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Quartier Blanc, Quartier Rouge: Cultural Marginality and Popular Politics in Perpignan

John M. Merriman

in The Margins of City Life: Explorations of the French Urban Frontier, 1815–1851

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195064384
eISBN:
9780199854424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064384.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to Perpignan, a splendid example of the spatial dimensions and identity of cultural marginality. As the police discovered, there was nothing disorganized about the paysans—not ... More


The Place de la Bastille: The story of a quartier

Keith Reader

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

Epicentre of the French Revolution of 1789, erstwhile bastion of the skilled working class, centre of radical agitation, and, along with Pigalle and Montmartre, a focus for popular and raffish ... More


Digital Public Infrastructures for Creative Communities: The Case of the Quartier des Spectacles

Claude Fortin, Kate Hennessy, and Carman Neustaedter

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates the potential for new forms of social and civic interaction to be enabled when the notion of the public good is economically and philosophically applied to locative media. ... More


Agnès Varda: A Woman Within History

Delphine Bénézet

in The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a sample of selected films of Agnès Varda and argues that her cinematographic practice has always engaged with the corporeal, and that as a consequence it constitutes a decisive ... More


Introduction: The Place de la Bastille

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/UPO9781846316784.002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book investigates the history and cultural geography of the Place de la Bastille, one of the most important lieux de mémoire (‘sites of memory’) in Paris, France, which was named after the ... More


‘What's that poor creature doing here?’: the area and the fortress before the Revolution of 1789

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/UPO9781846316784.003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Prior to the French Revolution of 1789, the quartier consisted of two buildings that represented the two major seats of power in pre-modern France: the State and the Roman Catholic Church. In 1198, a ... More


‘The strategy of the generals of Africa shattered’: the Restoration, Orleanist and Second Republic Years, 1815–1851

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/UPO9781846316784.005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

At the centre of the Place de la Bastille in Paris is the July Column, the foundation-stone of which had been laid on July 14, 1792. The following year, a large plaster fountain was built by ... 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


‘Satan's Bagpipes’: La Belle Époque's Forty-three Years of Peace

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/UPO9781846316784.007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The period between 1896, when France recovered from a prolonged economic crisis, and the outbreak of World War I in 1914, came to be known as La Belle Époque, and was characterised by political calm ... More


‘Villains, stars and everybody in between’: The First War and the entre-deux-guerres

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/UPO9781846316784.008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

World War I claimed almost two million lives in France and wounded more than four million French soldiers. The Faubourg-Saint-Antoine appeared to have suffered as much as other quartiers after the ... More


‘Slicked hair and splendid sideburns’: Occupation and Liberation

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/UPO9781846316784.009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the French Revolution, the Communist Party organised a march on July 14, 1939 from Bastille to Nation, and event that was attended by 50,000 people and which ... More


‘A real earthquake’: the impactof the Opéra on the quartier

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/UPO9781846316784.012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Bastille Opéra dramatically transformed the quartier, an impact likened by Philippe Denis, president of the association SOS-Paris, in July 1998 to an earthquake. The changes, made more profound ... More


Flânerie in the archive: the Faubourg/Bastille today

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/UPO9781846316784.013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter proposes a walk through the quartier of Paris to show that the Faubourg-Saint-Antoine still exists. Although the quartier appears to be on the brink of extinction, it may be saved by ... More


A French Revolt

Robert S. Leiken

in Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780195328974
eISBN:
9780190252748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195328974.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the riots that erupted in 2005 in France's Muslim immigrant ghettos, with particular reference to the role played by jihadis and Islamists. It first provides an overview of the ... More


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