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St. Louis

: books.google.co.in books?id 7AjTAAAAMAAJ Contemporary Social Issues , Crowell, 1955, p. 488. By the end of this year, the Atlanta (w:Atlanta) and St. Louis (w:St. Louis) plants will be closed. Atlanta makes the Ford Taurus (w:Ford Taurus) sedan, which is being phased out. The St. Louis plant is one of two plants that manufactures the Ford Explorer (w:Ford Explorer), whose sales had a 29% decline in 2005. It will also close its Wixom (w:Wixom), Michigan (w:Michigan) plant, Batavia


Weimar Republic

thought might serve to clarify contemporary social conditions which Marx himself had never seen. Another key influence also came from the publication in the 1930s of Marx's ''Economic-Philosophical Manuscripts (Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844)'' and ''The German Ideology'', which showed the continuity with Hegelianism that underlay Marx's thought. nickname ''Otto der Schweigsame'' (Silent Otto) allegiance Weimar Republic (to 1933) br>


Uruguay

the importance of upholding spiritual over materialistic values, it also stresses resisting cultural dominance by Europe and the United States. The book continues to influence young writers. Notable amongst Latin American playwrights is Florencio Sánchez (1875–1910), who wrote plays about contemporary social problems that are still performed today. From about the same period came the romantic poetry of Juan Zorrilla de San Martín (1855–1931), who wrote epic poems about Uruguayan history (History of Uruguay). Also notable are Juana de Ibarbourou (1895–1979), Delmira Agustini (1866–1914), Idea Vilariño (1920–2009), and the short stories of Horacio Quiroga and Juan José Morosoli (1899–1959). The psychological stories of Juan Carlos Onetti (such as "No Man's Land" and "The Shipyard") have earned widespread critical praise, as have the writings of Mario Benedetti. Uruguay's best-known contemporary writer is Eduardo Galeano, author of ''Las venas abiertas de América Latina'' (1971; "Open Veins of Latin America") and the trilogy ''Memoria del fuego'' (1982–87; "Memory of Fire"). Other modern Uruguayan writers include Mario Levrero, Sylvia Lago, Jorge Majfud, and Jesús Moraes. Uruguayans of many classes and backgrounds enjoy reading ''historietas'', comic books that often blend humour and fantasy with thinly veiled social criticism. Media The Reporters Without Borders worldwide press freedom index has ranked Uruguay as 37th of 178 reported countries in 2010.


Ghana

took a BA (Hons) (Bachelor of Arts) in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (1941, MA (Master of Arts (Oxbridge))) 1946) and a DPhil (Doctor of Philosophy) in Social Anthropology in 1947, with a thesis entitled ''The position of the chief in the modern political system of Ashanti: a study of the influence of contemporary social changes on Ashanti political institutions''. She then became a special correspondent for ''The Oprah Winfrey Show'' which has featured many of Ling's investigative pieces, including a report on North Korea. Inside North Korea, Lisa Ling, ''National Geographic Explorer'', February 27, 2007 Ling's title is "Oprah Show Investigative Reporter." She also has reported on bride burning in India, gang rape in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda, child trafficking in Ghana, under cover investigation of Pennsylvanian puppy mills with Main Line Animal Rescue, the immediate aftermath of the hurricane in New Orleans, and the April 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre.


