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Orientalist Writing Strategies

Peter Dunwoodie

in Writing French Algeria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines examples of nonfictional texts generated by France's invasion of Algeria in June 1930. It analyses the works produced by soldiers, self-proclaimed specialists, and a number of ... More


Galway and Mayo

James G. Patterson

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter closely examines the massive wave of agrarian agitation which manifested itself in Galway and Mayo during the winter of 1798–1799. On 22 August 1798, prophesies of a French invasion were ... More


Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

M. E. Bratchel

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book provides a scholarly history of Lucca in the 15th century, from the overthrow of the Guinigi despotism to the beginning of the French invasion of Italy. Thoroughly grounded in the archives, ... More


Invasion

in Mandarins and Martyrs: The Church and the Nguyen Dynasty in Early Nineteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756518
eISBN:
9780804779548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756518.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reports a very different picture of social and political tensions on the eve of the Franco-Spanish invasion, which undercut the grounds for accommodation and compromise that had ... More


Science and Barbarism

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the British and French armies' entry into the Muslim lands of the Near East. It discusses the second French invasion of Algeria in 1830 and the British invasion of Egypt in ... More


Bonaparte’s Burka

Ian Coller

in Muslims and Citizens: Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300243369
eISBN:
9780300249538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243369.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores Napoleone di Buonaparte's fascination with Islam. It argues that the impulsion that eventually took him to Egypt was formed in the context of his early experience of Corsican ... More


Mandarins and Martyrs: The Church and the Nguyen Dynasty in Early Nineteenth-Century Vietnam

Jacob Ramsay

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756518
eISBN:
9780804779548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756518.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the rise of anti-Catholic hostility in early nineteenth-century Vietnam under the Nguyễn dynasty. French missionaries have long been blamed for the destabilization of dynastic ... More


Negotiating for a Victorious Republic: Franco-Ottoman Diplomacy 1794–1798

Pascal Firges

in French Revolutionaries in the Ottoman Empire: Diplomacy, Political Culture, and the Limiting of Universal Revolution, 1792-1798

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198759966
eISBN:
9780191820472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759966.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 3 examines Franco-Ottoman negotiations in the years from 1794 to 1798. It presents the repeated efforts of the Ottoman state to mediate a general peace in the ongoing Revolutionary War. From ... More


Slave Traders and French Invaders

in Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Zachary Macaulay's work as deputy governor in Sierra Leone, describes his relationship with former governor John Clarkson and acting governor William Dawes, and considers their ... More


The Collapse of the Spanish Monarchy

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter places the 1808 French invasion of Spain within the broader context of the eighteenth-century international conflicts among European powers and the major transformation of the Atlantic ... More


Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Iain Whyte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1833 Thomas Fowell Buxton, the parliamentary successor to William Wilberforce, proposed a toast to ‘the anti-slavery tutor of us all – Mr Macaulay’. Yet Zachary Macaulay's considerable ... More


The Civic Landscape

Ian F. Mcneely

in The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces the scribes by exploring their institutional power and demographic profile, but it unfolds at a measured pace, by first situating them in Württemberg's pre-Napoleonic civic ... More


Representation, Politics, and Law in the Assassination Plot

Rachel Weil

in A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300171044
eISBN:
9780300199284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171044.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the Assassination Plot of 1696, which can be defined narrowly or broadly. Narrowly, it was a plan to ambush King William in a narrow lane between Richmond and Brentford as he ... More


1809

Stephen Rumph

in Beethoven after Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238558
eISBN:
9780520930124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238558.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter briefly sorts Beethoven's works chronologically, beginning in 1814 with the Congress of Vienna, which articulates the notorious dualism between late Beethoven and Rossini. 1809 is ... More


Epilogue

in Mandarins and Martyrs: The Church and the Nguyen Dynasty in Early Nineteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756518
eISBN:
9780804779548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756518.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the aftermath of the French consolidation around Saigon, the distortions caused by the reconfiguration of power in the far south shaped social structures and influenced the attitudes among ... More


The Crisis of an Empire

Tamar Herzog

in Defining Nations: Immigrants and Citizens in Early Modern Spain and Spanish America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092530
eISBN:
9780300129830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092530.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the French invasion of the Iberian peninsula in 1808. The Spanish king was forced to abdicate in favor of Napoleon, who instituted his brother Joseph as the new monarch of ... More


The End of Controversy: Gilbert Wakefield (1756–1801)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Gilbert Wakefield was a professional ‘controversialist,’ a polemical writer on disputed topics in religion, literature, education, and politics. His radical independence of expression led him to ... More


The Network in Action

Oren Margolis

in The Politics of Culture in Quattrocento Europe: René of Anjou in Italy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769323
eISBN:
9780191822384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769323.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter details the military and diplomatic activity that affected René of Anjou’s network through the 1450s and into the beginning of the next decade, especially the two failed Angevin ... More


1798 (2): How to Think about the Sedition Act

in A Community Built on Words: The Constitution in History and Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677231
eISBN:
9780226677224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677224.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The central point of contention in national politics during 1798 involved foreign policy. Revolutionary France's overbearing and erratic behavior had brought Franco-American relations to the breaking ... More


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