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Twentieth-Century Defences

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the military defenses of Macau during the twentieth century. During this period, the Portuguese continued trying to expand their Macau territory and the military also expanded ... More


The Second Phase of Fort Building

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the second phase of fort construction in Macau during the nineteenth century. During this period, granite was the main building material used and brickwork was also extensively ... More


Nineteenth-Century Defences

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the military defenses of Macau during the nineteenth century. The Opium War revitalized the construction of forts and Portugal appointed João Maria Ferreira do Amaral as ... More


Seventeenth-Century Defences

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the military defenses of Macau during the seventeenth century. At first there were no fortifications in Macau. The Chinese were suspicious of Portuguese intentions and they ... More


A Futile Attempt at Imprisonment: The Collapse of Military Defense

Lorien Foote

in Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Sherman’s invasion of South Carolina forced the evacuation of 7,672 prisoners from Camp Asylum and Florence Prison to North Carolina in February, 1865. More than 1,600 escaped or had to be abandoned ... More


The Defensive Role of the Navy

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of the Portuguese navy in the defense of Macau. It was recognized that during the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries one of the strengths of the Portuguese was their ... More


The First Phase of Fort Building

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the first phase of fort building in Macau during the seventeenth century. The methods of construction followed the indigenous practice of Southern China and the main building ... More


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