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Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (Алекса́ндр Иса́евич Солжени́цын,; 11 December 19183 August 2008) (often Romanized to Alexandr or Alexander) was a Russian novelist, historian, and outspoken critic of the Soviet Union, especially its totalitarianism, who helped to raise global awareness of its gulag forced labor camp system.
Apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).
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An artisan (from artisan, artigiano) is a skilled craft worker who makes or creates things by hand that may be functional or strictly decorative, for example furniture, decorative arts, sculptures, clothing, jewellery, household items and tools or even mechanical mechanisms such as the handmade clockwork movement of a watchmaker.
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Australian English (AusE, AuE, AusEng, en-AU) is a major variety of the English language and is used throughout Australia.
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A brick is a block or a single unit of a kneaded clay-bearing soil, sand and lime, or concrete material, fire-hardened or air-dried, used in masonry construction.
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A brick hod is a three-sided box for carrying bricks or other building materials, often mortar.
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Brickwork is masonry produced by a bricklayer, using bricks and mortar.
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British English is the English language as spoken and written in Great Britain or, more broadly, throughout the British Isles.
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A concrete masonry unit (CMU) – also called concrete brick, concrete block, cement block, besser block, breeze block and cinder block – is a large rectangular block used in building construction.
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Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure or a facility.
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A construction worker is a tradesman, labourer (by tradition considered an unskilled tradesman), or professional employed in the physical construction of the built environment and its infrastructure.
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A craft is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work.
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English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
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A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who control the practice of their craft in a particular town.
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The Gulag (ru-Gulag.ogg) was the government agency that administered the main Soviet forced labor camp systems during the Stalin era, from the 1930s until the 1950s.
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John Fante (April 8, 1909 – May 8, 1983) was an American novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Italian descent.
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A journeyman is an individual who has completed an apprenticeship and is fully educated in a trade or craft, but not yet a master.
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Masonry is the building of structures from individual units laid in and bound together by mortar; the term masonry can also refer to the units themselves.
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A master craftsman or master tradesman (sometimes called only master or grandmaster, Meister) was a member of a guild.
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Оди́н день Ива́на Дени́совича Odin den' Ivana Denisovicha) is a novel written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, first published in November 1962 in the Soviet literary magazine Novy Mir (New World).
The craft of stonemasonry (or stonecraft) has existed since humanity could use and make tools - creating buildings, structures, and sculpture using stone from the earth.
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