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Epilogue

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the exile of Napoleon Bonaparte to Saint Helena. It suggests that Napoleon's arrival at Saint Helena on October 15, 1815, seemed to intensify the mystery of the man himself. ... More


The Royal Family of Adiabene

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

in Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An introduction and translation of The Royal Family of Adiabene, a fragment of a historical novel used by Josephus in writing his Antiquities of the Jews. Queen Helena and her son Izates of Adiabene, ... More


The Theosophical Society

James A. Santucci

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195156829
eISBN:
9780199784806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515682X.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This essay examines the history and development of the Theosophical Society and its offshoots. The Theosophical Society was founded in New York City in 1875 by sixteen individuals with shared ... More


Distant freedom: "St Helena and the abolition of the slave trade, 1840-1872"

Andrew Pearson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382837
eISBN:
9781781383957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382837.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book is an examination of the South Atlantic island of St Helena’s involvement in the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. In the decades after 1807, British anti-slavery revolved around ... More


Helena Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

in The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the influence of the theosophy works of Helena Blavatsky on the revival of Western esotericism in the modern era. The Theosophical Society founded in New York in 1875 by ... More


Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Diliana N. Angelova

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Starting with Augustus and extending through early Byzantium, a discourse of imperial founding helped articulate and legitimate imperial authority. Artwork, literature, imperial honors, and the built ... More


“Planning & Peopling Your Colony”: Building a Company-State

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details the origins of the East India Company’s network of fortified settlements in Asia and South Atlantic, beginning in the mid-seventeenth century, ultimately establishing outposts at ... More


One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Alan Schom

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

On February 26, 1815, Napoleon, exiled Emperor of France—now dressed in a simple green uniform as Colonel of the Grenadiers—stepped aboard the brig LʼInconstant to the wildly enthusiastic cheers of ... More


England, here we come!

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0023
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author leaves the Cape and embarks on board the Britannia. He describes the ship and the character of its captain; discovers St Helena and describes the island, town, and fortifications, as well ... More


Introduction: contested categories

Hans Peter Broedel

in The Malleus Maleficarum and the construction of witchcraft

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064401
eISBN:
9781781700419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064401.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter reveals the extent to which the category ‘witch’ was contested in late fifteenth-century Germany. In Helena Scheuberin's trial, all the learned men believed in witchcraft. Up to a point, ... More


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