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Cuba, Old and New

By: Albert Gardner Robinson

...ns then unknown but believed to exist. There was even then some knowledge of western Asia, and even of China as approached from the west. Two and two ... ...ion of which, in a far milder manner, cost England its richest colony in the Western Hemisphere, and which, in the first quarter of the 19th Century, ... ...fensive that the colonists revolted in 1775. Most of Spain's colonies in the Western Hemisphere, for the same reason, declared and maintained their in... ... to have been appreciably lessened; the others were added on. Europe and the Western Hemisphere were at that time in a state of general upheaval and r... ... of republicanism that swept over a considerable part of Europe and over the Western Hemisphere, from 1775 to 1825 had its direct influence in Spain, ... ...coast, directly opposite Matanzas, lies a vast swamp known as the Cienega de Zapata. It occupies an area of about seventy−five miles in length and abo... ...the lobster (langosta) of Cuban waters. In the swamp known as the Cienega de Zapata are both alligators and crocodiles, some of them of quite imposing...

...ourteen he went to sea and soon developed an active curiosity about regions then unknown but believed to exist. There was even then some knowledge of western Asia, and even of China as approached from the west....

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Zapata Western

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...Zapata Westerns is a nickname given to a subgenre of " Spaghetti Westerns ", dating largely from the mid-1960s to early 1970s, which were se... ... and dealt with overtly political themes. They were named after Emiliano Zapata, the famous Mexican revolutionary from the Mexican Revolution of 1... ...during this conflict. Overview and origins Most of the early Spaghetti Westerns, such as the early works of Sergio Leone and Sergio Corbucci, d... ...ucci, dealt with some subtle political themes, particularly a criticism of Western capitalism and the "dollars" culture of America; however, as a ge... ... However, in the late '60s a number of directors began to shoot Spaghetti Westerns as political allegories, often using the Western setting to mask (... ...t of the subgenre. Regular plot devices A general outline of a standard Zapata Western plot went as follows: The two main characters would be an i... ... control some resource (Oil, Silver...) Virtually all political Westerns, Zapata or not, were made from a Marxist point of view, and extensively re... ... in the Caribbean in the 19th century. Sergio Leone's contribution to the Zapata Western was Duck, You Sucker! (1971), with Rod Steiger and Ja... ...her political Westerns Not all political Spaghetti Westerns came from the Zapata mould, however. Three of the most popular - Sollima's Face to Fac...

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Aboriginal American Authors

By: Daniel G. Brinton

...the better known traditional writings of Indians from many regions of the Western hemisphere. This bibliographical survey provides information on tr... ...s, with definite meaning, among the Muyscas of Colombia; and the Moxos of Western Bolivia are said to have employed, as late as the last century, a ... ...Cronica de la muy noble y leal Ciudad de Tlaxcàllan_, by Don Juan Ventura Zapata y Mendoza, cacique of Quiahuiztlan, extends from the earliest times... ...ishers_. AMERICAN HERO-MYTHS. A STUDY in the NATIVE RELIGIONS of the WESTERN CONTINENT. By DANIEL G. BRINTON, A.M., M.D., etc. 1 vol., 8vo...

... identity among American Indians today. Brinton?s work is a good summary of the better known traditional writings of Indians from many regions of the Western hemisphere. This bibliographical survey provides information on tribal histories that would be particularly useful for Indian Study Programs in the states of Oklahoma, New York and Wisconsin. Brinton was aware of the ...

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Western (genre)

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...nes, from The Great Train Robbery The Western is a genre of various arts, such as film, television, radio, fictio... ...a genre of various arts, such as film, television, radio, fiction and art. Westerns are devoted to telling stories set primarily in the later half of ... .... Some are set in the colonial era. There are also a number of films about Western-type characters in contemporary settings, such as Junior Bonner set... ...1970s and The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada in the 21st century. The Western was one of the most well-known Hollywood genres from the early 20th... ...anger; a famous heroic gunslinger The Western genre sometimes portrays the conquest of the wilderness and the sub... ...this genre. Adima Changala (1971) starring Prem Nazir was a hugely popular zapata spaghetti western film in Malayalam. ...

