Monthly Archives: Listopad 2014
World opinion of the United States goes up and down like a giant see-saw. Sometimes the US is seen as a world leader in economics, science and technology, yet there is no denying the fact that around the globe, there are some groups that harbor negative feelings towards Americans. Post WWII, there has been an incredibly strong bond between the USA and Japan, but has public opinion been swayed in recent years? If this small sampling of college students is representative of how the youth of Japan feel about the US, relations between the two countries will continue to be solid.
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Muzułmańscy posłowie, którzy opuścili kilka dni temu holenderską Partię Pracy (PvdA), utworzyli własne ugrupowanie. Oficjalnie ma ono „walczyć o równe traktowanie wszystkich członków społeczeństwa”. Nieoficjalnie nowa partia realizować będzie postulaty mniejszości muzułmańskiej pochodzenia tureckiego.
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By Chris Evers
In August 1868, the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, took a lease on a house called ‘The Chestnuts’ in Guildford, close by the town’s castle. His seven sisters were about to be made homeless. Their father, the Rector of Croft-on-Tees in Yorkshire, had died, and Croft Rectory, which the Dodgson family had lived in for twenty five years (the National Portrait Gallery has a photograph of the family in front of the house), went with the job.
So Fanny, Elizabeth, Caroline, Mary, Louisa, Margaret, Henrietta, as well as Aunt Lucy, their mother’s sister, who’d moved in with them after Mrs Dodgson’’s death in 1851, needed a new home. The sisters had always lived in the north of England. Why Guildford? Why didn’t they move to Oxford, where Charles lived and made his living? Apart from the convenience of living close…
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