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Dix

 [diks]
Dorothea Lynde (1802–1887). American humanitarian. Born in Hampden, Maine, Miss Dix contributed to the establishment and improvement of many insane asylums and prisons in the United States, Europe, and Japan, beginning with the establishment of the Boston Lunatic Asylum in 1839. During the Civil War she was appointed Superintendent of Female Nurses and organized the first nurse corps of the United States Army.

Dix

(diks),
M.R., 20th-century British otologist. See: Dix-Hallpike maneuver.

Dix, Dorothea Lynde

an American humanitarian who achieved fame as a social reformer, primarily for her work in improving prison conditions and care of the mentally ill. During her lifetime she helped to establish mental institutions in 30 states and in Canada. During the U.S. Civil War she was appointed superintendent of army nurses for government hospitals.
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Seguidor de creadores tan potentes como Kirchner y Grosz, Dix destaco como un artista de poeticas satiricas, misoginas y religiosas que requiere una nueva y contemporanea revision.
Es ahi donde Otto Dix mantiene despierta una valiente conciencia critica.
If Mr Dix is to rail against Cameron, may I suggest he rails against the failure to control immigration into the UK - 600,000 last year alone.
I find that Dix crafted a rhetoric of rehabilitation that shaped prison reform throughout the nineteenth century.
Labour group colleagues rejected a motion to withdraw the whip from Coun Dix for six months, instead voting for no further action.
From left, Victoria Phillips, Walter Dix and Co; AGA Rangemaster chief executive William McGrath; Charles Dix and Sue Dix at the re-opening ceremony <B
Mum-of-six Hazel from Redditch, Worcestershire, had met Dix after her son Adam had befriended him in jail.
Returning from a night of drinking, Dix again proudly tells Harry about his childhood abuse: "My big brother used to corn-hole me.
I have worked with Deb Dix for over 20 years and I believe she is a great fit for this appointment," said Woletz.
Professor Dix, an academic at the University of Birmingham, will be summarising his journey so far in a special lecture at Glyndw r University on Thursday from 7pm.
Dix enfants afghans ont ete tues dans un bombardement de l'OTAN samedi dans l'est de l'Afghanistan, a-t-on appris dimanche 7 avril aupres de plusieurs responsables locaux.
Dix was born in Worcester son of the late Charles R.