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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


Informed Choices: Ralph Montagu, 1638–1709

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Ralph Montagu, later first duke of Montagu, served as ambassador to the court of Louis XIV on two occasions and, at a time when French taste was gaining ground across Europe amongst the aristocratic ... More


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