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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the epiphyses during...

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Toward a Poetics of Fusion

Robert Morrissey.

in The Economy of Glory

December 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13759 words.

From the desolate island of Saint Helena emerges a work in which the epic material characteristic of the Bulletins and the intimate self-representation characteristic of Rousseau’s Confessi...

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The Federal Executive: Bureaucratic Fusion versus Governmental Bifurcation

Klaus H. Goetz.

in Germany, Europe, and the Politics of Constraint

October 2003; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7010 words.

The federal ministerial executive is a dual institution, which combines the attributes of a government and an administration. This chapter investigates how European integration has affected...

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Anti-Nuclear Fusion

Andrew S. Tompkins.

in Better Active than Radioactive!

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Military History. 16532 words.

Though the opposition to nuclear energy is often caricatured as a ‘single-issue movement’, it attracted diverse participants who forged a shared critique of ‘nuclear society’. This chapter...

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A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story

Rebecca Rogers.

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 288 pages.

Eugénie Luce was a French schoolteacher who fled her husband and abandoned her family, migrating to Algeria in the early 1830s. By the mid-1840s she had become a major figure in debates...

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The Cool Persona in New Objectivity Literature; or, Figures Devoured by the Shadows They Cast

Helmut Lethen.

in Cool Conduct

March 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 34151 words.

This chapter explains that the cool conduct's ritual, actions, and lifestyle inscribe themselves as traces of separation within the world of fusion's imaginary spaces—birth memories, faith...

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Kállay and the Muslims

Robin Okey.

in Taming Balkan Nationalism

September 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8054 words.

Bosnia's Muslims always had a key role in Benjamin von Kállay's governmental strategy. They were the community most closely associated with the theme of Bosnian identity and the natural...

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Cultures in Motion

Edited by Daniel T. Rodgers, Bhavani Raman and Helmut Reimitz.

December 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 384 pages.

This book offers new conceptual vocabularies for understanding how cultures have trespassed across geography and social space. From the transformations of the meanings and practices of...

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Conclusion

Marc W. Steinberg.

in England's Great Transformation

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5731 words.

The conclusion returns first to the specific questions that motivated this study, then briefly addresses the question of class formation that was not the object of this work, and finally...

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Polak-Katolik

Porter-Szücs Brian.

in Faith and Fatherland

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 14969 words.

As the Church became more infused with talk of a Jewish-Masonic-Bolshevik conspiracy to destroy Christianity and achieve world dominion, it seemed increasingly vital to establish a common...

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Giuseppe Mazzini in Britain and Italy: Divergent Legacies, 1837–1915

Christopher Duggan.

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

September 2008; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9715 words.

This chapter examines how Mazzini's exile in England, and his adoption by sections of the British radical movement, led to the more illiberal aspects of his thought, especially in...

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Conclusion Politics and the German Nation-State

Mark Hewitson.

in National Identity and Political Thought in Germany

October 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 18927 words.

This chapter concludes with an assessment of the Third Republic's position and role in common political typologies of the Wilhelmine period. The Third Republic provided new answers to such...

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Patriotism in the Age of the American Revolution, 1776-1780

Stephen Small.

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798

November 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 15534 words.

Between the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1776 and the achievement of free trade in 1780, the eclectic languages of Irish patriotism evolved into an increasingly strident critique...

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Patriotism, Classical Republicanism, and the Volunteers, 1780-1782

Stephen Small.

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798

November 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13524 words.

Flushed with the success of the free trade agitation, many Irish patriots turned their attentions to legislative independence between 1780 and 1782. This chapter analyses the nature of...

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The Origins of Jewish Political Economy, 1648–1848

Derek J. Penslar.

in Shylock's Children

January 2001; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 16558 words.

This chapter discusses premodern Jewish thinking, religion, and economics, which are inextricably linked. During the heyday of rabbinic Judaism, the economic life of the Jewish community...

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Election Day

Serhy Yekelchyk.

in Stalin’s Citizens

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17244 words.

This chapter analyzes the complex political ritual of Stalinist elections complete with the voter’s arrival at the polling station, the voting procedure, and subsequent social activities....

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An Economy of Glory

Robert Morrissey.

in The Economy of Glory

December 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9919 words.

Barrère’s call to “revolutionize glory” is emblematic of glory’s appeal to republican thinkers and political figures. The economy of glory offered the promise of reconciling personal...

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Performing Algerianness: The National and Transnational Construction of Algeria’s ‘Culture Wars’

Walid Benkhaled and Natalya Vince.

in Algeria

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11219 words.

Post-independence Algeria, particularly since 1988, has tended to be read through two dominant narratives. These narratives are widely reproduced in the Algerian and international media, in...

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The Primacy of Palmerston? 1855–1865

G. R. Searle.

in Entrepreneurial Politics in Mid-Victorian Britain

March 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 20220 words.

Most present-day historians agree that by the late 1850s and early 1860s, entrepreneurial politics in Britain was losing its cutting edge. This has been ascribed to three causes. First, it...

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English Literature’s Foreign Relations; or, ‘’E dunno où il est!’*

Philip Waller.

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations

May 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 27438 words.

This chapter addresses a peculiarity of ‘English Literature’: that so many of its better known writers were un-English by birthplace, by parentage, by marriage, or by having spent some...

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The Australian Colonies

Stuart King and Julie Willis.

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 13893 words.

Australian architecture began with the traditional structures built by its indigenous inhabitants, from permanent stone structures to lightweight impermanent shelters. The arrival of...

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