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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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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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War of 1812. (1812)

William Earl Weeks.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 1072 words.

The War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain, also known as the Second Anglo-American War, was caused

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War of 1812 (1812–15)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 319 words.

(1812–15)

A war between Britain and the USA. US frustration at the trade restrictions imposed by Britain in

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Salamanca, battle of (1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 85 words.

1812.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off

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War of 1812

William H. Brown.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1349 words.

In a global sense, the War of 1812 (1812–1815) was an American reaction to the Napoleonic Wars and

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Rush, Rebecca (1812)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 31 words.

(fl.1812),

Philadelphia novelist, whose Kelroy (1812), a novel of manners in her native city, shows an

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Salamanca, battle of (1812)

Richard A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 115 words.

1812.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off from

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 357 words.

(1812–70),

novelist: b. Portsmouth; educ. and lives in Chatham 1817–21; lives in London (Camden

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 79 words.

(1812–88).

Artist. Commencing his career as an illustrator for others, particularly of birds, he depicted the earl of

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 107 words.

(1729–1812).

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 304 words.

(1812–70)

The great English novelist's works include many allusions to Shakespeare. He was deeply interested in the theatre,

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War of 1812

James Sellman.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 284 words.

Although black soldiers fought in the War of 1812, their numbers were small, and to a large extent those who

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

in An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

January 1999; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 494 words.

(1812–70),

novelist and writer, arguably the greatest novelist of the Victorian age. His early writings drew on

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War of 1812

Frank Towers.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 1739 words.

The War of 1812 had lasting consequences for African Americans, who fought on both sides during the war and used

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War of 1812

Frank Towers.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1731 words.

The War of 1812 had lasting consequences for African Americans, who fought on both sides during the war and used

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Mayhew, Henry (1812–87)

Anne Humpherys.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 2020 words.

Mayhew was born 25 November 1812 in London, and died there 25 July 1887. He was the fourth surviving

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

David M. Levy and Sandra R. Peart.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 679 words.

Dickens was born 7 February 1812 at Landport, Portsea, Hampshire and died 9 June 1870 in London. He is buried

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 128 words.

(1812–88),

worked as a zoological draughtsman until he came under the patronage of the earl of Derby, for

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Haliday, William (1788–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 37 words.

(1788–1812),

translator and grammarian. A Dublin-born solicitor, he published Uraicecht na Gaedhilge (1808), a grammar

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Malone, Edmund (1741–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 102 words.

(1741–1812),

Shakespeare scholar. Born in Dublin, he was educated at TCD and practised law on the Munster

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