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The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

R. R. Palmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For the Western world, the period from 1760 to 1800 was the great revolutionary era in which the outlines of the modern democratic state came into being. Here for the first time in one volume is the ... More


Broken Promises, Broken Hearts: The Revolutionary Judicial System

Stephanie J. Smith

in Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reviews court cases from the revolutionary era to analyze women's use of the judicial system. It shows that while the revolutionary military tribunals from 1915 to 1917 allowed some ... More


The Missionaries: Expiation and the Resacralization of the King’s Two Bodies

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the missionaries orchestrating a religious revival in these years which also used their public spectacles to reassert the legitimacy of the Bourbon monarchy; however, their ... More


Religious Establishment Challenged, Destroyed, and Re-formed: The Revolutionary Era

Kyle T. Bulthuis

in Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the Revolutionary era's challenges to formal, legal establishment, and the persistence after the Revolution of a social vision of unity in both churches. Accusations of ... More


Disaster and Dispersal

Tom Arne Midtrød

in The Memory of All Ancient Customs: Native American Diplomacy in the Colonial Hudson Valley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449376
eISBN:
9780801464126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449376.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the fate of Hudson Valley Indians during Revolutionary era. In spite of continuing divisions among the Natives of the Valley, it was ultimately the unrelenting pressure of the ... More


Women's Words

Susan E. Klepp

in Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility, and Family Limitation in America, 1760-1820

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833223
eISBN:
9781469600796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833223.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on revolutionary-era women's innovative recasting of the meanings of femininity, fertility, family, and the future. These new ideals were communicated to friends and daughters at ... More


Introduction

Daniel J. Tortora

in Carolina in Crisis: Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621227
eISBN:
9781469623382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621227.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter briefly explores the historical aftershocks generated by the Anglo-Cherokee War—a series of clashes that occurred between the years 1758 and 1761, which had created a ... More


Why They Stay

Andrew Greeley and Paul Wink

in The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238176
eISBN:
9780520938779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238176.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Can someone intelligent and well educated still continue to be a Roman Catholic in these times? This chapter clarifies what religion is and what is it about the Catholic religion that explains its ... More


Liberty of the Imagination in Revolutionary America

Edward Cahill

in American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156172
eISBN:
9780231520775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156172.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter establishes the dialectic of freedom and constraint that is constitutive of aesthetic theory and political analyses of liberty. During the revolutionary era, liberty was celebrated, ... More


Introduction: New Men: Feminist Histories of Manliness in Early British America

Thomas A. Foster

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines masculinity in British America from European settlement through the Revolutionary era. It argues that ... More


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