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1798: The High Tide of Revolutionary Democracy

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0026
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The period of about a year beginning late in 1797 was the high point of the whole decade, and indeed of all European history until 1848, in the matter of international agitation stirred up by the ... More


The Survival of the Revolution in France

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details events in 1973, when the issue for France and the world was whether revolution or counter-revolution should prevail. In every country where the government was at war with the ... More


The French Directory between Extremes

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the extreme Left of the French Revolution led by an obscure journalist who called himself “Gracchus” Babeuf and his co-worker Philippe Buonarroti, a French citizen of Italian ... More


The Age of the Democratic Revolution

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book deals with Western Civilization as a whole at a critical moment in its history, or with what has sometimes recently been called ... More


Germany: The Revolution of the Mind

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0029
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Germany during the revolutionary decade. The years of political change coincided with the supreme efflorescence of German thought and culture. It was the age of Goethe and ... More


Britain: Republicanism and the Establishment

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0030
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on England during the revolutionary decade. It argues that in Britain and Ireland, as in Eastern Europe, it was counter-revolution that prevailed. The net effect of the ... More


The Revolutionizing of the Revolution

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1792, the French Revolution became a thing in itself, an uncontrollable force that might eventually spend itself but which no one could direct or guide. The governments set up in Paris in the ... More


The Issues and the Adversaries

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In April 1792, France had declared war on the “King of Hungary and Bohemia,” that is the House of Austria or Hapsburg, which, since it possessed most of Belgium, was the most important of the powers ... More


The Road to War

Jesse Ferris

in Nasser's Gamble: How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six-Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155142
eISBN:
9781400845231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155142.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter outlines the course of events from Syria's decision to secede from the United Arab Republic in September 1961 to Egypt's decision to intervene in the incipient civil war in Yemen exactly ... More


The Communists and the Serb Rebellion, c. April–September 1941

Marko Attila Hoare

in Genocide and Resistance in Hitler’s Bosnia: The Partisans and the Chetniks, 1941–1943

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263808
eISBN:
9780191734458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263808.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Partisan movement in Bosnia-Hercegovina was the product both of long-term socio-economic developments at home and of the short-term ‘accident’ of foreign invasion and occupation; it involved the ... More


Two Parliaments Escape Reform

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on events in Europe in the years between 1774 and 1789, or between the beginnings of the American and of the French revolutions. During this period, the stresses and conflicts ... More


The French Revolution: The Aristocratic Resurgence

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the conflict which developed in France between a reforming monarchy and a resurgent aristocracy, and traces the beginnings of the French Revolution. The French Revolution had ... More


Georges Sorel and Charles Maurras: The Emergence of Secular State Corporatism

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the contribution of philosopher and political theorist Georges Sorel and critic Charles Maurras on the emergence of secular state corporatism and modern totalitarianism. It ... More


The French Directory: Mirage of the Moderates

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details events following the end of the Terror and the political and emotional crisis of the Year II. The question that a great many Frenchmen put to themselves both in France and in the ... More


1848 in European Collective Memory

Robert Gildea

in The Revolutions in Europe, 1848–1849: From Reform to Reaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249978
eISBN:
9780191697852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249978.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the ways in which the revolutions of 1848 have been remembered, ways which have been formed around the celebration of key anniversaries. The first myth constructed around the ... More


Gender Roles in the Revolutionary War: Initiating Change

Iija A. Luciak

in Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the history of Man, women were often pegged to domestic roles wherein their attempt to contribute to the significant events in society were undermined. In the history of Cuba, the contributions of ... More


Reasserting the Centrality of White Radicals

David Barber

in A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes Revolutionary Youth Movement (RYM) factions from mid-October 1969 to the great upheaval of May 1970. As the antiwar movement began to peak in November 1969, factions of the ... More


Joint Actions in the Constitutional and Revolutionary Movements

in Modern China's Network Revolution: Chambers of Commerce and Sociopolitical Change in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774093
eISBN:
9780804777872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774093.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes the political activism of the Lower Yangzi chambers of commerce. In alliance with other constitutional organizations, these chambers repeatedly pressed the Qing government for ... More


Translating Fanon: Black and Yellow Power as American Anticolonialisms

Rychetta Watkins

in Black Power, Yellow Power, and the Making of Revolutionary Identities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031618
eISBN:
9781621031451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031618.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the ideas put forth by Frantz Fanon. Fanon wrote a treatise in 1952 on the psyche of the colonized, a treatise that was intended as a doctoral thesis for his psychiatry ... More


Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Peter M. Sánchez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Priest Under Fire recounts the remarkable life story of a bold Salvadoran priest—Padre David Rodríguez—who in 1970 embraced the Catholic Church’s call to serve the poor and consequently became an ... More


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