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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Modern European Ethnoschematization and the Vienna-St. Petersburg Axis

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 10424 words.

This chapter examines the formation of various modes of civilizing discourse and modern ethnoschematization through maps, not only as pragmatic tools of governance but also as fantasies of...

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The Perils of the Sentimental Family For Royalty in Postrevolutionary France: The Case of Queen Marie-Amélie

Jo Burr Margadant.

in Servants of the Dynasty

October 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 8931 words.

Historians of France's Old Regime and the French Revolution have often pointed out the dangers under absolutism of mixing monarchy and conjugal devotion—something all French kings managed...

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Waldenses

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Since the 12th cent. the name ‘Waldenses’ has been applied to several groups of heretics. In the 16th cent. one group adopted Calvinism and formed a ‘Waldensian’ Protestant Church, the...

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