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Песня американских пионеров "Yankee Doodle"
публикация №1045755637

20 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: Yankee Doodle is a song that has been popular in the United States since the 1700's. Music historians disagree about the song's origin, but they know that its melody and words have changed over time. In 1767, American composer Andrew Barton used "Yankee Doodle" in his opera The Disappointment. The song must have been well known by that time because Barton did not write out the music. He simply directed the performers to sing his words to the tune of "Yankee Doodle" ...

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Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939), (Вильям Йетс, английский писатель)
публикация №1045755547

20 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: Yeats, pronounced yayts, William Butler (1865-1939), an Irish poet and dramatist, won the 1923 Nobel Prize for literature. Many critics consider him the greatest poet of his time. Yeats led the Irish Literary Revival, a movement of the late 1800's and early 1900's that stimulated new appreciation of traditional Irish literature. The movement also encouraged the creation of works written in the spirit of Irish culture, as distinct from English culture...

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Yiddish language (идиш - язык европейских евреев)
публикация №1045755472

20 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: Yiddish language is a language of European Jews and their descendants. Yiddish has been the language of the Ashkenazim for about 1,000 years. The Ashkenazim are Jews primarily of central and eastern European origin. Yiddish is generally classified as a Germanic language, like English, German, Dutch, and the Scandinavian tongues--Icelandic, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish. However, Yiddish is written in Hebrew characters from right to left like Hebrew and Aramaic, two Semitic languages used by the Jews...

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Yiddish literature (еврейская литература)
публикация №1045755390

20 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: Yiddish literature is the literature of Jews who write and speak the Yiddish language. Yiddish literature originated in the late 1200's and reached its peak in the late 1800's and early 1900's...

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Yoga (Йога)
публикация №1045755351

20 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: Yoga is a term that has two meanings. It is both (1) a school of thought in the Hindu religion and (2) a system of mental and physical exercise developed by that school. Followers of the yoga school, who are called yogis or yogins, use yoga exercise to achieve their goal of isolation of the soul from the body and mind. Many non-Hindus in Western countries practice some form of yoga exercise in hope of improving their health and achieving peace of mind. The word yoga means discipline in Sanskrit, the classical language of India...

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Zappa, Frank (1940-1993) I American rock artist (Франк Заппа, американский музыкант)
публикация №1045755176

20 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: Zappa, Frank (1940-1993), was one of the most creative and versatile personalities in the history of American rock music. Zappa was a composer, bandleader, and guitarist. Although he was one of the major innovators of rock music, he also attempted to blend jazz and classical music. Zappa performed much of his work through his band, the Mothers of Invention, a shifting group of musicians that he led for many years...

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Zole Emil | French writer (Эмиль Золя, французский писатель)
публикация №1045755089

20 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: Zola, pronounced ZOH luh, Emile, pronounced ay MEEL (1840-1902), made naturalism the leading form of literature in France in the late 1800's. He described life as he saw it, and his books and his life demonstrate his courage, intelligence, and sense of justice. Zola's open letter J'accuse (1898) helped win a new trial for Alfred Dreyfus, a French army officer unjustly convicted of spying. Zola was convicted of libel after publication of the letter. He fled to England for a year, but he later became a national hero for his part in the affair. Zola also tried to win acceptance for artist Edouard Manet and other impressionist painters who broke with artistic tradition...

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World War I (1914-1918)
публикация №1045440253

17 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: World War I (1914-1918) involved more countries and caused greater destruction than any other war except World War II (1939-1945). An assassin's bullets set off the war, and a system of military alliances (agreements) plunged the main European powers into the fight. Each side expected quick victory. But the war lasted four years and took the lives of nearly 10 million troops...

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World War II (1939-1945)
публикация №1045439847

17 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: World War II (1939-1945) killed more people, destroyed more property, disrupted more lives, and probably had more far-reaching consequences than any other war in history. It brought about the downfall of Western Europe as the center of world power and led to the rise of the Soviet Union. The development of the atomic bomb during the war opened the nuclear age...

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Independent Belarus
публикация №1045438594

17 февраля 2003 Александр Павлович Шиманский Best topics

Аннотация от автора: Following the August 1991 coup d'etat (see Glossary) in Moscow and declarations of independence by Estonia, Latvia, and Ukraine, the Supreme Soviet in Minsk declared the independence of Belarus on August 25, 1991, by giving its Declaration of State Sovereignty the status of a constitutional document and renaming the country the Republic of Belarus...

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