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Safavid dynasty

page 1053 url accessdate quote which were later published as his ''Divan''. A unique literary style known as ''qoshma'' ( for ''improvization'') was introduced in this period, and developed by Shah Ismail and later by his son and successor, Shah Tahmasp I. thumb right 337px The Akashi-Kaikyō Bridge (Image:Akashi-kaikyo bridge3.jpg) in Japan, the world's longest suspension span (List of longest suspension bridge spans). Image:Sio se pol.jpg


Pittsburgh

in the Mount Washington neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Poet Samuel John Hazo, the first poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, also resides in the city. John Edgar Wideman grew up in Pittsburgh and based "Brothers and Keepers," a National Book Critics awarded novel in his hometown. New writers include Chris Kuzneski who attended the University of Pittsburgh and mentions Pittsburgh in his books. Pittsburgh's unique literary style extends to playwrights, ref>


Argentina

America; and the Kingdom of Sedang (1888–90) in French Indochina. The oldest extant micronation to arise in modern times is the Kingdom of Redonda, founded in 1865 in the Caribbean. It failed to establish itself as a real country, but has nonetheless managed to survive into the present day as a unique literary foundation with its own king and aristocracy—although it is not without its controversies: there are presently at least four competing claimants to the Redondan throne. *1982 – A groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington, D.C.. *1991 – Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay sign the Treaty of Asunción, establishing Mercosur, the South Common Market. * 1991 – Five South Korean boys, nicknamed the Frog Boys, disappear while hunting for frogs and are murdered in a case that remains unsolved. thumb left 180px Elaine Paige (Image:Elaine Paige Annie Skates.jpg) The British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, saw similar mega-success with ''Evita (Evita (musical))'', based on the life of Argentina's Eva Perón, and ''Cats (Cats (musical))'', derived from the poems of T. S. Eliot, both of which musicals originally starred Elaine Paige. Other Lloyd Webber musical successes include ''Starlight Express'', performed on roller skates; ''The Phantom of the Opera'', derived from the Gaston Leroux novel, "Le Fantôme de l'Opéra"; and ''Sunset Boulevard (Sunset Boulevard (musical))'' (from the classic film of the same name). Several of these works ran (or are still running) for decades in both New York and London. The 1990s also saw the influence of large corporations on the production of musicals. The most important has been The Walt Disney Company, which began adapting some of its animated movie musicals for the stage, such as ''Beauty and the Beast (Beauty and the Beast (musical))'' and ''The Lion King (The Lion King (musical))''. Disney also created original stage productions like ''Aida (Aida (musical))'', with music by Elton John. '''Montoneros''' ( Commons:Category:Argentina Wikipedia:Argentina Dmoz:Regional South America Argentina


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