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Policing Politics

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers aspects of the policing of politics in the widest sense during the period. Municipal policemen took care to make sure that crowds were not transformed into “tumults” or even, ... More


The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Emma Dillon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Among the most memorable innovations of music and poetry in thirteenth-century France was a genre that seemed to privilege sound over sense. The polytextual motet is especially well-known to scholars ... More


Charivari

Emma Dillon

in The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.003.0027
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter contrasts the sound of the everyday city with one of the more radical occurrences that could take place in that environment: the noisy ritual of charivari. The chapter begins with ... More


“Qu’il étoit maître chez lui” (He is the master of his house): Family Government and Political Authority in Counterrevolutionary Quebec

Nancy Christie

in The Formal and Informal Politics of British Rule In Post-Conquest Quebec, 1760-1837: A Northern Bastille

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198851813
eISBN:
9780191886492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851813.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Arguing against traditional liberal narratives of the linear development of unfree labor, this chapter explores the politics of the counterrevolution by examining the way in which the master and ... More


Singing Love

William G. Pooley

in Body and Tradition in Nineteenth-Century France: Félix Arnaudin and the Moorlands of Gascony, 1870-1914

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198847502
eISBN:
9780191882180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847502.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the folk songs Arnaudin collected. It discusses them by drawing attention to two key features: firstly, to the bawdiness of the songs of the moorlands, and secondly, to the ... More


Parody: Colonial Mimicry, Colonial Parody, and the Multiplicity of Punch

Tanya Agathocleous

in Disaffected: Emotion, Sedition, and Colonial Law in the Anglosphere

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753879
eISBN:
9781501753909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753879.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the relationship between three journals that circulated within the imperial public sphere which united Britain with its colonies: Punch, the Indian Charivari, a British-run ... More


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