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Reading La Rochefoucauld

Michael Moriarty

in Disguised Vices: Theories of Virtue in Early Modern French Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589371
eISBN:
9780191728808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589371.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

Different critical approaches to La Rochefoucauld are summed up. The context in which the Maximes emerged is described: the failure of the aristocratic revolt known as the Fronde, La Rochefoucauld’s ... More


First, the French

Arna Bontemps (ed.)

in The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037696
eISBN:
9780252094958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037696.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the early French in Illinois and tells the story of the state's first black settler, Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable. The scant documentary records of colonial Illinois include ... More


A Leap in Time

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author talks about how Siberia still lives in him long after his return to Denmark. He lived for one year in the wilderness of the Siberian taiga to conduct a field study of the ... More


Nature in the Land of Fur

Jonathan Schlesinger

in A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799966
eISBN:
9781503600683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799966.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the borderland with Russia, a similar crisis emerged with furs: From the Altai Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, sables, then foxes, then squirrels vanished from the forest. In response, the Qing ... More


Introduction

Robert E. Weems and Jason P. Chambers (eds)

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The editors provide a historic overview of African American entrepreneurship in Chicago. Beginning with the pioneering entrepreneurial exploits of Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable, persons of African ... More


Songs and Whispers

Peter Thomson

in Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195170511
eISBN:
9780197562208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170511.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Acrumpled and broken strand of asphalt rises at the northern edge of Ulan-Ude, wanders through the dark woods of the Khamar-Daban Mountains, and finally settles into a band of fertile bottom land ... More


Shalugin, Leader of the Yukaghirs

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author narrates his meeting with Kolya Shalugin, a Yukaghir from Siberia who served as first director of the Teki Odulok obshchina (commune), for the Danish-Yukaghir Fur Project. ... More


Sable Furs for Sale

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author describes the fur trade in Russia. He first narrates his trip to Nelemnoye, a village where the Yukaghirs lived and where virtually everyone makes a living from hunting ... More


Soft Gold

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author describes his experience in the Siberian taiga hunting for sables. Known as Siberia’s soft gold, the sable is valued for its fur, which is dark, almost black, with an ... More


Starvation and Desperation

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author narrates his experience in the Siberian taiga hunting for sables. He describes the wolverine which, like the sable, belongs to the Mustelidae family and is known as the ... More


A long-awaited friend

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author narrates his meeting with Slava Shadrin, director of the Teki Odulok obshchina (commune), as he was hunting in the Siberian taiga. The author at this point had been ... More


Screwed

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author narrates how Slava Shadrin, director of the Teki Odulok obshchina (commune), was cheated by the people at Sakhabult, the Yakutian state enterprise which has a monopoly of ... More


Pieces of Eight, Pieces of Empire, 1700–1713

Matthew R. Bahar

in Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190874247
eISBN:
9780190874278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874247.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Just three years after the War of the League of Augsburg, Indians took advantage of another conflict rooted in faraway places to bear down on English ships, settlers, and settlements, to forge a ... More


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