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  • Enevold De Falsen
    Enevold De Falsen Danish-Norwegian author and statesman
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    Enevold de Falsen (17 October 1755 – 16 November 1808) was a Danish-Norwegian lawyer, poet, actor and statesman.
  • Arthur A. Goren American Jewish historian and professor
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    Arthur A. Goren (born February 15, 1926, Chelsea, Massachusetts) is the Russell and Bettina Knapp Professor Emeritus of American Jewish History at Columbia University in New York City.
  • A Farewell to Arms (poem)
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    A Farewell to Arms is an occasional sonnet written by George Peele. It is the coda of Peele's Polyhymnia, written for the Accession Day tilt of 1590. The prior thirteen parts of Polyhymnia are each blank verse descriptions of pairs of contestants with vague impressions of their combat, though Peele does not name the victors. A Farewell to Arms then commemorates the tenure and retirement of Sir Henry Lee as the Queen's Champion. Lee had been the Queen's Champion since the first Accession Day tilts, possibly as early as 1559. In 1590 the position passed to the Earl of Cumberland.
  • Society of Bead Researchers
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    The Society of Bead Researchers is a scholarly association for those studying beads and beadmaking in the context of history, ethnology and archaeology worldwide. The society was founded in 1981 by Peter Francis, Jr., director of the Center for Bead Research in Lake Placid, New York, Elizabeth J. Harris and Jamey D. Allen. The Society of Bead Researchers was officially incorporated as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation in 1999.
  • Rhode Island Slave History Medallions
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    Rhode Island Slave History Medallions, or RISHM, is a statewide non-profit organization based in Newport, Rhode Island. RISHM's mission is to raise public awareness of Rhode Island’s dominant role in the institution of slavery. RISHM marks historic sites and homes with a bronze plaque, or medallion, in communities around the state connected to slavery, to commemorate lives of the enslaved, and open a dialogue for racial understanding and healing.
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    The Architecture of a Deccan Sultanate: Courtly Practice and Royal Authority in Late Medieval India is a book by the architectural and art historian Pushkar Sohoni, published in 2018 by I.B. Tauris. It is one of the most comprehensive works on the architecture and urban settlements of the Nizam Shahs of Ahmadnagar, who ruled in the sixteenth century.
  • Historical figure Famous person in history
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    A historical figure is a significant person in history, including but not limited to Alexander the Great, Queen Victoria, George Washington, Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Henry VIII, Robert the Bruce, William Shakespeare, Napoleon, Genghis Khan, Aristotle or Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Progress Movement towards a refined, improved, or otherwise desired state
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    Progress is the movement towards a refined, improved, or otherwise desired state. In the context of progressivism, it refers to the proposition that advancements in technology, science, and social organization have resulted, and by extension will continue to result, in an improved human condition; the latter may happen as a result of direct human action, as in social enterprise or through activism, or as a natural part of sociocultural evolution.
  • Auxiliary sciences of history scholarly disciplines which help evaluate and use historical sources and are seen as auxiliary for historical research
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    Auxiliary (or ancillary) sciences of history are scholarly disciplines which help evaluate and use historical sources and are seen as auxiliary for historical research. Many of these areas of study, classification and analysis were originally developed between the 16th and 19th centuries by antiquaries, and would then have been regarded as falling under the broad heading of antiquarianism. "History" was at that time regarded as a largely literary skill. However, with the spread of the principles of empirical source-based history championed by the Göttingen School of History in the late 18th century and later by Leopold von Ranke from the mid-19th century onwards, they have been increasingly regarded as falling within the skill-set of the trained historian.
  • Outline of history Overview of and topical guide to history
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    The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to history:
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