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Munk, Kaj

(Encyclopedia) Munk, Kaj k moongk, 1898–1944, Danish playwright, a clergyman. His ethical plays, traditional in form, led the Danish dramatic revival in the 1930s. Among them is The Word (1932),…

Zangwill, Israel

(Encyclopedia) Zangwill, Israel, 1864–1926, English author, b. London. He became a journalist and founded Ariel, a humorous paper. Zangwill wrote Children of the Ghetto (1892), later dramatized and…

Glazer, Nathan

(Encyclopedia) Glazer, Nathan, 1923–2019, American sociologist, b. New York City, grad. City College, 1944. He became an editor at The Contemporary Jewish Record, later Commentary, and contributed to…

Cliff Robertson Biography

Cliff Robertson(Clifford Parker Robertson III)actorBorn: 9/9/1925Birthplace: La Jolla, California A polished leading man, Robertson began his career in film and TV in the 1950s. It is said that he…

Moynihan, Daniel Patrick

(Encyclopedia) Moynihan, Daniel Patrick moi´nhn, 1927–2003, American sociologist and politician, b. Tulsa, Okla., grad. Tufts (B.A., 1948; M.A., 1949; Ph.D., 1961). Raised in a poor neighborhood…

What is Culture?

How we live In today’s society, words like corporate culture, popular culture, and culture shock are tossed around like candy but when you are looking for the definition of culture, you may find…

300 Million Americans

The 300 millionth American was born in October 2006 by the U.S. Census Bureau Who was the 300 millionth American? Related Links Year Page: 2006Year Page: 1967Year Page: 1915Life…

The Megacities of Africa

Africa's urban landscape A melting pot of religions, languages, wildlife, and history make up the expansive continent of Africa. It indeed has small villages, and poverty does exist there as it does…

diet

(Encyclopedia) diet, food and drink regularly consumed for nourishment. Nutritionists generally recommend eating a wide variety of foods; however, some groups of people survive on a very limited diet…