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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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Atlantic History

Edited by Trevor Burnard.

P ublished online May 2010 .

Research Guide. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

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Lasting Economic Structures

Jeff Horn.

in The Oxford Handbook of the French Revolution

January 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: European History. 8252 words.

The economic history of the French Revolution has been largely neglected for decades. Those historians interested in the economy have been strongly influenced by the ‘cultural turn’,...

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On the Use of ‘Collective Memory’

Bill Niven.

in German History

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 6689 words.

This article reviews a number of significant new publications which address the relationship between memory and history in twentieth-century Germany. These publications analyse the...

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Aviation and propaganda in France during the First World War

Bernard Wilkin.

in French History

March 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 10293 words.

This article explores the impact of aviation as the subject of propaganda during the First World War. Aviation was not a tool of overall importance for the war as a whole, but it was...

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Brigands or insurgents? Napoleonic authority in Italy and the Piacentino counter-insurrection of 1805–06

Doina Pasca Harsanyi.

in French History

March 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 13627 words.

In December 1805 church bells ringing from village to village called to rebellion the inhabitants of the mountainous region of the duchies of Parma, Piacenza, and Guastalla. Due to...

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Conceptual layers in the invention of menopause in nineteenth-century France

Alison M Moore.

in French History

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 11048 words.


La ménopause was a term invented to emphasize the non-pathological and strictly female nature of the cessation of menstruation....

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Global Networks and Local Prison Reforms: Monarchs, Bureaucrats and Penological Experts in Early Nineteenth-Century Prussia

Thomas Nutz.

in German History

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

This essay takes the Prussian prison reforms of the first half of the nineteenth century as an example to demonstrate the emergence of specific networks of penological experts which crossed...

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A Reinvented Public: ‘Lunatics' Rights’ and Bourgeois Populism in the Kaiserreich

Ann Goldberg.

in German History

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

Roughly between 1890 and 1914, stories of psychiatric abuse and false incarcerations became the stuff of scandal, parliamentary debate and an organized lunatics' rights movement in Germany....

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A Balancing Act: Domestic Pressures and International Systemic Constraints in the Foreign Policies of the Great Powers, 1848–1851

Matthias Schulz.

in German History

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

During the revolutions of 1848 and their aftermath, the governments of France, Austria and Prussia, respectively, were exposed to extraordinary pressure from a variety of nationalist...

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The Medieval Colonization of Central Europe as a Problem of World History and Historiography

Jan M. Piskorski.

in German History

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

The author of this article asks two main questions. First, what was the nature of the so-called medieval colonization in the eastern half of central Europe? Secondly, which factors decided...

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