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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Koko, Frederick William (1848)

e. j. alagoa.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1088 words.

Amanyanabo (king) of Nembe in the Niger Delta from 1889 to 1898, is celebrated in Nigerian history for his

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Slessor, Mary Mitchell (1848)

gloria chuku.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1606 words.

Scottish missionary to Nigeria and first female vice consul in the British Empire, was born near Aberdeen, Scotland, on 2

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Zenab, Caterina (1848)

douglas h. johnson.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 815 words.

a Dinka Christian missionary from southern Sudan, was born in the Kic Dinka village of Gog, Sudan, the daughter of

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Colquhoun, Archibald Ross (1848–1914), explorer, colonial administrator, and author

Donal Lowry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; History of the Americas; Asian History; African History. 1237 words.

Colquhoun, Archibald Ross (1848–1914), explorer, colonial administrator, and author, was born at sea off the Cape of Good Hope in March 1848, the fifth of six children of Dr Archibald...

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French Emancipation

Sue Peabody.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 7891 words.

France incorporated slavery in all of its early modern overseas colonies, including Canada, and was the first nation-state in the world to issue a general emancipation act (see the separate...

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Dower, Kenneth Cecil Gandar- (1908–1944), sportsman and explorer

Jeremy Malies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; African History. 586 words.

Dower, Kenneth Cecil Gandar- (1908–1944), sportsman and explorer, was born on 31 August 1908 at his parents' home at 17 Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London, the fourth and youngest son of...

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Oswell, (William) Cotton (1818–1893), explorer and hunter

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; African History. 656 words.

Oswell, (William) Cotton (1818–1893), explorer and hunter, was born at Leytonstone, Essex, on 27 April 1818, the elder son of William Oswell (1782–1822) and his wife, Amelia (d. 1848), the...

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French American Port Cities

Cécile Vidal.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 9398 words.

Most urban settlements founded by the French in the Americas were port cities on the sea or on a river. Because the historiography focuses on the main ports and neglects secondary towns,...

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Emancipation

Roderick McDonald and Michelle Craig McDonald.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 8813 words.

The process of emancipation in the Atlantic world spanned most of the 19th century and took a variety of forms. Some, such as Haiti’s 1804 declaration of immediate emancipation and the...

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Slavery in Danish America

Justin Roberts.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 8379 words.

Slavery in the Danish Americas was concentrated on three small islands in the Lesser Antilles: St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John. Danish colonial rule began on St. Thomas and St. John in...

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Abolition of Slavery

Michael Guasco.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 7248 words.

The abolition of slavery in the Atlantic world occurred during the 19th century, but its origins are generally recognized to be the intellectual ferment of the 18th-century Enlightenment,...

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Signares

Hilary Jones.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 8379 words.

Derived from the Portuguese senhora, the word signare came to describe African women who entered into temporary marital unions with European merchants, officials, or soldiers who resided on...

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European, Javanese, and African and Indentured Servitude in the Caribbean

Lomarsh Roopnarine.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 2284 words.

The movement of indentured laborers from Europe, Java, and Africa to the Caribbean in the decades before and after the abolition slavery (British Caribbean (1838), Dutch Guiana (1873), and...

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