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1085–1135

Peter Linehan.

in History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

April 1993; published online October 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: medieval and Renaissance history (500 to 1500). 21595 words.

Fifty years and a day separated the reconquest of Toledo from the imperial coronation of Alfonso VII, and between the two events — one perhaps a misnomer, the other certainly the cynosure...

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Menski Werner.

in Hindu Law

June 2009; published online October 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: family law. 27307 words.

This chapter discusses the concluding analyses in different sections. The author argues that dismissing Hindu law as a traditional religious system of suppression with no relevance to the...

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1653

Kathleen Lynch.

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

March 2012; published online May 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: literary studies (1500 to 1800). 26177 words.

A new mode of autobiographical narrative was rapidly codified in England and its Atlantic colonies in the 1650s, with a burst of publications. A strict emphasis on methodologies of assent...

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1770–1788

David Constantine.

in Hölderlin

June 1988; published online October 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: literature. 6538 words.

Friedrich Hölderlin was born on March 20, 1770, in Lauffen, a village on the River Neckar to the north of Stuttgart, Germany. Hölderlin was brought up by women, by his mother and...

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1791

Siân Reynolds.

in Marriage and Revolution

June 2012; published online September 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: early modern history (1500 to 1700). 5037 words.

This chapter describes the time when Roland is sent to Paris to grapple with Lyon's crippling municipal debt, incurred through exactions under the ancien regime. He lobbies the Constituent...

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1791

Siân Reynolds.

in Marriage and Revolution

June 2012; published online September 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: early modern history (1500 to 1700). 3302 words.

Mme Roland returns to the Beaujolais with new friend, Sophie Grandchamp. Against expectation, Roland on his return is not elected to the Legislative Assembly by the Lyonnais. The...

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1792–1793

Siân Reynolds.

in Marriage and Revolution

June 2012; published online September 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: early modern history (1500 to 1700). 8606 words.

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...

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1800–1846

Katharine Ellis.

in Interpreting the Musical Past

August 2008; published online September 2008.

Chapter. Subjects: musicology and music history. 18383 words.

The chapter begins with a discussion of the French museum concept, moving to an explanation of why the musical survivors from the ancien régime were all Italian or Italianate (mostly...

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1815–1878

Paul Sparks.

in The Classical Mandolin

October 2005; published online October 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: musicology and music history. 7626 words.

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin from 1815 to 1878. It discusses the decline of the mandoline and the mandolino as concert instruments and explores...

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1819–1821

Richard Osborne.

in Rossini

October 2007; published online October 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: musicology and music history. 6142 words.

Shortly after lauding to the skies the dramatically flawed Ricciardo e Zoraide, and just three weeks after acclaiming the revised Mosè in Egitto, the Naples audience gave short shrift to...

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