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The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Walter Scott and J. H. Alexander

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Siege of Malta and Bizarro are Scott's final works, written in Malta and Italy at the end of 1831 and the beginning of 1832. Although extracts from The Siege of Malta have been published, this is ... More


The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Christopher Storrs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

For too long the history of seventeenth-century Spain has been dismissed as a story of imperial decline after the achievement of the sixteenth century. Resilience of the Spanish monarchy presents a ... More


Centre and Periphery in the Spanish Monarchy

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship between Castile and the non-Castilian territories (Aragon, Valencia, Catalonia), and that between the Spanish and non-Spanish territories of the Monarchy, with ... More


The Young Conspirator

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/9780198206118.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The years from 1842 to 1845, when Francesco Crispi started practising as a lawyer in Naples, constituted a momentous period in the history of Italy. Liberalism in Naples during the early 1840s was ... More


Revolution, 1848–1849

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/9780198206118.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Palermo revolution could never have been effective had there not been an enormous groundswell of largely unorchestrated discontent that had built up over the years among broad sections of the ... More


Catalonia Defiant

Alan Ryder

in The Wreck of Catalonia: Civil War in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207367
eISBN:
9780191708718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207367.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the power and authority of the Corts of Catalonia. For over two centuries, the Corts of Catalonia's control over legislation and extraordinary taxation had forced monarchs to ... More


Projecting Reform

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Starting with the reactions to the great famine of 1763-64, this chapter shows how in the public debates of the 1770s and 1780s — especially in the writings of Antonio Genovesi, Gaetano Filangieri, ... More


Undermining the Old Order

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Despite their similarities, the projects of the reformers and the policies adopted by the Bourbon monarchy were inspired by very different principles and objectives, while new and less visible ... More


1799: The Rise and Fall of the Republic

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The crisis of the Bourbon monarchy came to a peak with the Republic of 1799, and the events the preceded and followed it. This chapter explores the impact of the French Revolution on Italy and the ... More


The Costs of Empire

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Until the fall of the empire, the Kingdom of Naples was the Mediterranean frontier of Napoleon's continental enterprise, but its primary function was to supply men, materials, and taxes to the ... More


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