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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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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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George, prince of Denmark and duke of Cumberland (1653–1708), consort of Queen Anne

W. A. Speck.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Scottish History; European History; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3210 words.

George, prince of Denmark and duke of Cumberland (1653–1708), consort of Queen Anne, was born, according to an inscription on his coffin plate, at Copenhagen on 2 April 1653, the second son...

James Francis Edward [James Francis Edward Stuart; styled James; known as Chevalier de St George, the Pretender, the Old Pretender] (1688–1766), Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Edward Gregg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Scottish History. 5181 words.

James Francis Edward [James Francis Edward Stuart; styled James; known as Chevalier de St George, the Pretender, the Old Pretender] (1688–1766), Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England,...

Machu Picchu

Willie Hiatt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2015 .

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). 7164 words.

Machu Picchu is an Inca royal estate constructed in the mid-15th century in Peru’s picturesque high jungle. As a seasonal retreat for celebrations, religious rituals, and administrative...

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Rediscovering the Aztecs and Mayas: Field Exploration, Archaeological Exhibits, and National Museums

Kevin M. Gosner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2017 .

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; Intellectual History. 10485 words.

In the last decades of the 18th century, with the visit in 1784 of José Antonio Calderón to the Maya ruins at Palenque and the discovery in 1790 of the statue of Coatlicue and the Stone of...

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