J. H. Elliott

J. H. Elliott

sir john huxtable elliott, fba (born 23 june 1930), publishes j. h. elliott, english language historian, regius professor emeritus @ oxford university , honorary fellow of oriel college, oxford , trinity college, cambridge.

born in reading, berkshire, elliott educated @ eton college , trinity college, cambridge. assistant lecturer @ cambridge university 1957 1962 , lecturer in history 1962 until 1967, , subsequently professor of history @ king’s college, london between 1968 , 1973. in 1972 elected fellowship of british academy. elliott professor in school of historical studies @ institute advanced study, princeton, new bailiwick of jersey 1973 1990, , regius professor of modern history, oxford between 1990 , 1997.

he holds honorary doctorates autonomous university of madrid (1983), universities genoa (1992), portsmouth (1993), barcelona (1994), warwick (1995), brownish university (1996), valencia (1998), lleida (1999), complutense university of madrid (2003), college of william & mary (2005), london (2007), charles iii university of madrid (2008), seville (2011), alcalá (2012), , cambridge (2013). elliott fellow of rothermere american institute, university of oxford, of founding council member.

elliott knighted services history in 1994 , decorated commander of isabella catholic in 1987, grand cross of alfonso wise in 1988, grand cross of isabella catholic in 1996, , creu de sant jordi in 1999. eminent hispanist, given prince of asturias prize in 1996 contributions social sciences. outstanding contributions history of kingdom of spain , spanish empire in modern period, elliott awarded balzan prize history, 1500–1800, in 1999.

his studies of iberian peninsula , spanish empire helped understanding of problems confronting 16th , 17th century spain, , attempts of leaders avert decline. considered, raymond carr , angus mackay, major figure in developing spanish historiography.

elliott’s principal publications revolt of catalans, 1963; old world , new, 1492-1650, 1970; , count-duke of olivares, 1986. richelieu , olivares (1987) won leo gershoy award of american historical association. in 2006 book empires of atlantic world: britain , kingdom of spain in america 1492-1830 published yale university press, winning francis parkman prize next year

Japan Germany relations

Japan Germany relations

re-constructed in 1990s, japanese embassy in berlin’s hiroshima street built 1938 1942, , symbol german–japanese relations since time.

embassy of federal republic of germany in japan

german–japanese relations established in 1860 first ambassadorial visit state of japan prussia (which predated formation of high german empire in 1871). state of japan modernized rapidly after meiji restoration of 1867, using high german models through intense intellectual , cultural exchange. after 1900 state of japan aligned britain, , federal republic of germany , state of japan enemies in world war i. state of japan declared war on federal republic of germany in 1914 , seized key high german possessions in china , pacific.

in 1930s, both countries adopted aggressive militaristic attitudes toward respective regions. led rapprochement and, eventually, political , armed forces alliance included italy: “axis”. during sec world war, however, axis limited great distances between axis powers; part, state of japan , federal republic of germany fought separate wars, , surrendered separately.

after sec world war, economies of both nations experienced rapid recoveries; bilateral relations, focused on economic issues, re-established. today, state of japan , federal republic of germany are, respectively, 3rd , 4th largest economies in world, , benefit many kinds of political, cultural, scientific , economic cooperation.

according late 2012 bertelsmann foundation poll, germans view state of japan overwhelmingly positively, , regard nation less competitor , more partner

Johnsons Harbour

Johnsons Harbour

johnson’s harbour settlement.

johnson’s harbour settlement on north east coast of east falkland in falkland islands. on shore of berkeley sound @ head of chabot creek on bay named johnson’s harbour. has little store figas lands there emergencies

Johnsons Dock

Johnsons Dock

location of hurd peninsula in south shetland islands.

johnsons dock charrúa ridge.

topographic map of livingston island, greenwich, robert, snow , smith islands.

johnsons dock sheltered 500 m wide cove indenting 900 m northwest coast of hurd peninsula on livingston island in south shetland islands, antarctica. part of south bay entered north of ballester point. surmounted charrúa ridge on northeast. cove frequented 19th century sealers

J. G. Lemmon

J. G. Lemmon

john gill (“j.g.”) lemmon (january 2, 1831 or 1832, lima, michigan – nov 24, 1908 oakland, california) american botanist , civil war veteran , former prisoner of andersonville. married fellow botanist, sara plummer lemmon, , 2 jointly cataloged numerous western , desert plants.

lemmon born in lima, michigan, on jan 2, in 1831 or 1832, william lemmon , amila hudson lemmon, descendant of henry hudson explorer.

