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The Environment as an Umbrella Concept; From Word to Historical Concept

Risto-Matti Matero and Juan Alejandro Pautasso

Wasserman's achievement and originality of approach comes from foregrounding new geographies and temporalities: the Glorious Revolution, the French Revolution, the American Revolution, and the revolution in the French Antilles, in short, spaces, times, and

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Christine Regan

French Revolution. A Whig theorist, Burke defined a political party as ‘a body of men united for promoting by their joint endeavors the national interest upon some particular principle’. 34 But his condemnation of the French Revolution was driven by his

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John Dunn

. 2003 Reformation: Europe’s House Divided 1490–1700 . London : Allen Lane . Sonenscher , Michael . 2007 . Before the Deluge: Public Debt, Inequality, and the Intellectual Origins of the French Revolution . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University

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Outrageous Flirtation, Repressed Flirtation, and the Gallic Singularity

Alexis de Tocqueville's Comparative Views on Women and Marriage in France and the United States

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

French Revolution].” 19 When Tocqueville moved on to the chapter “How Equality of Conditions Helps to Maintain Good Morals in America,” he compared and contrasted American democratic marriage practices and European aristocratic marriage practices only to

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Creating the People as ‘One’?

On Democracy and Its Other

Marta Nunes da Costa

First, I start by providing an historical account of the ‘meanings’ of democracy. I argue that the American and French Revolutions set in motion a symbolic rupture in the political spectrum, opening up a new horizon for politics, and redefining ‘the

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From Act to Fact

The Transformation of Suicide in Western Thought

Daniel Gordon

perceive history in this manner. 7 It is, moreover, by and large true: the work of historians on suicide has remained in the space of the particular. Suppose that the interpretation of the French Revolution were nothing but an inquiry about what happened

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Christine Adams

. Problematic as Ozouf's benign analysis of the French denial of citizen rights to women in the wake of the French Revolutions of 1789 and 1848 is, as well as her tendentious critique of American feminism, 12 a wide variety of sources support Ozouf's other

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Appalling Tehran

Translation of the French Serial Story and Its Effect on the Persian Serial Story

Manizheh Abdollahi and Ehya Amalsaleh

comparable events, as shown in Table 1 . Table 1 Similar Elements of Social Context around the Writing and Emergence of Tehran-e Makhuf and The Mysteries of Paris Tehran-e Makhuf The Mysteries of Paris Constitutional Movement: 1906 French Revolution: 1789

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The End of the European Honeymoon?

Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities

Siobhan Kattago

French Revolution. If the American Revolution emphasised liberty, the French privileged the social question by pitying the poor from afar. Of utmost importance for Boltanski is Arendt’s emphasis on the spectator who observes the suffering of the weak. The

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Safi Mahmoud Mahfouz

-François Ducis’s adaptations of Hamlet (1769) and Macbeth (1784), grounding them in their own historical context – the 1789–1799 French Revolution, and Napoleon’s expansion of the French Empire – while also citing many late eighteenth- and early nineteenth