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Aboriginal American Authors

By: Daniel G. Brinton

...he better known traditional writings of Indians from many regions of the Western hemisphere. This bibliographical survey provides information on tr... ...s, with definite meaning, among the Muyscas of Colombia; and the Moxos of Western Bolivia are said to have employed, as late as the last century, a ... ... Cronica de la muy noble y leal Ciudad de Tlaxcallan, by Don Juan Ventura Zapata y Mendoza, cacique of Quiahuiztlan, extends from the earliest times... ...um Ward, Dr. Wyandotts Xahila, F.E.A. Ximenez, F. Zacicoxol, the Zapata y Mendoza, J.V. Zapotecs Zegarra, G.P. Zoque language Zunis ... ...lishers. AMERICAN HERO-MYTHS. A STUDY in the NATIVE RELIGIONS of the WESTERN CONTINENT. By DANIEL G. BRINTON, A.M., M.D., etc. 1 vol., 8vo...

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Western Air Defense Sector

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... Insignia Western Air Defense Sector Emblem ... ...m The Western Air Defense Sector (WADS) is a unit of the Washington Air National ... ...hord, Tacoma, Washington. As a state militia unit, the Western Air Defense Sector is not in the normal United States Air Force cha... ...diness in order to defend the Seattle area, assuming control of former ADC Western Air Defense Force units located in western Washington west of the C... ...on, remaining in operation until 31 December 1969. Today it is used as the Western Air Defense Sector (WADS) Joint Surveillance System (JSS) Sector Op... ... Zapata ... ... Zapata ...

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Anabasis

By: H. G. Dakyns

...eposed in B.C. 491, whereupon he fled to King Darius, and settled in south−western Mysia. See Herod. vi. 50, 61−70. We shall hear more of his desce... ...eses and wine on rafts made of skins. V After this they reached the river Zapatas[1], which is four hundred 1 feet broad, and here they halted th... ...cally described above? After this, they breakfasted and crossed the river Zapatas, marching in regular order, with the beasts and mob of the army... ...y the Armenians (plural Kordukh), first appears in its narrower sense in western literature in the pages of the Anabasis BOOK III 45 eye−witness... ...h not large, and there were many villages about it. The district was named Western Armenia. The lieutenant−governor of it was Tiribazus, the king's... ...Asine, perhaps the place named in Thuc. iv. 13, 54; vi. 93 situated on the western side of the Messenian bay. Strabo, however, speaks of another As...

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Spaghetti Western

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...among the most influential. Spaghetti Western, also known as Italian Western or Macaroni Western (primarily in Ja... ...estern or Macaroni Western (primarily in Japan),[1] is a broad subgenre of Western films that emerged in the mid-1960s in the wake of Sergio Leone's f... ... term was used by critics in USA and other countries because most of these Westerns were produced and directed by Italians. According to veteran Spagh... ...rns were produced and directed by Italians. According to veteran Spaghetti Western actor Aldo Sambrell, the phrase 'Spaghetti Western' was coined by I... ...lars More and its followers 3.5 Zapata Westerns 3.6 Betrayal sto... ...sus Giuliano Gemma and John Phillip Law, respectively. Zapata Westerns One variant of the hero pair was a revol... ...dit) and a (mostly) money-oriented Anglo. These films are sometimes called Zapata Westerns.[21] The first was Damiano Damiani's A Bullet for the Gener... ... fact, Duck, You Sucker! has been interpreted as a critical comment on the Zapata Westerns and My Name is Nobody includes Terence Hill as a Trinity-li... ...by rich Anglos and ends on a call for arms but it does not fit easily as a Zapata Western. The same can be said for The Price of Power, a political al...

