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Religion briefs: Pre-Holocaust encyclopedia planned

NEW YORK -- New York University Press has signed a contract to produce a three-volume "Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before the Holocaust." It is to cover the history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/12/ent_247185.shtml
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Paean to peanuts Peanuts: The Illustrious History of the Goober Pea (University of Illinois University Press, $29.95) by Andrew S. Smith tells the story of one of the wonders of the national food scene. "Peanuts help define what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/14/liv_352500.shtml
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Martin Luther credited with hymns he didn't write

...16 years documenting the origins of more than 150,000 British and American hymns up to the early 1800s. Oxford University Press published the four-volume set this spring. "I'm a scholar," says Temperley. "I like getting things right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/01/ent_234827.shtml
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Former Augustan composing King work

...at the Manhattan School of Music, has published original works through labels such as Bill Holab Music, Oxford University Press, Sony/Columbia, Rounder, and Warner Bros. He freelances as a cellist and his works have been performed nationally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-09-19/former-augustan-
Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Hands of the Spirit' tells story of unlikely artist J.B. Murray

...paper was turned into her book, In the Hand of the Holy Spirit: The Visionary Art of J.B. Murray, that Mercer University Press in Macon, Ga., published in 2000.And just like Murray had his visions, Padgelek had the vision to turn Murray's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-07-17/ramblin-rhodes-hands-
Thomas Watson Brown (MARIETTA, Ga.)

...the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, and the Atlanta Lawyers Club. He chaired the Atlanta Symposium, the Mercer University Press, and the Watson-Brown Foundation. He was an enthusiastic supporter of the Atlanta Press Club. Mr. Brown was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/15/obi_112589.shtml
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Thomas Watson Brown (MARIETTA, Ga.)

...the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, and the Atlanta Lawyers Club. He chaired the Atlanta Symposium, the Mercer University Press, and the Watson-Brown Foundation. He was an enthusiastic supporter of the Atlanta Press Club. Mr. Brown was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/16/obi_112681.shtml
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Ernest R. Bartley (GAINESVILLE, Fla.)

...National and State Government textbooks, written with the late Dr. John M. Swarthout, were published by Oxford University Press. His Text of a Model Ordinance, written with the late Frederick H. Bair, Jr. and published in several editions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/26/obi_185036.shtml
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Thanksgiving brings bedlam to my house

...Bedlam after all.Maybe the word I'm looking for is "omnishambles," which this month was chosen by the Oxford University Press as its British word of the year. I had not heard it until it won, and I would think a word of the year would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-18/thanksgiving-brings-bedlam-my
Boston sports a winner in this essay collection

"The Rock, the Curse, and the Hub: A Random History of Boston Sports." Edited by Randy Roberts. Harvard University Press. 422 Pages. $24.95. --- Mention Bird, Boggs, Orr, Kelley, Marciano or Ouimet to a Boston sports fan and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/15/art_453191.shtml
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