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Silent Sisters in the South Seas

J. P. DAUGHTON

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the experiences of the missionary sisters in France. It explains that the sister, in her typical capacity as a teacher, nurse, and caregiver to orphans and the elderly, as well ... More


The Problem and Its Modes: A) Experience, Usage and Prudence

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter expounds on three modes of thought which were explicitly concerned with the problems of political particularity; with what was intellectually possible when the particular political ... More


Fraternity

Anne-Claude Ambroise-Rendu

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/9780801449017.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the concept of fraternity as it is used in the political context. The inception of “fraternity” as a partly political, partly moral concept can be traced to the French ... More


“Pictures of the Vicious ultimately overcome by misery and shame”: The Cultural Work of Early National Schoolbooks

Gretchen A. Adams

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how schoolbooks published in the United States imparted not only knowledge but also patriotism. Schoolbooks were important not only for their central philosophies in tune with ... More


Cultural Policy

Herman Lebovics

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/9780801449017.003.0039
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter charts the evolution of cultural policy throughout French history. In France the idea that the state has a responsibility for aesthetic culture, as for national defense, the economy, and ... More


Kentucky’s “Cottage-Bred Man”: Abraham Lincoln and Wales

Kenneth O. Morgan

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the image and perception of Abraham Lincoln in Wales. It explains that Wales celebrated the anniversary of Lincoln in 2009 and that Lincoln was considered the embodiment of ... More


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