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Fratriotism: Sisters, Brothers, Empire, and its Limits in the Scottish and Irish Imagination, c.1746–1837

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.00010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter looks at the challenging subject of Scottish and Irish reservations about the nature of empire even while participating in it. It identifies the presence of Scottish and Irish societies ... More


The Revolution comes to Italy

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0024
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The year 1796 was marked by Napoleon Bonaparte's brilliant victories in North Italy. The French victories in Italy made possible the creation of the Cisalpine Republic in the Po valley. Milan ... More


Stance in a Corsican School: Institutional and Ideological Orders and the Production of Bilingual Subjects

Jaffe Alexandre

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the sociolinguistic significance of teachers' stancetaking in a Corsican bilingual school, with a specific focus on how teachers take up stances toward the two languages of the ... More


The Beginnings of Recovery, 1768–1771

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/9780198201953.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Towards the end of October 1768, the Earl of Rochford took over the Northern Department as the new Northern Secretary. In contrast to those before him, Rochford proved to be the one who assumed this ... More


Frameworks for Europe’s Past

T. Douglas Price

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199914708
eISBN:
9780197563267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914708.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

This book is about the prehistoric archaeology of Europe—the lives and deaths of peoples and cultures—about how we became human; the rise of hunters; the birth and ... More


Centers of Power, Weapons of Iron

T. Douglas Price

in Europe before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199914708
eISBN:
9780197563267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914708.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The introduction of iron after 1000 BC brought new tools and weapons to Europe. Smelting technology and higher furnace temperatures were likely the key to iron ... More


The Grafton ministry (1768–1770): the Middlesex Election and the Townshend Duties Crisis

Peter D. G. Thomas

in George III: King and Politicians 1760-1770

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064289
eISBN:
9781781700310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064289.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the official appointment of the Duke of Grafton as British prime minister in October 1768. Grafton was given full power and responsibility, and he enjoyed the King's ... More


The View through the Russian Prism, 1760–1805

David Abulafia

in The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0040
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The increasing debility of the Ottoman Empire brought the Mediterranean to the attention of the Russian tsars. From the end of the seventeenth century ... More


Which One of the Three?

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the Curacaoan composer Jules Blasini (1847-1887) a child prodigy who had gone to Paris to study at the conservatory and was probably the first to bring back sheet music of ... More


Voice and Motion

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf moves toward her distinctive voice and finds her rhythmic movement in her 1922 and 1923 diary books. Her 1922 diary stands out as one of her most resilient diaries. Across the year, ... More


‘Magna Britannia’: European Crisis, British Isolation, and Colonial Longing

D.H. Robinson

in The Idea of Europe and the Origins of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862925
eISBN:
9780191895432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862925.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

This chapter reveals the continuity of colonial thinking about geopolitics after the end of the Seven Years War. It shows how the unsettled state of Europe continued to trouble colonists after 1763. ... More


Scenes from the Global Village: Singing Camps and Travels

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 8 pursues the theme of community in relation to the notion of the global village. The Unicorn Natural Voice Camp (held in England) and a set of overseas singing tours organised by Village ... More


Rousseau’s General Will

Jane Anna Gordon

in Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254811
eISBN:
9780823260881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254811.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s famous and infamous distinction between the general will and the will in general. As the basis for an account of how legitimacy emerges within political ... More


Of Corsican Hospitality

Barbara Cassin

in Nostalgia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269501
eISBN:
9780823269549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269501.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Starting from a her own relationship to Corsica, a place where she was not born and yet considers like home, Barbara Cassin seeks to circumscribe the experience of nostalgia, from the Greek nostos, ... More


Linguistic Creativity in Corsican Tourist Context

Alexandra Jaffe and Cedric Oliva

in Multilingualism and the Periphery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter takes up the complex interrelationship between minority language practices, the construction of place/space and processes of minority language identification. The specific focus is on ... More


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