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 French and Indian War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In June of 1749, Galissonière, the Govenor-General of New France, ordered Pierre-Joseph Céloron to mount an expedition to the Ohio Country with the objective of removing British influence from the area.
To counter the French military presence in Ohio, in October 1753 Dinwiddie ordered Major George Washington of the Virginia militia to deliver a message to the commander of the French forces in the Ohio Country, Jacques Legardeur de Saint-Pierre.
The French and Indian War was the last of four major colonial wars between the British, the French, and their Native American allies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/French_and_Indian_War   (2750 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Byzantine Empire
The decline of the Byzantine Empire is strikingly exhibited in the depreciation of currency during the reigns of the Comneni.
In order to remove it, Theodora, it is said, was guilty of a pious fraud and the false declaration that the emperor, before his death, had been converted to the veneration of images.
The eastern frontier of the empire in Asia Minor was the home of these multifarious sects, which guaranteed the separate existence of the tribes which belonged to them and regarded themselves as the "faithful" in opposition to the state Church.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03096a.htm   (16914 words)

  
 Order of the Indian Empire - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Order was founded in 1877 to reward British and native officials who served in India.
The Order originally had only one class (Companion), but was expanded to three classes in 1887.
The only surviving members of the Order of the Indian Empire are Elizabeth II (the Sovereign) and HH The Maharaja of Dhrangadhra (a Knight Commander).
www.netipedia.com /index.php/GCIE   (770 words)

  
 PART - Online Information article about PART   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Kabul (Cophen) is already occupied by Indian tribes, especially the Gandarians; and the Satagydae (Pers.
union with a creative god: the pantheism of the Indian is negative—denying world and life, and descrying its ideal in the cessation of existence.
This tenacity of the Saga stands in the sharpest contrast with the fact that the historical memory of the Persian is extremely defective.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PAI_PAS/PART.html   (6477 words)

  
 Sandafayre Stamp Auctions | Stamp Atlas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Finally, the territories in the South Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Antarctica round off the Atlas.
The Stamp Atlas is available on CD priced £17.95, plus £2 postage and packing.
Please email stamp@sandafayre.com if you wish to order a CD.
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Currently food history editor at Leitesculinaria.com and webmaster for the Association for the Study of Food and Society, he teaches at New York’s Empire State College.
Historian and linguist; author, Siren Feasts: A History of Food and Gastronomy in Greece, Dangerous Tastes: The Story of Spices, Empire of Pleasures, Cato: On Farming, Dictionary of Languages, Language in Danger, and Food in the Ancient World from A to Z; co-author of The Classical Cookbook.
Free-lance writer specializing in Indian cuisine; author of Food Culture in India and many articles; currently writing a handbook on Indian restaurants.
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