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Bonapartism

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For over 100 years, Bonapartism has been the intellectual's nightmare. The simplest definition of Bonapartism is that it is the perpetuation of the ideas of Napoleon I, the cult of his genius and the ... More


France

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/9780198206606.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reform of French universities began under the Second Empire, and was given a strong impulse by defeat in the Franco–Prussian war in 1871. The need to learn from Germany created a reform movement ... More


The Second Republic in Rural Perspective

PETER McPHEE

in The Politics of Rural Life: Political Mobilization in the French Countryside 1846-1852

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202257
eISBN:
9780191675249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202257.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about Roger Price, a historian of the period, and how he concluded that French social development was not attained between 1840 and 1870. Rather, he said, social and political ... More


Virgil and the British Empire, 1760–1880

Phiroze Vasunia

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reflects on the readings and uses of Virgil in British imperial contexts during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The British interest in Virgil heightened during the middle of ... More


Introduction: Creating Republican Paris

Kory Olson

in The Cartographic Capital: Mapping Third Republic Paris

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940964
eISBN:
9781789629033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940964.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Following Napoleon III’s fall, the Third Republic looked to create a Republican capital city, one that broke from Haussmann’s urban ideals. As successive governments hoped to create a republican ... More


Subversive and Revolutionary Funerals 1800–1870

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The end of the revolutionary decade opened a period during which the freedom of expression of the republican opposition was severely curtailed. The hostility of the authorities toward public ... More


The Great Turning Point the Juries of the Second Republic and Second Empire, 1848–1870

James M. Donovan

in Juries and the Transformation of Criminal Justice in France in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833636
eISBN:
9781469604404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895771_donovan.7
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the turning point in the history of the jury in France from the Revolution to World War II, during the eras of the Second Republic (1848–52) and Second Empire (1832–70). It ... More


Literature and Democracy

Christopher Prendergast

in The Classic: Sainte-Beuve and the Nineteenth-Century Culture Wars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215850
eISBN:
9780191706912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215850.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

French critic Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, on several occasions, purported to be a friend of liberty and, though less frequently, claimed that the French Second Empire, at least in its so-called ... More


The Republicans of the Second Empire

Sudhir Hazareesingh

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/9780801449017.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sheds light on the intellectual and cultural inventiveness of the republicans during the Second Empire. Though defeated politically and forced to survive in often difficult conditions, ... More


The Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III: The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State

James M. Vaughn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300208269
eISBN:
9780300240542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208269.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book challenges the scholarly consensus that British India and the Second Empire were founded in “a fit of absence of mind.” The book instead argues that the origins of the Raj and the largest ... More


Introduction

James M. Vaughn

in The Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III: The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300208269
eISBN:
9780300240542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208269.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book provides an alternative interpretation of the origins and early development of British India and the Second British ... More


French Opera under the Second Empire

Vincent Giroud

in French Opera: A Short History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117653
eISBN:
9780300168211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117653.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history of French opera during the Second Empire. It suggests that some of the most significant figures in Second Empire opera were Léon Carvalho and his counterpart at the ... More


Introduction

Lindsay Proudfoot and Dianne Hall

in Imperial Spaces: Placing the Irish and Scots in Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078378
eISBN:
9781781702895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078378.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book addresses the complex interplay between settler identities, colonial practice, time and space. It provides a place-centred analysis of settler colonialism as ethnicised ‘white’ experience ... More


The Triumph of the New Toryism and the Spirit of the Second British Empire

James M. Vaughn

in The Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III: The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300208269
eISBN:
9780300240542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208269.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter details events that occurred between the 1760s and 1770s. During this period, the oligarchic order largely supported the New Tory imperialism, which laid down the foundations of the ... More


Napoleon III and France’s colonial expansion: national grandeur, territorial conquests and colonial embellishment, 1852–70

Emmanuelle Guenot

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (1808–73), nephew of Napoleon I, came to power in 1851 after a coup d’étatreplacing the short-lived Second Republic (1848–51). His eighteen-year reign (1852–70) provided a ... More


The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Edward Ducler Berenson, Vincent Duclert, and Christophe Prochasson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the history and meaning of the French Republic and the challenges it has faced. Founded in 1792, the French Republic has been defined and redefined by a succession of regimes and ... More


The Author

Robert D. Priest

in The Gospel According to Renan: Reading, Writing, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728757
eISBN:
9780191795534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728757.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter provides a detailed intellectual biography of Ernest Renan, from his upbringing in Restoration Brittany through to the release of Vie de Jésus in 1863. It traces his reading in German ... More


The Debate

Robert D. Priest

in The Gospel According to Renan: Reading, Writing, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728757
eISBN:
9780191795534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728757.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Through an analysis of hundreds of pamphlets and newspaper articles from across the religious and political spectrum, this chapter outlines the landscape of opinion that greeted Vie de Jésus on its ... More


Bourgeois Radicalism and the “Empire of Liberty” in the Age of Pitt

James M. Vaughn

in The Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III: The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300208269
eISBN:
9780300240542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208269.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the transition from the First British Empire to the Second. It argues that when considering large-scale historical changes, such as the transition from the First to the Second ... More


‘Where is the noise of the storm that I love?’: The Second Empire from Hanssmann to the Commune

in The Place de la Bastille: The story of a quartier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316654
eISBN:
9781846316784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316784.006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During its twenty years of existence, the Second Empire witnessed a transformation in the layout, architecture, and social composition of Paris under the able leadership of Baron Georges-Eugène ... More


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