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There but Not There: Constantinople in the Itinerarium Burdigalense

Benet Salway

in Two Romes: Rome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199739400
eISBN:
9780199933006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739400.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The anonymous record of a journey from Bordeaux to Jerusalem and back again in 333-34 understandably holds an important position in the history of Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land as the first ... More


Bordeaux

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter follows the long history of commercial relations between many British ports and Bordeaux. It begins by examining the long-run changes in wine production and trade during the nineteenth ... More


France

Renee Levine Melammed

in A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170719
eISBN:
9780199835416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170717.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The options available to the emigrants settling in France were limited since it was a Catholic country that had expelled all of its Jews in the fourteenth century. While some of the kings granted ... More


The Principalities 987–1108

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The importance of the eleventh century in the evolution of France is hard to estimate. In one sense, it was a time of set-back in that, for most of the century, the frontiers of the West Frankish ... More


The Disciplines of the Wars

Douglas Kerr

in Wilfred Owen's Voices: Language and Community

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198123705
eISBN:
9780191671609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123705.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

After several unproductive months spent in England, Owen moved to Bordeaux, France, in September 1913 to teach. Although the initial omens did not seem to be very inviting as he could not study at ... More


The Revolution in Provincial France: Aquitaine, 1789–1799

Alan Forrest

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206163
eISBN:
9780191676994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206163.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book presents a provincial view of the French Revolution and assesses the experience of revolution across a broad swathe of south-western France, in an area which increasingly looked to Bordeaux ... More


After Bordeaux, 1802–1806

David Constantine

in Hölderlin

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198157885
eISBN:
9780191673238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157885.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

It is not known why Friedrich Hölderlin left his employment in Bordeaux. One suggestion is that he was asked to do things — preach, perhaps — which he could not bring himself to do. It is believed ... More


1800–1802: A Coherent World

David Constantine

in Hölderlin

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198157885
eISBN:
9780191673238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157885.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

The two years between June 1800 and May 1802, between Friedrich Hölderlin's coming home from Homburg and his coming home from Bordeaux, between his separation from Susette Gontard and her death, were ... More


Revolution

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses how the French Revolution's alteration of the Jews' political status was truly fundamental and ambiguous. The National Assembly's legislation did not have an unalloyed ... More


Jerusalem to Aelia, Aelia to Jerusalem: Monumental Transformations

Dayna S. Kalleres

in City of Demons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520276475
eISBN:
9780520956841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276475.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

I describe a revolving dynamic of monumental destruction and construction, which existed in Jerusalem prior to the Jewish Temple’s destruction in 70 CE. I argue that the continual exchange of ... More


The Exile's Song: Edmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World

Sally McKee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221367
eISBN:
9780300224696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221367.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book chronicles the extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dede, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France. In 1855, Edmond Dede, a free black ... More


Reusing and redisplaying antiquities in early modern France

William Stenhouse

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This essay examines attitudes towards the display, study and protection of Roman antiquities, including inscriptions, bas-reliefs, and statues, in southern France, looking particularly at the towns ... More


Childhood, Lineage and Marriage

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the life of Eleanor of Aquitaine. It is not known for certain when and where Eleanor was born, but historians give the date as 1122 or 1124. The place was Poitiers or Bordeaux, ... More


Constituting Differences: The French Revolution and the Jews

Schechter Ronald

in Obstinate Hebrews: Representations of Jews in France, 1715-1815

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235571
eISBN:
9780520929357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235571.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers whether the “emancipation” that the Revolution enacted was good or bad for the Jews. It asks why revolutionaries spent so much time and energy thinking about the Jews, ... More


Synthesis of Chemical Oscillations

Irving R. Epstein and John A. Pojman

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195096705
eISBN:
9780197560815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195096705.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

There is no doubt that the phenomenon of chemical oscillation—the periodic or nearly periodic temporal variation of concentrations in a reacting system— ... More


Ethnic identity, power, compromise, and territory: ‘locals’ and ‘Moroccans’ in the Sainte-Foy-Bordeaux vineyards

Chantal Crenn

in Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Based on fieldwork among North African workers in the Bordeaux wine growing area of rural France, Crenn documents the relationship between locals and long established transnational groups. The size, ... More


Bordeaux, the Specter of Crypto-Judaism, and the Changing Status of Commerce

Francesca Trivellato

in The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691178592
eISBN:
9780691185378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178592.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter looks at the circumstances in which Étienne Cleirac composed his writings. Whether Cleirac coined or merely repeated it, the legend of the Jewish invention of marine insurance and bills ... More


The View from Abroad

Carolyn L. Karcher

in A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The defeat in the Plessy case left Tourgée unable either to discern a feasible method of combatting white supremacy or to earn his living. He thus sought a consular appointment from President William ... More


Belligerence, Bombs, and Bordeaux: A New Place for Naval and Colonial Medicine

Michael A. Osborne

in The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226114521
eISBN:
9780226114668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114668.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter recounts the navy’s struggles to adapt to the needs of an expanding colonial empire. It focuses on four key moments of regulatory reform, those of 1835, 1866, 1875, and 1886, and on ... More


Wilfred Owen

Guy Cuthbertson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300153002
eISBN:
9780300198553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153002.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

One of Britain’s best-known and most loved poets, Wilfred Owen (1893–1918) was killed at age 25 on one of the last days of the First World War, having acted heroically as soldier and officer despite ... More


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