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Modern Slavery

Human bondage in Africa, Asia, and the Dominican Republic by Ricco Villanueva Siasoco This article was posted on April 18, 2001. Sudanese slaves await redemption in Madhol, Su…

Timeline: Modern Fashion

Part II: 1930-1968 by David Johnson 1930 1940-1945 1947 1950 1954 1960s 1968 Next: 1970-1990 1930 Hemlines drop; then gradually rise Alix "Madame" Grès beco…

The Little Book of Modern Verse: Foreword

Foreword"The Little Book of Modern Verse", as its name implies, is not a formal anthology. The pageant of American poetry has been so often presented that no necessity exists for another exha…

Modern Pentathlon

First Olympic Appearance: 1912 (men); 2000 (women) by Mike Morrison and Mark Zurlo Did You Know? American George Patton (yes, that George Patton) was a strong challenger for the modern …

Modern Pentathlon

First Olympic Appearance: 1912 (men); 2000 (women) by Mike Morrison and Mark Zurlo Did You Know? American George Patton (yes, that George Patton) was a strong challeng…

A Modern Affair

Director:Vern OakleyWriter:Paul ZimmermanDirector of Photography:Rex NicholsonEditor:Suzanne PillsburyMusic:Jan HammerProduction Designer:Cathy T. MarshallProducers:Vern Oakley, Melanie Webber…

Modern Olympic Games

The original Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival from 776 B.C. until 393 A.D., when Roman emperor Theodosius I banned all pagan festivals (the Olympics celebrated the Greek …

Chemistry: The Modern Atom

The Modern AtomChemistryThe Modern AtomBohr: What Is It Good For?Spectroscopy: Reading Between the LinesA Quantum Leap into Quantum Mechanics
 
 We saw how many of the great minds in s…

Timeline: Modern Fashion

Part I: 1858-1920 by David Johnson 1858 1906 1913 1914-1918 1920s Next: 1930-1968 1858 Englishman Charles Worth establishes first haute couture fashion house in …