Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Khakass

Also spelled  Khakas, or Hakas,   people who have given their name to Khakassia republic in central Russia. The general name Khakass encompasses five Turkic-speaking groups that differ widely in their ethnic origin as well as in their culture and everyday life: the Kacha, Sagay (Sagai), Beltir, Kyzyl, and Koybal. Before the Russian Revolution of 1917 the Kacha were seminomadic pastoralists raising cattle,

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Hestia

She was worshipped chiefly as goddess of the family hearth; but, as the

Saturday, March 19, 2005

Hadrian's Wall

Friday, March 18, 2005

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli came under

Monday, March 14, 2005

Siliceous Rock

The most common siliceous rock is chert, which is a dense, microcrystalline rock composed

Saturday, March 12, 2005

Armstrong, Edwin H.

In full  Edwin Howard Armstrong   American inventor who laid the foundation for much of modern radio and electronic circuitry, including the regenerative and superheterodyne circuits and the frequency modulation (FM) system.

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

China, KMT opposition to radicals

The two parties competed for direction of nationalist policy, control of mass organizations, and recruitment of new members. Under Comintern coaching, the Communist strategy was to try to split the KMT, drive out its conservative members, and turn it to an ever more radical course. In August 1925, KMT conservatives in Canton tried to stop the leftward trend. One of the strongest