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  History of LATIN AMERICA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
By the end of the 20th century, with the subcontinent progressing in fits and starts towards democracy, military juntas rather than individual caudíllos tend to be the problem.
Although the gradual trend in Latin America in the second half of the 20th century is towards greater democracy, parts of the subcontinent are severely disfigured during the period by a return of singularly brutal military regimes and by the emergence of drug cartels.
From the mid-1980s nearly all the Latin America republics, discarding their military regimes, contrive an often painful return to democracy (painful because in countries such as Chile the longing for revenge, by the relatives of those who have 'disappeared', clashes with the amnesty arranged for themselves by the retiring generals).
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?groupid=856&HistoryID=aa87   (1358 words)

  
 Ad Age Advertising Century: Main
As the 20th century was coming to a close, Advertising Age in 1999 launched a major project to chronicle the history of the era's advertising industry.
This year-long history research project ultimately came to involve the whole of the national Ad Age organization in an effort to document and tell the story of those ten colorful and momentous decades.
Among its most interesting and meaningful contents were lists and articles outlining the 20th century's top 100 advertising campaigns, top 100 advertising people, top 10 jingles, top 10 slogans, top 10 advertising icons, and a timeline of the century's most important advertising-related events.
www.adage.com /century   (317 words)

  
 20th century AD Social Research - Find Articles
20th century AD Social Research - Find Articles
20th century AD Social Research, Fall, 2005 by Vishnu Padayachee
Various perspectives emerge from the flood of official government reviews, academic and union conference proceedings, books, and special issues of journals that review South Africa's economic performance during its first decade of democracy.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2267/is_3_72/ai_n15922519   (321 words)

  
 Societal Transition in the 20th Century
One of the reasons for the setbacks is the marriage practice among Namboothiris, popularly called "Sambandham" or a casual marriage alliance with girls belonging to other castes.
The 1963 Kerala Land Reforms Act and the 1970 amendment of it added oil to flame.
The Saamavedi doyen family Nellikkattil Mammannu Mana has a rare achievement that its three successive generations, all christened Neelakandhan, have performed Athiraatram in the 20th century; in 1901, 1918 and in 1956.
www.namboothiri.com /articles/culture.htm   (1108 words)

  
 20th century AD Christian Century - Find Articles
20th century AD Christian Century - Find Articles
20th century AD Christian Century, August 23, 2005 by Kevin J. Vanhoozer
Paul Ricoeur, the leading hermeneutic philosopher of the 20th century, "disappeared" (as the French say) in May at the age of 92.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1058/is_17_122/ai_n15379539   (428 words)

  
 December 13, 1943 20th Century Fox Ad From Life For "The Song Of Bernadette", illustrated by Norman Rockwell
December 13, 1943 20th Century Fox Ad From Life For "The Song Of Bernadette", illustrated by Norman Rockwell
Ad is matted as shown and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
December 13, 1943 20th Century Fox Ad from Life for "The Song Of Bernadette", starring Jennifer Jones, illustrated by Norman Rockwell.
www.memoryroad.com /ProductInfo.aspx?productid=412   (99 words)

  
 Roswell Park Tobacco Collections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Richard W. Pollay, a business school Professor of Marketing at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver), was researching the history of advertising, among other topics, when invited to do a content analysis study of cigarette advertising from the 1940s and 50s for the path breaking Cipollone case (NJ, 1987).
Pollay donated approximately 8,000 slides containing tobacco advertisements, tobacco industry issue ads, and anti-smoking ads to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Under the leadership of K. Michael Cummings, Ph.D., MPH, a catalogue of the images is in the process of being created by a team of professional librarians.
roswell.tobaccodocuments.org /pollay   (342 words)

  
 VN Boards - 20th Century Fox Ad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
I have not seen this one and I don't use anything for blocking ad's.
In order to disable these types of ads, go to http://my.ign.com and log in using your board name and password.
The ad goes too far, whether or not someone is a member of Insider or not.
vnboards.ign.com /Message.aspx?topic=67805468   (942 words)

  
 Telltale Weekly: 20th Century AD Audiobook Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Written a century ago, these stories still capture the imagination with vivid, precise language that bites--and may even draw blood.
Ernest L Thayer (writing under the pen name "Phinn") wrote the baseball classic Casey at the Bat: "A Ballad of the Republic, Sung in the Year 1888" for the San Fransisco Examiner.
In the century since, the poem has spawned hundreds of sequels, including a handful of updates by sports columnist Grantland Rice.
www.telltaleweekly.org /audiobooks/date/20th_century_ad   (2406 words)

  
 SINE Term Definitions - LATE 20TH CENTURY
Sine Project / Term Definitions: LATE 20TH CENTURY
TOP / HISTORIC PERIOD / 20TH CENTURY AD / LATE 20TH CENTURY
Taken from the Periods Thesaurus, (NMR Timelines Thesaurus, with extensions from SINE).
sine.ncl.ac.uk /term_definitions.asp?thesaurus_code=pe&term_id=132   (41 words)

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