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  Mannheim - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mannheim is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers, in the northwestern corner of Baden-Württemberg.
Mannheim's city symbol is the Wasserturm (Water tower), located in the east of the downtown area.
Mannheim is first mentioned in a document from 766, the "Codex Laureshamensis" from the Lorsch Cloister.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mannheim   (387 words)

 Karl Mannheim - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Karl Mannheim (March 27, 1893, Budapest - January 9, 1947, London) was a Hungarian-born sociologist, influential in the first half of the 20th century.
Mannheim rates as a founder of the sociology of knowledge.
Mannheim was not the author of any work he himself considered a finished book, but rather of some fifty major essays and treatises, most later published in book form.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Karl_Mannheim   (398 words)

 MANNHEIM - LoveToKnow Article on MANNHEIM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mannheim is connected by a handsome bridge with Ludwigshafen, a rapidly growing commercial and manufacturing town on the left bank of the Rhine, in Bavarian territory.
Mannheim is the chief commercial town on the upper Rhine, and yields in importance to Cologne alone among the lower Rhenish toWns.
Mannheim is the seat of the central board for the navigation of the Rhine, of a high court of justice, and of the grand ducal commissioner for north Baden.
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Karl Mannheim was born in Budapest, studied at the universities of Budapest, Berlin, Paris and Freiburg.
Mannheim also stressed the levelling effects of educational experience: he did not confront the possibility that cultural participation itself, while 'loosening up' the established class structure and distancing intellectuals from their economic class moorings, may coagulate into new forms of cultural property which engender new class-like interests and novel forms of social closure and inequality.
Mannheim envisaged a new type of party system 'in which the right to criticize is as strongly developed as the duty to be responsible for the whole', with which would go a new form of education and a new sociologically informed morality.
www.tasc.ac.uk /depart/media/staff/ls/Modules/Theory/Mannheim.htm   (1556 words)

 Mannheim Information - TextSheet.com
Mannheim is situated in the delta of Rhein and Neckar.
Mannheim has an important train junction and the largest domestic port in Germany.
Mannheim is the only town in Germany built up on squares, like the cities in US.
www.medbuster.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/mannheim.html   (103 words)

 Mannheim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although slide rules existed before Mannheim's time, invented by Oughtred and Gunter and others, it was Mannheim who standardised the modern version of the slide rule which was in common use until pocket calculators took over a few years ago.
Mannheim retired from his army post in 1890, having attained the rank of colonel in the engineering corps.
Mannheim's own definition of kinetic geometry considered it to be the study of motion of a figure without reference to any forces, time or other properties external to the figure.
www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk /history/Mathematicians/Mannheim.html   (403 words)

 Mannheim, Germany
The Mannheim military community is located in southwestern Germany, approximately 100 Kilometers (Km)/60 miles south of Frankfurt and 25 Km/15 miles northwest of Heidelberg.
The Mannheim military community is comprised of several posts within a relatively small area in and around Mannheim.
Mannheim is known as the city of quadrangles (blocks).
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/mannheim.htm   (582 words)

 AllRefer.com - Mannheim, Germany (German Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
In 1720 the city became the residence of the electors palatine (see Palatinate), who built (1720–60) a large palace and held a brilliant court there.
The famous Mannheim orchestra ranked first among 18th-century orchestras and became the model of many later symphonic groups.
Although many of the historic buildings were heavily damaged in World War II, the city has, since 1945, restored the chAteau and the regularly laid-out 18th-century baroque buildings of the inner city, including the Jesuit church (1733–60) and the city hall (1700–1723).
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 Business Wire: ``Mannheim Steamroller Meets the Mouse'... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The album, titled "Mannheim Meets the Mouse," is scheduled for a March 1999 release.
Mannheim fans can get a special preview of the new music in Mannheim Steamroller's current Christmas concert tour, in which one of the songs from the upcoming album will be showcased.
Undoubtedly one explanation for his relative anonymity is that he's based not on the east or west coasts but rather right in the middle of the country, in Omaha, Neb. Another reason is a low-key, down-to-earth personality forged in a small Midwest town.
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 Mannheim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While Habsburg Vienna presents a truly imperial diversity of symphonic activity, Mannheim stands at the opposite pole in its concentration of talent and energy in a single electoral court, a single orchestra and, at least initially, a single individual, Johann Stamitz (1717-57).
The orchestral effects typically associated with Mannheim were actually more of Italian origin [particularly in opera], but the expert ensemble of the Mannheim Kapelle, particularly when playing Mannheim symphonies specifically composed to exploit these effects, created the strong impression that Mannheim was the centre of a new and distinctive style.
The predilection at Mannheim for striking dynamic effects doubtless finds its best explanation in the superlative quality of the Mannheim orchestra; the renowned precision of execution of this orchestra, as well as its large size, served to foster such a compositional approach.
www.music.eku.edu /faculty/nelson/mus755/mannheim.html   (416 words)

