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Accounting for Taste: The Triumph of French Cuisine

Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226243238
eISBN:
9780226243276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243276.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

French cuisine is such a staple in our understanding of fine food that we forget the accidents of history that led to its creation. This book brings these “accidents” to the surface, illuminating the ... More


Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Leslie Tuttle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Between 1666 and 1789, France's Old Regime government used the king's legislative authority to promote marriage and prolific reproduction. This book studies the royal pronatalist law masterminded by ... More


The Devil in the Holy Water: Political Libel in Eighteenth-Century France: 2007 British Academy Lecture

Robert Darnton

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses an investigation of the vast but unstudied literature of libel that appeared in the French book market during the eighteenth century. It concentrates on four interconnected ... More


The Republics at Rome and Naples

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0027
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses the peace that prevailed on the Continent from the signing of the treaty of Campo Formio in October 1797 to the attack on Rome by the King of Naples in November 1798, which ... More


Introduction

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The introduction sets out the contexts for understanding the early modern French state's decision to intervene proactively in its subjects' reproductive lives. It defines pronatalism, a terms that ... More


Implementing Pronatalist Policy

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Louis XIV's 1666 pronatalist policy offered tax privileges to fathers of ten or more children in order to encourage marriage and abundant procreation. This chapter offers a picture of the day‐to‐day ... More


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

John A. Davis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book takes the southern Italian Kingdom of the Two Sicilies as the vantage point for a reconsideration of Italy's history in the age of Napoleon and the European revolutions. The book's central ... More


Naples, Napoleon, and the Origins of the Two Italies

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/9780198207559.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the decade of Napoleonic rule in southern Italy (1806-1815) in the context of earlier attempts by the Bourbon monarchy to reform the Ancien Régime Kingdom of the ... More


The Ancien Régime in the South

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/9780198207559.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the crisis of the of the Bourbon Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in the context of the changes that were undermining the European Ancien Régime in the second half of the 18th ... More


Networks of Knowledge

Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

in Dark Matter Credit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182179
eISBN:
9780691185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182179.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter explains how, in the wake of the French Revolution's devastating inflation, local, peer-to-peer credit markets recuperated slowly. After such enormous losses, conditions for lending were ... More


Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Benjamin A. Cowan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book argues that Cold War struggles against “subversion” must be understood in cultural terms, as a reaction to the consequences—both real and perceived—of modernization. Inscribing Brazil’s ... More


Defamation, Discrimination, and Despoliation

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/9780199539321.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

At the start of the Occupation, both French and German agencies accepted the fundamental legitimacy of the so‐called Jewish Question (Judenfrage) and adopted anti‐Semitic policies of defamation, ... More


A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Ronald Schechter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

We tend to think of terror as a bad thing, but this was not always the case. In eighteenth-century France the word “terror” had largely positive connotations. God was said to instill terror in the ... More


‘There Are No Slaves in France’: The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancien Régime

Sue Peabody

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101980
eISBN:
9780199854448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101980.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book examines the paradoxical emergence of political antislavery and institutional racism in the century prior to the French Revolution. The author shows how the political culture of late ... More


Vichy, the Resistance, and Free France

Eric Jabbari

in Pierre Laroque and the Welfare State in Post-war France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199289639
eISBN:
9780191730863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289639.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Despite his misgivings, Laroque contributed to the elaboration of the policies of the ministry of labour during the early months of the Vichy Regime. During this time, he helped draft the legislation ... More


Alternative Rescaling Strategies and the Future of New State Spaces

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops a general interpretation of the deeply unstable, crisis-prone formation of state spatiality that has been consolidated through the institutionalization of urban locational ... More


Opera and the Political Imaginary in Old Regime France

Olivia Bloechl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226522753
eISBN:
9780226522890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226522890.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

From its origins in the 1670s through the French Revolution, serious opera in France was associated with the power of the absolute monarchy, and its ties to the crown remain at the heart of our ... More


To Live Free, to Die a Slave: Foreigners in Ancien Régime France

Michael Rapport

in Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners 1789-1799

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208457
eISBN:
9780191678011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208457.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The contrasting treatment of different types of foreigners in France before 1789 shows that they were encouraged to settle in France where they were deemed of utility to the state. Such uses could be ... More


Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

J.B. Shank

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226509297
eISBN:
9780226509327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509327.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A pervasive understanding holds that the foundation of calculus-based mathematical physics was laid by Issac Newton in his epochal treatise Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica of 1687. In ... More


French Democracy: The Natural Destiny of a People

Cheryl B. Welch

in De Tocqueville

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198781318
eISBN:
9780191695414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198781318.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter shifts the analysis of democracy from using American examples in addressing European problems to focusing on the shape of France democracy using Tocqueville's texts: Democracy in ... More


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