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Intellectual Founders of the Republic: Five Studies in Nineteenth-Century French Political Thought

Sudhir Hazareesingh

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247943
eISBN:
9780191599446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247943.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This innovative study of nineteenth‐century French political thought explores the republican theory and political practice of five intellectuals: Jules Barni, Charles Dupont‐White, Emile Littré, ... More


The Triumphant Republic: ‘Paris en 1889: les opérations de voirie exécutées entre 1871 et 1889’

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/9781786940964.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines Jean-Charles Adolphe Alphand’s Travaux de Paris, an atlas containing a series of maps that present the spatial and technical organization and amelioration of the city from 1789 ... More


Creating Map Readers: The Rise of Geography and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century France

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/9781786940964.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The loss to the cartographically proficient Prussian army in 1870 initiated a drive to introduce more geography and maps into French society. One way to do that was through education. Jules Ferry’s ... 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


An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

J. P. Daughton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between 1880 and 1914, tens of thousands of men and women left France for distant religious missions, driven by the desire to spread the word of Jesus Christ, combat Satan, and convert the world's ... More


The Third Republic: The State Funeral as Civic Festival 1879–1940

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/9780198203285.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When Jules Grevy, a moderate who belonged to the generation of 1848, became president of France, the Third Republic was at last fully republican. One might have supposed that this triumph would end ... More


German Rejection of the French Parliamentary Republic

Mark Hewitson

in National Identity and Political Thought in Germany: Wilhelmine Depictions of the French Third Republic, 1890–1914

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208587
eISBN:
9780191678073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208587.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

German statesmen, diplomats, politicians, journalists, and writers all subscribed, with some qualifications, to certain core elements of a political myth of France in the Wilhelmine period. This ... More


Funerals of Politicians

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/9780198203285.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The long history of state funerals in France might have camouflaged the new direction given to the celebration once the republicans controlled the Third Republic. The continuous governmental denial ... More


Epilogue: From Vichy to the Fifth Republic: Decline or Transformation?

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/9780198203285.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The demise of the Third Republic could have also signaled the end of the tradition of republican state funerals. The Vichy regime tried to establish its own festive and commemorative tradition, while ... 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 Politicians of the Third Republic

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Third Republic was one of the most confusing and paradoxical of political regimes that France ever had. It was supposed to mark the advent of democracy, but it produced disconcertingly little ... More


The Politicians of the Third Republic

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/9780198221043.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Third Republic was one of the most confusing and paradoxical of political regimes. It was supposed to mark the advent of democracy, but it produced disconcertingly little fundamental change in ... More


Proust, Class, and Nation

Edward J. Hughes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As an extended textual construction, first conceived of in 1908 and the last tranche of which reached its reading public almost two decades later, A la recherche du temps perdu was being written ... More


The Rise of Suburban Paris: Henri Prost’s Carte générale

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/9781786940964.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the 1934 Carte générale de l’aménagement de la Région parisienne (Carte générale), a brightly-coloured, multi-page representation of Paris and its suburbs. Parliament passed ‘la ... More


Funerals of Scientists, Writers, and Musicians

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/9780198203285.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Following the positivism of Auguste Comte, Jules Ferry and the other founding fathers of the Third Republic believed that ‘science will replace religion as the Republic replaced the monarchy, and ... More


The Merger of Executive and Legislative Competencies

Mark Hewitson

in National Identity and Political Thought in Germany: Wilhelmine Depictions of the French Third Republic, 1890–1914

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208587
eISBN:
9780191678073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208587.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the parliamentary basis of the Third Republic, which was seen by many Germans as the essence of the French political system. It concentrates on divergent conceptions in ... More


Conclusion Politics and the German Nation-State

Mark Hewitson

in National Identity and Political Thought in Germany: Wilhelmine Depictions of the French Third Republic, 1890–1914

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208587
eISBN:
9780191678073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208587.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter concludes with an assessment of the Third Republic's position and role in common political typologies of the Wilhelmine period. The Third Republic provided new answers to such questions, ... More


The Cartographic Capital: Mapping Third Republic Paris

Kory Olson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940964
eISBN:
9781789629033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Through official maps, this book looks at how government presentations of Paris and environs change over the course of the Third Republic (1889-1934). Governmental policies, such as the creation of a ... More


Transition: The Procession and the City

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/9780198203285.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Rituals that have transformative power in modern society are rituals of presentation, which operate upon the social order by their sheer magnitude. However, they are capable of achieving the required ... More


From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Chris Millington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language study of its kind, From victory to Vichy explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans’ associations during the ... More


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