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 Charles Anthoni Johnson Brooke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles was born in Somerset, in England, to the Rev. Francis Charles and Emma Frances Johnson, James Brooke's younger sister.
Charles Anthoni Johnson (June 3, 1829 – May 17, 1917), later Charles Brooke, ruled Sarawak as the second White Rajah from 3 August 1868 until his death.
Charles continued the work his uncle had started, suppressing piracy, slavery, and head-hunting while encouraging trade and development and expanding his borders as the opportunity arose. /wiki/Charles_Anthoni_Johnson_Brooke   (268 words)

 Charles R. Johnson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles R. Johnson (born 1948) is an American scholar and author of novels, short stories, and essays.
Johnson is currently the Pollock Professor in Humanities at the University of Washington, and is a MacArthur Fellow.
Johnson first came to prominence in the 1960s as a political cartoonist, at which time he was also involved in radical politics. /wiki/Charles_R._Johnson   (285 words)

 Encyclopedia: Charles Johnson (blogger)
Charles Johnson was raised Roman Catholic and considers himself an agnostic.
Johnson was born in New York on April 13, 1953 and raised in Hawaii.
Johnson voted for Al Gore in 2000, but now describes himself (per neoconservative writer Irving Kristol) as "a liberal who got mugged by reality". /encyclopedia/Charles-Johnson-(blogger)   (818 words)

 Las Vegas Mercury: An artist in full
Charles Richard Johnson was born in Evanston, Ill., and in the early years of a wide-ranging career, aspired only to be a commercial illustrator.
Johnson was a graduate student in philosophy at Southern Illinois University when he met the novelist and critic John Gardner, also a cartoonist, who had a significant impact on his development as a writer.
Additionally, Johnson was a PEN/Faulkner finalist, received a Washington Governor's Award, won an Academy Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2002, and was most recently elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. /2004/MERC-Oct-21-Thu-2004/25024679.html   (1016 words)

 Charles Johnson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles "The Electrifying Mojo" Johnson, a Chicago radio DJ This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
Charles Johnson, a key founder of the Flat Earth Society
Charles Johnson, 18th century Democratic-Republican politician from North Carolina /wiki/Charles_Johnson   (130 words)

 The Blogger Who Helped to Dislodge Dan Rather
Johnson writes scathingly about the mainstream media, which he refers to by the derisory acronym “MSM.” He regularly castigates what might be termed the Guardian worldview abroad, and lashes out frequently at “al-Reuters” and other news services for their anti-American biases.
Johnson who, copying the forgery from a PDF file CBS posted on its Web site, retyped the memo using Microsoft Word’s standard settings, and found that his version was identical in every detail to the one Dan Rather claimed had been typed on a manual typewriter some three decades earlier.
Johnson was no fan of George W. Bush, and ridiculed the president on his site.But the September 11 attacks changed all that. /Repository/getmailfiles.asp?Style=OliveXLib:ArticleToMail&Type=text/html&Path=NYS/2005/02/03&ID=Ar02100   (1039 words)

 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education - Publications - The New American Farmer -
The Johnsons maintain a 10- to 15-acre buffer seeded in switchgrass, bromegrass and alfalfa around the creek and other prairie potholes so the sensitive wetlands areas are in permanent grass.
Johnson’s neighbors can spray 200 or 300 acres in a day, either having it custom done or with their own spraying unit, he says.
The Johnsons use a balanced, well-managed six-year rotation to produce a wide variety of crops, with soybeans as their main cash crop on their 1,200 acres of tillable land. /publications/naf/johnson.htm   (1908 words)

 Wendell Johnson and Charles Van Riper
Charles Gage Van Riper was born in 1905 in Champion, a forest village near the center of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Johnson became the champion of the view that stuttering is purely learned behavior, performed by a 'normal' individual as a result of environmental variable, chiefly conditioning by parents or other adults.
Wendell Johnson was born in 1906 on a stock and wheat farm near the village of Roxbury in central Kansas. /comdis/kuster/pioneers/davewilliams.html   (8324 words)

 The Seattle Times: Books: Charles Johnson: Questions of literature and life
ELLEN M. Charles Johnson looks at the role of the individual in society.
Johnson's sense of the role of the individual in society is a thread that runs through both "Dr. King's Refrigerator," his latest collection of short fiction, and "Passing the Three Gates," a compilation of interviews with the author that spans from 1976 to 2003.
Johnson's decision in his mid-20s to explore issues of identity led him away from naturalistic fiction ("I'd written six apprentice novels, all bad imitations of Baldwin, Wright and John A. Williams," he tells interviewer George Myers Jr.) to the philosophical novel. /html/books/2002163642_johnson30.html   (584 words)

 Charles Johnson
Johnson's first novel, Faith and the Good Thing, was published in 1974 when the author was studying for this Ph.D. in phenomenology and literary aesthetics at the State University of New York at Stonybrook.
Johnson, whose balance of philosophy and folklore has been praised since the publication of his first novel in 1974, gained prominence when his novel Middle Passage (1990) won the National Book Award in 1990.
As an undergraduate at Southern Illinois University, Johnson studied with novelist and literary theorist John Gardner, whose conception of "moral fiction"-demanding from the author a near-fanatical commitment to technique, imagination, and ethics-deeply impressed Johnson. /authors/charles.htm   (488 words)

