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Alves, Robert (1745–1794), poet

Francis Espinasse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 327 words.

Alves, Robert (1745–1794), poet, was born at Elgin on 11 December 1745. His father's circumstances were humble, and he was one of a large family but as a promising student he was placed at...

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Johnson, Dwight Hal

Glenn Allen Knoblock.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 992 words.

Vietnam War soldier and Medal of Honor recipient, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Joyce Alves. His family, including a younger brother, lived in the E. J. Jeffries housing...

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White Abolitionists in Brazil

Aaron Myers.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1109 words.

Slaves in Brazil had persistently fought against their own enslavement as well as slavery itself, most notably by revolting and forming escaped slave communities known as quilombos....

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Part IV Debates, Ch.44 Religion, Secularism, and International Law

Reut Yael Paz.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law

June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 16 pages. 8195 words.

This chapter explores the inseparable nature of the relationship between religion—more specifically, Christianity—secularism and international law. As the history of international law...

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Uniform Law Bibliography <i>Bibliographie de Droit Uniforme</i>

in Uniform Law Review

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 11695 words.

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Assessing a Late Truth Commission: Challenges and Achievements of the Brazilian National Truth Commission

Marcelo Torelly.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10286 words.

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Mobilizing the literature, official documents, press materials and field notes, this article discusses the Brazilian National Truth Commission (NTC)...

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Does One Swallow Make a Spring? Artistic and Literary Freedom at the European Court of Human Rights

Eleni Polymenopoulou.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 16351 words.

In a series of cases decided over the last few years, the European Court of Human Rights has been increasingly vindicating artistic freedom. It has been expanding the meaning of ‘satire’ as...

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