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1) Booth. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Salvation Army, founded by William Booth. His wife, Catherine Mumford Booth, 1829-90, whom he married in 1855, played a leading part in the foundation and development...

2) Lessing, Doris. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...She was brought up on a farm in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and in 1949 went to England, where her first novel, The Grass Is Singing (1950), was published. Widely...

3) Semonides of Amorgos. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Amorgos in the SE Cyclades c.630 B.C. In one of the few extant fragments of his work, he satirizes women and likens their natures to the sea, mud, and various animals....

4) Bourgeois, Louise. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...She married the art historian Robert Goldwater in 1938, emigrated to the United States, and became a citizen. Her semi-abstract work employs many media, including...

5) Soranus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek physician, probably b. Ephesus. He is believed to have practiced in Alexandria and in Rome and was an authority on obstetrics, gynecology, and pediatrics. His...

6) feminism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Europe and the United States. It has its roots in the humanism of the 18th cent. and in the Industrial Revolution. Feminist issues range from access to employment,...

7) nursing. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...While nursing as an occupation has always existed, it is only in fairly recent years that it has developed as a specialized profession. 1 The Modern ProfessionNursing...

8) John Bosco, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John Bosco, Saint, 1815-88, Italian priest, b. Piedmont. As a priest at Turin he was very successful in work with boys. He founded (1841) the Salesian order (i.e.,...

9) obstetrics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Obstetricians work to ensure that pregnancy culminates in the delivery of a healthy baby, without impairing the health of the mother. The mother's medical history...

10) Hadassah, organization. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Zionist organization of the United States founded (1912) by Henrietta Szold. It has done important work in Israel in medical service, child welfare, and aid to refugees....

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