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Anabasis

By: Xenophon

...eposed in B.C. 491, whereupon he fled to King Darius, and settled in south-western Mysia. See Herod. vi. 50, 61-70. We shall hear more of his descenda... ...and wine on rafts made of skins. V 23 After this they reached the river Zapatas[1], which is four hundred 1 feet broad, and here they halted three ... ...cally described above? After this, they breakfasted and crossed the river Zapatas, marching in regular order, with the beasts and mob of the army in ... ... by the Armenians (plural Kordukh), first appears in its narrower sense in western literature in the pages of the eye-witness Xenophon as {Kardoukhoi}... ...h not large, and there were many villages about it. The district was named Western Armenia. The lieutenant-governor of it was Tiribazus, the king's fr... ...Asine, perhaps the place named in Thuc. iv. 13, 54; vi. 93 situated on the western side of the Messenian bay. Strabo, however, speaks of another Asine...

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List of Western films 1950–54

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...2010s Spaghetti Westerns ... ... A list of Western films released in the 1950s. ... ...es Starrett, Smiley Burnette Durango Kid serial Western ... ...rt Taylor, John Hodiak, Arlene Dahl traditional Western ... ... Betty Hutton, Howard Keel musical Western ... ... traditional Western Viva Zapata! ...

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Anabasis

By: Xenophon

...d in B.C. 491, whereupon he fled to King Darius, and settled in south-western Mysia. See Herod. vi. 50, 61-70. We shall hear more of his des... ...wine on rafts made of skins. V After this they reached the river Zapatas[1], which is four hundred 1 feet broad, and here they halted t... ...escribed above? After this, they breakfasted and crossed the river Zapatas, marching in regular order, with the beasts and mob of the army in... ...he Armenians (plural Kordukh), first appears in its narrower sense in western literature in the pages of the eye-witness Xenophon as {Kardou... ... not large, and there were many villages about it. The district was named Western Armenia. The lieutenant-governor of it was Tiribazus, the king's f... ..., perhaps the place named in Thuc. iv. 13, 54; vi. 93 situated on the western side of the Messenian bay. Strabo, however, speaks of another ...

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United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

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...United States District Court for the Western District of Washington (W.D. Wash.) ... ... The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington (in case citations, W.D. Wash.) is the Feder... ... As of the 2000 census, 4.6 million people resided in the Western District, representing 78% of the state's population. The district ... ...r, Everett, and Tacoma, amongst others. Cases from the Western District of Washington are appealed to the United States Court of A... ... Circuit). The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Washington represents the United States in civil and cr... ... Silver Zapata T...

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The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1572-73

By: John Lothrop Motley

...uld follow their base example. No rebellion being left, except in the north-western extremities of the Netherlands, Don Frederic was ordered to proc... ...sable preliminary to the commencement of the siege. A peasant having shown Zapata, the commander of the expedition, a secret passage across the flo...

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Matanzas Province

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...its highest point (Pan de Matanzas) at only 380m above sea level . The north-western coast is largely rocky, with a few beaches, while the north-eas... ...t has one of Cuba's most distinctive features: an enormous marsh, Ciénaga de Zapata that covers both the southern part of the province and the Zap... ...ation(2004)!!Area(km²)!!Location!!Remarks Calimete Cárdenas Cienaga de Zapata Playa Larga Colón Jagüey Grande Jovellanos Limona...

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Aboriginal American Authors

By: Daniel G. Brinton

...of the better known traditional writings of Indians from many regions of the Western hemisphere. This bibliographical survey provides information on t... ...ures, with definite meaning, among the Muyscas of Colombia; and the Moxos of Western Bolivia are said to have employed, as late as the last century, a... ...The Cronica de la muy noble y leal Ciudad de Tlaxcallan, by Don Juan Ventura Zapata y Mendoza, cacique of Quiahuiztlan, extends from the earliest time...

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Swamps

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... W West Melbourne Swamp Western Congolian swamp forests Z ... ...tern Congolian swamp forests Z Zapata Swamp Categories ... ... W West Melbourne Swamp Western Congolian swamp forests Z ... ...tern Congolian swamp forests Z Zapata Swamp Categories ...

