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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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The Impact of the Mahele and Kuleana Act

Carlos Andrade.

in Ha'ena

August 2008; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 6342 words.

This chapter examines the impact of the Mahele and Kuleana Act on landholding in Hā'ena. It first explains how Hā'ena was awarded to Abner Pākī, a powerful ali'i closely allied with the...

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Ha'ena

Carlos Andrade.

August 2008; p ublished online November 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 184 pages.

Hā'ena is a land steeped in antiquity yet vibrantly beautiful today as any fantasy of a tropical paradise. He 'aina momona, a rich and fertile land linked to the sea and the rising and...

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Andries Pretorius

Overview page. Subjects: World History — African Studies.

(1798–1853)

Boer leader and general. After several frontier campaigns against the Xhosa he took part in the Great Trek, and became commandant-general of the Boers after Piet...

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The Caste War of Yucatán

Terry Rugeley.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 8517 words.

On 30 July 1847 an armed group of Maya peasants under the leadership of one Cecilio Chi entered the eastern Yucatecan village of Chichimilá; seeking revenge for brutalities visited upon...

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Mexican Nationalism

Anne Rubenstein and Kevin Chrisman.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 8338 words.

Mexican nationalist thought, as articulated by Mexico’s most powerful politicians, scholars, and writers, was never intended to describe the nation as it was or as it is. Instead, it has...

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