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Losing Naples

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/9780198207559.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reconstructs the events that followed Murat's defection to the Allies in 1814, his subsequent decision to rally to Napoleon after the flight from Elba, and his defeat by the Austrians at ... More


One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Alan Schom

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

On February 26, 1815, Napoleon, exiled Emperor of France—now dressed in a simple green uniform as Colonel of the Grenadiers—stepped aboard the brig LʼInconstant to the wildly enthusiastic cheers of ... More


“Lle du Repos”

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses Napoleon Bonaparte's exile of Elba. On April 11, 1814, the Treaty of Fontainebleau was signed by three Allied foreign ministers to officially recognize Napoleon's unconditional ... More


The Sovereign of the Island of Elba

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Napoleon Bonaparte's escape from Elba in February 1815. Napoleon was inspired to escape and attempt to overthrow Louis XVIII because of news about growing discontent among the ... More


Massacre and Restoration

Ian Coller

in Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The period that unfolded from the beginning of 1814 was an extraordinarily difficult one for many people in France. In April, the military failure of Napoleon Bonaparte's regime became evident, and ... More


Would-be Roman Emperors, 1350–1480

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/9780195323344.003.0033
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Following the arrival of the plague, and the dramatic fall in population, pressure on food supplies within the Mediterranean diminished. This did not mean ... More


Holy Leagues and Unholy Alliances, 1500–1550

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/9780195323344.003.0035
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The reshaping of the Mediterranean in the wake of the Black Death was a slow process. In addition to political changes within the Mediterranean, notably ... More


North Elba, Kansas, and Violent Antislavery

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

in The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown's Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451614
eISBN:
9780801469442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451614.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the Brown women's contribution to John Brown's antislavery mission at North Elba. Mary and Ruth were left to maintain the antislavery family base at North Elba and endure the ... More


Annie Brown, Soldier

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

in The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown's Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451614
eISBN:
9780801469442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451614.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Annie Brown, the only Brown woman to directly participate in antislavery violence. Annie had travelled along with her sister-in-law Martha from North Elba to serve directly ... More


The Search for a New Life

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

in The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown's Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451614
eISBN:
9780801469442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451614.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter narrates the migration of Brown women to California. As the Civil War raged, Mary gathered her youngest daughter and moved to California in hopes of creating new life and finding better ... More


Mary Brown’s 1882 Tour and the Memory of Militant Abolitionism

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

in The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown's Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451614
eISBN:
9780801469442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451614.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recounts Mary Brown's 1882 tour in celebration of John Brown legacy. This tour came as surprise invitation from W.J.W.W. Washington and. She made plans to travel to Chicago and beyond ... More


Recorded Interviews with Cuban Citizens

A. Javier Treviño

in C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution: An Exercise in the Art of Sociological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633107
eISBN:
9781469633121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633107.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter includes Mills’s recorded interviews with 3 private citizens who provide unique insights into life in Cuba before and during the Revolution. All of the interviewees witnessed ... More


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