Saturday, November 19, 2005


In many parts of the world, particularly in developing countries, people get their primary health care, or first-contact care, where available at all, from nonmedically qualified personnel; these cadres of medical auxiliaries are being trained in increasing numbers to meet overwhelming needs among rapidly growing populations. Even among the comparatively wealthy

Thursday, July 28, 2005

Weems, Mason Locke

Weems was ordained in the Anglican church in 1784 and served as a pastor in Maryland

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Kagwa, Sir Apolo

A devout Anglican, Kagwa was a leader of the Protestant faction in the civil wars of the Ganda people (1888–92). He became katikiro when King Mwanga returned to the throne in 1890 and grew increasingly powerful

Saturday, July 23, 2005

Bonney, Thérèse

Bonney grew up in New York and California. She graduated from the University of California, took a master's degree in Romance languages at Harvard University, and, after a short time at Columbia University

Friday, July 08, 2005


City, seat (1907) of Choctaw county, southeastern Oklahoma, U.S. Located on the edge of the Kiamichi Mountains, the city was founded as a station along the Arkansas and Choctaw Railroad and developed as a centre of peanut (groundnut) cultivation and processing. It was named by the wife of railroad surveyor W.H. Darrough in honour of the French novelist Victor Hugo. Fort Towson

Wednesday, July 06, 2005


City, eastern Paraíba estado (“state”), northeastern Brazil. Built on the site of the 17th-century fortress of Santa Rita, Cabedelo lies on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Paraíba River and serves as the port for João Pessoa, the state capital, approximately 12 miles (20 km) by rail and highway to the southeast. Cotton, agave fibres, sugar, and various minerals are handled at the

Thursday, June 30, 2005

War Of The Sons Of Light Against The Sons Of Darkness, The

Hebrew  Megillat Milhamat B'ne, or Beb'ne Hoshekh,  also called  War Rule, or War Scroll,   a Dead Sea Scroll, and one of the most important documents of the Essene sect of Jews that established a community at Qumran in the Judaean desert during the first half of the 2nd century BC. The Essenes thought themselves to be the holy elect of Israel, the Sons of Light, who would at the end of time engage in a catastrophic war with the enemies of Israel, the Sons of