 MUS 220 Mannheim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While Hapsburg Vienna presents a truly imperial diversity of symphonic activity, Mannheim stands at the opposite pole in its concentration of talent and energy in a single electoral court, a single orchestra and, at least initially, a single individual, Johann Stamitz (1717-57).
Mannheim composers were composing works for performance in front of a large, public audience.
Further, the Mannheim symphony goes well beyond its Italian models, especially in the idiomatic quality of its scoring and the frequent introduction of solo passages for woodwind and horns.
www.uky.edu /~ldnels00/mus220/mannheim.html   (402 words)

 MEA - Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging
Proceed on the A 650 until the speed limit is reduced to 70 km/h and the highway splits.
Mannheim's main station is an important node for Germany´s train service provider Deutsche Bahn AG.
There are hourly connections to and from Mannheim to and from most major cities in Germany.
www.mea.uni-mannheim.de /mea_neu/start.php?page=vw_konferenz_anfahrt&language=D   (526 words)

 HOASM: The Mannheim School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During the second half of the 18th century Mannheim, as residence of Karl Theodor, was one of the most flourishing seats of the arts and sciences.
The growing use of crescendo and diminuendo around the middle of the century was one symptom of a trend toward attaining variety within a movement by means of gradual transitions; Baroque movements had either kept to a uniform dynamic level or else introduced distinct contrasts, as in the concerto.
The Mannheim School of composers was of great significance to the development of the Viennese classical style and of orchestral technique.
www.hoasm.org /XIIA/XIIAMannheimSchool.html   (501 words)

Mannheim is one of the largest and most significant industrial and commercial cities in northern Baden-Württemburg.
It's a decent place to live if you like the city, and the surrounding areas are nice and accessible (for example, a lot of people in the Heidelberg area go to Mannheim to work but visit Heidelberg's parking garages on any given Saturday and you'll see a lot of Mannheim license plates).
For example, when one travels to Mannheim from the east, the monument there to greet him is the Wasserturm, shown in the first photo.
www.tompgalvin.com /places/de/baden_wuerttemberg/mannheim.htm   (921 words)

 Mannheim Steamroller @ Tacoma Dome :: Fri, December 10
Since then, Mannheim Steamroller has rocketed to international acclaim with its exhilarating sound and rhythm, and is best known for its now-classic arrangements of "Silent Night", "Deck the Halls", and "Angels We Have Heard on High".
Mannheim Steamroller is a staple in American homes during the holidays and nothing makes founder and composer Chip Davis happier.
To mark this anniversary year, Mannheim Steamroller is releasing Christmas Celebration, an album featuring favorites of past records and a new original composition by Chip Davis.
www.hob.com /tickets/eventdetail.asp?eventid=29032   (398 words)

 News-Star OnlineChristmas with Mannheim Steamroller 12/10/04
But this year, we're celebrating 20 years of Mannheim Steamroller, and getting to play a lot of things we haven't done in a while.
Mannheim Steamroller will be in Oklahoma City Dec. 18 for a 7:30 p.m.
Unlike other concert acts, Mannheim Steamroller encourages people to bring their cameras to take pictures of their children with the characters, Davis said.
www.news-star.com /stories/121004/ent_36.shtml   (1761 words)

 Hotels in Mannheim Germany - realtime online Mannheim Hotel booking
Mannheim is an important commercial and industrial centre, and is the former capital of the Electors of the Palatina.
Mannheim has a long industrial history: Drais demonstrated his first foot-propelled bicycle here in 1817, Benz his first motor vehicle in 1885.
Mannheim has one of the busiest inland harbours, as this is also the confluence of the Neckar into the Rhine.
www.netpz.co.uk /hotels_germany_hotel/hotel_mannheim_hotels.htm   (441 words)

 Druckversion - Volkswirtschaftslehre an der Universität Mannheim
Today the University of Mannheim is a medium sized German university with a notable emphasis and wide spectrum of subjects in the disciplines of Economics, Business Administration and Sociology.
Since 1955 the majority of the University is located in the famous Baroque Palace of Mannheim ("Schloss"), which was erected in 1720 by Kurfürst Karl Philipp.
An excellent way for students to prepare for a period of study in Mannheim, and at the same time improve their German, is to take part in the annual International Summer course or the Spring Academy.
www.vwl.uni-mannheim.de /cgi-bin/print.cgi?LOCATION=dekanat&PAGE=ects_university.html   (1951 words)

 Universität Mannheim | SWT Lehrstuhl | location | location   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mannheim is a train nodal point with good IC and ICE connections, please refer to the
Leave the station through the main entrance and you can see the building L 15, 16 on the left hand side, directly behind the tram stop.
Mannheim has a good public transport system which belongs to the
swt.informatik.uni-mannheim.de /phpwcms/index.php?id=8,8,0,0,1,0   (179 words)

