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Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Brian Sudlow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a comparative study of the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include ... More

The Central Asian Revolt of 1916A Collapsing Empire in the Age of War and Revolution

The Central Asian Revolt of 1916: A Collapsing Empire in the Age of War and Revolution

Alexander Morrison, Cloé Drieu, and Aminat Chokobaeva (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526129420
eISBN:
9781526150400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526129437
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The 1916 Revolt was a key event in the history of Central Asia, and of the Russian Empire in the First World War. This volume is the first comprehensive re-assessment of its causes, course and ... More

Church, Nation and RaceCatholics and Antisemitism in Germany and England, 1918-45

Church, Nation and Race: Catholics and Antisemitism in Germany and England, 1918-45

Ulrike Ehret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079436
eISBN:
9781781702017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079436.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book compares the worldviews and factors that promoted or, indeed, opposed anti-semitism amongst Catholics in Germany and England after the First World War. As a prequel to books on Hitler, ... More

Civilians into soldiersWar, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45

Civilians into soldiers: War, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45

Emma Newlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088049
eISBN:
9781781707869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088049.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Civilians into Soldiers is an examination of British Army life during the Second World War. Drawing on a wealth of official records and servicemen’s personal testimonies it explores the ways in which ... More

Communism and anti-Communism in early Cold War ItalyLanguage, symbols and myths

Communism and anti-Communism in early Cold War Italy: Language, symbols and myths

Andrea Mariuzzo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526121875
eISBN:
9781526138712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121875.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The struggle in projects, ideas and symbols between the strongest Communist Party in the West and an anti-Communist and pro-Western government coalition was the most peculiar founding element of the ... More

Community and IdentityThe Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Stephen Constantine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study concerns the history of Gibraltar following its military conquest in 1704, after which sovereignty of the territory was transferred from Spain to Britain and it became a British fortress ... More

The Culture of DiplomacyBritain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Jennifer Mori

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is not a traditional international relations text that deals with war, trade or power politics. Instead, this book offers an analysis of the social, cultural and intellectual aspects of ... More

Death and the CrownRitual and Politics in France Before the Revolution

Death and the Crown: Ritual and Politics in France Before the Revolution

Anne Byrne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526143303
eISBN:
9781526150530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143310
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In May 1774 Louis XV died, triggering a sequence of rituals unseen in fifty-nine years. This book explores how these one-in-a-reign rituals unfolded just fifteen years before the revolution. Starting ... More

Doubting SexInscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Geertje Mak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

An adolescent girl is mocked when she takes a bath with her peers, because her genitals look like those of a boy. A couple visits a doctor asking to ‘create more space’ in the woman for intercourse. ... More

The Enlightenment and ReligionThe Myths of Modernity

The Enlightenment and Religion: The Myths of Modernity

S. J. Barnett

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067402
eISBN:
9781781700518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067402.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book offers a critical survey of religious change and its causes in eighteenth-century Europe, and constitutes a challenge to the accepted views in traditional Enlightenment studies. Focusing on ... More

Europe on the MoveRefugees in the Era of the Great War

Europe on the Move: Refugees in the Era of the Great War

Peter Gatrell and Liubov Zhvanko (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994419
eISBN:
9781526128232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994419.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book addresses the unprecedented and overwhelming refugee crisis that the First World War unleashed in Europe. As the war came to an end a senior Red Cross official wrote ‘there were refugees ... More

Freedom and the Fifth CommandmentCatholic priests and political violence in Ireland, 1919-21

Freedom and the Fifth Commandment: Catholic priests and political violence in Ireland, 1919-21

Brian Heffernan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090486
eISBN:
9781781706862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090486.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The guerrilla war waged between the IRA and the crown forces from 1919 to 1921 was a pivotal episode in the modern history of Ireland. This book addresses the War of Independence from a new ... More

From Empire to ExileHistory and Memory Within the Pied-Noir and Harki Communities, 1962-2012

From Empire to Exile: History and Memory Within the Pied-Noir and Harki Communities, 1962-2012

Claire Eldridge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719087233
eISBN:
9781526115089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087233.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

French rule in Algeria ended in 1962 following almost eight years of intensely violent conflict, producing one of the largest migratory waves of the post-1945 era. Almost a million French settlers - ... More

From Victory to VichyVeterans in Interwar France

From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Chris Millington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language study of its kind, From victory to Vichy explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans’ associations during the ... More

Honecker’s ChildrenYouth and Patriotism in East(ern) Germany, 1979–2002

Honecker’s Children: Youth and Patriotism in East(ern) Germany, 1979–2002

Anna Saunders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074110
eISBN:
9781781703014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074110.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the final decade of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), young citizens found themselves at the heart of a rigorous programme of socialist patriotic education, yet following the fall of the ... More

In Pursuit of PoliticsEducation and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Adrian O'Connor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In pursuit of politics offers a new interpretation of debates over education and politics in the early years of the French Revolution. Following these debates from the 1760s to the early years of the ... More

Mutinous MemoriesA Subjective History of French Military Protest in 1919

Mutinous Memories: A Subjective History of French Military Protest in 1919

Matt Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114105
eISBN:
9781526144546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114129
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the eight-month wave of mutinies in the French infantry and navy in 1919. This revolt stretched from France's intervention against the Soviet Union through the Black Sea, into the ... More

Nobility and patrimony in modern France

Nobility and patrimony in modern France

Elizabeth C. Macknight

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526120519
eISBN:
9781526136169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120519.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Châteaux and landed estates, family portraits, names, titles and coats of arms are symbols of aristocratic identity and integral to the collective memory of nobility. In this study of tangible and ... More

Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Julie Thorpe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is about the ideas and policies that characterized the rightward trajectory of Austrofascism in the 1930s, providing a fresh perspective on the debate over whether Austria was an ... More

Robespierre and the Festival of the Supreme BeingThe Search for a Republican Morality

Robespierre and the Festival of the Supreme Being: The Search for a Republican Morality

Jonathan Smyth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103789
eISBN:
9781526120847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103789.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Year 2 of the Revolution (1794) Robespierre, seeking to establish a new deist national morality created the Festival of the Supreme Being celebrated on 20 Prairial Year 2 (8 June 1794). This book ... More

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