Encyclopedia of World Biography. Hoxha- Kierkegaard by Paula K. Byers, Suzanne Michele Bourgoin

By Paula K. Byers, Suzanne Michele Bourgoin

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He was narrowly defeated, but he benefitted from his loss. In 1945 he was elected mayor and won reelection in 1947. Humphrey had his first chance to put at least one of his proposals into practice. He believed in the civil rights of all Americans, including African Americans. He successfully proposed to the city council that it adopt a fair employment practices ordinance. In 1948 Humphrey had an opportunity to do something about civil rights at the Democratic national convention. He and other liberal Democrats who were members of the platform committee were opposed to the proposed weak plank on civil rights.

26 HUIZ INGA Prajnaparamita showed Hui-yu¨an that Buddhism was indeed the true religion, and in 375 Hui-yu¨an began to preach, using analogies from the Chuang-tzu and other secular literature to help explain points difficult for his Chinese audience to grasp. He followed Tao-an to Hsiangyang and remained with him there until 378, when the community was disbanded. Hui-yu¨an left with some disciples and about 380 set up his own monastery on one of the most beautiful mountains in China, Lushan (Mt.

Like Burckhardt, he took as his professional task H U L A GU KH A N Volume 8 the description of periods of cultural history. ’’ Huizinga’s first major work, and his greatest, was The Waning of the Middle Ages (1919), in which he portrayed ‘‘the forms of life, thought, and art’’ in the Burgundian state of the 14th and 15th centuries. He saw it as a period of violence, terrified by the image of death, from which men escaped by creating a ‘‘dream of life,’’ coloring life with fancy. By their idealized style of knighthood, their conventions of love, their images of religious sensibility, they transformed or hid the real world in which they lived.

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