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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 Great Awakening of the Protestants and the Anglicans

Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon.

in Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion

October 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 10328 words.

This chapter begins in the mid-eighteenth century, when imperialism grew and along with it the new ideas of the Enlightenment to inspire the Great Awakening. Beginning with the preaching...

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Waking Up to the Concept of National Borders

in The Kurillian Knot

March 2008; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 8247 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of national borders. The Kuriles are drawn not as an Archipelago but as one entity. The roots of Russian colonial expansion are then addressed. The...

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