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The Return of Interest Groups

Howard G. Brown

in War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the return of interest groups in the French government following the adoption of the Constitution of year III. The war effort was one of the most important conflicts among the ... More


Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Silvia Marzagalli, James R. Sofka, and John McCusker (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study analyses the presence of American ships, merchants, and interests in the Mediterranean region in the first decades following the independence of the United States, and seeks to understand ... More


American Travellers in Liverpool

David Seed (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Liverpool was one of the first consulates to be established by the USA. It was also the first port of call for most American travellers throughout the nineteenth century. Many of these visitors left ... More


The Place of Words: The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644536
eISBN:
9780190644567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644536.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From its initial appearance in 1694 and through successive editions in 1718, 1740, and 1762, the Dictionnaire de l’Académie Française had risen to become the definitive arbiter of the French ... More


The Lone Flag: Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II

John Pownall Reeves

Colin Day and Richard Garrett (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208326
eISBN:
9789888268610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208326.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When Hong Kong fell to the Japanese on Christmas Day 1941, Macao was left as a tiny isolated enclave on the China coast surrounded by Japanese-held territory. As a Portuguese colony, Macao was ... More


The Not So Lost Generation: The “American Colony”

Charles F. McGovern

in The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226306889
eISBN:
9780226137520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137520.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Americans abroad present a paradox. They can be seen as ambassadors of good will or the avant-garde of American capitalism; they can also be considered suspect citizens, ex-patriots in sum. Some may ... More


Nathaniel Hawthorne, American Consul

David Seed (ed.)

in American Travellers in Liverpool

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, who served as US consul in Liverpool in the 1850s. It includes excerpts from his memoirs and those of his son Julian. In addition to describing ... More


The Fifth Edition Superseded

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

in The Place of Words: The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644536
eISBN:
9780190644567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644536.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The second class of the Institut National had been given the task of preparing the sixth edition of the dictionary. The class had several Napoleonic loyalists, ensuring control of its content, and ... More


Brazil

Adrian Ward, Marcia Araujo Sabino de Freitas, Henrique Moraes Prata, and Fabr�cio Bertini Pasquot Polido

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Brazil is a civil law country, with mainly codified law, but which as a result of increasing common law influence is moving towards being a hybrid system. Brazil is a federal republic. States have ... More


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