 Salon Books: Dreamer
Johnson's main character here, a sincere young civil rights worker named Matthew Bishop, from whose point of view most of the story is told, is realistic and believable enough, and he's certainly likable.
harles Johnson's "Dreamer," a historical novel set in the last two years of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life that taps as one of its themes the duality of good and evil, is restrained, poetic and earnest.
But mostly, Johnson concentrates on the good brother/bad brother dichotomy between Smith and King, including a detailed rumination on the story of Cain and Abel just in case the point isn't clear. /books/sneaks/1998/03/25review.html   (437 words)

 The Charles Johnson Law Firm - Criminal Defense Attorney
A look into the life and accomplishments of Charles Johnson reveals that he is a unique and special individual and reaches the pinnacle of success in all his endeavors.
Nevertheless, The Charles Johnson Law Firm services every county, city and town from Amarillo to Brownsville, and El Paso to Orange.
Johnson is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Houston Law Center.   (582 words)

 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News
Johnson, for his part, has compiled an online slide show composed of hundreds of photos of Palestinian children wearing bomb belts, brandishing weapons or marching aside armed men, all under the caption of "Palestinian Child Abuse." Looking at the photos in succession, one can’t help feeling that Palestinian culture is terminally sick and depraved.
Johnson's blog, with the strange name of "Little Green Footballs" – LGF for short ( – is rated sixth in the listing of popular blogs in the world.
Johnson links news items about events in Iraq, in Israel, and in the rest of the world and adds commentary generously spiced with humor, charisma and creativity. /news.php3?id=62000   (2495 words)

 Charles 'Chuck' Johnson -- trailblazing black broadcaster
Charles Edward Johnson was born in Tulsa, Okla., on Oct. 23, 1938, the first of 10 children to Roy and Castella Johnson.
Charles "Chuck" Johnson, a pioneering African American broadcaster who aired some of the first music videos on his Soul Beat cable television station in Oakland, has died of cancer.
Johnson saw himself as an activist who took pride that his station remained "100 percent black owned," and he refused assistance from potential investors over the years. /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/08/05/BAGDU82QNM1.DTL&type=printable   (527 words)

 Richard Charles Johnson #773
Johnson, wearing a green jumpsuit and strapped to a gurney during the lethal injection, uttered a loud groan at 6:03 p.m.
Johnson becomes the 1st condemned inmate to be put to death this year in South Carolina and the 26th overall since the state resumed capital punishment in 1985.
Johnson had no memory of what happened due to memory blackouts from his alcoholism and drug abuse, he told the jury he was sorry for anything he had done. /html/death/US/johnson773.htm   (11045 words)

 PAL: Charles S. Johnson (1883-1956)
Charles Spurgeon Johnson was an editor, author, and an educator.
In 1926, Johnson accepted the position of the Chair of the Sociology Department at Fisk University at Nashville; while there, he continued his support of the Harlem movement.
As editor, Johnson was instrumental in attracting, encouraging, and supporting those young Black writers and artists who produced the Harlem Renaissance. /english/reuben/pal/chap9/johnson_charles.html   (417 words)

 The Flat-out Truth
Charles Johnson claims that most of the people who shaped our modern world were flat-earthers, and some of them didn't have it easy, either.
The Flat Earth Society's presidency descended upon Charles Johnson in accord with the last wishes of its founder, Samuel Shenton, an Englishman who died in 1971.
Johnson responds that a prophesied condition for world government (Isaiah 60:20) is that the "sun shall no more go down." This could be fulfilled by admitting that sunrise and sunset are optical illusions. /~dsimanek/fe-scidi.htm   (2323 words)

 University of Delaware: CHARLES JOHNSON PAPERS
Charles Johnson was born in 1948 in Evanston, Illinois.
The Charles Johnson Papers consist of letters and manuscripts sent to Johnson's former professor, John Gardner, in the late 1970s.
Series I of the Charles Johnson Papers contain letters sent to John Gardner from 1974 to 1976. /ud/spec/findaids/johnsn_c.htm   (473 words)

 CD Baby: CHARLES JOHNSON JR.: Hymns For Him
Charles, a native of Dayton Ohio, has been uniquely gifted to be able to play all woodwind and brass intruments and also the piano.
Charles has performed in churches and concert halls throughout the country, and has been referred to as "The gospel Kenny G" by some of his listening audience.
It is Charles' sincere prayer and desire, that his music ministry will compel individuals to surrender their lives completely to Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. /cd/cjohnsonjr   (324 words)

 William R. Nash / Charles Johnson's Fiction
In Charles Johnson's Fiction, William R. Nash emphasizes and explores the tensions in Johnson's work between his ideal of race as illusion and his methods of articulating racial grievance.
He also considers Johnson's adoption of Western and Eastern philosophies and belief that race is a blinding, limiting category that impedes the exploration of individual and collective identity.
Juxtaposed with jarring storylines of racial injustice, Johnson's notion that race is an illusion informs his aesthetic, promotes his strategies for battling oppression, and reminds readers what African Americans have already overcome in the quest to cultivate new visions of identity. /f02/nash.html   (320 words)

