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Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

J. H. Burns

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a study of the ideology of monarchy in late medieval Europe. In the 15th and early 16th centuries, European monarchies faced a series of crises and conflicts, which gave rise to intense ... More


The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660–1789

T. C. W. Blanning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227458
eISBN:
9780191678707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227458.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This book is an account of Old Regime Europe that explores the cultural revolution that transformed 18th-century Europe. During this period the court culture exemplified by Louis XIV’s Versailles was ... More


Tutelary Figures from Malesherbes to Chateaubriand

Lucien Jaume

in Tocqueville: The Aristocratic Sources of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152042
eISBN:
9781400846726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152042.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The preceding discussions of Tocqueville's social and intellectual milieu show that his attitude toward that milieu was compounded by allegiance alloyed with dissidence. This chapter looks more ... More


Catherine De Medici: King in All but Name

Kathleen Wellman

in Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178852
eISBN:
9780300190656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178852.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter begins by presenting verses that capture the contradictions of Catherine de Medici's life and subsequent reputation. These verses also moderate the vehement charges circulated by ... More


The Religion of King and Kingdom

Joseph Bergin

in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the weakened French monarchy and its inability to stop the spread of heretical ideas and practices. The monarchy had offered amnesty to the Protestants although both sides ... More


Introduction to the Second Edition

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The past fifteen years have seen many French medieval historians move away from intensive regional studies and return to rather more traditional forms of political history. In part this is because by ... More


By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria

Jennifer E. Sessions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449758
eISBN:
9780801454479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449758.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1830, with France's colonial empire in ruins, Charles X ordered his army to invade Ottoman Algiers. Victory did not salvage his regime from revolution, but it began the French conquest of Algeria, ... More


Low Status in the Anglo-American World

James Q. Whitman

in Harsh Justice: Criminal Punishment and the Widening Divide between America and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195182606
eISBN:
9780199850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182606.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In the early 19th-century France, anarchists as political prisoners were granted with certain privileges. Because of this, Peter Kropotkin, one of the ... More


Mending secular fragmentation

Brian Sudlow

in Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a useful paradigm to analyse anti-secular alternatives. It outlines ways in which French and English Catholic writers seek to reimagine society and economics on a sacred basis. ... More


From Dioceses to Parishes: The Geography of the French Church

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses how the French church of the centuries before the revolution was one of the biggest and most imposing in Europe. As the French monarchy itself expanded again from the ... More


France in the Making 843–1180

Jean Dunbabin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Covering the centuries between the disintegration of the Carolingian empire and the rise of the French monarchy, this book traces the long period of gestation that ended with the emergence of the ... More


Ireland from Colonisation to Emancipation

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0018
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The modern history of the Celts begins with the gradual incorporation of the Celtic-speaking regions of western Europe into the orbit of the expanding English and French monarchies. The loss of ... More


The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670-1794

Jeremy L. Caradonna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450600
eISBN:
9780801463907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450600.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Public academic prize contests—the concours académique—played a significant role in the intellectual culture of Enlightenment France, with aspirants formulating positions on such matters as slavery, ... More


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