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French Emigration To Great Britain In Response To The French Revolution

Author : Juliette Reboul
ISBN : 9783319579962
Genre : History
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This book examines diverse encounters between the British community and the thousands of French individuals who sought haven in the British Isles as they left revolutionary and Imperial France. This painstaking research into the emigrant archival and memorial presence in Britain uncovers a wealth of underused and alternative sources on this controversial population displacement. These include open letters and classified advertisements published in British newspapers, insurance contracts, as well as lists of addresses and passports drawn up by local authorities. These sources question the construction by British loyalists and French émigré elites of a stereotyped emigrant figure and their use of the trauma of forced displacement to advance ideological agendas. In fact, public and private discourses on governmental systems, foreigners, political and religious dissent, and the economic survival of French emigrants, demonstrate the heterogeneity of the responses to emigration in Britain. Ultimately, this book narrates a story in which the emigrant community and its host have been often unnoticeably yet fundamentally transformed by their encounter, in both practical and ideological domains.
Category: History

Female Portraiture And Patronage In Marie Antoinette S Court

Author : Sarah Grant
ISBN : 9781351061810
Genre : Art
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This comprehensive book brings to light the portraits, private collections and public patronage of the princesse de Lamballe, a pivotal member of Marie-Antoinette’s inner circle. Drawing extensively on unpublished archival sources, Sarah Grant examines the princess’s many portrait commissions and the rich character of her private collections, which included works by some of the period’s leading artists and artisans. The book sheds new light on the agency, sorority and taste of Marie-Antoinette and her friends, a group of female patrons and model of courtly collecting that would be extinguished by the coming revolution.
Category: Art

Beyond The Terror

Author : Gwynne Lewis
ISBN : 0521893828
Genre : History
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This collection of essays is written by Richard Cobb's friends, and is dedicated to him.
Category: History

Papers Of The American Society Of Church History

Author : American Society of Church History
ISBN : UOM:39015082384127
Genre : Church history
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Includes a reprint of 2nd ser., v. 1, published by G. P. Putnam's Sons in 1913.
Category: Church history

The English Historical Review

Author : Mandell Creighton
ISBN : UOM:39015012327998
Genre : Electronic journals
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The Month

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ISBN : UCAL:B3017411
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