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Eternal Recurrence

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

With the Emperor's abdication and the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy, Staël returns to Paris and starts a salon again, until Napoleon's return from Elba and Louis XVIII's retreat to Ghent during ... More


The “Counterrevolutionary” State and the Politics of Oubli (Forgetting)

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the two public ceremonies by which the regime defined and sought to relegitimize itself in relation to the previous twenty-five years. It notes that the first ceremony took ... More


The Brothers Bonaparte

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Napoleon Bonaparte's successful invasion and rule of Paris, France, in March 1815. The return of Napoleon made the Bonaparte brothers once again the major concern of the ... More


Boxers and Bannermen: Peking 1900

Anne Witchard

in Lao She in London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Born an impoverished ethnic Manchu in the declining days of the Qing dynasty, Lao She grew up at a time when anti-Manchu resentment from Han Chinese nationalists was rife. In the course of the 1911 ... More


Gathering storm

Grant Hayter-Menzies

in The Empress and Mrs. Conger: The Uncommon Friendship of Two Women and Two Worlds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083008
eISBN:
9789882207554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083008.003.0061
Subject:
History, Asian History

While she had not protested Guangxu's reforms until discovering that they came at the price of sweeping her out, Cixi's response was that of a woman fighting for her life on the one hand and fighting ... More


Introduction

Nanxiu Qian

in Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui (1866-1911) and the Era of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792400
eISBN:
9780804794275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792400.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction presents the themes and ideas to be developed in the book. It first reviews the strengths and weaknesses of the previous studies on the late Qing reforms, against which it briefs the ... More


The Specter Haunting Soviet Communism: Antireligious Campaigns under Khrushchev

Victoria Smolkin

in A Sacred Space Is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691174273
eISBN:
9781400890101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174273.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the wave of antireligious and atheist campaigns launched during the Khrushchev era, beginning with the Hundred Days campaign of 1954 and again in 1958 until Nikita Khrushchev's ... More


The Roosevelt Era: From the New Deal to D-Day

Isser Woloch

in The Postwar Moment: Progressive Forces in Britain, France, and the United States after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300124354
eISBN:
9780300242683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124354.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the progressive forces in the U.S. In the U.S., Franklin Roosevelt's presidency became the prime force for progressive gains. In the New Deal's ascendant phase from 1932 to ... More


Chief Justice Hughes

Daniel R. Ernst

in Tocqueville’s Nightmare: The Administrative State Emerges in America, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199920860
eISBN:
9780199377206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920860.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As chief justice, Hughes re-established the principle of strict judicial review of an agency’s fact-finding when constitutional rights and the extent of Congress’s delegation of legislative power ... More


Rehabilitation: Political, Literary, and Social, 1795–1815

Jeff Horn

in The Making of a Terrorist: Alexandre Rousselin and the French Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197529928
eISBN:
9780197529959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529928.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Rousselin managed to return to public service, but he continued to face recriminations for his participation in revolutionary violence. He became a confidential secretary for General Lazare Hoche, ... More


Pressures for Government Action

Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden

in Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082448
eISBN:
9780226082585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082585.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The HOLC was passed during the first hundred days of the Roosevelt administration, and like other New Deal programs was directed at a pressing problem with a clear constituency in mind. Given the ... More


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