the Napoleonic Wars, resulted in the unification of most of the German states (unification of Germany) in 1871 into the Prussian-dominated German Empire. As a result of the military defeat in World War I, and the German Revolution of 1918–1919, the Empire was replaced by the parliamentary Weimar Republic. The establishment (Machtergreifung) of the Third Reich, or Nazi Regime (Nazi Germany), in 1933 eventually led to World War II and the Holocaust. In 1945, the remnants (Flensburg government) of the Nazi regime surrendered (Surrender of Germany) to the Allied Powers (Allies of World War II). Over the next few years, Germany lost more of its territory (Former eastern territories of Germany) and was divided by the victors into Allied occupation zones (Allied-occupied Germany), and evolved into two states, East Germany and West Germany. On 3 October 1990 (German Unity Day), the country was reunified (German reunification), regaining full sovereignty about six months later.

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