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Revolution, Restoration, and Reform

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the French Revolution. Capitalist entrepreneurs were not forefront in promoting revolution. However, both the absolutist state and the bourgeoisie (mostly lawyers and ... More


Peaks and Progress: Alpine Reveries, Bourgeois Dreams, and National Fantasies

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how bourgeois values colored the Eastern Alps in the late nineteenth century. During this time, Germany and Austria witnessed the formation of a powerful middle class whose ... More


Rebellious Prussians: Urban Political Culture under Frederick the Great and his Successors

Florian Schui

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199593965
eISBN:
9780191750724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593965.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

Prussian discipline is legendary. Arguments about the oppressive nature of the Prussian state and the shadow that it allegedly cast on the development of civil society have been central to debates ... More


The Great Silence in Combray: Proust and Patois

Barry McCrea

in Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter shows how the disappearing dialects of the countryside of the French countryside shaped the modernist vision of Marcel Proust. In À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time), ... More


Generations

Lindsay A. H. Parker

in Writing the Revolution: A French Woman's History in Letters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931026
eISBN:
9780199345700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931026.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, World Modern History

Chapter 7 looks ahead into the nineteenth century, when Jules married Sophie and Rosalie became a grandmother. It shows the ways Rosalie adjusted to a post-revolutionary world. She developed ... More


“In Silence and in Shadow”

Lindsay A. H. Parker

in Writing the Revolution: A French Woman's History in Letters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931026
eISBN:
9780199345700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931026.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, World Modern History

The conclusion asks whether Rosalie had a Revolution. As she excluded the Revolution from her writing, she seems to have erased the event from her life as if it had never happened. This chapter ... More


Matriarchal picture identification in first-wave British Gothic fiction1

Kamilla Elliott

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter deals with the importance of maternal miniature identification for first-wave Gothic heroines. Elliott focuses on how first-wave Gothic fiction pits matriarchal against patriarchal ... More


“no Revolution Required”

Jerome Kohn

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

It is strange to look for the origins of the 21st century financial crisis in 19th century imperialism. And yet, imperialism, as the politics of unlimited expansion of state power for private ... More


Looking Good, Being Good: ANNE HOLLANDER (1994), Sex and Suits: The Evolution of Modern Dress; PHILIPPE PERROT (1994), Fashioning the Bourgeoisie: A History of Clothing in the Nineteenth Century; GILLES LIPOVETSKY (1994), The Empire of Fashion: Dressing Modern Democracy

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the books Sex and Suits: The Evolution of Modern Dress (1994), by Anne Hollander; Fashioning the Bourgeoisie (1994), by Philippe Perrot; and The Empire of Fashion (1994), by ... More


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