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1085–1135

Peter Linehan.

in History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

April 1993; p ublished 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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1791

Siân Reynolds.

in Marriage and Revolution

June 2012; p ublished 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; p ublished 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; p ublished 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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1801–1804

James G. Patterson.

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion

August 2008; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4299 words.

This chapter describes the movement during 1801–1804. Despite the lull in active resistance brought about by the cessation of hostilities between Britain and France in 1802 much of Ulster...

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1848

Keith Hitchins.

in The Romanians, 1774–1866

June 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 20881 words.

This chapter discusses the events of 1848, the year that signified the triumph of the idea of nation. Romanian intellectuals made a lot of effort to achieve this, from justifying demands...

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1891–1893

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN.

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901

April 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 15111 words.

Francesco Crispi's resignation as Italy's prime minister left him full of rancour. He came to believe that the king and the court had conspired to remove him. However, the scandal of the...

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1895

Nicholas Freeman.

October 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 248 pages.

Oscar Wilde's disastrous libel suit against the Marquess of Queensberry dominated British newspapers during the spring of 1895. This book shows that the Wilde scandal was just one of many...

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1916–18

Jonathan D. Smele.

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13466 words.

This chapter seeks to establish that the “Russian” Civil Wars began with Central Asian Revolt of 1916, before going on to argue that subsequent events — the February Revolution, the...

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1917–21

Jonathan D. Smele.

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 19092 words.

This chapter explains the challenges to Bolshevik rule within the Soviet zone during the civil wars, including peasant rebellions against the requisitioning of foodstuffs that were at the...

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