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Funerals of Soldiers and Colonizers

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Until around 1900, most of the military state funerals in France were given, accordingly, to republican high ranking army officers who had distinguished themselves in the 1870 war, some of whom ... More


The conflict of exile: servicemen

Nicholas Atkin

in The Forgotten French: Exiles in the British Isles, 1940-44

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064388
eISBN:
9781781700402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064388.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The many histories of the French armed forces during the Second World War reveal the history of the Free French. Little mention is ever made of the sizeable numbers of French sailors and soldiers, ... More


The Blood of Brothers: Bonapartism and the Popular Culture of Conquest

Jennifer E. Sessions

in By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449758
eISBN:
9780801454479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449758.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the popular culture of the period, which offered French audiences a very different understanding of the war and helped create a will to empire founded on very different ... 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: The Thirty Years’ War in Italy

Gregory Hanlon

in Italy 1636: Cemetery of Armies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198738244
eISBN:
9780191801679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738244.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Introduction summarizes the main arguments of this book. The book is about the operation of early modern French and Savoyard soldiers in Italy in 1636. It looks at the recruitment of soldiers, ... More


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