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In the 20th century, Looe island was owned ( and inhabited ) by two sisters, Babs and Evelyn Atkins, who wrote two books: We Bought An Island ( 1976, ISBN 0-245-52940-3 ) and its sequel Tales From Our Cornish Island ( 1986, ISBN 0-245-54265-5 ).
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20th and century
As capitalism in the 20th century has become increasingly dependent upon force and violence for its survival, the private detective is placed in a serious dilemma.
Of the handful of painters that Austria has produced in the 20th century, only one, Oskar Kokoschka, is widely known in the U.S..
Together they had probably done more than any other men to help push Laos toward the 20th century -- constructively.
So far as I know, the Comedie has never put Moliere's people in the costumes of the 20th century, but they do reinterpret plays and characters.
Famous novelists of the 20th century include Mohammed Dib, Albert Camus, Kateb Yacine and Ahlam Mosteghanemi while Assia Djebar is widely translated.
As such, anthropology has been central in the development of several new ( late 20th century ) interdisciplinary fields such as cognitive science, global studies, and various ethnic studies.
From its beginnings in the early 19th century through the early 20th century, anthropology in the United States was influenced by the presence of Native American societies.
These alphabets have since been replaced with the Latin alphabet, except for decorative usage for which the runes remained in use until the 20th century.
During the 20th century BC the Indo-European Hittites entered the region and gradually established a great empire which was destroyed by invaders in the 12th century.
Portugal has been present in Angola for 400 years, occupied the territory in the 19th and early 20th century, and ruled over it for about 50 years.
With the development of fast Internet in the last part of the 20th century along with advances in computer controlled telescope mounts and CCD cameras ' Remote Telescope ' astronomy is now a viable means for amateur astronomers not aligned with major telescope facilities to partake in research and deep sky imaging.
* Atlas Press ( tool company ) of Kalamazoo, Michigan, the largest supplier of machine tools to the hobbyist market in the middle of the 20th century
In 1998, the Modern Library ranked A Clockwork Orange 65th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.
One of the numerous cuneiform records dated circa 20th century BC, found in Anatolia at the Assyrian colony of Kanesh uses an advanced system of trading computations and credit lines.
The north western coasts of Anatolia were inhabited by Greeks of the Achaean / Mycenaean culture from the 20th century BC, related to the Greeks of south eastern Europe and the Aegean.
Anatolia remained multi-ethnic until the early 20th century ( see the rise of nationalism under the Ottoman Empire ).
The Church of England ( which until the 20th century included the Church in Wales ) initially separated from the Roman Catholic Church in 1538 in the reign of King Henry VIII, reunited in 1555 under Queen Mary I and then separated again in 1570 under Queen Elizabeth I ( the Roman Catholic Church excommunicated Elizabeth I in 1570 in response to the Act of Supremacy 1559 ).
The traditional culture of farming, cheesemaking, and woodworking still exists in Alpine villages, although the tourist industry began to grow early in the 20th century and expanded greatly after World War II to become the dominant industry by the end of the century.
20th and Looe
This trend continued throughout the 20th century ; more and more hotels and tourist facilities were built in the town, and Looe grew and prospered, with peaks in fishing and boatbuilding following the First and Second World Wars.
20th and island
The island has no known natural resources, its guano having been depleted early in the 20th century.
Introduction of pigs by guano miners at the beginning of the 20th century reduced the crab population on the island, which in turn allowed grassland to gradually cover about 80 percent of the land surface ( Sachet, 1962 ).
* the Sydney Coal Field in the southeastern part of the island along the Atlantic Ocean drove the Industrial Cape Breton economy throughout the 19th and 20th centuries — until after World War II its industries were the largest private employers in Canada
At the close of the 20th Century, all of the Earth's kaiju have been collected and confined in an area known as Monster Island, by the United Nations Science Committee, in the Ogasawara island chain.
By the late 20th century, the rapid development and convergence of information and telecommunications technologies gave rise to an ICT industry on the island along with many incentives provided by the government.
At the beginning of the 20th century, archaeologist Arthur Evans began excavating Knossos, an ancient city on the island of Crete.
Martin Coles Harman, owner of the British island of Lundy in the early decades of the 20th century, declared himself King and issued private coinage and postage stamps for local use.
The various non-state paramilitary groups involved in the 20th century conflicts in Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland, such as the various Irish Republican Army groups and loyalist paramilitaries, could also be described as militias and are occasionally referred to as such.
Along with the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand were responsible for the large scale and indiscriminate mining of phosphate on the tiny island for most of the 20th century.
The Puerto Rico train system flourished during the late 19th and early 20th century due to a large sugar cane industry in the island.
The entire island group, inclusive of American Samoa, was called “ Navigators Islands ” by European explorers before the 20th century because of the Samoans ' seafaring skills.
Forests at one time covered nearly the entire island, but by the late 20th century lands classified as forests and forest reserves covered only one-fifth of the land.
The island was made dangerous for all mammals by experiments with the anthrax bacterium, until it was decontaminated in the late 20th century.
The Antarctic island of South Georgia used to have several thriving whaling settlements during the first half of the 20th century, with a combined population exceeding 2, 000 in some years.
The rest of the 20th century saw a downturn for Madeira, both in sales and reputation, as low quality " cooking wine " became primarily associated with the island — much as it had for Marsala.
Including small close-in offshore islands such as Ford Island and the islands in Kaneohe Bay and off the eastern ( windward ) coast, it has a total land area of, making it the 20th largest island in the United States.
Little was known about the interior ; large areas on the map were white and the number of inhabitants of the island was unknown, and numerous explorations were made into the interior from the turn of the 20th century on.
In the later 1890s and into first decade of the 20th century, structural changes occurred in the operation of the Pacific trading companies, with the trading companies moving from a practice of having traders resident on each island to trade with the islanders to a business operation where the supercargo ( the cargo manager of a trading ship ) would deal directly with the islanders when a ship would visit an island.
Sakhalin was claimed by both Russia and Japan in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, which led to bitter disputes between the two countries over control of the island.
Mixed marriages between deaf and hearing spouses comprised 65 % of all deaf marriages on the island in the late 19th century, ( higher than the mainland average of 20 %) and Martha's Vineyard Sign Language ( MVSL ) was commonly used by hearing residents as well as deaf ones until the middle of the 20th century.
In the 19th and early 20th century, several boat-building yards operated on the island, especially in Saint-Laurent-de-l ' Île-d ' Orléans.
The northern two-thirds of the island had been operated as the largest coconut plantation in the continental United States during the first half of the 20th century.