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Charles Evans Hughes

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(b. Glen Falls, New York, 11 Apr. 1862; d. Osterville, Massachusetts, 27 Aug. 1948) US; Governor of New York 1906–10, Republican presidential candidate 1916 Hughes, the son of a ...

Welsh artisan painters

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

...portraits. Some portraits painted by Hugh *Hughes are notable because they were frequently translated into prints and, unlike most artisans in other cultures, Hughes himself engraved. His powerful image of John Evans of Bala, aged go ( c. 1812–19 ) is quite unlike the standardized translations produced by London engravers working for the Evangelical Magazine . Hughes's image of Thomas Charles of Bala ( 1812 ), leader of the Welsh Methodists, and William Roos 's ( 1808–78 ) portrait of Christmas Evans ( 1835 ), the celebrated Baptist preacher,...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
Length:
3,387 words

...in English of Ferdinand. Headley, John . The Emperor and His Chancellor: A Study of the Imperial Chancellery under Gattinara . New York, 1983. A superb account of the workings of government under Charles V's chancellor. Holborn, Hajo . A History of Modern Germany: The Reformation . New York, 1970. Still a valuable survey with a wealth of information. Hughes, Michael . Early Modern Germany, 1477–1806 . Philadelphia, 1992. A well-done and concise synthesis of recent research. Köhler, Alfred . Das Reich im Kampf um die Hegemonie in Europa, 1521–1648 ....

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
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11,662 words
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...familiarity with Isaac Newton and Newtonianism. Cross, Anthony . By the Banks of the Neva: Chapters from the Lives and Careers of the British in Eighteenth-Century Russia . Cambridge, 1997. Includes two lengthy chapters on British scientists and artists in Saint Petersburg. Hughes, Lindsey . Russia in the Age of Peter the Great . New Haven, Conn., 1998. Includes lengthy chapters on the establishment of the Academy of Sciences. Marker, Gary . Publishing, Printing, and the Origins of Intellectual Life in Russia, 1700–1800 . Princeton, N.J., 1985. Includes...

20th century

20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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Current Version:
2012

...Day six members of the Bugs Moran gang in Chicago are lined up against a wall and machine-gunned by rival gangsters St Valentine's Day Massacre (1929) World Encyclopedia 1 1920s Social and domestic Society North America United States 1929 1929 Richard Hughes publishes his first novel, A High Wind in Jamaica Hughes, Richard (1900–76) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1920s Literature English literature Literature in English Fiction Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain 1929 1929 Alexander, king of...

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