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The Adventures of an Atom

By: Tobias Smollett

... communication with the banks of the Ganges, 23 procured the history of a Western hero, called Raskalander, which, indeed, was no other than the Memo... ... and Chubby-chops. Spain has its Almohadas, Girones, Utreras, Ursinas, and Zapatas; signifying Cushions, Gores, Bullocks, Bears, and Slippers. The Tur...

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Bay of Pigs

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...nfuegos, and 150 kilometers southeast from the capital city Havana. On the western side of the bay, coral reefs border the main Zapata Swamp, part of ... ...l city Havana. On the western side of the bay, coral reefs border the main Zapata Swamp, part of the Zapata Peninsula. On the eastern side, beaches bo...

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The Adventures of an Atom

By: Tobias Smollett

...ial communication with the banks of the Ganges, procured the history of a Western hero, called Raskalander, which, indeed, was no other than the ... ... and Chubby−chops. Spain has its Almohadas, Girones, Utreras, Ursinas, and Zapatas; signifying Cushions, Gores, Bullocks, Bears, and Slippers. The ...

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René Martin

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...in hard or soft cover along with many short stories–primarily in the genres of spy, detective, western, and science fiction. Four of his novels were m... .... Four of his novels were made into full length movies, the most famous being “The Treasure of Zapata” (1968). Many of René Martin’ short stori... ... - Editions Gallimard The movie “The Treasure of Zapata”, based on book with same title by René Martin, ... ... - O Dia Newspaper The work entitled “The Treasure of Zapata”, by René Martin, made great success and became ... ...CEDIBRA (Editorial Bruguera, Spain), Twenty Footsteps to Die (1970) - western Incredible, Fantastic,... ... famous nationwide radio program created by Almirante The Treasure of Zapata (1968)–western, based in book with the same titl... ...wide radio program created by Almirante The Treasure of Zapata (1968)–western, based in book with the same title, published b... ... Incredible, Fantastic, Extraordinary movie The Treasure of Zapata movie Categories ...

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The Great Events by Famous Historians ; A Comprehensive and Readable Account of the World's History, Emphasizing the More Important Events, And Presenting These as Complete Narratives in the Master-Words of the Most Eminent Historians. Supervising Editor, Rossiter Johnson; Literary Editors : Charles F. Horne, John Rudd; Directing Editor, Walter F. Austin, With a Staff of Specialists : Volume 21

By: Charles F. Horne

...as supported by the United States; and Spanish America began to suspect the “Western Colossus” of planning a protectorate over Mexico. [Footnote 3: Se... ...anchised its women, half a million of them. Woman Suffrage now dominates the Western States of America and is slowly moving eastward.[1] [Footnote 1: ... ... all central Europe; Woman Suffrage taking possession of northern Europe and western America and striding on from country to country, from state to st... ...ce in the glow of sympathetic understanding was clearly evident. Some of the Western Governors in their speeches said that their people of the West ha... ... themselves then or may call themselves now—the most formidable was Emiliano Zapata. His alleged reason for continuing in arms after the surrender of ... ... time when General Huerta had his headquarters there in his campaign against Zapata's bandit hordes in that State after the fall of General Diaz's gov... ...e regular army for the better pacification of the country. Accordingly, when Zapata and his bandit hordes gave signs of returning to their old ways, r... ...y, and machine guns, numbering altogether 3,500 men, with orders to put down Zapata's new rebellion “at any cost.” At the same time President Madero i... ...sident. The country was then at peace, except for the band of robbers led by Zapata in the provinces of Morelos and Guerrero. These are and have been ...

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Adima Changala

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...usical score by M. K. Arjunan.[1][2][3] It is a remake of the 1969 Italian zapata spaghetti western film The Five Man Army. The train sequence in the ... .... K. Arjunan.[1][2][3] It is a remake of the 1969 Italian zapata spaghetti western film The Five Man Army. The train sequence in the movie is an excel... ...ently shot scene, especially for the '80s.Adima Changala is one of the few westerns in Malayalam cinema. P. N. Menon's Mappusakshi (1971) and Bharatha... ... 1980s Malayalam-language films 1980s Western (genre) films Spaghetti Western films ... ... Spaghetti Western films Indian Western (genre) films All stub articles ... ...genre) films All stub articles Western (genre) film stubs 1980s film stubs ... ...usical score by M. K. Arjunan.[1][2][3] It is a remake of the 1969 Italian zapata spaghetti western film The Five Man Army. The train sequence in the ...

