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Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Philip Towle

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Enforced disarmament has often been ignored by historians, diplomats, and strategic analysts. Yet the democracies have imposed some measure of disarmament on their enemies after every major victory ... More


State and Nation the French Revolution

David Armstrong

in Revolution and World Order: The Revolutionary State in International Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198275282
eISBN:
9780191598739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198275285.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The question of the origins of the French revolutionary wars is controversial, with some seeing them as fundamentally ideological, others as power‐political. The Revolution undermined in some ... More


 The Prophet as Hero and Wise Easterner (1800–1900)

Frederick Quinn

in The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325638
eISBN:
9780199869336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325638.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses dramatic changes the image of Islam underwent in the West during the 19th century. Topics covered include Napoleon Bonaparte's forays into Islamic religion, Orientalism in ... More


Principalities and Powers

Mary Orr

in Flaubert's Tentation: Remapping Nineteenth-Century French Histories of Religion and Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199258581
eISBN:
9780191718083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258581.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter addresses among the most critically commented tableaux of the Tentation. It argues against reading the famous ‘Nebuchadnezzar's Feast’ and ‘Queen of Sheba’ set‐pieces as allegedly ... More


Epilogue

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the exile of Napoleon Bonaparte to Saint Helena. It suggests that Napoleon's arrival at Saint Helena on October 15, 1815, seemed to intensify the mystery of the man himself. ... More


Conclusion

Ulrich L. Lehner

in Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter summarizes the preceding chapters and discusses the contribution of the Napoleonic Wars to the end of monasticism and to the experiment of enlightened monasticism.


Napoleon and the Dawn of Operational Warfare

Martin van Creveld

in The Evolution of Operational Art: From Napoleon to the Present

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599486
eISBN:
9780191595806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599486.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates that the emergence of campaigns, made possible by a certain size of military formations, in essence opened the way for the operational level of war, operational warfare, and ... More


The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Ian McNeely

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book studies writing in its connection to bureaucracy, citizenship, and the state in Germany. Stitching together micro- and macro-level analysis, it reconstructs the vibrant, textually saturated ... More


Conrad and History

Richard Niland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580347
eISBN:
9780191722738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This work examines the philosophy of history and the subject of the nation in the literature of Joseph Conrad. It explores the importance of nineteenth-century Polish Romantic philosophy in Conrad's ... More


ONLY A FEW APPEAR, AND OFTEN NONE: The Scuole in Decline, 1650–1807

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is concerned with the final 150 years in the histories of the scuole grandi, from 1650 to 1807. During this period, for financial and political reasons, the confraternities limited their ... More


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