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Bishop, Charles Reed

Rhoda E. A. Hackler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Australasian and Pacific History; World History; Banking. 1182 words.

Bishop, Charles Reed (25 January 1822–07 June 1915), banker, cabinet minister, and philanthropist, was born near Glens Falls, New York, the son of Samuel Bishop, a toll collector on the...

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Cadell, Francis

G. R. Henning.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 1346 words.

Cadell, Francis (1822–1879), riverine explorer and trader in Australia, was born on 9 February 1822 at Cockenzie, near Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland, the second son of Hew Francis...

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domestic Service

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History — Australasian and Pacific History.

Refers to paid employment as servants in the households of others. In all periods of history both men and women sought such employment. However, fewer men than women became servants after...

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Hargraves, Edward Hammond

Brian Hodge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 793 words.

Hargraves, Edward Hammond (1816–1891), gold prospector in Australia, the third son of John Edward Hargraves, a lieutenant of the Sussex militia, and his wife, Elizabeth Whitcombe, was born...

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Marxist history

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History — Australasian and Pacific History.

Employs Karl Marx's concepts to interpret the past according to his materialist method and concerns. This legacy predisposes Marxist historians to look for explanations in terms of class...

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