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1812

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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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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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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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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Imperial Pressures, 1800–1812

Daniel Livesay.

in Children of Uncertain Fortune

January 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 20672 words.

This chapter chronicles the institutional pressures put on mixed-race migrants in the first decade of the nineteenth century. Although families continued to assist relatives of color—which...

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Caught in the Cross-Fire (1809–1812)

W. H. ZAWADZKI.

in A Man of Honour

February 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9702 words.

This chapter describes the start of the second Polish war, where Napoleon ordered his multinational army to cross the Niemen River into Russian territory. Czartoryski's hope of Napoleon...

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Introduction Jews as German Citizens: The Prussian Emancipation Edict of 1812 and Beyond

Andreas Brämer and Gideon Reuveni.

in The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book

January 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; The Holocaust; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 1391 words.

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A Gracious Act or Merely a Regulation of Economic Activity? A Daily Life Perspective on the Reception of the Prussian Emancipation Edict of 1812

Michał Szulc.

in The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); European History; The Holocaust; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 7744 words.

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Elisabeth Maria Post

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

(1755–1812).

Post was the foremost female representative of sensibility in Dutch letters. When she was twelve, a reversal of fortune forced the family to move to the countryside....

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liberal Toryism

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

Was an important feature of postwar administrations from Lord Liverpool's of 1812, and is associated particularly with Liverpool, George Canning, William Huskisson (1770–1830), and Sir...

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José de San Martín

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

(1778–1850)

Argentinian soldier and statesman. Having assisted in the liberation of his country from Spanish rule (1812–13) he went on to aid Bernardo O'Higgins in the liberation...

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Samuel Miller

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

(1769–1850), American Presbyterian minister and professor. Miller was a leading proponent in the United States of a cautious and conservative appropriation of the Enlightenment. A native of...

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Samuel Harrison

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

(1760–1812), English tenor and impresario who specialized in sacred, ‘ancient’ song even as a boy, and developed a tenor voice perfect for this repertory; somewhat limited in range, power,...

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America as History

Axel Körner.

in America in Italy

June 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 16787 words.

This chapter examines early Italian writings on the history of the American War of Independence, including Carlo Botta's History of the War of Independence of the United States of America (...

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Daniel O'Connell and the Road to Emancipation 1810–1829

Paul Bew.

in Ireland

February 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17735 words.

The debate about the import of the impact of the union on Ireland became a debate in part about good faith. Nevertheless, and hardly surprisingly, there was continued anger within Catholic...

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Lord Elgin Tries Again

William St. Clair.

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

June 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5472 words.

In May 1812, just as Childe Harold's Pligrimage was at the summit of its popularity and enthusiasm, the second collection of Elgin marbles arrived in England. The promise of giving some of...

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The Revival of Radicalism, 1807–15

Katrina Navickas.

in Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

January 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17011 words.

This chapter charts the revival of political agitation from 1806. It was a revival on a scale not seen since the early 1790s and much earlier than historians of the postwar ‘mass platform’...

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Losing Naples

John A. Davis.

in Naples and Napoleon

September 2006; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8231 words.

This chapter reconstructs the events that followed Murat's defection to the Allies in 1814, his subsequent decision to rally to Napoleon after the flight from Elba, and his defeat by the...

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The Main Staff of the Second Army and the Development of Russian Military Thought, 1815–1834

Alexander Bitis.

in Russia and the Eastern Question

November 2006; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13751 words.

Research into the Greek revolution was only one of the tasks that Kiselev had assigned to his Main Staff. Kiselev was also committed to two much larger projects — the writing of a complete...

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War Planning and Diplomacy, 1819–1828

Alexander Bitis.

in Russia and the Eastern Question

November 2006; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 20391 words.

This chapter covers the search for strategy, the Greek question in the period of Congress diplomacy from 1822 to 1825, the accession of Nicholas I and the drift to war. The previous...

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The Ottoman Adventures of Rossini and Napoleon

Larry Wolff.

in The Singing Turk

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8894 words.

This chapter considers Napoleonic Europe as the context for the formation of the young Rossini as an opera composer, with particular attention to Napoleon’s invasion of Ottoman Egypt, which...

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