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France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Raymond Jonas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the little-known story of the Sacré-Coeur, or Sacred Heart. The highest point in Paris and a celebrated tourist destination, the white-domed basilica of Sacré-Coeur on Montmartre is a ... More


Reaching a Larger World: Muslim Youth and Expanding Circuits of Operation

Simone AbdouMaliq

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter concerns specific practices of urban youth culture undertaken by youth who are Muslim to construct a particular horizon of youth—a temporal framework that resituates the position of ... More


Marseilles and Turin, 1849–1853

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901: From Nation to Nationalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206118
eISBN:
9780191717178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206118.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When the Bourbons defeated Sicily during the revolution of 1848-1849, Francesco Crispi set off for exile and chose to go to Marseilles, in part because he had written for a local newspaper there, La ... More


The French Encounters

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0042
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author describes the character of the people of France and presents an anecdote of a barber. He also reflects on the hotel at Marseilles, comments on the appearance and dress of the French ... More


To Lyons

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0043
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author sets out for Lyons, France and presents an account of his journey. He describes the city of Lyons and comments on its curious mode of building, the dyeing manufactory, the house wherein ... More


To Africa

Edward G. Gray

in The Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110555
eISBN:
9780300137811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110555.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on John Ledyard's travel to Africa. On June 30, 1788, Ledyard left London for Paris. From there he traveled to Marseilles, crossed the Mediterranean to Alexandria, and then ... More


Trade in the Mediterranean in the Early Modern Era: A Brief Review of the French Literature

Xavier Labat Saint Vincent

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is a guide to the wide selection of French-language publications for those who wish to research four major topics of French maritime history: Marseilles and trade in the Mediterranean; ... More


Manumission and Absolute Monarchy

in Captives and Corsairs: France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770002
eISBN:
9780804777841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770002.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Louis XIV's ascent to power in 1660 and his bid to establish a formidable, prosperous, and cohesive polity based on the co-option of volatile places and peoples—and the ... More


Dante’s Lyric Redemption: Eros, Salvation, Vernacular Tradition

Tristan Kay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753964
eISBN:
9780191815768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753964.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This book re-examines two strongly interrelated aspects of the poet’s work: the role and value he ascribes to earthly love and his relationship to the vernacular lyric tradition of his time. It ... More


. The Final Curtain ~ 2000–2003 ~

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.31
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Nina had changed her life around again by the middle of 2000. She moved to Carry-le-Rouet, a seaside town west of Marseilles and near Sausset-les-Pins. “You love the ... More


Conclusion: The Foundation of Marseilles, Some Brooch Pins and the History of the Novel

Tim Whitmarsh

in Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

There were many ‘contact zones’ between Greek and other peoples in antiquity, and many forms of exchange between them took place here, including trade and intermarriage. The texts discussed in this ... More


Looking Back, Moving Forward

Nadine Meisner

in Marius Petipa: The Emperor's Ballet Master

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190659295
eISBN:
9780190659325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659295.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

After Petipa’s marriage to his first muse, Maria Surovshchikova, and the death in Russia of his father, Jean, chapter 4 travels back in time to trace Jean’s career as a ballet master in Marseilles ... More


Folco of Marseilles

Tristan Kay

in Dante’s Lyric Redemption: Eros, Salvation, Vernacular Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753964
eISBN:
9780191815768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753964.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

The chapter explores Dante’s treatment of Folco of Marseilles, who appears in the Paradiso’s Heaven of Venus. Like Guittone, Folco eventually rejected love poetry and became an influential ... More


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