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212 Topic Pages Found in Social Sciences and starting with the letter P
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Open Pacifism

advocacy of opposition to war through individual or collective action against militarism. Although complete, enduring peace is the goal of all

Paderewski, Ignacy (1860 - 1941)

Polish pianist, composer, and politician. After his debut in Vienna in 1887, he became celebrated in Europe and the USA as an interpreter of the piano

Open Paine, Thomas (1737 - 1809)
Paine, Thomas (1737 - 1809)

1737–1809, Anglo-American political theorist and writer, b. Thetford, Norfolk, England. The son of a working-class Quaker, he became an excise officer

Paisley, Ian (1926 - 2014)

( pāz'lē ), 1926–2014, Northern Irish religious and political leader. For many years a leading protagonist of militant Protestantism against Roman

Open Paiute

Member of an American Indian people living in the Great Basin region of Oregon, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and California. They are divided

Open Palestine Liberation Organization
Palestine Liberation Organization

(PLO), coordinating council for Palestinian organizations, founded (1964) by Egypt and the Arab League and initially controlled by Egypt. Composed of

Open Palestinian Refugees
Palestinian Refugees

Two bitter struggles came to a climax in 1948 in the former British-mandated Palestine: One was the birth of the state of Israel; the other was the

Palmerston, 3rd Viscount Palmerston Henry John Temple (1784 - 1865)

1784–1865, British statesman. His viscountcy, to which he succeeded in 1802, was in the Irish peerage and therefore did not prevent him from entering


Small unbound booklet or leaflet, used to spread information and opinion. In 16th century in Europe, the pamphlet became the principal means of

Open Pan-Africanism

Pan-Africanism describes the idea of unity among people of African descent against oppression. This spirit of solidarity emerged during World War I