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Civilizing and Its Discontents

J. P. DAUGHTON

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes that the new hope brought by Paul Doumer's government to the region only reignited internecine fighting among Frenchmen of differing religious and political orientations. It ... More


The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Claire Gorrara

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book offers an introduction to the post-war French roman noir from a cultural studies perspective. A populist and widely disseminated genre, the French roman noir has suffered from a reputation ... More


To Live Free, to Die a Slave: Foreigners in Ancien Régime France

Michael Rapport

in Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners 1789-1799

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208457
eISBN:
9780191678011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208457.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The contrasting treatment of different types of foreigners in France before 1789 shows that they were encouraged to settle in France where they were deemed of utility to the state. Such uses could be ... More


Foreigners, War, and the Republic

Michael Rapport

in Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners 1789-1799

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208457
eISBN:
9780191678011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208457.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The period between the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly and the crisis of March 1793 was a transitional time for foreigners living in France. It was hoped that foreigners who shared the French ... More


Vichy and the Jews

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the experience of the Jews, examining how their fate was bound up in the interaction between the policies of the Germans, ... More


Emulation: Class, Gender, and Context

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/9780198207771.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes emulation, situating it in terms of class, gender, and context. Emulation resonated widely in the nineteenth century, and it ... More


Republicanism

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/9780198221777.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals that the significance of republicanism was that it reflected changes in social relationships, which gave a new dimension to politics. It was through republicanism that popular ... 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: Revolution and the Republic *

Jeremy Jennings

in Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France since the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198203131
eISBN:
9780191728587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203131.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Introduction outlines the main arguments of the book. This book aims to give an interesting interpretation of political thought in France from the eighteenth century to current times. In the ... More


Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Gabriel Flynn and Paul D. Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book provides both a historical and a theological analysis of the achievements of the renowned generation of theologians whose influence pervaded French theology and society in the ... More


Bonapartism

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/9780198221043.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For over 100 years, Bonapartism has been the intellectual's nightmare. The simplest definition of Bonapartism is that it is the perpetuation of the ideas of Napoleon I, the cult of his genius and the ... More


Radicalism

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/9780198221043.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Radicalism was one of the main pillars of the Third Republic. However, it was an extremely contradictory, many-sided, and complicated force. Its partisans preached doctrines they did not implement. ... More


Republicanism

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/9780198221043.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The significance of republicanism is that it reflected changes in social relationships, which gave a new dimension to politics. It was through republicanism that popular political organisation ... More


Women

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/9780198221777.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals that simultaneous idealization and repression of women and children was one of the ways by which French society developed its peculiar characteristics. Repression was compensated ... More


Women

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/9780198221043.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The simultaneous idealisation and repression of women and children was one of the ways by which French society developed its peculiar characteristics. Repression was compensated for and mitigated by ... More


Radicalism

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/9780198221777.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals radicalism to be one of the main pillars of the Third Republic. It was, however, an extremely contradictory, many-sided, and complicated force. Its partisans preached doctrines ... More


The Pretensions of the Bourgeoisie

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/9780198221043.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter defines the bourgeoisie's values, examines how far these formed the basis of a consensus that held France together, and investigates more closely the whole notion of consensus. The ... More


From Mendicants to Congregations

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/9780300150988.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter aims to identify who the religious orders were who continued to develop and contributed hugely to the needs—pastoral, educational, charitable, and many others—of French lay society, and ... More


The Early Years: Cycling in Search of an Identity, 1869–1891

in French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859.002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the rise of leisure and sport as an expression of growing affluence and assertiveness in France during the latter half of the nineteenth century. This notion is premised on a ... More


From Kakukera to Guadeloupe

Myriam Arcangeli

in Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter illustrates why Guadeloupe is a good place to study French colonial society and history. It summarizes the history of Guadeloupe and provides the social and historical context for ... More


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