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Christopher Columbus, V8

By: Filson Young

...much in the spirit that in our own day characterised the rush to the north−western goldfields of America. They brought only the slightest equipmen... ... same as I send to you and likewise to Doctor Angulo and the Licentiate Zapata. I commend myself to the mercy of all, with the information ...

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Mexican Revolution

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... Successive assassinations of revolutionary leaders Madero (1913), Zapata (1919), Venustiano Carranza (1920), Pancho Villa (1923), Alvaro Obre... ...d with Reyes and later Huerta after Reyes died in 1913 Emiliano Zapata, sided with Orozco until Huerta took power Victoriano Hue... ...rdo Reyes, fought against Díaz Pancho Villa Emiliano Zapata Venustiano Carranza 1911–13: Franci... ...o Carranza 1913–14: Pancho Villa Emiliano Zapata Venustiano Carranza Álvaro Obregón ... ...ro Obregón 1914–19: Pancho Villa Emiliano Zapata † 1920: Álvaro Obregón ... ...on of strikes was not unique to Mexico, with examples both in the U.S. and Western Europe. John K... ...merican intervention, known as the Punitive Expedition, was limited to the western sierras of Chihuahua, and was notable as the U.S. Army's first use ... ... was accomplished by memorializing revolutionary figures and creating anti-western murals. Among the artists employed was Diego Rivera, who had a Mexi... ...arxist tinge to his government murals. Despite these moves towards an anti-western and pro-socialist regime, Obregón did not separate the Mexican econ...

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Christopher Columbus, Vol. 8

By: Filson Young

...much in the spirit that in our own day characterised the rush to the north-western goldfields of America. They brought only the slightest equipment, a... ...ame as I send to you and likewise to Doctor Angulo and the Licentiate Zapata. I commend myself to the mercy of all, with the information th...

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Formations of the United States Army during the Mexican Revolution

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...ntral Department, the Eastern Department, the Southern Department, and the Western Department. Artillery districts included the Northern Atlantic Coas... ... Emiliano Zapata Á... ... Eufemio Zapata M... ...ntral Department, the Eastern Department, the Southern Department, and the Western Department. Artillery districts included the Northern Atlantic Coas... ... Emiliano Zapata Á... ... Eufemio Zapata M...

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Christopher Columbus by Filson Young, Vol. 8

By: Filson Young

...uch in the spirit that in our own day characterised the rush to the north-western goldfields of America. They brought only the slightest equipment,... ...me as I send to you and likewise to Doctor Angulo and the Licentiate Zapata. I commend myself to the mercy of all, with the information t...

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Physaria

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... are known generally as twinpods, bladderpods, or lesquerella. They are native to the Americas, with many species endemic to western North America. Th... ... Physaria obcordata—Dudley Bluffs twinpod (threatened) Physaria occidentalis—Western bladderpod ... ...mont County twinpod Physaria tenella—Moapa bladderpod Physaria thamnophila—Zapata bladderpod ...

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The Hispanic Nations of the New World

By: William R. Shepherd

...ng hills of the far south. Scattered over these vast colonial domains in the Western World were somewhere between 12,000,000 and 19,000,000 people sub... ...me in 1814. The irreconcilable among the patriots fled over the Andes to the western part of La Plata, where they found hospitable refuge. But of all ... ...ewly constituted republic, he conceived the bold plan of organizing near the western frontier an army−−composed partly of Chilean refugees and partly ... ... had conceived the idea, once independence had been attained, of uniting the western part of the viceroyalty with Venezuela into a single republic. Th... ...eeting periodically would also promote friendship among the republics of the western hemisphere and supply a convenient means of settling their disput... ...eed it became a sort of three−cornered contest. The third party was Emiliano Zapata, an Indian bandit, nominally a supporter of Villa but actually fav...

