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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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Constitutional revolutions: America, France, Europe (1830 and 1848), and Meiji Japan

in Revolutions

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Politics. 3452 words.

‘Constitutional revolutions: America, France, Europe (1830 and 1848), and Meiji Japan’ describes the growing skepticism and secularism of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries that led...

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Duranty, Walter (1884–1957), journalist

John Callaghan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1358 words.

Duranty, Walter (1884–1957), journalist, was born at 10 Falkner Square, Liverpool, on 25 May 1884, the son of William Steel Duranty (1847–1933), a merchant involved in trade with the West...

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Rapp, Wilhelm

James M. Bergquist.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Journalism. 957 words.

Rapp, Wilhelm (14 July 1827–01 March 1907), German-American leader and journalist, was born in Leonberg, Württemberg, Germany, the son of Georg Rapp, a Protestant minister, and Augusta...

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Parsons, Albert Richard

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1071 words.

Parsons, Albert Richard (24 June 1848–11 November 1887), anarchist and labor organizer, was born in Montgomery, Alabama, the son of Samuel Parsons, a shoe and leather factory owner, and...

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Sanders, George Nicholas

Junius P. Rodriguez.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics; Civil War and Reconstruction US History. 943 words.

Sanders, George Nicholas (27 February 1812–12 August 1873), political booster and Confederate agent, was born in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Lewis Sanders, a breeder of horses, and Ann...

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