 Mannheim school --  Encyclopædia Britannica
They distinguished themselves particularly in their instrumental music, which proved to be of great significance in the development of the mature Classical style (as exemplified in the works...
Mannheim was mentioned as a village as early as 764.
In 1606 it was laid out in a grid pattern of 136 rectangular blocks of houses and was fortified by Elector Frederick IV; it was chartered in 1607.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9050585?tocId=9050585   (794 words)

 Coleman Barracks, Mannheim-Sandhofen Germany
In August of 1965, under the costar concept, the 51ST ordnance group was redesignated as the 51st maintenance battalion (direct support) and relocated to Coleman barracks and in July 1989, the battalion was realigned as a subordinate command of the 29th Area Support Group.
That would add to the 3,800 flybys Mannheim residents have to listen to as aircraft train in the area and come in for repairs at the aviation maintenance facility based there.
Some Mannheim residents also are concerned that the runway improvements are really preparations to move Rhein-Main Air Base’s heavy flow of operations to Coleman’s airfield when Rhein-Main closes in 2005.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/coleman-bks.htm   (1438 words)

 Diabetes Forecast: Boehringer Mannheim Corp. files suit against Jo... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In addition, Boehringer Mannheim officials claim Johnson & Johnson neglected to investigate the allegations adequately, even with Boehringer Mannheim providing detailed information to aid the internal investigation.
Oldham claimed that litigation was the only option left because, in the judgment of Boehringer Mannheim, Johnson & Johnson declined to sufficiently address the conduct and impact of the actions of its employees.
Boehringer Mannheim alleges that Johnson & Johnson LifeScan engaged in espionage on at least five occasions.
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 Year/Semester Abroad: Comparative Law in Mannheim - University of Connecticut School of Law
Our program with the University of Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany is designed to give students who are not fluent in German a chance to study Comparative Law in a German Law School.
The city of Mannheim is located close to the French and Swiss borders and is less than 60 miles south of Frankfort and about 10 miles from Heidelberg.
With a population of 325,000, Mannheim is the second largest city in Baden-Wurttenmberg and the economic and cultural hub of the Rhine-Neckar-triangle.
www.law.uconn.edu /academics/abroad/mannheim.html   (984 words)

 Mannheim on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although many of the historic buildings were heavily damaged in World War II, the city has, since 1945, restored the château and the regularly laid-out 18th-century baroque buildings of the inner city, including the Jesuit church (1733-60) and the city hall (1700-1723).
Le sergent-chef américain Ivan Frederick le 24 août à Mannheim Le sergent-chef américain Ivan Frederick, accusé de mauvais.
Gunther von Hagen en 1997 à Mannheim avec deux de ses oeuvres Gunther von Hagen, médecin anatomiste allemand connu pour se.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/M/Mannheim.asp   (819 words)

 Location - Mannheim Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PRA International’s Mannheim, Germany office is located about one mile from the heart of Mannheim in the exclusive "Fahrlach" district.
During your stay in the University City Mannheim, be sure to see our landmark water tower, which is recognized as the largest and most beautiful Art Nouveau structure in Europe.
Der Mannheimer Flughafen (MHG) ist in nur 10 Minuten zu erreichen, der Frankfurter Flughafen in etwa einer Stunde.
www.prainternational.com /mannheim_germany.htm   (467 words)

 Learn more about Karl Mannheim in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Learn more about Karl Mannheim in the online encyclopedia.
Karl Mannheim (1893, Budapest - 1947, London) was a German-speaking sociologist, influential in the first half of the 20th century.
Mannheim is seen as a founder for the sociology of knowledge.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /k/ka/karl_mannheim.html   (130 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Christmas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mannheim Steamroller is the brainchild of Chip Davis, and is a fusion of classic music with high-tech pop.
Mannheim Steamroller are a bunch of Nox Arcana wannabes who don't know what real music is. I hate everything to do with Christmas, and this album is the greatest example of all the things I hate about Christmas.
If you're already a satisfied Mannheim Steamroller fan, then this CD is definitely not all that bad an addition to your collection (hence the three stars instead of one).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000005MT?v=glance   (1429 words)

 The European MBA: Introduction
Promising executives must be able to apply innovative approaches to problem solving, think in new and different ways and work with people from diverse backgrounds.
The internationally accredited European MBA program at Mannheim Business School was designed to help young managers develop such practical skills along with a solid foundation in management and business theory.
These factors and our focus on developing the leadership skills of high-potential individuals make the European MBA at Mannheim Business School stand out in the crowd.
www.mba.uni-mannheim.de   (272 words)

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