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Venice and Habsburg Imperial Policy

DAVID LAVEN

in Venice and Venetia under the Habsburgs: 1815-1835

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205746
eISBN:
9780191717147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205746.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the place Venice and its hinterland assumed within broader imperial policy. It examines its role both within Metternich's defensive and diplomatic strategy, and within debates ... More


Restoration

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Traces the decline of political power in the Catholic Church in Europe from the period after the overthrow of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1814, and the return of the Pope to Rome. In the new Europe so ... More


Students, Professors, and Politics

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between 1815 and 1848, the forces of liberalism and nationalism contended with those of reaction orchestrated by the Austrian chancellor Metternich. Governments generally expected universities to ... More


Vanishing Sensibilities: Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann

Kristina Muxfeldt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782420
eISBN:
9780199919154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782420.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This book examines once passionate cultural concerns that shaped music of Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann, and works of their contemporaries in drama or poetry. Music, especially music with text, was a ... More


The Matrimonial Anomaly (Schubert’s Opera for Posterity)

Kristina Muxfeldt

in Vanishing Sensibilities: Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782420
eISBN:
9780199919154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782420.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Schubert’s unfinished last opera Der Graf von Gleichen was drafted only after the libretto had been banned by the censors. Based on a popular thirteenth-century legend about a man who had two wives ... More


Conclusion: The Quest for Power, Fame, and Prestige

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The concluding chapter stresses the influence of conservatism and romanticism on Disraeli's understanding of the Eastern Question. The experiences of the Greek Revolution are highlighted, as well as ... More


Consolidating his Beliefs: The Crimean War and the Ministerial Years

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Crimean War played a decisive role in consolidating Disraeli's perceptions of the Eastern Question. Guided by Aberdeen's example and following Palmerston's tactics, he claimed that Russia had to ... More


Revolution

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1820-21, Naples and Sicily were the theatres of one of the strangest revolutions in 19th-century Europe. This chapter describes the events that led the king (Ferdinand I – formerly Ferdinand IV) ... More


Setting the Precedent

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

‘Setting the precedent’ examines efforts by first the German embassy in Paris and later the Einsatzstab Rosenberg to confiscate works of art owned by Jews. Allegedly acting on instructions from ... More


Liberalism, Nationalism, and the Coming of the Revolution

R. J. W. Evans

in The Revolutions in Europe, 1848–1849: From Reform to Reaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249978
eISBN:
9780191697852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249978.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first French Revolution established France as the touchpaper for future international explosions. Liberalism, in essence, stood for freed development of individuals and groups, guaranteed by ... More


1848–1849 in the Habsburg Monarchy

R. J. W. Evans

in The Revolutions in Europe, 1848–1849: From Reform to Reaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249978
eISBN:
9780191697852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249978.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The year 1848 in the Habsburg dominion presents the most complex of contemporary revolutionary scenarios, both in its intricate domestic canvas and in its interaction with all the unrest beyond ... More


The Structures of ‘Personal Rule’, 1840–1846

David E. Barclay

in Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840–1861

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204305
eISBN:
9780191676192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204305.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the late summer of 1842, two years after his accession to the Prussian throne, Frederick William IV journeyed to the Rhine to celebrate the resumption of work on Cologne Cathedral. Frederick ... More


The Dynamics of Austrian Governance, 1780–1848

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: Chapter 1 presents the dialectic of Austrian rule: the tradition of reform and the desire for inertia. The reform emperor, Joseph II, bequeathed a spirit and attitude that made the ... More


Between Hammer and Anvil: Eclipse of the Habsburg Monarchy

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter traces the breakdown of the Metternichian system, from the time of the revolution of 1848 and Crimean War to the debilitating defeats by Italy in 1859 and Prussia in 1866. In the middle ... More


Paris, the Rhineland, and Return to Italy (1835–1846)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Since Gioachino Rossini’s return to Paris in 1830, he had taken to writing occasional items for individual singers and particular social gatherings, principal among which was the salon of the ... More


Vienna, Verona, Venice (1822–1823)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gioachino Rossini and Isabella Colbran arrived in Vienna on March 23. Four days later they attended a performance of Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischütz. A new opera, Euryanthe, had been ... More


Metternich’s Europe

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the childhood of Isaac Mayer Wise (1819–1900) and the political climate in which he had grown up. He was born in Steingrub, Bohemia in 1890. Of the first twenty-seven years of ... More


Friedrich Schlegel’s Concert of Europe

Paul Hamilton

in Realpoetik: European Romanticism and Literary Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686179
eISBN:
9780191766107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686179.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Schlegel’s project of the journal Europa is compared to Staël’s De l’Allemagne and their similar construction of a European counter-image to Napoleon’s conquered territories. Schlegel’s expansion of ... More


Maometto in Naples and Venice: The Operatic Charisma of the Conqueror

Larry Wolff

in The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795777
eISBN:
9780804799652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795777.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Rossini’s Maometto Secondo, presenting the Ottoman conqueror of Constantinople, Mehmed II, at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples in 1820. The sultan appeared as a charismatic and ... More


Biedermeier, Vormärz and Radetzky

Richard Bassett

in For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes events following the defeat of Napoleon. For the army the long peace of the 1830s meant that uniforms became reflective of prestige. In common with the British army at this ... More


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