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Panorama

Item Type : Periodical

Description : All these are either original productions or selective adaptions and condensations from Philippine and foreign publications. Usually brief and compact, lasting from two to ten minutes to read, each article offers a rewarding experience in one’s moments of leisure. PANORAMA is specially designed for Filipinos—young, middle-aged, and old, male and female, housekeeper and house lizard.

Issue Date : Volume IV (Issue No. 10) October 1939

Publisher : Community Publishers, Inc.

Language : English

Place of publication : Manila

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Articles:

Rizal on sculpture and shakespeare

Language: English

Subject: Rizal, Jose P., 1861-1896 – Correspondence; Blumentritt, Ferdinand, 1853-1913

Abstract: Jose Rizal wrote a letter to his friend Ferdinand Blumentritt in Brussels, Belgium. He mentioned in his letter that he also sent a box containing two (2) small statues that he made.

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If I were a Jew

Language: English

Subject: Passive resistance; Civil disobedience; Crimes against humanity; Holocaust (1939-1945); Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945

Abstract: The violence of Hitler resulted in the general massacre of the Jews, death, and suffering in Germany. According to Gandhi, the Jews can refuse to be treated as the outcast of the West and that they can command the attention and respect of the World of being a man, the chosen creature of God.

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Who owns the good earth

Language: English

Subject: Land tenure; Land reform; Economic history; Social conditions of farmers; Mediterranean Region—Economic conditions

Abstract: Landholdings are an important factor in the Mediterranean region, they are of primitive origin, others have resulted from the invasion of great landlords either small or large holdings. The consequences of the great land, estates have been depopulation of the countryside, inefficient methods of farming, very low average wages, the uncertain economic situation.

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Mouth attitudes

Language: English

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Stalin - the enigma

Language: English

Subject: Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953, in literature; Power (Social sciences); Dictatorship

Abstract: The article is about Josef Stalin, a Russian dictator, a ruler of the Georgian revolutionary, and a Soviet politician who ruled the Soviet Union. Stalin considered the political and economic system under his rule to be Marxism–Leninism, which he considered the only legitimate successor of Marxism and Leninism.

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Torpedoed by submarines

Language: English

Subject: Eyewitness accounts; World War I personal narratives; Submarine warfare -- Personal narratives; Armistices; Beech, Dick

Abstract: The article is about the life and experiences of seamen during wartime. The narrators said that it is difficult to be working in the sea where he experienced the risks of battling against nature’s elements and with the torpedoes from the submarine’s opponent during World War I.

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Gamelin - generalissimo of France

Language: English

Subject: Generals -- France; Military officers; France -- Armed Forces; Gamelin, Maurice Gustave, 1872-1958

Abstract: Maurice Gustave Gamelin was a French army general in the French Army. Gamelin is remembered for his disastrous command of the French military during the Battle of France in World War II and his steadfast defense of republican values.

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Fascist sex laws

Language: English

Subject: Fascism; Human sexuality and law; Sex discrimination against women; Gender inequality; Pankhurst, Estelle Sylvia, 1882-1960

Abstract: Fascism is the rule of force, places women in a subordinate position under the authority of men, it also takes a comprehensive view of how the character and political opinion may be formed. Civilization for many generations made steady progress in the elimination of women from heave agricultural labor. Under Nazi rule, Germany obliges intellectually gifted women to such work under conditions like slavery!

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A new World in the making

Language: English

Subject: World War II -- Education and the war; Literacy programs; Civilization in literature; Novelists; Priestley, John Boynton, 1894-1984

Abstract: The essay deals with the creation of a new civilization where, despite the war, people are still very interested in learning and spreading education and literacy in remote areas.

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Assimilators

Language: English

Subject: Education policy; Education -- Japan; Military education

Abstract: In Japan, the education system is very important to them. The school system includes rigorous physical training, which becomes even harder during military service. The training of the Japanese private is unique, they are trained to die.

