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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Brittany and the French Monarchy in the Sixteenth Century: The Evidence of The Letters of Remission

Michel Nassiet.

in French History

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

This article analyses the letters of remission granted to inhabitants of Brittany in the sixteenth century, which were registered by the Breton Chancellery and are now located in the...

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‘How many Frenchmen did you kill?’ British bombing policy towards France (1940–1945)

Lindsey Dodd and Andrew Knapp.

in French History

December 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 11728 words.

The Allied bombing of France between 1940 and 1945 has received comparatively little attention from historians, although the civilian death toll, at about 60,000, was comparable to that of...

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The Parrot as Paramour: Yourcenar's Amant Vert

Emma Herdman.

in French Studies

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 6175 words.

This article argues that Marguerite Yourcenar's reference in L'Œuvre au noir to l'Amant Vert, the pet parrot belonging to Marguerite d'Autriche, should be read as contributing to the...

Ruse and Reappropriation in the French Eighteenth Century: La Philosophie des vapeurs by C.-J. de B. de paumerelle

Sabine Arnaud.

in French Studies

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 7195 words.

Paumerelle's La Philosophie des vapeurs is composed of letters written by a Marquise on the art and use of the vapours, presenting them as an essential tool for any aristocrat worthy of her...

Labour Revisionism and Qualities of Mind and Character, 1931–79

Jeremy Nuttall.

in The English Historical Review

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

The story of Labour revisionism has usually been narrated via histories of factional struggle or ideology. This article contends that revisionism cannot be fully understood without...

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Robert de Sigillo: An Unruly Head of the Royal Scriptorium in the 1120s and 1130s

Nicholas Karn.

in The English Historical Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 7798 words.

The palaeography and diplomatic of Anglo-Norman royal charters and writs have been much studied, but generally as distinct activities, because of the common assumption that the composition...

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The Jacobean Diplomatic Fraternity and the Protestant Cause: Sir Isaac Wake and the View from Savoy

Vivienne Larminie.

in The English Historical Review

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 13666 words.

One of the circle of godly scholar-diplomats nurtured at Oxford by Sir Thomas Bodley and Sir Henry Savile, Isaac Wake exemplifies the talent, independence and advanced Protestant vision of...

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