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Escaping the Urban Din: A Comparative Study of Theodor Lessing’s Antilärmverein (1908) and Maximilian Negwer’s Ohropax (1908)

John Goodyear

in Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199759392
eISBN:
9780199918911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759392.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

At the outset of the twentieth century, the new noisy urban soundscape was a source of fascination and frustration. For the frustrated, for those attempting to escape the urban din, help would soon ... More


‘A Sympathy with Power’: Imagining Robespierre

Nicholas Roe

in Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter suggests that in 1794–1795 Maximilian Robespierre was a monitory but not necessarily unattractive figure for William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and John Thelwall, and argues ... More


Giangaleazzo's Investiture and its Legacy

Jane Black

in Absolutism in Renaissance Milan: Plenitude of Power under the Visconti and the Sforza 1329-1535

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565290
eISBN:
9780191721861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565290.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter Three describes the Milanese dukes' desire for imperial recognition of their right to absolute powers, beginning with Giangaleazzo Visconti, created duke in 1395. Plenitude of power itself ... More


The Reform of the Reich and the Church, c.1490–1519

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The reign of Maximilian I was crucial in the development of the early modern constitution of the Reich. The political reform process was, however, part of a wider reform movement that also aspired to ... More


Managing the Peace 1555–1618

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Against the traditional view that this period saw conflict and political breakdown, this section argues that the Reich was stabilised under Ferdinand I and Maximilian II. The Reichstag, the Kreise, ... More


The Thirty Years War, 1618–1648

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This section argues that the Thirty Years War was not inevitable and that it was fundamentally a struggle over the German constitution; ultimately, all German rulers including the emperor had a ... More


5. Johannes Pfefferkorn and the Campaign against Jews

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the attempt, which began in 1509, to promote conversion by confiscating Jewish books. Supported by the Franciscan and Dominican Orders as well as the University of Cologne, ... More


6. Who Saved the Jewish Books?

David H. Price

in Johannes Reuchlin and the Campaign to Destroy Jewish Books

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394214
eISBN:
9780199894734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394214.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explains the complex legal maneuvers undertaken to oppose and support the imperial mandates authorizing confiscation. It offers a new reconstruction and interpretation of the actual ... More


Liberalism, Nationalism, and the Coming of the Revolution

R. J. W. Evans

in The Revolutions in Europe, 1848–1849: From Reform to Reaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249978
eISBN:
9780191697852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249978.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first French Revolution established France as the touchpaper for future international explosions. Liberalism, in essence, stood for freed development of individuals and groups, guaranteed by ... More


Indulgences and the crusade against the Turks

Normal Housley

in Crusading and the Ottoman Threat, 1453-1505

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199227051
eISBN:
9780191746031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227051.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter considers the most important feature of crusading's devotional and economic impact, the distribution of indulgences in exchange for financial contributions. In the first place, it ... More


‘For the Greater Happiness of the State’: Gendarmes beyond the Empire

Clive Emsley

in Gendarmes and the State in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207986
eISBN:
9780191677878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207986.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the creation of the Gendarmerie by Maximilian Joseph. Joseph announced a centralized system of government including the ... More


Student in Munich

Charles P. Enz

in No Time to be Brief: A scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198564799
eISBN:
9780191713835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564799.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins with a discussion of Pauli’s experiences while attending the Ludwig–Maximilian University in Munich. It then details his first encounter with magnetism and his doctoral thesis.


Maximilian Schuh, Aneignungen des Humanismus. Institutionelle und individuelle Praktiken an der Universität Ingolstadt im 15. Jahrhundert (Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Vol. 47), (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2013), xiii+286 pp. ISBN: 9789004230958

Richard Kirwan

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 1

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198779919
eISBN:
9780191825927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779919.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at how humanist learning took hold at the University of Ingolstadt in the late fifteenth century. It mainly draws from Maximilian Schuh's Aneignungen des Humanismus (2011). In his ... More


The Hereditary Agreement of 1511

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Verdicts on the Swiss War now agree that it was a local conflict which spun out of control. In its aftermath the Confederation reached its final composition, with the admission of Basel and ... More


The Message in Transit

Shira Brisman

in Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226354750
eISBN:
9780226354897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354897.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Describing the official postal system established by emperor Maximilian I in 1490, Chapter Two argues that in the earliest decades of the imperial postal system, the representation of messengers ... More


Relay and Delay

Shira Brisman

in Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226354750
eISBN:
9780226354897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354897.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Focusing on an unfinished, imperially commissioned print project, Maximilian’s Triumphal Chariot, Chapter Three describes the complex chain of letters surrounding this collaboration and Dürer’s ... More


The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

Robert E. May

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813049229
eISBN:
9780813050058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049229.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This collection of essays addresses the role of foreign affairs in the American Civil War. It argues that foreign relations held far more significance for the war's outcome than is generally ... More


On Whether the Venetians Should Ally with the King of the Romans or Stick to the Alliance with the King of France

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance: Speeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415040
eISBN:
9781474430937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415040.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the delicate position that the Venetians had found themselves in during the spring of 1507. At the time, Maximilian I, King of the Romans, was getting ready to pass into Italy ... More


From Captivity to Cataclysm (1914–1945)

Robert E. Alvis

in White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271702
eISBN:
9780823271757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The First World War paved the way for Polish independence. The leaders of the Second Republic struggled to forge a stable state, which enabled Piłsudski to come to power. Catholic leaders carved out ... More


in A Minor, op. 29: (From the Old Notebooks)

Boris Berman

in Prokofiev's Piano Sonatas: A Guide for the Listener and the Performer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114904
eISBN:
9780300145007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114904.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the Fourth Sonata, which is the last one written by Prokofiev before leaving Russia. It was composed in 1917, although the material derives from Prokofiev's student years at ... More


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