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The World of Yesterday: Conrad, European History, and Napoleonic Legend

Richard Niland

in Conrad and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580347
eISBN:
9780191722738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580347.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter looks at Conrad's writing during the Great War as his response to the conflict. It then turns its attention to Conrad's lifelong obsession with Napoleon Bonaparte, exploring Conrad's ... More


The Main Staff of the Second Army and the Development of Russian Military Thought, 1815–1834

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Research into the Greek revolution was only one of the tasks that Kiselev had assigned to his Main Staff. Kiselev was also committed to two much larger projects — the writing of a complete history of ... More


Tolstoy on War, Russia, and Empire

Dominic Lieven

in Tolstoy On War: Narrative Art and Historical Truth in “War and Peace”

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448980
eISBN:
9780801465895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448980.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the enormous influence of War and Peace, which is attributed to its intrinsic virtues—especially its psychological portrait of Russian soldiers—as well as to its myth-making ... More


A Not Exclusive Truth: An Early Nineteenth-Century Pastoral Theology and Erasmus

Bruce Mansfield

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Joseph Widmer appears to belong to the Catholic reaction of the post-Napoleonic era. His views have been called ‘ultramontane’. In the political and religious struggles of his native land, Lucerne, ... More


: John Keats in the Cockney School

Nicholas Roe

in John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186298
eISBN:
9780191674495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186298.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses Keats's early boyhood, a child of the 1790s, his schooldays (1803–11), and his medical training (1811–17) extended from the French Revolution, through the Napoleonic era, to ... More


. The Foreign Ministry at the End of the Nineteenth Century: Its History, Structure, and Practice

M. B. HAYNE

in he French Foreign Office and the Origins of the First World War, 1898–1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202707
eISBN:
9780191675492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202707.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides an in-depth analysis on the evolution of the Foreign Ministry by illustrating its history, structure, and practice. It was only until Cardinal Richelieu's period that definitive ... More


Introduction

Andreas Televantos

in Capitalism Before Corporations: The Morality of Business Associations and the Roots of Commercial Equity and Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870340
eISBN:
9780191913136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870340.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter discusses the significance of the Regency era in English commercial law's development. There are two main reasons for this. First, the unstable economic circumstances of the ... More


A Penitential Sermon

Marc Saperstein

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents Isaac Luria's 1803 sermon and compares it with other Christian sermons presented at the time. First, Luria seems unwilling to specify national sins, while the Christian ... More


A Sermon

Marc Saperstein

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses a sermon by Solomon Hirschel given in the aftermath of a British naval victory in 1805. It was a fateful battle — some have claimed that the very survival of England was at ... More


Violence, Development, and Political Order

Herman Van Der Wusten

in The Geography of War and Peace: From Death Camps to Diplomats

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

How are “development” and “violence” related? What role does “political order” play as an intermediate modulator? Where is the geography in all this? These are the questions I want to tackle in ... More


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