Skip to main content Skip to Search Box
98 Topic Pages Found in Social Sciences and starting with the letter T
Details List
All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A taboo is any ritual prohibition of an action, including contact or associations with objects that are part of material culture. In its widest sense,

Open Tacitus, Cornelius (AD 55 - 120)
Tacitus, Cornelius (AD 55 - 120)

(Cornelius Tacitus), c.A.D. 55–c.A.D. 117, Roman historian. Little is known for certain of his life. He was a friend of Pliny the Younger and married

Taft, William Howard (1857 - 1930)

1857–1930, 27th President of the United States (1909–13) and 10th chief justice of the United States (1921–30), b. Cincinnati. After graduating (1878)

Talabani, Jalal (1933 - )

Iraqi Kurdish centre-left politician, president of Iraq 2005–14. Founder and leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), one of the two main

Talal, Prince Al-Walid bin (1955 - )

1955 Born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 1979 Received BS in business administration from Menlo College. 1980 Founded Kingdom Holding Company 1985 Received

Open Taliban

The Taliban (Persian “Madrasa Students” or “Seekers of Knowledge”) is a fundamentalist Islamist movement that ruled Afghanistan from September 1996,


( tăl'ĭj ), Fr. taille, a type of feudal tax. In its origins tallage is not clearly distinguishable from aids (a type of feudal due), and in Germany

Taney, Roger (Brooke) (1777 - 1864)

( tô'nē ), 1777–1864, American jurist, 5th chief justice of the United States (1836–64), b. Calvert co., Md., grad. Dickinson College, 1795. Taney was

Open tariff

tax on imported and, more rarely, exported goods. It is also called a customs duty. Tariffs may be distinguished from other taxes in that their

Open Tatar

Member of a Turkic people, the descendants of the mixed Mongol and Turkic followers of Genghis Khan . The Tatars now live mainly in the Russian