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Afghan wars

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Literary Studies (19th Century).

From 1807, when the armies of Tsar Alexander I reached its northern borders, Afghanistan became an uneasy neutral zone between the Russian and the British Indian empires around which ‘the...

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Ashanti

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — History.

Kumasi Dynasty

Bibliography:

McCaskie, T. C., State and Society in Pre-Colonial Asante (Cambridge, 1995).Wilks, I., Asante in the Nineteenth Century (2nd edn.,...

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essayists

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Literary Studies (19th Century).

The essay as a literary form does not abound in the corpus of writings produced by Latinos and Latinas. The reason for its insufficient presence in the works of Latino ...

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Health and Medicine

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — United States History.

[This entry contains two subentries dealing with the health and medical treatment of African Americans from the slavery era through the nineteenth century. The first article focuses on the...

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Kent

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Literary Studies (19th Century).

One of the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, probably covering much the same area as the modern county of Kent in SE England. (See also Garden of England at garden.)

Man of Kent a...

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Peterloo massacre

Overview page. Subjects: History — Literary Studies (19th Century).

An attack by Manchester yeomanry on 16 August 1819 against a large but peaceable crowd. Sent to arrest the speaker at a rally of supporters of political reform in St Peter's Field,...

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Sir James Phillips Kay-Shuttleworth

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — British History.

(1804–77).

Administrator. Educated at Edinburgh University, he graduated as a doctor in 1827. Working in Manchester, Kay (Shuttleworth was added after his marriage) interested...

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