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Ethnic victims of genocide, humanitarian activists and scholars say the continued refusal by some countries to use the ``g'' word when referring to the Armenian massacre is a reason why genocides occurred with increasing frequency at the end of the 20th century and the early part of this century -- in Cambodia, Rwanda, Kosovo, Darfur.
In Russia, Denmark, and France, where ballet was well established and publicly subsidized before the 20th century, men continued to dominate artistically and organizationally.
The notion that certain chemicals could only be made by living creatures was at the core of "vitalism"--a scientific theory of life that was held by many scientists prior to the 20th century.
Among the many social trends that this intellectual conservatism has obscured is the expansion and transformation of leisure in the long (uneven and inequitable) trend toward affluence in the 20th century.
Until the 20th century, the Muslim world operated under a multicultural paradigm, understood as flowing from Islamic theology, law and historical precedent.
reason: Beyond his critique of wide-scale social planning, what would you say are Hayek's other major contributions to 20th century thought?
Social policy scholars have long been engaged in an extensive inquiry into the many complex factors that contributed to the significant expansion of state welfare provision in the industrial countries during the 20th century.
Had this proposed arrangement been in place during the 20th century, Pius X would have served seven years instead of 11, Benedict XV's term of office would have remained unchanged, Pius XI and Pius XII would have each ruled for a decade, and Paul VI would have reigned for nine years, retiring in 1972.
Cox weaves the action around real and real-sounding events of the late 20th century and brings in many references to later Star Trek adventures.
In only its second year, the show will feature 40 galleries from all over Europe and the United States that will feature a full range of styles from the 20th century.
This Irish--Catholic enclave, the birthplace of future Hollywood star Mary Pickford, was rezoned in the early 20th century to make room for a grand boulevard with a broad centre median along University Avenue leading up to Queen's Park.
In his September 20th speech, Bush described the terrorists thusly: "They are the heirs of all the murderous ideologies of the 20th century.
From a Christian Ghetto: Letters of Ghostly Wit views the 20th century church from the perspective of 500 years in the future when Christianity is a subversive contagious disease to be eradicated by torture and execution, its adherents banished to underground ghettos.
The parade of 20th century art inside Tate Modern confirms the deterioration.