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Introduction

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter critically examines the historiography of Spanish decline in the seventeenth century. It considers the survival of the monarchy in the reign of Carlos II, identifying an ... More


Burriel and the Practice of History in the Spanish Enlightenment

Susan Boynton

in Silent Music: Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754595
eISBN:
9780199918850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754595.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter situates Burriel in the context of Spanish Enlightenment historiography. Specifically, it focuses on the state-supported practice of church history, which took on an increasingly ... More


States of Insecurity

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/9780198207559.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Revolutions of 1820-21 that ended the political dialogues that had started in the South in the time of Bourbon reformism and Enlightenment, gained new articulation during the short-lived Republic ... More


Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

William Doyle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since time immemorial Europe had been dominated by nobles and nobilities. In the 18th century their power seemed better entrenched than ever. But in 1790 the French revolutionaries made a determined ... More


British Foreign Policy in the Age of the American Revolution

H. M. Scott

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201953
eISBN:
9780191675096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201953.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a comprehensive study of British foreign policy before and during the war that led to the loss of the American colonies, a period from 1756 to 1783 in which Britain's position in Europe was ... More


Conclusion: The Power of Culture

T. C. W. BLANNING

in The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660–1789

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227458
eISBN:
9780191678707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227458.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The contrasting fates of the Bourbons and Habsburgs, are revealed by the contrasting episodes of October 1789. These are instructive about the culture of power and the power of culture in the late ... More


State Funerals of Kings and Emperors 1800–1870

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During most of the nineteenth century, France was governed by non-republican regimes that were hostile to the ideals of the French Revolution. Consequently, the manner in which the Bonapartes, the ... More


The Bourbon Restoration: ‘Plus Ça Change…’

Gwynne Lewis

in The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840: The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228950
eISBN:
9780191678844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228950.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the second return of the Bourbons in France during the summer of 1815. It suggests that the return of royalist leader Francois Froment was an ominous portent of things to come ... More


The Failure of the Old System,1763–1765

H. M. Scott

in British Foreign Policy in the Age of the American Revolution

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201953
eISBN:
9780191675096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201953.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The signing of the treaty in February 1763 formally marked the conclusion of the Seven Years War experienced by Britain and as such, foreign policy, along with military policy and diplomacy, no ... More


The Bourbon Elites

Dorothy Overstreet Pratt

in Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815460
eISBN:
9781496815507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815460.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins with the opening of the constitutional convention in Jackson in August of 1890. The president of the convention was Judge S. S. Calhoon, one of the Bourbons. The rest of the ... More


The Baratillo and the Enlightened City

Andrew Konove

in Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy in Mexico City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520293670
eISBN:
9780520966901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293670.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the Baratillo’s role in Enlightenment-era reforms to Mexico City’s public administration and built environment. While New Spain’s Bourbon rulers took a number of steps to ... More


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