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USS Salisbury Sound (AV-13)

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...Diego on 12 February 1946 and commenced her first of 19 deployments to the western Pacific, where she served during a portion of every year from 1946 ... ...on Mail Zapata Courier ... ...Courier Zapata Patriot ... ...Patriot Zapata Ranger ... ... Ranger Zapata Rover ...

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The Hispanic Nations of the New World

By: William R. Shepherd

...of the far south. Scattered over these vast colonial domains in the Western World were somewhere between 12,000,000 and 19,000,000 people su... ... 1814. The irreconcilable among the patriots fled over the Andes to the western part of La Plata, where they found hospitable refuge. But... ...constituted republic, he conceived the bold plan of organizing near the western frontier an army--composed partly of Chilean refugees and partly... ...conceived the idea, once independence had been attained, of uniting the western part of the viceroyalty with Venezuela into a single republic. T... ...g periodically would also promote friendship among the republics of the western hemisphere and supply a convenient means of settling their di... ...t became a sort of three-cornered contest. The third party was Emiliano Zapata, an Indian bandit, nominally a supporter of Villa but actually ...

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Paul Sawtell

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... RKO, and eventually joined Universal Pictures . Sawtell worked on many western and horror films, and also scored the Sherlock Holmes films Th... ...psycho . The last score they provided was for the Mexican film Emiliano Zapata in 1970 shortly before Sawtell's death. Perhaps Sawtell's best kno...

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A History of Freedom of Thought

By: John Bagnell Bury

... able to avail herself of the same help. The following sketch is confined to Western [21] civilization. It begins with Greece and attempts to indicate... ... of the twelfth century Innocent III became Pope and under him the Church of Western Europe reached the height of its power. He and his immediate succ... ...II. REASON IN PRISON 17 When the Inquisition was fully developed it covered Western Christendom with a net from the meshes of which it was difficult ... ...make itself felt. The philosophy of Aristotle became known to learned men in Western Christendom; their teachers were Jews and Mohammedans. Among the ... ...aders, was indirect, and long delayed. In the first place, the great rent in Western Christianity, substituting a number of theological authorities in... ...ple and universal religion.” In the Sermon of the Fifty and the Questions of Zapata we can see what he owed to Bayle and English critics, but his touc...

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The Five Man Army

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...The Five Man Army (, 1969 ) is an Italian Zapata spaghetti western film taking place during the Mexican Revolut... ...The Five Man Army (, 1969 ) is an Italian Zapata spaghetti western film taking place during the Mexican Revolution . The film was...

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Equinoctial Regions of America Vol. 3

By: Humboldt, Alexander Von, 1769-1859

...of the snows of Abyssinia. The Cordilleras of New Grenada, near which the western tributary streams of the Orinoco, the Guaviare, the Meta, and the ... ...of Imataca and Zacupana.) This channel is near eight leagues long; at its western extremity a second bifurcation appears; and as the summit of the d... ...r Dorado, has been transported the distance of a hundred leagues from the western to the eastern bank of the Rio Branco. From these various changes,... ...these lands, which still enjoy a great celebrity for their riches, on the western limits of Dutch Guiana, live the Macusis, Aturajos, and Acuvajos. ... ...sue from this lake Parima. The same name being given by the Caribs to the western branch of the Rio Branco has perhaps contributed as much to the ... ...en the Batabano and the bay of Xagua, principally south of the Cienega de Zapata, Cayo Buenito, Cayo Flamenco and Cayo de Piedras. The soundings pro...

