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Becoming National

Frederick Cooper

in Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161310
eISBN:
9781400850280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161310.003.0009
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter expresses that with the independence of Senegal and the other former French territories in Africa, the question arose of how to allocate the people living in or linked to each territory ... More


The Revolutionizing of the Revolution

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/9780691161280.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1792, the French Revolution became a thing in itself, an uncontrollable force that might eventually spend itself but which no one could direct or guide. The governments set up in Paris in the ... More


Contesting the Public Sphere: Associations and the Government in Nineteenth-Century France

Carol E. Harrison

in The Bourgeois Citizen in Nineteenth-Century France: Gender, Sociability, and the Uses of Emulation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207771
eISBN:
9780191677793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207771.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the efforts to maintain a bourgeois associative sphere in the face of state efforts to repress private association. The first part ... More


Introduction

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter, in setting the stage, first offers a theoretical framework for understanding culture as a forum of exchange and negotiation between diverse leaders, communities, and institutions, and ... More


France: The Centralized Market Economy and Its Alternatives

Orfeo Fioretos

in Creative Reconstructions: Multilateralism and European Varieties of Capitalism after 1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449697
eISBN:
9780801460715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449697.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the nature of institutional development in key economic domains in France during the early post-war period, the 1970s and 1980s, and in the decade and a half preceding the 2008 ... More


Getting to the Table: The Diplomatic Perils of the Exchange of Notes

Brian C. Rathbun

in Diplomacy's Value: Creating Security in 1920s Europe and the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453182
eISBN:
9780801455063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453182.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter studies how the French and German governments, both dealing with domestic constraints, exchanged a number of formal notes whose contents could have broken off negotiations. Under ... More


The Significance of the French Slave Trade to the Evolution of the French Atlantic World before 1716

James Pritchard, David Eltis, and David Richardson

in Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134360
eISBN:
9780300151749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134360.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the importance of the French slaving activities to the origin of the French Atlantic world before 1716. The 1999 CD-ROM contained 159 records of French slaving voyages before ... More


Conclusion

M. B. HAYNE

in he French Foreign Office and the Origins of the First World War, 1898–1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202707
eISBN:
9780191675492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202707.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarizes how the years 1898 and 1914 demonstrated the Quai d'Orsay's development into the most powerful and independent foreign office in Europe. The chapter explains that the factors ... More


The Division of Lawmaking Powers: The Revolution that Never Happened

John Bell

in French Constitutional Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259480
eISBN:
9780191681967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259480.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the division of lawmaking powers between Parliament and Government, one of the major changes introduced in 1958. In studying the allocation of legislative power within the 1958 ... More


Conclusion

John Bell

in French Constitutional Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259480
eISBN:
9780191681967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259480.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Conseil constitutionnel has preceded a new dimension to both law and politics in France. It has a significant role in setting the framework for what both law and politics can achieve, and its ... More


Introduction

Eric Drott

in Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268968
eISBN:
9780520950085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268968.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter begins with a description of three episodes that took place during the tumultuous months of May and June 1968, when the combined pressure of student demonstrations and a ... More


The French Connection

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Filmmaking south of the Sahara has long been a matter of concern for the French government. As a result, although we are dealing with films that often have a distinctly anti-colonial edge and a clear ... More


The Inflationary Crisis and the Reforms of 1577

Jotham Parsons

in Making Money in Sixteenth-Century France: Currency, Culture, and the State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451591
eISBN:
9780801454981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451591.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers how the French government resolved the problem of inflation in France. Beginning in the mid-1560s, the government began to seek expert advice from outside the circles of ... More


Martial Visitors

in We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Vichy government made a sensible decision in October 1940 imposing an almost complete absence of tourism due to gas rationing and its own restrictions on foreigners entering its territory; it ... More


The Fifth Republic

Martin Schain

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter showcases the achievements and difficulties faced by the Fifth Republic—popularly termed the “de Gaulle Republic”—as it weathered through a series of challenges to its legitimacy that ... More


Watching the World Go By

in We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Many middle-class tourists followed the upper class and opted for leisure tourism over cultural tourism, they were condemned for turning European tourism into an exercise in perkiness. In 1920, ... More


The Convention

William Howard Adams

in Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter talks about the document which in retrospect became known as the Constitutional Convention. In January 1786, the Virginia assembly issued an invitation to a conference in Annapolis, ... More


Raids in France

Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer

in Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195398892
eISBN:
9780190269982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398892.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the role of the anticult movement (ACM) in instigating government raids on NRMs in France. It argues that powerful anticult organizations in France have faced few barriers of ... More


Introduction

in Bronzes to Bullets: Vichy and the Destruction of French Public Statuary, 1941–1944

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758895
eISBN:
9780804779715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758895.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between October 1941 and August 1944, French cities, towns, and villages lost most of their public bronze statuary. The number of works destroyed is estimated to range between 1,527 and 1,750 ... More


The Republic and Justice

Paul Jankowski

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the problem of arbitrariness in justice in the French Republics. Of all the ideals that five French Republics have invoked since 1793, none has caused them more trouble than ... More


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