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Easter Rising 334 they brought smallpox and tuberculosis, and the island
suffered further severe depopulation and cultural decline. With the introduction of
Christianity in the later 1860s, the surviving Polynesian traditions were forgotten.
Elephanta Island, island located in Bombay Harbour of the Arabian Sea, about 5
miles (8 km) east of Bombay city and island, and 2 miles (3 km) west of the
mainland coast of Maharashtra state, western India. Elephanta Island has an
area of ...
Ellis Island 460 tion, and the physiology of sexual behaviour. Ellis viewed sexual
activity as the healthy and natural expression of love, and he sought to dissipate
the fear and ignorance that characterized many people's attitudes toward human
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