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  1. Palmares, or Quilombo dos Palmares, was a fugitive community of escaped slaves and others in colonial Brazil that developed from 1605 until its suppression in 1694. It was located in what is today the Brazilian state of Alagoas.
  2. Palmares is the name of the seventh canton in the Province of Alajuela in Costa Rica.

There are other places with Palmares in their name, like Palmares Paulista and União dos Palmares.

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Google previewThe Archaeology of Slavery (2014)

A Comparative Approach to Captivity and Coercion by Lydia Wilson Marshall

Palmares is a unique archaeological site, the largest and most enduring Maroon settlement ever—a most potent symbol of the struggle for freedom against oppression. For the new Brazilian democracy, Palmares represented a cry for freedom, ...

Google previewAgricultural Regions of Costa Rica

The Cane Region Starting at Alajuela and running westward to the south of the higher coffee areas around Palmares is a contiguous agricultural region with cane as the dominant crop. It lies between elevation of around 700 meters (2300 feet) ...

Google previewAfrican Re-Genesis (2016)

Confronting Social Issues in the Diaspora by Jay B Haviser, Kevin C MacDonald

Palmares is a site that requires a reflexive approach as only then can we reach a true multivocality. ̄ The fact that we found mostly Native American related pottery is meaningful in itself (Orser 1994b: 12¥13). We should also not forget that the ...

Google previewHistoric Cities and Sacred Sites (2001)

Cultural Roots for Urban Futures by Ismail Serageldin, Ephim Shluger, Joan Martin-Brown

The Fundacao Cultural Palmares is a not-for-profit organization linked to the Ministry of Culture and in a working partnership with a number of government and nongovernmental institutions. It has been charged with restoring and revitalizing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the African Diaspora (2008)

Origins, Experiences, and Culture. A-C. Volume 1

In addition to escaped slaves, the community attracted poor women, indigenous Indians, free mulattos, and white settlers, many of whom sharecropped on Palmares land. Developing its own subsistence agriculture, artisan production, iron ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Slavery and Abolition (2002)

by Martin A. Klein

PALMARES. Palmares was the most important Maroon community or quilombo in the history of Brazil. Founded about 1 605 by slaves fleeing the sugar plantations of Peraambuco, it grew after 1630 when slaves were able to take advantage of ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Palmares longi. Flewores carpi radiales. Flexores carpi ulnares. Pronatores teretes. Fleror. digit. sublimes - ULNAE. Tricipites - Brachiales interni - Extens commun. digit. - Extens propr. auric. - Extens carpi ulnares - Extens carpi rad. breviores ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

Supinatores breves - Palmares longi. | Flerores carpi radiales. - | Flexores carpi ulnares. Pronatores teretes. Aponeuro/es antibr. Cap/e artic. Radii - - - Fleror. digit. /ublimes - ULNAE« Scapule. Humeri - - Tricipites - Humeri - - Brachiales interni ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

sinistri vena obturatoria vena occipitalis vena encephali occipitales vena emissaria occipitalis vena gyri olfactorii vena digitales palmares vena metacarpeae palmares vena palpebrales vena pancreaticae vena pancreaticoduodenales vena ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion (2007)

by Junius P. Rodriguez

Colombia Revolt Conselheiro, Antonio Garifuna King Benkos Bioho King Miguel Guacamaya Male Revolt Maroons Palmares Saramakan People Tupac Amaru Venezuelan Insurrection Walker, William Zumbi dos Palmares Conspiracies III.

Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Dorland

Called also nervi digitales palmares communes nervi mediani. digital n's of median n., proper palmar, origin, common palmar digital nerves; distribution, first two lumbrical muscles, skin and joints of both sides and palmar aspect of thumb, ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1L1M3A1R1E1S1

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