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Book cover for Modern Library  |  Art Director: Robbin Schiff  |  Designer: Emily Mahon  |  Illustrator: Ray Morimura  |  Published 2011


Adam Smith: Edinburgh. Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759), and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776). The latter is considered his magnum opus and the first modern work of economics. Smith is cited as the father of modern economics and is still among the most influential thinkers in the field of economics today.

All the Presidents' Money, the net worth of every president and the national debt at the beginning and end of each presidency

All the Presidents' Money, the net worth of every president and the national debt at the beginning and end of each presidency


Sarah Rector--By the age of 10, she became the richest Black child in America. She received a land grant from the Creek Nation as part of reparations. Soon after, oil was discovered on her property. By 1912, the revenue from this oil was $371,000 per year (roughly $6.5 million today). Despite various attempts to steal her land and fortune, Sarah resisted. She went on to attend Tuskegee University and eventually settled in Kansas City, Missouri where her mansion still stands.


red - the blood that unites all people of African ancestry, and the blood that is shed for liberation black - black people whose existence as a nation, though not a nation-state, is affirmed by the existence of the flag green - the abundant natural wealth of Africa .


Mycenae - rich in gold. "Grave of the Women", Grave Circle A, Mycenae (1600-1500 BC) - National Archaeological Museum, Athens.


One of my favorite places! The grass-topped tombs underscore the persistence of life, even in a sprawling necropolis. Since it is a national park, tourists are free to explore the individual tombs. You really feel like Indiana Jones, minus the huge rolling boulders.

from New Zealand By Road

Top 10 Best Places To Visit In New Zealand

New Zealand has a wealth of national treasures and holiday destinations worth exploring which can make planning your travel itinerary a little difficult. The perfect road trip of New Zealand wouldn’t be complete without visiting the North and South Island. Therefore, I’ve decided to outline what I believe to be the best places to visit in New Zealand. - #travel #traveltips #newzealand


Maria Tallchief was the first Native American to become prima ballerina of a major company. From 1942 to 1947 she danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, but she is even better known for her time with the New York City Ballet, from its founding in 1947 through 1965. Reproduced by permission of Archive Photos, Inc.