Who is Barbie?

” Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.

Barbie is the figurehead of a brand of Mattel dolls and accessories, including other family members and collectible dolls. Barbie has been an important part of the toy fashion doll market for over fifty years, and has been the subject of numerous controversies and lawsuits, often involving parodies of the doll and her lifestyle.

Mattel has sold over a billion Barbie dolls, making it the company’s largest and most profitable line. However, sales have declined sharply since 2014.[1] The doll transformed the toy business in affluent communities worldwide by becoming a vehicle for the sale of related merchandise (accessories, clothes, friends of Barbie, etc.). She had a significant impact on social values by conveying characteristics of female independence, and with her multitude of accessories, an idealized upscale life-style that can be shared with affluent friends.”

Ancient Egypt

“Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in the place that is now the country Egypt. It is one of six historic civilizations to arise independently. Egyptian civilization followed prehistoric Egypt and coalesced around 3150 BC (according to conventional Egyptian chronology) with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under Menes (often identified with Narmer). The history of ancient Egypt occurred in a series of stable Kingdoms, separated by periods of relative instability known as Intermediate Periods: the Old Kingdom of the Early Bronze Age, the Middle Kingdom of the Middle Bronze Age and the New Kingdom of the Late Bronze Age.

Egypt reached the pinnacle of its power in the New Kingdom, during the Ramesside period, where it rivaled the Hittite Empire, Assyrian Empire, and Mitanni Empire, after which it entered a period of slow decline. Egypt was invaded or conquered by a succession of foreign powers, such as the Canaanites/Hyksos, Libyans, the Nubians, the Assyrians, Babylonians, the Achaemenid Persians, and the Macedonians in the Third Intermediate Period and the Late Period of Egypt. In the aftermath of Alexander the Great’s death, one of his generals, Ptolemy Soter, established himself as the new ruler of Egypt. This Greek Ptolemaic Kingdom ruled Egypt until 30 BC, when, under Cleopatra, it fell to the Roman Empire and became a Roman province.

The success of ancient Egyptian civilization came partly from its ability to adapt to the conditions of the Nile River valley for agriculture. The predictable flooding and controlled irrigation of the fertile valley produced surplus crops, which supported a more dense population, and social development and culture. With resources to spare, the administration sponsored mineral exploitation of the valley and surrounding desert regions, the early development of an independent writing system, the organization of collective construction and agricultural projects, trade with surrounding regions, and a military intended to defeat foreign enemies and assert Egyptian dominance. Motivating and organizing these activities was a bureaucracy of elite scribes, religious leaders, and administrators under the control of a pharaoh, who ensured the cooperation and unity of the Egyptian people in the context of an elaborate system of religious beliefs. ” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Egypt

Top 10 Best Celebrity Lawyers

These lawyers are celebrities, and often because they work for celebrities. These guys been in the omst famous court cases ever, and represented really big clients. From instant  quotes such as “If the glove doesn’t fit, you must acquit” to taking on civil rights court cases such as Julian Assange’s extradition case, these lawyers are some of the best, bravest and most famous in the world.

 

  • Gloria Allred Celebrity clients: The family of Nicole Brown Simpson, Paula Jones, Amber Frey (girlfriend of Scott Peterson).
  • David Boies tended to Michael Moore, George Steinbrenner, Carly Simon
  • Alan Dershowitz represented O.J. Simpson, Mike Tyson, socialite Claus van Bulow and Patricia Hearst.
  • Martin Garbus represented Al Pacino, Robert Redford Tom Brokaw, Sean Connery, Richard Gere.
  • Mark Geragos worked with Michael Jackson, Winona Ryder, Chris Brown and Scott Peterson.
  • Allen Grubman worked with bruce Springsteen (pictured), Madonna, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez.
  • Gerald Shargel worked with Marc Dreier, Joe Halderman, Murder Inc founder Irv Gotti.
  • Howard K. Stern worked with Anna Nicole Smith.
  • Joe Turner represented Willie Nelson and Matthew McConaughey.

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