Michael Billig was a Professor of Social Sciences at Loughborough University
from 1985 to 2017, working in contemporary social psychology. Billig born in
1947 in a Jewish family from London. During his Undergraduate study at the
University of Bristol, Billig was particularly fascinated by one of his lecturers,
Henry Tajfel, ...
Frederick Stucky Billig (February 28, 1933 – June 1, 2006) was a pioneer in the
development of scramjet propulsion. Billig's primary research was in the area of
high-speed, air-breathing propulsion for advanced flight vehicles including
pioneering work in external burning and supersonic combustion. He was
responsible for ...
In Germany, groceries are cheaper than in other European countries. cheap (of
low quality, mediocre). Das Vorgehen der Regierung ist ein billiges
Ablenkungsmanöver. The government's course of action is a cheap diversionary
tactic. (archaic) appropriate, meet. Die Strafe ist billig und recht. The punishment
is appropriate ...
Michael Billig presents a major challenge to orthodox conceptions of nationalism
in this elegantly written book. While traditional theorizing has tended to the focus
on extreme expressions of nationalism, the author turns his attention to the
everyday, less visible forms which are neither exotic or remote, he describes as `
I am a native of the Rockaway Beach section of Queens in New York City. I
attended NYC public schools and graduated from Far Rockaway High School (as
did Richard Feynman, my former teacher, Robert Murphy -- and, alas, Bernie
Madoff). I attended Columbia University after being recruited as a fencer (believe
it or not ...
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