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Maxine Hong Kingston

Maxine Hong Kingston writerBorn: October 27, 1940 Birthplace: Stockton, Califonia The eldest of six children, Kingston is recognized for her epic novels that detail the experiences of first-…

Maxine Hong Kingston Biography

Maxine Hong Kingston writerBorn: October 27, 1940 Birthplace: Stockton, Califonia The eldest of six children, Kingston is recognized for her epic novels that detail the experiences of first-…

Kingston

(Encyclopedia) Kingston, city (1991 pop. 97,424), capital and largest city of Jamaica, SE Jamaica. The country's chief port, it has one of the finest harbors in the West Indies and…

Kingston

(Encyclopedia) Kingston, town, capital of the Australian territory of Norfolk Island , located on the island's S coast, on Emily Bay. Kingston is the administrative and…

Kingston

(Encyclopedia) Kingston, city (1991 pop. 56,597), S Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario, near the head of the St. Lawrence River and at the end of Rideau Canal from Ottawa. Kingston…

Kingston

(Encyclopedia) Kingston. 1 City (1990 pop. 23,095), seat of Ulster co., SE N.Y., on the Hudson River at the mouth of Rondout Creek; inc. as a village 1805, and as a city through…

Hong Kong Overview

(Encyclopedia) Hong Kong hŏng kŏng [key], Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2015 est. pop. 7,246,000), land area 422…

Hong Kong

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Hong Kong. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Hong Kong's geography, history, government, economy, population, culture…

Hong Kong, University of

(Encyclopedia) Hong Kong, University of, at Hong Kong, China; founded 1912. There are undergraduate faculties of architecture, liberal arts, business and economics, dentistry, education…

Maxine Waters Biography

Maxine WatersU.S. congresswomanBorn: 1938Birthplace: St. Louis, Mo. Waters has been a member of Congress since 1991. The fifth of 13 children, Waters began working as a bus girl in a…