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France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Raymond Jonas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the little-known story of the Sacré-Coeur, or Sacred Heart. The highest point in Paris and a celebrated tourist destination, the white-domed basilica of Sacré-Coeur on Montmartre is a ... More


Introduction

Ian Coller

in Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is about a France that never quite existed. It addresses the making and unmaking of a space that had no name and appears nowhere in the official record. In this sense “Arab France” is ... More


The Making of Arab Paris

Ian Coller

in Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The plurality of origins and experiences in this chapter was the key difference between the milieu in Paris and that of Marseille. Where the Marseillais Arab population had arrived in a large convoy, ... More


Cosmopolitanism and Confusion

Ian Coller

in Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Joseph Agoub's meteoric success in Paris: within only a few years he was being feted in the Paris salon of Madame Dufrénoy. Then, quite unexpectedly, this success seems to have ... More


Remaking Arab France

Ian Coller

in Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In a remarkable preface to his final work, published after his death, Joseph Agoub offered an eloquent defense of the Arab language, placing Egypt for the first time in his works as just one element ... More


A Kind of Apotheosis: Claire Goes to Paris

Raymond Jonas

in The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242975
eISBN:
9780520938281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242975.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1917, with the threat of Germany looming in the distance and with the spread of the news of Claire's interrogation at Poitiers, the public interest in the voyante from Rinfillières intensified. ... More


The Insurgent Barricade

Mark Traugott

in The Insurgent Barricade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266322
eISBN:
9780520947733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266322.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the problem of how the term “insurgent barricade” is interpreted in this book and provides examples, starting with the account of the Paris insurrection of 1832. It clarifies ... More


The Barricade Conquers Europe, 1848

Mark Traugott

in The Insurgent Barricade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266322
eISBN:
9780520947733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266322.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter recounts the story of the barricade's spread to dozens of new locations scattered across the Continent in the spring and summer of 1848. It discusses that the February revolution in ... More


Marianne in the Department Store: Commercial Paris and the Civic Vision of the Republic

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the conflict between commercial Paris and the civic vision of the French Republic. It discusses the development of new forms of consumer capitalism and the emergence of ... More


“The Mercantile Spirit of our Epoch”: The Aesthetic Crisis of the Republic

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines several different narratives in the fin-de-siècle controversy over the aesthetics of the consumer metropolis in Paris, France. It highlights the importance of Paris as the ... More


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