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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

Backpack AmbassadorsHow Youth Travel Integrated Europe

Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe

Richard Ivan Jobs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226438979
eISBN:
9780226439020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439020.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book emphasizes European integration as a fundamentally social and cultural process in addition to a political and economic one by studying the practice of travel and tourism by the young and ... 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

Demos AssembledDemocracy and the International Origins of the Modern State, 1840-1880

Demos Assembled: Democracy and the International Origins of the Modern State, 1840-1880

Stephen W. Sawyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226544465
eISBN:
9780226544632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544632.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For democratic states, the first part of the twenty-first century brought about an increase of surveillance and a re-emphasis on armed conflict coupled with a neoliberal distance from the concerns of ... 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

Living in ArcadiaHomosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France from the Liberation to AIDS

Living in Arcadia: Homosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France from the Liberation to AIDS

Julian Jackson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389257
eISBN:
9780226389288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389288.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Paris in 1954, a young man named André Baudry founded Arcadie, an organization for “homophiles” that would become the largest of its kind that has ever existed in France, lasting nearly thirty ... More

The Nazi SymbiosisHuman Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Sheila Faith Weiss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Faustian bargain—in which an individual or group collaborates with an evil entity in order to obtain knowledge, power, or material gain—is perhaps best exemplified by the alliance between ... More

The Other Americans in ParisBusinessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

Nancy L. Green

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226306889
eISBN:
9780226137520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137520.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

There is an untold tale of Americans in Paris, a history of expatriation and immigration that parallels the story of the “Lost Generation” expatriates who came to France for creative inspiration. ... More

Parité!Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism

Parité!: Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism

Joan Wallach Scott

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226741079
eISBN:
9780226741093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741093.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

France today is in the throes of a crisis about whether to represent social differences within its political system and, if so, how. It is a crisis defined by the rhetoric of a universalism that ... More

Reasons of ConscienceThe Bioethics Debate in Germany

Reasons of Conscience: The Bioethics Debate in Germany

Stefan Sperling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924311
eISBN:
9780226924335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924335.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The implicit questions that inevitably underlie German bioethics are the same ones that have pervaded all of German public life for decades: How could the Holocaust have happened? And how can Germans ... More

Selling the Yellow JerseyThe Tour de France in the Global Era

Selling the Yellow Jersey: The Tour de France in the Global Era

Eric Reed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206530
eISBN:
9780226206677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206677.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The book recounts for the first time the commercial and cultural history of the Tour de France bicycle race in the context of globalization. The Tour was the crown jewel of French cycling and also ... More

The Sins of the FathersGermany, Memory, Method

The Sins of the Fathers: Germany, Memory, Method

Jeffrey K. Olick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226386492
eISBN:
9780226386522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386522.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Sins of the Fathers deals with the difficulty of confronting the devastation and atrocities committed by Germany in two world wars, and explores the variety of ways in which Germany’s leaders ... More

Trams or Tailfins?Public and Private Prosperity in Postwar West Germany and the United States

Trams or Tailfins?: Public and Private Prosperity in Postwar West Germany and the United States

Jan L. Logemann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226491493
eISBN:
9780226491523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226491523.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the years that followed World War II, both the United States and the newly formed West German republic had an opportunity to remake their economies. Since then, much has been made of the supposed ... More

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