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An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

J. P. Daughton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between 1880 and 1914, tens of thousands of men and women left France for distant religious missions, driven by the desire to spread the word of Jesus Christ, combat Satan, and convert the world's ... More


Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

Matt K. Matsuda

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195162950
eISBN:
9780199867660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book presents a broad ranging survey of French colonial engagements in the Pacific and Asian worlds of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Multiple studies, each in a different territory, examine ... More


Dark Matter Credit

Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182179
eISBN:
9780691185057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182179.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Prevailing wisdom dictates that without banks countries would be mired in poverty. Yet somehow much of Europe managed to grow rich long before the diffusion of banks. This book draws on centuries of ... More


Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 1: The Clerical Establishment and its Social Ramifications

John McManners

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270034
eISBN:
9780191600685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270038.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This study of the Catholic Church and religious life in eighteenth‐century France seeks to ‘recapture the atmosphere of the times, and to appreciate the beliefs, aspirations, hopes, and fears of four ... More


France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Theodore Zeldin

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a history of the French, covering the period 1848–1945, which tries to explain their idiosyncrasies, enthusiasms, and prejudices. It goes beyond the recital of events to investigate ... More


Edmund Boleslaw Fryde 1923–1999

Daniel Huws

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

Edmund Fryde liked to dwell on the quirks of fate. It was a game. He liked to explain how by some round-about chain of causation you, his friend, came to be where you were because of some long-past ... More


Itineraries, Narratives, and Identities

Christopher S. Thompson

in The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the ever-changing itinerary of la grande boucle has been exploited to generate diverse and often opposing views of French society, history, and identity. It evaluates ... More


Introduction

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the aims of this book; one of which is to investigate the image of the French as thinking themselves as being, above all else, intelligent and to assess the place that ... More


Introduction: The Social History of Politics

PETER McPHEE

in The Politics of Rural Life: Political Mobilization in the French Countryside 1846-1852

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202257
eISBN:
9780191675249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202257.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book seeks to do three things; first, to formulate a cohesive national history of rural politics during a critical period, while respecting the specificities of regional structures and ... More


Introduction

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

All nations – as the same poll, carried further on an international scale, revealed – consider themselves to be intelligent, but France was the country that placed intelligence highest, as the virtue ... More


The Tour de France: A Cultural History

Christopher Thompson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256309
eISBN:
9780520934863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256309.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this history of the world's most famous bicycle race, the author tells the story of the Tour de France from its creation in 1903 to the present. Weaving the words of racers, politicians, Tour ... More


Introduction: Out of the Archive

in Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763844
eISBN:
9780804773423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763844.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Political critics have accused nineteenth-century French Jews of being misguided about assimilation. In The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt argues that the nineteenth-century French Jews ... More


Homosexuality in Modern France

Jeffrey Merrick and Bryant T. Ragan

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093032
eISBN:
9780199854493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093032.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the realities and representations of same-sex sexuality in France in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, the period that witnessed the emergence of “homosexuality” in the modern ... More


The Politics of Rural Life: Political Mobilization in the French Countryside 1846-1852

Peter McPhee

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202257
eISBN:
9780191675249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202257.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a scholarly study of rural politics in France during the Second Republic (1848–52). The Revolution of 1848 and the subsequent regime changed the face of mass politics in France; ... More


Peasants

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The peasants could theoretically have been the masters of France. The history of the peasantry cannot be written simply in terms of the issues that parliaments debated or of the parties into which ... More


Introduction L’imaginaire de mai

Margaret Atack

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The month of May in the year 1968 was truly an exceptional episode in French history thanks to the violence of street battles with the police, the level of popular support for the protesters, the ... More


New Alliances and New Music

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter determines why the 1890s were one of the most exciting, richest, and most productive periods in French music history. It studies other powerful cultural forces that came before the ... More


Memory, History, and the Present

François Hartog

in Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163767
eISBN:
9780231538763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163767.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines the Lieux de mémoire (1984–1993), a series of volumes that were borne on the tide of interest in memory that swept over France after the mid-1970s. The work registered it, ... More


Introduction

Ari Joskowicz

in The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787024
eISBN:
9780804788403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787024.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The introduction situates Jewish anti-Catholicism and anticlericalism in the history of debates on Jewish emancipation, secularism, and the transnational history of German and French politics since ... More


The French of Outremer Beyond the Holy Land

Fabio Zinelli

in The French of Outremer: Communities and Communications in the Crusading Mediterranean

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823278169
eISBN:
9780823280582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278169.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Italy, so often the point of transit between Latin West and Latin East, also played a critical role as cultural mediator. The scripta of Outremer French, in texts written in Italy both before and ... More


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