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Pforr, Franz (1788–1812)

Justine Hopkins.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 192 words.

(1788–1812).

German painter. Pforr came from Frankfurt to the Vienna Academy, where he became friendly with Overbeck.

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Frances Dann.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 235 words.

(1812–70)

English writer and performer. In 1832 Dickens, having taken lessons from Robert Keeley, made an

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Bickerstaffe, Isaac (1735–1812)

Matthew J. Kinservik.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 104 words.

(1735–1812)

Irish playwright. Bickerstaffe was, perhaps, the only person in Great Britain to have made a living in

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War of 1812

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 863 words.

(1812–15) Often called the “second war of independence” because it, too, was fought against Great Britain, this war

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 38 words.

(1812–88),

artist and writer of nonsense verse: b. and spends early years in London (Holloway); stays

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Pengelly, William (1812–94)

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 72 words.

(1812–94) [Bi]

English schoolteacher and amateur geologist who excavated at Kent's Cavern, Devon, in the 1840s and 1850s,

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Eighteen‐Twelve (1812)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 56 words.

Concert‐ov., Op.49, by Tchaikovsky, comp. 1880, commemorating Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporating La Marseillaise and

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War of 1812, the

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 929 words.

During the era of war between Great Britain and the United States, 1812–15, music played an important expressive role.

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Sacagawea (1787–1812?)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 77 words.

(c.1787–1812?),

Shoshone squaw, was married (c.1800) to the French-Canadian trader Toussaint Charbonneau, with whom she

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War of 1812

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 518 words.

fought between the U.S. and Great Britain (1812–15). During the Napoleonic Wars, American shipping flourished to such an

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Truganini (?1812–76)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 243 words.

(?1812–76),

one of the last full-blooded Tasmanian Aborigines to live on the island, assisted George Augustus Robinson,

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War of 1812

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 1035 words.

The War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain, also known as the Second Anglo-American War, originated in

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Downfall, 1812–1815

David A. Bell.

in Napoleon

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Pre-20th Century Warfare; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 6324 words.

‘Downfall, 1812–1815’ describes Napoleon’s catastrophic attempt to destroy Russia’s army in 1812. Despite failing to win the latest Russian war, Napoleon still controlled vast territories...

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War of 1812

Troy Bickham.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 7023 words.

The Anglo-America War of 1812 has traditionally been a much-neglected subject for American historical inquiry, leading to the commonly applied label “America’s forgotten war.” As for the...

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War of 1812

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — History.

(1812–15)

A war between Britain and the USA. US frustration at the trade restrictions imposed by Britain in retaliation for Napoleon's Continental System, together with a desire to...

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War of 1812

Frank Towers.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1731 words.

The War of 1812 had lasting consequences for African Americans, who fought on both sides during the war and used the accompanying opportunities to expand the boundaries of freedom. Free...

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The 1812 War

Alexander M. Martin.

in Enlightened Metropolis

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 20003 words.

Moscow’s greatest disaster between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries was the occupation by Napoleon in 1812. Much of the population fled, and the city was looted by Napoleonic...

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War of 1812

David Curtis Skaggs.

in Military History

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 7140 words.

The War of 1812 (which lasted until 1815) may have been, as some have said, one of America’s “forgotten wars,” but its impact on the United States and Canada remains over two centuries...

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War of 1812

David Curtis Skaggs.

in Military History

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 7140 words.

The War of 1812 (which lasted until 1815) may have been, as some have said, one of America’s “forgotten wars,” but its impact on the United States and Canada remains over two centuries...

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The emperor, 1804–1812

David A. Bell.

in Napoleon

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Pre-20th Century Warfare; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 6405 words.

‘The emperor, 1804–1812’ describes the imperial expansion after Napoleon became Emperor. It explains how the new political and military forces unleashed by the French Revolution, which had...

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