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Alcohol in the Atlantic

David Carey Jr..

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 17555 words.

Dating from the earliest times in Latin America, alcohol has played a crucial social, economic, political, and cultural role. Often reserved for politico-religious leaders, alcohol was a...

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Canary Island Immigration to the Hispanic Caribbean

Manuel Hernández González.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Social and Cultural History. 10335 words.

The configuration of Canarian migration during the Conquest and colonization of the Spanish Caribbean was significantly influenced by its historic continuity, familial nature (with an...

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Charismatic Authority in Revolutionary and Napoleonic France

David A. Bell.

in Rethinking the Age of Revolutions

December 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10581 words.

The essay examines the emergence, during the eighteenth century, of what the author calls the figure of the charismatic revolutionary leader. It shows how an image of virtuous, powerful,...

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Digital Resources: Basques in Latin America

Oscar Álvarez-Gila.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Public History. 8940 words.

The historical presence of Basque immigrants and their descendants in several Latin American countries from the age of colonialism to the present has led to the creation of a web of Basque...

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Digital Resources: Chilean History

Danielle B. Barefoot.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Public History. 6248 words.

The 21st century brought with it a mass digitization of archival materials that rapidly changed preservation, research, and pedagogy practices. Chilean digital databases, archives, and...

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Digital Resources: Latin America in Gallica

Nathalie Dessens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); Public History. 7823 words.

Gallica, the digital library of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, was launched in 1997. The library contains almost five million documents (manuscripts, books, journals,...

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Echoes

in The French Revolution

August 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 4959 words.

‘Echoes’ examines the legacy of the French Revolution in the Western world through the lens of nineteenth-century literature and culture. Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities (1859) offers the...

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Every Island Is Not Haiti

Paul Friedland.

in Rethinking the Age of Revolutions

December 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945). 14579 words.

Between 1794 and 1796, Britain faced a series of rebellions in the Windward Islands of the Caribbean. In most present-day narratives, the common factor in all of these rebellions would seem...

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The Fate of Nations Is the Work of Genius

Darrin M. McMahon.

in Rethinking the Age of Revolutions

December 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7630 words.

The French Revolution is often thought of as a crucible of modern mass politics, an event that led to the emergence of the people as an agent and actor of social change. Less often...

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Feast and Famine

Leslie Clarkson and Margaret Crawford.

November 2001; p ublished online January 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Modern History (1700 to 1945). 336 pages.

This book traces the history of food and famine in Ireland from the 16th to the early 20th century. It is concerned with what people ate and drank, and how consumption patterns changed over...

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