Hollywood

director of live-action films until the late 1980s before becoming an animator. His animations have been described as "satirical (satire) grotesque" Phil Mulloy – Filmini festival special guest. Notes for journalists Retrieved December, 2008. and often portray the dark side of human nature and contemporary social, political, and religious values in a humorous (humour) and at times, shocking (Shock value) way. His visual style is distinctive in its use of primitive, often skeletal figures and minimalist (Minimalism) backgrounds. Mulloy has made over 30 animated films many of which are in themed groupings based on Hollywood genres (Film genre). Mulloy has won many international awards for his work and has conducted several workshops for young animators. ''The Fog'' was part of a two-picture deal with AVCO-Embassy, along with ''Escape from New York'' (1981), and was shot on a reported budget of $1 million. Boulenger, pp. 115 Although this was essentially a low budget independent film, Carpenter chose to shoot the movie in the anamorphic 2.35:1 format, which gave the film a grander look so it did not seem like a low budget horror film. The picture was filmed from April 1979 to May 1979 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, California (Hollywood) (interior scenes) and on location at Point Reyes, California, Bolinas, California, Inverness, California, and the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Sierra Madre, California). background group_or_band origin Hollywood, California, USA (United States) genre Alternative rock, post-hardcore, punk metal Career Not long after marrying screenwriter, Frances Goodrich, the couple went to Hollywood in the late 1920s to write the screenplay for their stage success ''Up Pops the Devil'' for Paramount Pictures. In 1933 they signed a contract with MGM and remained with them until 1939. Among their earliest assignments was writing the screenplay for ''The Thin Man (The Thin Man (film))'' (1934). They were encouraged by the director (film director) W. S. Van Dyke to use the writing of Dashiell Hammett as a basis only, and to concentrate on providing witty exchanges for the principal characters, Nick and Nora Charles (played by William Powell and Myrna Loy). The resulting film was one of the major hits of the year, and the script, considered to show a modern relationship in a realistic manner for the first time, was considered to be groundbreaking. However this is only because it was written and released before the enactment of the Hollywood Production Code, which strictly censored movies from mid-1934 until the early 1960s (see Pre-Code). The other Nick and Nora films show a steep decline regarding the "groundbreaking maturity" of the Charles' marriage. Career Not long after marrying screenwriter Albert Hackett, the couple went to Hollywood in the late 1920s to write the screenplay for their stage success ''Up Pops the Devil'' for Paramount Pictures. In 1933 they signed a contract with MGM and remained with them until 1939. Among their earliest assignments was writing the screenplay for ''The Thin Man (The Thin Man (film))'' (1934). They were encouraged by the director (film director) W. S. Van Dyke to use the writing of Dashiell Hammett as a basis only, and to concentrate on providing witty exchanges for the principal characters, Nick and Nora Charles (played by William Powell and Myrna Loy). The resulting film was one of the major hits of the year, and the script, considered to show a modern relationship in a realistic manner for the first time, was considered to be groundbreaking. However this is only because it was written and released before the enactment of the Hollywood Production Code, which strictly censored movies from mid-1934 until the early 1960s (see Pre-Code). The other Nick and Nora films show a steep decline regarding the "groundbreaking maturity" of the Charles' marriage. Buchanan was born in Mexia, Texas. He was orphaned as a baby, and was raised in Dallas (Dallas, Texas) in an orphanage. It was while growing up there that he became fascinated with the movies which were shown in the orphanage's theater. He considered becoming a minister, but visited Hollywood and landed a job in the props department at 20th Century Fox. He made movies for the United States Army Signal Corps during World War II. Writing career Roberts began his career as a contemporary American (United States) mystery novelist after twenty-four years in Hollywood, having written and or produced more than 2,500 half-hour segments of network and syndicated television.


Russian Empire

withheld its formal adherence in 1857. The following sixty-four officers held the rank of Field Marshal during the Russian Empire. For post-1917 marshals, see Marshal of the Soviet Union. thumb 350px Hall of Russian Field Marshals in the Winter Palace (Image:Rufieldmarshals.jpg). Russian cuirassiers can be seen observing the paintings. Throughout his active participation in the contemporary social and political life of the Russian


Australia

common during the last decade. Some Australian conventions run specific competitions for small-scale freeforms that challenge the players or the normal conventions of roleplaying in ways not possible with other types of games. Such freeforms may experiment with different narrative styles, contemporary social issues or unusual themes, and can be very realistic. Such games are often restricted to mature players. The most common form of freeform game is the Theatre-style live action role-playing game (LARP). Such freeforms have sprung up around the world independently: some sources suggest the genre originated in Iceland, others point to Australia, http: arcanacon.org 1983 page10.html others to games played at the University of York and popularised in the fanzine Aslan (Aslan (fanzine)). They are particularly popular in Australia, where rules-based LARP games have only become common during the last decade. Some Australian conventions run specific competitions for small-scale freeforms that challenge the players or the normal conventions of roleplaying in ways not possible with other types of games. Such freeforms may experiment with different narrative styles, contemporary social issues or unusual themes, and can be very realistic. Such games are often restricted to mature players. Stratus has a large presence in Maynard, Massachusetts, its U.S. headquarters, and in Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona), Arizona, as well as several worldwide offices, in locations such as the UK, Mexico, the Netherlands, South Africa, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Japan. 2004 Olympics Lee competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics, which was his first Olympic appearance. Lee easily defeated Stuart Brehaut of Australia in the first round. However, he was surprisingly eliminated in the second round by Boonsak Ponsana of Thailand. '''Drew Cameron Ginn''', OAM (Order of Australia), (born 20 November 1974, educated at Scotch College, Melbourne http: www.scotch.vic.edu.au Gscot GSjun97 dginn.htm ) is an Australian rower and triple Olympic gold medallist. '''Windsor''' is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria (Victoria (Australia)), Australia, 5 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district (Melbourne city centre). Its Local Government Area (Local Government Areas of Victoria) is the City of Stonnington and the City of Port Phillip. At the 2006 Census (Census in Australia#2006), Windsor had a population of 6394. '''Westfield Parramatta''' is a shopping centre in Parramatta (Parramatta, New South Wales), a city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The centre is owned and managed by The Westfield Group. It has a net leasable area of approximately 137,269m² and contains 488 shops built over five levels, making it Australia's fourth largest shopping centre. Among the stores include specialty retailers, cafes, restaurants, a cinema complex and a gymnasium. foundation 1974 location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Wellington,Auckland,Christurch , New Zealand key_people Sophie Holt, Head designer Howard Goldberg, CEO '''Country Road''' is an upscale store located in Australia and New Zealand clothing retailer (clothing), with 68 free standing stores and 77 department store concessions. It is traded on the Australian Stock Exchange, with South African company Woolworths Holdings Limited owning 88%. Country Road has a customer loyalty scheme, which enables members to receive special offers and early invitations to sales. It was changed in 2007 to require members to spend a minimum amount annually to receive benefits. thumb Northmead shopping centre (Image:Northmead shops 2.JPG) '''Northmead''' is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Northmead is located 26 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area (Local Government Areas in Australia)s of the City of Parramatta and The Hills Shire. Northmead is part of the Greater Western Sydney region. Heat 2 # 20px (Image:Flag of Australia.svg) Australia (Todd Pearson, Antony Matkovich, Nicholas Sprenger, Craig Stevens (Craig Stevens (swimmer))), 7:14.85 '''-Q''' # 20px (Image:Flag of the United Kingdom.svg) Great Britain (Simon Burnett, Ross Davenport, Gavin Meadows, David Carry), 7:17.41 '''-Q''' For the first time in decades Canada did not win a single medal in swimming. This led to calls for the resignation of coach Dave Johnson (Dave Johnson (swimming coach)) by a number of former swimmers, most notably Barcelona gold medallist Mark Tewksbury. Swim Canada focused on personal bests rather than medals, but even by that measure Canada fared poorly. This lack of medals also stood in sharp contrast to Canada's sibling dominion Australia which won many medals in swimming, as they did in Sydney. There were a few bright spots, including Rick Say making it to the finals of the 200 m freestyle, considered by many to be the premier event of the 2004 Olympics, and a number of Canadian records were set. Generally though, performances by the swim team were slower than the times they had swum at Canadian Olympic trials 2 weeks before. Agreements While the United States military has the largest foreign presence and therefore accounts for most SOFAs, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Germany, Italy, Russia, South Korea, and many other nations also station troops abroad and negotiate SOFAs with their host countries. In the past, the Soviet Union had SOFAs with most of its satellite states. While most of the United States' SOFAs are public, some remain classified (Classified information). 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India

