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Bain, Alexander, 1818-1903

1818–1903, Scottish philosopher and psychologist. He was educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he later taught for three years. He taught one

Bakhtin, M. M. (Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich), 1895-1975

Mikhail Mikhailovitch Bakhtin (1895-1975), the Russian literary critic, semiotician, and philosopher, is widely recognized as one of the central

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

1800–1891, American historian and public official, b. Worcester, Mass. He taught briefly at Harvard and then at the Round Hill School in Northampton,

Barnard, Frederick A. P. (Frederick Augustus Porter), 1809-1889

1809–89, American educator and mathematician, b. Sheffield, Mass., grad. Yale, 1828. After tutoring at Yale and teaching in institutions for the deaf

Barnard, Henry, 1811-1900

1811–1900, American educator, b. Hartford, Conn., grad. Yale, 1830. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. As a member (1837–39) of the

Open Barton, Clara, 1821-1912
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912

A Union battlefield nurse during the Civil War, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross. Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born December 25, 1821, in

Open Bauhaus

The Bauhaus in Germany (1919-1933) was one of the most influential art and design schools of the twentieth century. Founded just after the end of

Open Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878
Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878

Catharine Beecher was, in the mid-19th century, the most influential American proponent of what, more recently, has been called difference feminism ,

Bernstein, Peter L.

1919 Born on January 22. 1941 Graduated from Harvard College with a degree in economics. 1941 Joined the Federal Reserve Board as a researcher. 1951


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