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The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Paul Laity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book covers the late Victorian and Edwardian peace movement, the campaigns of which made a significant impact on political debate, especially during the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871), the ... More


When May We Kill Our Brethren? Jews at War

Derek J. Penslar

in Jews and the Military: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Jewish wartime sensibilities. As Jews began to serve in substantial numbers in the armies of Europe and North America, their patriotic inclinations clashed with their ... More


1870–1876: The Franco-Prussian War, the WPA, and Arbitration

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.02
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On July 19, 1870, the Franco-Prussian War began. Rumours circulated that Napoleon III intended to invade Belgium, and the peace movement in Britain found itself having to counter a ‘strong, warlike ... More


The Nineteenth Century: Rebels, Rifles, and the Laws of War

Sibylle Scheipers

in Unlawful Combatants: A Genealogy of the Irregular Fighter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199646111
eISBN:
9780191756160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646111.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The nineteenth century brought the realization that the question of how to deal with irregular fighters remained relevant. Irregular fighters were involved in the American Civil War as well as the ... More


The French Crime of 1873: An Essay in Interpretation

Marc Flandreau

in The Glitter of Gold: France Bimetallism and the Emergence of the International Gold Standard 1848-1873

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257867
eISBN:
9780191601279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257868.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 8 analyses the end of bimetallism. It shows that the conventional view of an inescapable collapse is not founded. France, endowed with a large share of the gold output of the 1850s and 1860s, ... More


A Decade of Tumult (1870–9)

Wendy S. Mercer

in The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The year 1870 proved momentous both in terms of French life and history and for Marmier personally. His joy at being elected to the Académie française was set against the grim backdrop of the ... More


Christmas in Enemy Territory

Joe Perry

in Christmas in Germany: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833643
eISBN:
9781469604947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899410_perry.7
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines what Germans called Kriegs-weihnachten, or War Christmas, during the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71) and World War I. It notes that celebrations of War Christmas effectively ... More


Romans, Barbarians, and Prussians

Ian Wood

in The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Italian Wars of Independence and the Franco-Prussian War impinged directly on the writing of early Medieval history. Fustel de Coulanges changed from being a classicist to being a medievalist ... More


Manifestly Inferior? French Reserves,1871–1914

André José Lambelet

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

From the Revolution onwards, France had periodically supplemented the standing army with some form of militia. In the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War this became more necessary (due to the ... More


Welker and CavillÉ-coll: A Frano-German Competition

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is about the career of two organ builders: Eberhard Friedrich Walcker (1794–1872) and Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. These two 19th-century French and German organ builders produced a dazzling ... More


Introduction The Commune and the Right to Confusion

Peter Starr

in Commemorating Trauma: The Paris Commune and Its Cultural Aftermath

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226030
eISBN:
9780823240920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226030.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The principal aim of this book is to examine the function of confusion in a body of French fiction defined by that historical moment which includes the Franco-Prussian War, the Paris Commune, and the ... More


Introduction

in Knossos & the Prophets of Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226289533
eISBN:
9780226289557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289557.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The fabled Bronze Age Palace of Knossos enjoys the dubious distinction of being one of the first reinforced concrete buildings ever erected on the island. Parts of Knossos are pure modernism. ... More


Backgrounds to Twentieth-Century Ideology

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a bridge from Roman to German mythmaking about Arminius. The latter began in the sixteenth century, when Tacitus’ Germania, his ethnographic treatise on the ancient tribes, ... More


A Grand Illusion? German Reserves, 1815–1914

Dennis Showalter

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

From the Napoleonic Wars the Prussian/German state had backed its regulars with reserve forces. There were some political issues with funding, and who would be the officers, and active-army officers ... More


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