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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 Disturber of the Peace of the World”

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/9780195081770.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Napoleon Bonaparte's landing on Golfe Juan in February 1815 to start his invasion of France. Louis XVIII was confident that Napoleon would never succeed and he felt secured ... More


“Lle du Repos”

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/9780195081770.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses Napoleon Bonaparte's exile of Elba. On April 11, 1814, the Treaty of Fontainebleau was signed by three Allied foreign ministers to officially recognize Napoleon's unconditional ... More


A Sense of Mission

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter twenty is an account of how Hodge returned from Europe a changed man. Full of confidence and new ideas, Hodge gave himself to educational reform and missions in the years immediately after ... More


Massacre and Restoration

Ian Coller

in Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The period that unfolded from the beginning of 1814 was an extraordinarily difficult one for many people in France. In April, the military failure of Napoleon Bonaparte's regime became evident, and ... More


The First Republic

Patrice Gueniffey

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the First Republic was not a distinct, coherent system of government but a historical process whose chronological beginning and end are not well defined. It reveals that in ... More


An Argument en famille

Randolph Paul Runyon

in The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175386
eISBN:
9780813175690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175386.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the death in 1805 of Léone Mentelle, Waldemar's mother, hostility breaks out between him and his father. Edme bitterly complains of a letter from Waldemar and Charlotte he considers insulting; ... More


The Amorous Restoration: Love, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France

Andrew J. Counter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198785996
eISBN:
9780191827709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

When Louis XVIII returned to the throne in 1814, and again in 1815, France embarked upon a period of uneasy cohabitation between the old and the new. The writers of the age, who included ... More


Military Engineers in France before Vauban (1500–1650)

David Buisseret

in Military Engineers: The Development of the Early Modern European State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781845861209
eISBN:
9781474406093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861209.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

There is agreement that in the second half of the seventeenth century Louis XIV disposed of extensive expertise he could call on for engineering services of all kinds, especially military. The name ... More


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