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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


Financial Activities in the Medieval Marketplace

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at mostly peasants and humble citizens, and how there is not much in terms of beauty that can be expected to be discerned from the objects that these simple people brought to the ... More


Excavating Modernity: The Roman Past in Fascist Italy

Joshua Arthurs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449987
eISBN:
9780801468841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449987.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The cultural and material legacies of the Roman Republic and Empire in evidence throughout Rome have made it the “Eternal City.” Too often, however, this patrimony has caused Rome to be seen as ... More


Introduction: Building a Better German

Erik N. Jensen

in Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

After Germany's stunning military defeat in 1918, the physical fitness of its citizens became a national priority, and no one did more to heighten the level of self‐scrutiny and to establish ideals ... More


Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Julie Fette

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the 1930s, the French Third Republic banned naturalized citizens from careers in law and medicine for up to ten years after they had obtained French nationality. In 1940, the Vichy regime ... More


The Gestapo and Social Co-operation: The Example of Political Denunciation

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Autobiographies of survivors and eyewitness reports of the Nazi regime were shrouded with immense fear and conveyed an omnipotent Gestapo. However, the Gestapo lacked physical resources to execute ... More


The Diversification of Local Politics

Jan Palmowski

in Urban Liberalism in Imperial Germany: Frankfurt Am Main, 1866–1914

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207504
eISBN:
9780191677700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207504.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how Frankfurt liberals fended off the political challenges that developed from the 1880s. They were faced with a number of challenges from groups which employed successively new ... More


The Uphill Struggle

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the determination of the Czechoslovaks to fight which helped them to achieve the recognition of the national council. The British found it more convenient to deal with one ... More


Consumer Citizenship and the Republicanization of the Market

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the issues of consumer citizenship and the republicanization of the marketplace in Paris, France. It explains that the burgeoning alliance between home and marketplace was ... More


Cataloging the Social World

Ian F. Mcneely

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

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the state officials and local citizens who drew on a host of powerful Enlightenment ideas—encyclopedism—to portray and depict this new civic landscape in the statistical ... More


The Poor Worker Breaks His Legs

Katherine Lebow

in Unfinished Utopia: Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, 1949-56

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451249
eISBN:
9780801468865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451249.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses agitation and mobilization in Nowa Huta—particularly, the almost relentless labor competition campaigns urging workers to build socialism “faster, better, cheaper.” The chapter ... More


Feminism and the Republic

Karen Offen

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0033
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter portrays the feminist struggle for women's rights and emancipation following the events of the French Revolution as well as the five French Republics. It examines their roots dating from ... More


Introduction

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines how professionalization became intertwined with xenophobia and economic self-defense in the French Third Republic. Focusing on the fields of law and medicine within the complex ... More


Defense of the Corps: The Medical Mobilization against Foreigners and Naturalized Citizens

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the movement to protect the French medical profession against foreigners and naturalized citizens during the interwar period. It first considers the issue of overcrowding in the ... More


The Art of Medicine: Access and Status

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the French medical profession sought to protect itself against foreigners and naturalized citizens through distinction. In particular, it considers how physicians tried to ... More


The Barrier of the Law Bar

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the French legal profession sought to protect itself against foreigners and naturalized citizens by blocking them from membership in law bars. More specifically, it ... More


Lawyers during the Vichy Regime: Exclusion in the Law

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Vichy regime's National Revolution, which blamed communists, foreigners, Freemasons, and Jews for the collapse of the Third Republic following the German invasion in 1940. ... More


Conclusion: Postwar Continuities and the Rupture of Public Apology

Julie Fette

in Exclusions: Practicing Prejudice in French Law and Medicine, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450211
eISBN:
9780801463990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450211.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book has examined the mobilization of French lawyers and physicians against foreigners and naturalized citizens, arguing that it was initiated and led “from below.” It has discussed exclusionary ... More


Introduction

James Krapfl

in Revolution with a Human Face: Politics, Culture, and Community in Czechoslovakia, 1989-1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452055
eISBN:
9780801469428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452055.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of existing studies on the Czechoslovak revolution of 1989, arguing that most ignore or marginalize its most important actor: Czechoslovak citizens. ... More


The Rhetoric of Revolution

James Krapfl

in Revolution with a Human Face: Politics, Culture, and Community in Czechoslovakia, 1989-1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452055
eISBN:
9780801469428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452055.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines what might be called “the discourse of the Gentle Revolution about itself” by means of narrative theory. It lays the foundation for later chapters by unhinging preconceptions, ... More


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