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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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War of 1812. (1812)

William Earl Weeks.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 1072 words.

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

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War of 1812 (1812–15)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 319 words.

(1812–15)

A war between Britain and the USA. US frustration at the trade restrictions imposed by Britain in

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Salamanca, battle of (1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 85 words.

1812.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off

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War of 1812

William H. Brown.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1349 words.

In a global sense, the War of 1812 (1812–1815) was an American reaction to the Napoleonic Wars and

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Salamanca, battle of (1812)

Richard A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 115 words.

1812.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off from

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War of 1812

James Sellman.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 284 words.

Although black soldiers fought in the War of 1812, their numbers were small, and to a large extent those who

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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

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 79 words.

(1812–88).

Artist. Commencing his career as an illustrator for others, particularly of birds, he depicted the earl of

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 107 words.

(1729–1812).

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

in An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

January 1999; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 494 words.

(1812–70),

novelist and writer, arguably the greatest novelist of the Victorian age. His early writings drew on

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War of 1812

J. C. A. Stagg.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 2511 words.

The War of 1812 is often referred to as the United States's second war of independence because, like the Revolutionary

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Truganini (1812–76)

Lyndall Ryan.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 538 words.

(1812–76),

also known as Lalla Rookh, is the most famous Aborigine in white Australian history. She was

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Salamanca, battle of (1812)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 116 words.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off from his

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

A. S. Hargreaves.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 144 words.

(1812–88).

Artist. Commencing his career as an illustrator for others, particularly of birds, he depicted the earl of

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 158 words.

(1729–1812).

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

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Perceval, Spencer (1762–1812)

E. A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 694 words.

(1762–1812).

Prime minister. Perceval was the seventh son of John, earl of Egmont. At Trinity College, Cambridge,

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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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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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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; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 1739 words.

The War of 1812 had lasting consequences for African Americans, who fought on both sides during the war and used

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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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