From October 1905 the Prince and Princess of Wales undertook another eight month tour, this time of India, and the children were once again left in the care of their grandparents. Edwards, p. 146 They passed through Egypt both ways and on the way back stopped in Greece. The tour was almost immediately followed by a trip to Spain for the wedding of King Alfonso XIII (Alfonso XIII of Spain) to Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, at which the bride and groom narrowly avoided assassination. The driver of their coach and over a dozen spectators were killed by a bomb thrown by an anarchist, Mateo Morales (Mateu Morral). Only a week after returning to Britain, May and George went to Norway for the coronation of King Haakon VII (Haakon VII of Norway) and Queen Maud (Maud of Wales) (George's sister). left thumb Queen Mary with her daughter Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood Princess Mary (File:Queen Mary and Princess Mary.jpg) during the First World War On 6 May 1910, Edward VII died. The Prince of Wales ascended the throne as George V (George V of the United Kingdom), and Mary became queen consort. When her husband asked her to drop one of her two official names, Victoria Mary, she chose to be called Mary, preferring not to take the name of her husband's grandmother, Queen Victoria (Victoria of the United Kingdom). Pope-Hennessy, p. 421 Queen Mary was crowned with the King on 22 June 1911 at Westminster Abbey. Later in the year, the new King and Queen travelled to India for the Delhi Durbar held on 12 December 1911, and toured the sub-continent as Emperor and Empress of India, returning to Britain in February. Pope-Hennessy, pp. 452–463 The beginning of Mary's period as consort brought her into conflict with the Dowager Queen Alexandra (Alexandra of Denmark). Although the two were on friendly terms, Alexandra could be stubborn; she demanded precedence over Mary at the funeral of Edward VII, was slow in leaving Buckingham Palace, and kept some of the royal jewels that should have been passed to the new queen. Edwards, pp. 182–193 Arts and sciences * In India, a new process makes possible the extraction of sugar from sugarcane. * In Persia (Sassanid Empire), women are enrolled in the army to perform auxiliary services. * In India, Samudragupta of the Gupta Empire defeats Rudrasena in battle. India * Samudragupta, ruler of the Gupta Empire, extends during a decade his kingdom and his influence over most


Germany

and Peter L. Berger. Influenced by Charles Sanders Peirce, Edmund Husserl and Alfred Schutz, his work has included research in the topics of milieu (natural environment) and life-world ("Lebenswelt") and contemporary social theory. He currently resides in Oerlinghausen, Germany. thumb Valentin Adamberger. (File:Valentin adamberger.jpg) '''Valentin Adamberger''', also known by his Italian (Italy) name '''Adamonti''', (22 February 1740 or 6 July 1743


United States

a law. In an effort to avoid the controversy that a lesbian character in a cartoon aimed towards a younger audience would cause, given the contemporary social mores in the United States, the dub also states that Amara (Haruka) and Michelle (Michiru Kaioh (Sailor Neptune)) are cousins—even going so far

Victimization of the Weak: Contemporary Social Reactions first Jacqueline last Scherer coauthors Gary Shepherd year 1982 publisher Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd isbn 0398040435 page 108 The legal status of simulated or "virtual


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