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To Live Free, to Die a Slave: Foreigners in Ancien Régime France

Michael Rapport

in Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners 1789-1799

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208457
eISBN:
9780191678011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208457.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The contrasting treatment of different types of foreigners in France before 1789 shows that they were encouraged to settle in France where they were deemed of utility to the state. Such uses could be ... More


The Ancien Régime in the South

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the crisis of the of the Bourbon Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in the context of the changes that were undermining the European Ancien Régime in the second half of the 18th ... More


The Chronology and Geography of a Cultural Revolution

Vincenzo Ferrone

in The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the chronology and geography of the Enlightenment as a cultural revolution. Eighteenth-century European society underwent profound transformations that changed the course of ... More


Politicization and Natura Naturans: The Late Enlightenment Question and the Crisis of the

Vincenzo Ferrone

in The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines two major phenomena that had a profound influence on the Late Enlightenment: the sudden and momentous politicization of the Republic of Letters, and the gradual move towards ... More


Being Bourgeois: The Rise of Aesthetic Individuality

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/9780520225299.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the rise of aesthetic individuality in Paris, France during the late nineteenth century. It explains that the rise of the market as an aesthetic arena for individual actors ... More


The Devil in the Holy Water: Political Libel in Eighteenth-Century France: 2007 British Academy Lecture

Robert Darnton

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses an investigation of the vast but unstudied literature of libel that appeared in the French book market during the eighteenth century. It concentrates on four interconnected ... More


What Was the Enlightenment?: The Humanism of the Moderns in Europe

Vincenzo Ferrone

in The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the unifying element, and the ultimate defining trait of, the Enlightenment style of thought that pervaded the new humanism of the moderns: a radical cultural reform of the ... More


Music as Resistance and an Emerging Avant-garde

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explains how music can help mobilize people. It mentions the “En revenant de la revue”, which helped mobilize people to vote against the parliamentary republic and contributed to the ... More


Afterword: The Enlightenment: A Revolution of the Mind or the Cultural Revolution?

Vincenzo Ferrone

in The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book has examined the philosophers' point of view about the Enlightenment, and more specifically the question Was ist Aufklärung? that had been posed by Immanuel Kant. It has also postulated a ... More


The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Ian Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Modern Europe has been seen as having its origins in the Fall of the Roman Empire and the Barbarian Invasions of the fourth, fifth, and sixth centuries. As a result, the period has been drawn into a ... More


Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

John A. Davis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book takes the southern Italian Kingdom of the Two Sicilies as the vantage point for a reconsideration of Italy's history in the age of Napoleon and the European revolutions. The book's central ... More


Naples, Napoleon, and the Origins of the Two Italies

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the decade of Napoleonic rule in southern Italy (1806-1815) in the context of earlier attempts by the Bourbon monarchy to reform the Ancien Régime Kingdom of the ... More


Accounting for Taste: The Triumph of French Cuisine

Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226243238
eISBN:
9780226243276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243276.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

French cuisine is such a staple in our understanding of fine food that we forget the accidents of history that led to its creation. This book brings these “accidents” to the surface, illuminating the ... More


Factory of Strategy: Thirty-Three Lessons on Lenin

Antonio Negri

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146821
eISBN:
9780231519427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146821.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is both a systematic inquiry into the development of Vladimir Lenin’s thought and an encapsulation of a critical shift in theoretical trajectory of its author, Antonio Negri. It is the last ... More


National education: promise and paralysis

Adrian O'Connor

in In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 2 analyzes the debates over education that followed upon the expulsion of the Jesuits from Paris in 1762 and from France in 1764. The expulsion created practical as well as political problems ... More


The Enlightenment–French Revolution Paradigm: Between Political Myth and Epistemological Impasse

Vincenzo Ferrone

in The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Enlightenment–French Revolution paradigm in relation to questions relevant to the memory and national identity of republican France, the political myth of the demise of the ... More


Corruption and Anticorruption in the Era of Modernity and Beyond

Jens Ivo Engels

in Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Introducing a detailed discussion of the modernization or transition thesis, this chapter argues that understandings of anticorruption did indeed change dramatically around 1800. The revolutionaries ... More


The Experience of a Loss: Spain, Florida, and the United States (1783–1833)

Carmen De La Guardia Herrero

in La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The relations between Spain and the United States from 1783 to 1833 were complex. The United States had initiated its history as a nation with strong republican and expansionist values in its ... More


For a Defense of Historical Knowledge: Beyond the Centaur

Vincenzo Ferrone

in The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that historians must go beyond the premises of the paradigm of the Centaur and uphold the autonomy and prerogatives of historical knowledge with respect to the Enlightenment. It ... More


The Franks and the State of France

Ian Wood

in The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The early eighteenth century saw a major development in the interpretation of the Fall of the Roman Empire and the Barbarian invasions, with the publication of work by Henri comte de Boulainvilliers ... More


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