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The Emperor’s Charlemagne

Anne A. Latowsky

in Emperor of the World: Charlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800-1229

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451485
eISBN:
9780801467790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451485.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the canonization of Charlemagne. The canonization of Charlemagne represented a major initiative to promote Frederick's imperial image. His actions in orchestrating the event ... More


Baby Boomers: The First Generation of the Staufen Upper Aristocracy

Jonathan R. Lyon

in Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100-1250

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451300
eISBN:
9780801467851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451300.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at the first generation of the Staufen upper aristocracy, focusing on the sets of brothers who were active within five lineages. It considers the different sources that provide ... More


Sex, Money, and Marriage: Prostitution as an Instrument of Conjugal Critique

Jill Suzanne Smith

in Berlin Coquette: Prostitution and the New German Woman, 1890-1933

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452673
eISBN:
9780801469701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452673.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the similarities and differences between the bohemian playwright, the urban sociologist, and the socialist politician in their assessments of prostitution, gender relations, ... More


Eros and Thanatos in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Sigmund Freud, Otto Weininger, Arthur Schnitzler

Katja Garloff

in Mixed Feelings: Tropes of Love in German Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704963
eISBN:
9781501706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704963.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers a locale famously fraught with questions of sex, love, and identity: turn-of-the-century Vienna. Vienna was the birthplace of psychoanalysis and a center of the crisis of ... More


The Arrival of Imperial Germany

David M. Edelstein

in Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707568
eISBN:
9781501709449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707568.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Germany was unified in 1871, creating a new great power in the center of Europe. Surprisingly, the first concerted effort to balance against Germany did not come until the Franco-Russian Alliance in ... More


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