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The Austrian Alliance, the Seven Years’ War and the Emergence of a French ‘National’ Foreign Policy, 1756–1790

Thomas E. Kaiser

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When during the French Revolution the deputies of the National Assembly pondered the reasons for France's decades-long decline as a world power, many attributed it to the Franco-Austrian alliance of ... More


Republicans and Orangists

J. L. Price

in Holland and the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century: The Politics of Particularism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203834
eISBN:
9780191676000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203834.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The dichotomy between republicans and orangists is discarded as an unhelpful anachronism: factions operating at the provincial level, not party, is seen as the reality of the time. In contrast to ... More


Party and Faction

J. L. Price

in Holland and the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century: The Politics of Particularism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203834
eISBN:
9780191676000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203834.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

For nearly three decades now, discussion concerning the nature of politics within the voting towns of Holland during the Dutch Republic has been shaped to a perhaps unhealthy extent by the question ... More


The Roman World in the Age of Philip II

Thomas James Dandelet

in Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the Spanish faction of cardinals and the colony of Spaniards, which had always been the most visible manifestation of Spanish power in Rome. During the reigns of Philip II and ... More


The Piety of Spanish Rome

Thomas James Dandelet

in Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how, despite appropriating the history of the ancient city and empire and winning a dominant political and economic role in the papal court, the Spanish faction in Rome also ... More


The Carafa and the Pontificate of Paul IV

Miles Pattenden

in Pius IV and the Fall of The Carafa: Nepotism and Papal Authority in Counter-Reformation Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670628
eISBN:
9780191749513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670628.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter describes the Carafa family’s role in the key events of the pontificate of their uncle Paul IV from his election to his disastrous war against Spain and his campaigns against his various ... More


Between unitas and aequalitas: The Ideology of Representation

Andrea Gamberini

in The Clash of Legitimacies: The State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824312
eISBN:
9780191862861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824312.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter focuses on political life within the city commune. Although each political group tended to represent itself as ‘the whole’, division in the political body not only existed but was in ... More


The Experience of Personal Government between the Factions and the Popolo: The Persistence of the Commune

Andrea Gamberini

in The Clash of Legitimacies: The State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824312
eISBN:
9780191862861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824312.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

At the beginning of the thirteenth century, two new actors made their appearance in the political life of the communes: the factions and the Societas Populi. This chapter focuses on the political ... More


The Duke and the Culture of Individual Distinction

Andrea Gamberini

in The Clash of Legitimacies: The State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824312
eISBN:
9780191862861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824312.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The great challenge posed by the construction of a state based around a noble and princely structure led first of all to confrontation with those republican ideals that continued to guide large and ... More


Guelphs and Ghibellines: Another Idea of Legitimacy

Andrea Gamberini

in The Clash of Legitimacies: The State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824312
eISBN:
9780191862861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824312.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

To find a political culture that was actually shared by rural lords and country dwellers, as well as by country and city, and aristocrats and prince, it would probably be necessary to look at that of ... More


Concluding Note

Andrea Gamberini

in The Clash of Legitimacies: The State-Building Process in Late Medieval Lombardy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824312
eISBN:
9780191862861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824312.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter summarizes all the main points and issues addressed in previous chapters (both in Part I and in Part II), with the aim of highlighting the common thread that runs through the entire ... More


Konstanz’s Dilemma

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Konstanz was an imperial free city whose citizens, collectively or individually, retained extensive estates and lands in the Thurgau notwithstanding Swiss occupation. But it was a city of divided ... More


Personal Rule, 1643–8

Alistair Malcolm

in Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791904
eISBN:
9780191834158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791904.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

For five years after the withdrawal of Olivares, Philip IV did his utmost to rule without a valido. However, it was widely understood that he held a special affection for don Luis de Haro. This ... More


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