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Italy's 'white raja': the fabulous life of Celso Cesare Moreno

Reid, Anthony

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Cesar Moreno is best known for his public life in America, including as the most short-lived foreign minister of the Kingdom of Hawaii. But his flamboyant younger years in the mid-19th century were spent in Asia. He spent several years in India, in Aceh (Sumatra) and in China, in each case positioning himself against imperialism, especially of the English. He sympathised (and perhaps fought) with the Indian rebellion of 1857, encouraged the Sultan of Aceh to defy both Britain and Holland , and...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorReid, Anthony
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-20T20:57:07Z
dc.date.available2020-12-20T20:57:07Z
dc.identifier.issn1449-4418
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/218164
dc.description.abstractCesar Moreno is best known for his public life in America, including as the most short-lived foreign minister of the Kingdom of Hawaii. But his flamboyant younger years in the mid-19th century were spent in Asia. He spent several years in India, in Aceh (Sumatra) and in China, in each case positioning himself against imperialism, especially of the English. He sympathised (and perhaps fought) with the Indian rebellion of 1857, encouraged the Sultan of Aceh to defy both Britain and Holland , and sided with the Tai-Ping rebels in China. Can we distinguish his self-promoting personal account of these adventures from the facts?
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherAustralian National University
dc.sourceAsian Currents
dc.titleItaly's 'white raja': the fabulous life of Celso Cesare Moreno
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2017
local.identifier.absfor210302 - Asian History
local.identifier.ariespublicationu6048437xPUB601
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationReid, Anthony, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.startpageonline
local.identifier.absseo970121 - Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
dc.date.updated2020-11-23T10:43:23Z
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