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The Culture of Power and the Power of CultureOld Regime Europe 1660–1789

The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660–1789

T. C. W. Blanning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227458
eISBN:
9780191678707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227458.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This book is an account of Old Regime Europe that explores the cultural revolution that transformed 18th-century Europe. During this period the court culture exemplified by Louis XIV’s Versailles was ... More

Empire of ExtinctionRussians and the North Pacific's Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867

Empire of Extinction: Russians and the North Pacific's Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867

Ryan Tucker Jones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199343416
eISBN:
9780199373819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343416.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Empire of Extinction examines the causes and consequences of environmental catastrophe resulting from Russia’s imperial expansion into the North Pacific. Gathering a host of Siberian and Alaskan ... More

The Free Port of Livorno and the Transformation of the Mediterranean World

The Free Port of Livorno and the Transformation of the Mediterranean World

Corey Tazzara

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198791584
eISBN:
9780191833946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

In the twilight of the Renaissance, the grand duke of Tuscany—a scion of the fabled Medici family of bankers—invited foreign merchants, artisans, and ship captains to settle in his port city of ... More

History of UniversitiesVolume XXIX / 2

History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Mordechai Feingold and Alexander Broadie (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This latest volume in the series of titles on the history of universities contains a mix of learned chapters and book reviews which makes this publication a useful tool for the historian of higher ... More

Marriage and RevolutionMonsieur and Madame Roland

Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Siân Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This is a double biography of Jean-Marie Roland (1734–1793) and Marie-Jeanne Phlipon, later Madame Roland (1754–1793), leading figures in the French Revolution. J.‐M. Roland was minister of the ... More

The Russian Empire 1450-1801

The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Nancy Shields Kollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Being an empire is inseparable from modern Russian identity and historical experience: the Russian empire was founded in the early modern era and endures in large part today. The Russian Empire ... More

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