Sunday, October 16, 2005

Production System

Any of the methods used in industry to create goods and services from various resources.

Monday, August 08, 2005

Korfanty, Wojciech

The son of a miner, Korfanty became a journalist and a member of the secret nationalist society “Z,” which resisted Germany's attempt to Germanize

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Paasche Index

The index is a ratio that compares the total purchase cost of a specified bundle of current-period commodities (commodities valued at current

Saturday, July 23, 2005


Aries contains no very bright stars. The first point of Aries, or vernal equinox, is an intersection of the

Wednesday, July 06, 2005


Also called  Karachayevo-cherkessiya,   republic, Stavropol kray (region), southwestern Russia. It extends south from the foreland plains across the northern ranges and deep intervening valleys and gorges of the Greater Caucasus range as far as the crestline, which reaches 13,274 feet (4,046 m) in Mount Dombay-Ulgen. Cherkessk is the administrative centre. The republic's scenery is spectacular, with densely forested

Thursday, June 30, 2005


Ballet jump, formerly performed only by men, in which the dancer beats the calves of the legs together in the air, with a scissors-like movement. When the beat occurs, the legs are extended at either a 45° or 90° angle to the body at the front, side, or back. The dancer may land on one foot, then bring the second foot down to fifth position—cabriole fermée (“closed cabriole”)—or may complete

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Pietro Da Cortona,

Pietro studied in Rome from about 1612 under the minor Florentine painters Andrea Commodi and Baccio Ciarpi and was influenced by antique sculpture and the work of Raphael. The most important of his earliest paintings were three frescoes