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Prophet of revolution

Language: English

Subject: Political change; Political doctrines; Socialists; Revolutionists; Anarchism; French history, 1848-1870; Bakunin, Mikhail Aleksandrovich, 1814-1876; Marx, Karl, 1818-1883

Abstract: Michel Bakunin was a revolutionary socialist, a social anarchist and a great revolutionary prophet and most feared figures in Europe. Bakunin believed in the spirit of Nihilism and claimed that to destroy is to create.

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Let's look it up!

Language: English

Subject: English language usage; Encyclopedias and dictionaries; Webster’s New International; Webster, Noah; Hobart, Richard L.

Abstract: Dictionaries are not hurriedly compiled; they are built literally word by word. Learn a new word each day to educate yourself and to add interest in your personality.

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Are women bigger liars than men

Language: English

Subject: Gender differences (Psychology); Self-deception; Truthfulness and falsehood; Marston, William Moulton

Abstract: The article seeks to clarify the secular argument between the sexes about whether men and women are the most deceptive. The love cost of lying is high really and both sexes should reckon its price before they pay it.

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Cockroaches

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Panorama of Philippine life [photo essay]

Language: English

Subject: Photographs; Philippines – Social life and customs; Historic sites

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Diamonds go to work

Language: English

Subject: Diamonds; Gems and precious stones

Abstract: The life of the gems which keep the nation on schedule is easy. The job of a diamond is to cut a diamond another diamond. This glints caprice of nature that used to be only an extravagant ornament has come out of the white-collar class with a vengeance.

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The hearing eye

Language: English

Subject: Deaf children; Hearing disorders in children; Hearing impaired children

Abstract: A child who is born deaf is unable to talk because they do not hear any sound. Schools for the deaf teach the little deaf child that sign language must limit all the conversation to those who are similarly afflicted. The success of all these schools is based on a combination of kindness and patience.

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Animals before the courts

Language: English

Subject: Tribal government; Animal sacrifice

Abstract: Primitive man has acknowledged life and personality to lifeless things, if they harm him, they will be punished or killed. From the most remote ages comes evidence that before there were regular courts of justice, animals were delivered to the injured person or his kin for punishment.

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Experiences of a marihuana addict

Language: English

Subject: Marijuana; Physiological effects of marijuana; First person narrative; Authors; Walton, Robert P.

Abstract: The author shares his experiences in using marihuana, it is a resin secreted by the common hemp plant which is freely cultivated for its tough fiber, and the oil from its seed which goes to all quarters of the globe. The Mexicans introduced it in cigarette form to the sensation-seeking younger generations in America. The United States has now imposed sentences ranging from one to 30 years' imprisonment, with proportionate fines for everyone caught in the act of trafficking marijuana.

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Eyeing the evidence

Language: English

Subject: Impostors and imposture; Deception; Truthfulness and falsehood; Circumstantial evidence; Perjury; Tichborne, Roger; Norton, Arthur

Abstract: Inability to understand and analyze evidence will not amount to proof. The article states that one of the most remarkable trials in England was the Tichborne trials. Roger Tichborne, a young Englishman was lost in a ship that sank at sea in 1854, everybody believed that he was dead except for his mother. One day, a certain Arthur Norton came and introduced as Roger Tichborne, it should be observed that the evidence most conclusive in establishing the truth was circumstantial evidence and had invariably pointed to the truth.

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The story of your silver spoon

Language: English

Subject: Silver industry

Abstract: Silver played an important part in one of the most extraordinary social experiments ever made in the United States. It also answers questions such as why do we always buy table silver in sets of twelve? What is a hallmark? What is sterling?

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Fishermen supreme

Language: English

Subject: Fisheries; Whaling; Canned food industry; Japan

Abstract: The Japanese have developed the world's first floating canneries, the vessels are weighing up to 15,000 tons, carry machinery that catches the cleaned and canned fish directly where they are dragged in. They have almost unlimited cruise range, weather resistant, and are able to fish offshore.

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