 Charles S. Johnson
Charles S. Johnson came to Fisk University in 1927 to head the department of social research, which was established by a gift from the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial.
In October 1946, the board of trustees chose Charles S. Johnson as the university' first black president.
In 1921, Johnson became the director of research for the National Urban League in New York, where he founded and edited Opportunity: A Journal of Negro Life, a periodical designed to stimulate pride in past racial achievements and to show there was hope for the black future. /library/digital/johnson.htm   (456 words)

 The Human Dimension, Charles Johnson
Charles Johnson, who is the Pollock Professor of English at the University of Washington, is a philosopher by training and, as in Sartre's fiction, this is reflected in his books, which meditate on questions of being and race (which happens to be the title of one of his books).
Charles Johnson is one of the most promi-nent writers living in America today.
Johnson: In other words, we have such a canonized, codified image-we really need to disabuse the reader of that so that he feels he doesn't know King, and has to find out who this man is. All I had to do was prove the historical record. /pastarticles/interviews/fea.cjohnson.html   (3110 words)

 Charles Johnson's Novels
Charles Johnson's Novels will appeal to fans of the writer's work, but it also will serve as a helpful guide for readers newly introduced to this brilliant contemporary American writer.
Intent upon the liberation of perception, for the reader and the writer, Johnson's fiction aims at "whole sight," encompassing a plurality of meanings across a symbolic geography of forms, texts, and traditions from within the matrix of African American life and culture.
Mentored by the American writer John Gardner, Johnson is preoccupied with questions of morality, which are informed by his knowledge of Continental and Asian philosophical traditions. /~iupress/books/0-253-34564-2.shtml   (330 words)

 Peak Performance Initiative: Our mission in manufacturing: A Q&A with Charles Johnson, worldwide managing director of manufacturing industry solutions at Microsoft
In this interview, Charles Johnson, the worldwide managing director for manufacturing industry solutions at Microsoft, provides an in-depth look at the company’s dedication to the manufacturing industry.
Johnson’s primary responsibility is to lead the development and implementation of the company’s global manufacturing strategy, including the prioritization of industry solutions and their alignment to its worldwide partner ecosystem.
Microsoft and its partners are delivering mission-critical solutions focused on four areas: new product development performance, plant floor operations performance, global value chain performance, and sales and customer performance. /industry/manufacturing/PPIcharlesjohnson.mspx   (1145 words)

 Charles Johnson
Johnson is a key member of a requirements and software architecture team supporting a development team of 250 that is delivering a product to a user base of 48,000 users, using a iterative development and deployment approach.
Johnson was responsible for data population and technical support in a multi-site software development environment for a DOD customer.
Johnson was responsible for tailoring and implementing a multi-tier configuration management and build system for a deliverable 100,000 line, object-oriented distributed simulation of the planned National Missile Defense System. /usr/2520R.html   (3889 words)

Charles Johnson works primarily in matrix analysis, linear algebra, and discrete mathematics.
Accordingly, Johnson researches combinatorial matrix theory, including matrix completion problems and qualitative matrix theory, inequalilities for generalized matrix functions, norms, numerical ranges, eigenvalues, and non-negative matrices.
Qualitative matrix theory, for example, is motivated by problems in biology, chemistry, and economics in which qualitative information about model parameters is known from theory, while precise quantitative information is difficult to obtain. /Faculty/Johnson.html   (100 words)

 The Charles Johnson Interview - Right Wing News (Conservative News and Views)
Charles Johnson: There's little doubt that the Oslo "peace process" was a complete disaster, and a failure on every level, because it failed to take into account the dishonesty of Arafat and his gangs of thugs.
Charles Johnson: Iran is an interesting problem, because they have a huge disaffected younger generation that is very pro-American, and increasingly connected to the Internet.
Charles Johnson's "Little Green Footballs" web page is one of the most popular political blogs on the net. /interviews/johnson.php   (1610 words) > SimonSays > Charles Johnson
Dr. Charles Johnson, a 1998 MacArthur fellow, is the S. Wilson and Grace M. Pollock Endowed Professor of English at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Charles Johnson's innovative and richly imagined collection is full of stories -- sly, witty, and insightful -- that bring the world into focus.
Charles Johnson, the National Book Award-winning author of the bestselling Middle Passage, published his stunning first novel, Faith and the Good Thing, in 1974. /content/content.cfm?sid=33&pid=334645   (357 words)

 Veteran catcher on Pirates' wish list
One such candidate would be Charles Johnson of the Rockies, who lost his starting job last season to J.D. Closser in August.
Johnson makes $9 million next season, but the Rockies are willing to eat some of that contract.
He would be a good fit as a short-term solution and would be attractive to the Pirates if their total obligation is in the $2 million range. /pg/04332/418155.stm   (482 words)

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