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Texas State Highway 359

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...itos to a junction with SH 16 at Hebbronville. Here the route takes a more western direction and runs through Bruni and Oilton before its final juncti... ...ughout and multi-lane for portions of the route. With the exception of its western terminus at Laredo, most of the terrain covered by the highway is s... ... US 82 south / Arkansas Avenue – Zapata Interchange; east end of US 83 overla... ... Loop 20 (Bob Bullock Loop) / Spur 260 south (Jaime Zapata Memorial Highway) – Zapata, Texas A&M International Univers... ...south / SH 285 east (Smith Street) to FM 1017 – Falfurrias, Zapata East end of SH 16 overlap ... ...itos to a junction with SH 16 at Hebbronville. Here the route takes a more western direction and runs through Bruni and Oilton before its final juncti... ...ughout and multi-lane for portions of the route. With the exception of its western terminus at Laredo, most of the terrain covered by the highway is s... ... US 82 south / Arkansas Avenue – Zapata Interchange; east end of US 83 overla... ... Loop 20 (Bob Bullock Loop) / Spur 260 south (Jaime Zapata Memorial Highway) – Zapata, Texas A&M International Univers...

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Equinoctial Regions of America V3

By: Humboldt, Alexander Von, 1769-1859

...rs of the snows of Abyssinia. The Cordilleras of New Grenada, near which the western tributary streams of the Orinoco, the Guaviare, the Meta, and the... ...es of Imataca and Zacupana.) This channel is near eight leagues long; at its western extremity a second bifurcation appears; and as the summit of the ... ...a or Dorado, has been transported the distance of a hundred leagues from the western to the eastern bank of the Rio Branco. From these various changes... ...ar these lands, which still enjoy a great celebrity for their riches, on the western limits of Dutch Guiana, live the Macusis, Aturajos, and Acuvajos.... ... issue from this lake Parima. The same name being given by the Caribs to the western branch of the Rio Branco has perhaps contributed as much to the i... ...tween the Batabano and the bay of Xagua, principally south of the Cienega de Zapata, Cayo Buenito, Cayo Flamenco and Cayo de Piedras. The soundings pr...

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Ostern

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...n for Easter. The Ostern (Eastern) or Red Western (also known as "Borscht Western") was the Soviet Union and Eastern ... ...cht Western") was the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc countries' take on the Western. The term refers to two related genres: ... ...erm refers to two related genres: Proper Red Westerns, set in America's 'Wild West', such as Lemonade Joe (Czechoslovaki... ... The Bodyguard (1979), and The Sixth (1981). While obviously influenced by Westerns, Easterns form a specific genre. The word "Ostern" is derived from... ...d from the German word Ost, meaning "East". Red Westerns of the first type are often compared to Spaghetti Westerns, in tha... ...lated ethic. There is also some common ground with the Zapata Western genre, which is often related to the Mexican Revolution, not... ...s) in the 1970s. See also Zapata Westerns, a political subgenre of "spaghetti" ... ... zapata ...

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American Military History

...Y [1] The history of the United States Army lies in the mainstream of modern Western military development. Heir to European traditions, the American A... ...introduced the modern concept of the “nation in arms,” such eruptions in the Western World usually involved clashes by soldiers of the opposing armies... ...doctrine. The lists vary from nation to nation. In their modern dress in the Western World, the accepted principles are essentially a post−Napoleonic ... ... Wars I and II that the coming of the atomic bomb has caused strategy in the Western World to focus on the deterrence of war and fostered tactics to s... ...seventeenth and eighteenth centuries—a part of the general outward thrust of western European peoples in this epoch. British people and institutions, ... ...enustiano Carranza, leader of the so−called Constitutionalists, and Emiliano Zapata, chief of the radicals. Woodrow Wilson, who had succeeded Taft as ...

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Compañeros

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...anish Compañeros (original release title: Vamos a matar, compañeros) is a Zapata Western directed by Sergio Corbu... ... Compañeros (original release title: Vamos a matar, compañeros) is a Zapata Western directed by Sergio Corbucci in ... ...d the orchestra was conducted by Bruno Nicolai. Compañeros is one of Corbucci's best-known westerns, as well as one of the best-kn... ... Civil War.[1] Due to the setting and Nero's and Milián's characters, it is similar also to Corbucci's earlier Zapata western, Il mercenario ("The Mer... ...War.[1] Due to the setting and Nero's and Milián's characters, it is similar also to Corbucci's earlier Zapata western, Il mercenario ("The Mercenary"... ... Italian films Italian-language films Spaghetti Western films 197...

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