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Enslavement and Everyday Life: Living with Slave Raiding in the North-Eastern Mandara Mountains of Cameroon

Scott MacEachern

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The northern Mandara Mountains of Cameroon have been a focus of slave raiding for the past five centuries, according to historical sources. Some captives from the area were enslaved locally, ... More


1792–1793: Minister of the Republic Grain and Museums

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Despite the split between Brissotins (or ‘Girondins’) and Montagnards in the Convention, briefly discussed, divisions do not concern all policy: this chapter considers Roland's daily work as Interior ... More


1792–1793: Fact or Fantasy?: The Bureau d’Esprit Public and the Minister for the Gironde

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0025
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the controversial role of the so-called bureau d’esprit public at the ministry. Did it really exist? If so, what did it do? Who was involved? What role did it play in the ... More


Postscript: The Terror

W. D. Edmonds

in Jacobinism and the Revolt of Lyon 1789–1793

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227496
eISBN:
9780191678714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227496.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Wherever it was applied with severity under the direct control of Paris, the Terror distorted local politics and gave central roles to new sets of individuals. Nowhere was the latter more evident ... More


Experiments in the Lowlands

Thomas L. Ahern

in Vietnam Declassified: The CIA and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125619
eISBN:
9780813135342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125619.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Throughout the course of Operation Switchback, the station had been actively looking for new ways to preserve Central Intelligence Agency involvement. The principal burden of this exploratory effort ... More


Terror before “the Terror”: June 1789–August 1793

Ronald Schechter

in A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter makes four arguments. First, between 1789 and 1793 revolutionaries followed pre-revolutionary habits of terror speech. Specifically, they repeatedly spoke or wrote in praise of the ... More


Terror Speech in the Year II

Ronald Schechter

in A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Like commentators under the Old Regime and the first four years of the Revolution, revolutionaries of the Year II characterized terror as a property of the law, deeming it exemplary, restraining, and ... More


Conclusion

Ronald Schechter

in A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

It is conventional to divide historians of the Terror into two parties: those who see it as the product of ideology, and those who understand it as the result of circumstances. More recently a third ... More


“I Wish to Be Necessary to You”

Andrew Cayton

in Love in the Time of Revolution: Transatlantic Literary Radicalism and Historical Change, 1793-1818

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607504
eISBN:
9781469608266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607504.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville and how he and his allies were in serious trouble by the end of May 1793. Neither eloquence nor equivocation could save them from the ... More


Paramilitary Forces in Paris

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the rise of paramilitary forces in Paris in 1848. The collapse of the July Monarchy was followed by the emergence of leaders of different political persuasions both inside and ... More


Civilizing Latex

Michitake Aso

in Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637150
eISBN:
9781469637174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637150.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Rubber trees motivated the utilization, and construction, of imperial and national networks of knowledge production that linked French Indochina to France and to other colonial territories around the ... More


The Cost of Female Citizenship: Price Controls and the Gendering of Democracy in Revolutionary France

Katie Jarvis

in Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter reveals how contests over commercial regulations ultimately prompted the National Convention to abolish women’s political clubs. At the outset of the Terror in 1793, the Convention ... More


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