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Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Nina Kushner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451560
eISBN:
9780801470691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451560.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book reveals the complex world of elite prostitution in eighteenth-century Paris—the demimonde—by focusing on the professional mistresses who dominated it. These damesentretenues exchanged sex, ... More


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


Summer, 1946, Part I: The European Expedition and the Ethnography of Testimony

Alan Rosen

in The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395129
eISBN:
9780199866588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395129.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles the lead up to Boder's expedition; the establishment of his interview headquarters in a Paris still recovering from the war; his interview protocols; his frustrated desire to ... More


From Versailles to the Ruhr Crisis

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarises and evaluates the pattern of Franco–German relations from the Armistice talks of late 1918 to the reparations crisis of autumn 1922. It explains how and why inter-Allied ... More


City of Noise: Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Aimée Boutin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039218
eISBN:
9780252097263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039218.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Beloved as the city of light, Paris in the nineteenth-century sparked the acclaim of poets and the odium of the bourgeois with its distinctive sounds. Street vendors bellowed songs known as the Cris ... More


France from the Enlightenment to the Napoleonic University

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Efforts to reform the French universities were cut short by the 1789 revolution, and they were abolished in 1793. Higher education began to revive only in 1795, with schools of law and medicine, but ... More


Conclusion: Finding France Abroad

J. P. DAUGHTON

in An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter notes that critics of Catholic missions regularly played the role of catalyst in motivating changes in both religious and republican work in the empire. It narrates that the onslaught of ... More


Malta, London, and Paris

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901: From Nation to Nationalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206118
eISBN:
9780191717178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206118.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The years in Turin were of great importance in Francesco Crispi's political development. He had arrived in Piedmont a federalist, whose main concern was still the liberation of Sicily: he saw ... More


Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France

Naomi Davidson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450914
eISBN:
9780801465697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450914.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The French state has long had a troubled relationship with its diverse Muslim populations. This book traces this turbulence to the 1920s and 1930s, when North Africans first immigrated to French ... More


Conclusion

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0024
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. The book began by asking how much truth there was in the traditional generalisations made about France, whether there was a common core of attitudes ... More


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