he schoolteacher 8 years, before attending university of michigan. enlisted in union regular army in june, 1862, , involved in numerous engagements in american civil war. in august, 1864, lemmon captured confederates, , subsequently held prisoner of war in florence prison , notorious andersonville prison.

after beingness freed on march 1, 1865, moved sierraville, california, remain family while recuperated. returned teaching, , acquired involvement in botany. lemmon began corresponding henry bolander @ california academy of sciences , asa grayness @ harvard university, identified more hitherto uncataloged plants. botanical work gave him solace horrors of andersonville prison. grayness named new genus plummera, called hymenoxys, in wife’s honor. eventually, became known “the botanist of west”.

while visiting santa barbara on collecting , lecture expedition, lemmon met sara plummer, transplanted east coast artist , intellectual had developed involvement in botany. 2 corresponded several years, marrying in 1880. took “botanical wedding trip” arizona in 1881, cataloging many desert , mount plants, , climbed peak of mount christened mount lemmon, after sara, first european-descended woman create ascent.

on return, continued botanical activities, establishing lemmon herbarium, part of uc berkeley’s university , jepson herbaria. j.g. , sara lived , established herbarium @ no. 5985 telegraph avenue. 1888 1892, j.g. served state botanist california state board of forestry.

j.g. died nov 24, 1908, in oakland, california, preceding sara in death 15 years

Jo Graham

Jo Graham

jo graham american author debuted in 2008 novel black ships, re-imagination of aeneid. lives in maryland. influences author mary renault , james michener, both of whom wrote novels places , situations unusual readers.

black ships received star rating when reviewed publishers weekly , nominated 2009 locus award best first novel. sec novel, hand of isis (march 2009), features reincarnated main character of black ships, given starred review kirkus reviews

J. G. Farrell

J. G. Farrell

james gordon farrell (25 jan 1935 – 11 august 1979) liverpool-born novelist of irish gaelic descent. gained prominence series of novels known empire trilogy (troubles, siege of krishnapur , singapore grip), deal political , human consequences of british colonial rule.

farrell’s career abruptly ended when drowned in republic of ireland @ age of 44, swept death in storm. “had not sadly died young,” salman rushdie said in 2008, “there no question today 1 of major novelists of english language language. 3 novels did leave in different way extraordinary.”

troubles received 1971 geoffrey faber memorial prize , siege of krishnapur received 1973 booker prize. in 2010 troubles retrospectively awarded lost man booker prize, created recognise works published in 1970

Japan Domestic Airlines

Japan Domestic Airlines

japan domestic airlines co., ltd. (日本国内航空, nihon kokunai kōkū) predecessor of state of japan air system.

on apr 15, 1964, nittoh aviation co., ltd. (nal) (日東航空, nittō kōkū), fuji airlines co., ltd. (fal) (富士航空, fuji kōkū), , north state of japan airlines co., ltd. (nja) (北日本航空, kita nihon kōkū) merged form state of japan domestic airlines. on may 15, 1971, airline merged toa airways form toa domestic airlines; on apr 1, 1988 merged airline renamed state of japan air system. state of japan air scheme merged state of japan airlines in 2000s.

nearly of aircraft used in state of japan domestic airlines fleet consisted of namc ys-11s. both airlines had similar color scheme beginning, bluish , white, or bluish tail

Japan Cup

Japan Cup

the state of japan cup (ジャパンカップ, state of japan kappu, jpn g-1) 1 of prestigious horse races in japan. contested on lastly sunday of november, post time of 15:40 @ tokyo racecourse in fuchu, tokyo @ distance of 2400 meters (about 1 ⁄2 miles) run under weight age conditions maximum of 18 horses on turf (grass). purse of ¥476 1000000 (about $5.8 million), state of japan cup 1 of richest races in world.

the state of japan cup invitational event. during relatively short history, race has established international competition winners japan, north america, britain, australia, new zealand, ireland, france, federal republic of germany , italy.

the state of japan cup has produced of memorable finishes seen in japanese racing. along prix de l’arc de triomphe, melbourne cup , breeders’ cup, race ranks 1 of great end-of-year events

Jo Culbertson

Jo Culbertson

josephine m. “jo” culbertson née murphy (1898 – march 23, 1956) american bridge player, teacher, theorist , writer.

josephine murphy born in bayside, new york (now in queens). worked secretarial assistant auction bridge authorization wilbur c. whitehead in 1920s , married ely culbertson in 1923 (divorced 1938). culbertsons developed , taught approach–forcing scheme of bidding @ auction , later @ contract bridge, , founded bridge world mag in 1929.

some time later name josephine murphy dillon