Previous (Thanksgiving) Next (The Bahamas) A NASA satellite image of the Thar Desert, with the India-Pakistan border superimposed. The desert is at the center left of the image; the Indus River and its tributaries are to the left side of the desert, and the dark green line at the bottom center of the image is the Aravalli Range.
Historical Background End of World War II (1939-1945) Main article: World War II In November 1943, U.S. president Franklin Roosevelt, British prime minister Winston Churchill and China's Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek met at the Cairo Conference in part to discuss what should happen to Japan's colonies, and agreed that Japan should lose all the territories it had conquered by force because it might become too powerful.
Emperor Wen of Sui (541 C.E. - 604 C.E.), known as Wen·di , personal name Yang Jian , was the founder and first emperor of China's Sui Dynasty. He was a hard-working administrator and a micromanager. As a Buddhist, he encouraged the spread of Buddhism through the state; however, his government officially supported Confucianism.
New Wave (French: la Nouvelle Vague ) refers to the style of a group of French filmmakers of the late 1950s and 1960s, allied in their rejection of the received tradition of French cinema. Many of the best-known New Wave artists began their careers writing for the film criticism magazine, Cahiers du Cinema.
Peter Ferdinand Drucker (November 19, 1909 - November 11, 2005) was a writer, management consultant, and self-described “social ecologist.” Widely considered to be the father of modern management, his many books and countless scholarly and popular articles explored how people are organized across all sectors of society-in business, government, and the non-profit world.
Racial segregation is the separation, either by law or by action, of people of different races in all manner of daily activities, such as education, housing, and the use of public facilities. Thus, it is a form of institutional racism. Racial segregation laws have existed in many countries, notably the United States, Nazi Germany, and South Africa during the Apartheid era.