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1848

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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White, Charles Abiathar

Daniel Goldstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1276 words.

White, Charles Abiathar (26 January 1826–29 June 1910), geologist, was born in North Dighton, Massachusetts, the son of Abiathar White and Nancy Corey, farmers. In 1838 the Whites, like...

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Holland, William Jacob

Monique Bourque.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1078 words.

Holland, William Jacob (16 August 1848–13 December 1932), zoologist and paleontologist, was born in Jamaica, West Indies, the son of Francis Raymond Holland, a minister, and Augusta Eliza...

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