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Accounting for TasteThe Triumph of French Cuisine

Accounting for Taste: The Triumph of French Cuisine

Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226243238
eISBN:
9780226243276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243276.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

French cuisine is such a staple in our understanding of fine food that we forget the accidents of history that led to its creation. This book brings these “accidents” to the surface, illuminating the ... More

Before Porn Was LegalThe Erotica Empire of Beate Uhse

Before Porn Was Legal: The Erotica Empire of Beate Uhse

Elizabeth Heineman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226325217
eISBN:
9780226325231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226325231.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Struggling to survive in post-World War II Germany, Beate Uhse-Rotermund (1919–2001)—a former Luftwaffe pilot, war widow, and young mother—turned to selling goods on the black market. A self-penned ... More

Capturing the German EyeAmerican Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Cora Sol Goldstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Shedding new light on the American campaign to democratize Western Germany after World War II, this book uncovers the importance of cultural policy and visual propaganda to the U.S. occupation. The ... More

Dandyism in the Age of RevolutionThe Art of the Cut

Dandyism in the Age of Revolution: The Art of the Cut

Elizabeth Amann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226187259
eISBN:
9780226187396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226187396.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study explores a series of dandy figures that emerged in France, Spain and Britain during the period of the French Revolution: the muscadins, jeunes gens and incroyables in France, the ... More

The Economy of GloryFrom Ancien Regime France to the Fall of Napoleon

The Economy of Glory: From Ancien Regime France to the Fall of Napoleon

Robert Morrissey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226924588
eISBN:
9780226924595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924595.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This work traces the roots of the “economy of glory”– where glory and recognition function as recompense, as a kind of “moral money”– back to Antiquity and follows its ideological development in Old ... More

Eros and Inwardness in ViennaWeininger, Musil, Doderer

Eros and Inwardness in Vienna: Weininger, Musil, Doderer

David S. Luft

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226496474
eISBN:
9780226496481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496481.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Although we usually think of the intellectual legacy of twentieth-century Vienna as synonymous with Sigmund Freud and his psychoanalytic theories, other prominent writers from Vienna were also ... More

The Heroic CityParis, 1945-1958

The Heroic City: Paris, 1945-1958

Rosemary Wakeman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226870236
eISBN:
9780226870175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226870175.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides an account of the fate of Paris's public spaces in the years following Nazi occupation and joyful liberation. Countering the traditional narrative that Paris's public landscape ... More

The Hunt for Nazi SpiesFighting Espionage in Vichy France

The Hunt for Nazi Spies: Fighting Espionage in Vichy France

Simon Kitson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226438931
eISBN:
9780226438955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438955.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

From 1940 to 1942, French secret agents arrested more than two thousand spies working for the Germans and executed several dozen of them—all despite the Vichy government's declared collaboration with ... More

Invisible HandsSelf-Organization in the Eighteenth Century

Invisible Hands: Self-Organization in the Eighteenth Century

Jonathan Sheehan and Dror Wahrman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226752051
eISBN:
9780226233741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226233741.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Invisible Hands proposes a new synthesis of eighteenth-century intellectual and cultural developments that focuses on a new way of thinking about order and disorder. The book charts how, in the ... More

Light in GermanyScenes from an Unknown Enlightenment

Light in Germany: Scenes from an Unknown Enlightenment

T. J. Reed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226205106
eISBN:
9780226205243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226205243.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The purpose of this book is to show the quality of German eighteenth-century writing and the continuing vital relevance of its ideas. The ‘scenes’ from this ‘unknown Enlightenment’ connect the ... More

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