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Berenson, Edward 1949-

Works: 36 works in 138 publications in 3 languages and 7,679 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history  Academic theses  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Edward Berenson
The trial of Madame Caillaux by Edward Berenson( Book )

31 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Berenson recounts the trial of Henriette Caillaux, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister, who murdered her husband's enemy Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette, in March 1914, on the eve of World War I. In analyzing this momentous event, Berenson draws a fascinating portrait of Belle Epoque politics and culture
Populist religion and left-wing politics in France, 1830-1852 by Edward Berenson( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examining the democratic-socialist politics of the Second Republic, Edward Berenson delves into the largely unexplored content of the Montagnards' ideology and traces its diffusion and reception in the populist religious culture of rural France. This book shows how the urbanbased Montagnards were able to appeal to rural Frenchmen by advocating doctrines grounded in the ideals and morality of early Christianity. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Heroes of empire : five charismatic men and the conquest of Africa by Edward Berenson( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines, through the lives of five important English and French figures, the history of the exploration and colonization of Africa between 1870 and 1914, and the role the mass media played in promoting colonial conquest
The French Republic : history, values, debates by Vincent Duclert( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Founded in 1792, the French Republic is currently in its fifth incarnation. This contributed volume offers perspectives on the central part republicanism continues to play in French life, exploring the issues at the centre of public debate, including immigration, identity, laicity and gender
Constructing charisma : celebrity, fame, and power in nineteenth-century Europe by Edward Berenson( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Railroads, telegraphs, lithographs, photographs, and mass periodicals--the major technological advances of the 19th century seemed to diminish the space separating people from one another, creating new and apparently closer, albeit highly mediated, social relationships. Nowhere was this phenomenon more evident than in the relationship between celebrity and fan, leader and follower, the famous and the unknown. By mid-century, heroes and celebrities constituted a new and powerful social force, as innovations in print and visual media made it possible for ordinary people to identify with the famous; to feel they knew the hero, leader, or "star"; to imagine that public figures belonged to their private lives. This volume examines the origins and nature of modern mass media and the culture of celebrity and fame they helped to create. Crossing disciplines and national boundaries, the book focuses on arts celebrities (Sarah Bernhardt, Byron and Liszt); charismatic political figures (Napoleon and Wilhelm II); famous explorers (Stanley and Brazza); and celebrated fictional characters (Cyrano de Bergerac)
Les héros de l'Empire : Brazza, Marchand, Lyautey, Gordon et Stanley à la conquête de l'Afrique by Edward Berenson( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La statue de la Liberté histoire dune icône franco-américaine by Edward Berenson( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Icône universellement connue, la statue de la Liberté est sans doute le plus significatif de tous les symboles américains. Pourtant, quand le monument a vu le jour à Paris en 1883 et est arrivé dans le port de New York deux ans plus tard, ses contemporains n’auraient jamais pensé que ce cadeau du peuple français aux États-Unis occuperait une place prépondérante dans l’imaginaire des Américains. [...] Edward Berenson retrace avec son regard d’historien américain mais aussi de fin connaisseur de l’histoire culturelle française, le périple de cette aventure, des difficultés financières au scepticisme des gouvernements de part et d’autre de l’Atlantique jusqu’à ce que la ténacité de quelques-uns vienne à bout de toutes ces vicissitudes. Il nous livre également sa réflexion sur les diverses interprétations que la statue de la Liberté a pu inspirer, traductions de son universalité (4e de couv.)
Europe in the Modern World : a new narrative history, since 1500 by Edward Berenson( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book is an unusually engaging narrative history of Europe since 1500 ... highlights the major episodes of the European past and vividly connects those episodes to major international events. Each chapter opens with a compelling biographical sketch--from Toussaint Louverture to Leni Riefenstahl--that gives the book's ideas a vibrant, human face, while 'Writing History' exercises at the end of each chapter offer students step-by-step guidance toward effective, polished prose. Taken together, the end-of-chapter exercises constitute a powerful expository writing program unique to this book."--Provided by publisher
Populist religion and Republican Left in France, 1848-1851 : the diffusion of Democrate-Socialiste ideology in the French countryside by Edward Berenson( )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing Scandal Popular Media and the Bagnes d'Enfants, 1920-1945 by Kari Evanson( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My dissertation examines the scandals in state and private juvenile penal colonies, the bagnes d'enfants, that inflamed the popular press throughout most of the interwar period. Isolated scandals - from revolts and escapes to the death of a young prisoner - erupted into a collective cause for the protection of marginalized childhood. The capacities for mobilization around this social cause and its success in holding the attention of public opinion throughout an entire era are to be found in the specificities of the evolution of popular media as well as in the atmosphere of social crisis and malaise that only intensified as the period progressed. Though scandals in state and private penal colonies were not new, the interwar scandals were the first to question the entire organization of juvenile justice and the protection of childhood. As a result, the media campaign resulted in a series of laws enacted in 1945, which for the first time privileged education over repression
Reactionary or Modern? The Devote in Fact and Fiction in Late Nineteenth-Century France by Rachel Marie Wimpee( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devote was variously described as falsely pious, naive, hyper-sexed, a conniving prude, a model housewife or anorexic, neglectful mother. The devote -- real or imagined -- challenged power relationships in the domestic sphere and made strange bedfellows of some anticlerical and Catholic critics alike, while female religiosity intersected with taxonomies of new pathologies, particularly hysteria. Throughout this period, an anxiety about ascertaining female sincerity made it seemingly impossible to reconcile spiritual life with reason, although some Catholics attempted to do so. Focusing on the case of the devout Comtesse d'Adhemar, who, in her writings during final decades of the nineteenth century sought to reconcile Catholicism with the democratic order, I explore how the devote could be at once progressive (using the tools of modernity and proclaiming a better sort for women, including expanded political rights) and traditional (remaining faithful to a submissive, domestic role, committed to essentialist ideas of female "nature"). Whether as caricature or historical case study, the devote challenges our bifurcated view of religious and gendered questions and is a point of entry into a more complex examination of fin-de-siecle society
Why France? : American historians reflect on an enduring fascination( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Lee Downs and Stéphane Gerson commissioned a diverse array of historians to write autobiographical essays in which they explore their intellectual, political, and personal engagements with France and its past
History and the Past in the Legislative Debates of the French Revolution, 1789-1792 by James C Mazza( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study challenges the assumption that an indictment and discarding of history formed the only strand of the French Revolution's discourse about the past. A consideration of debates and speeches in the Constituent Assembly (1789--1791) and the Legislative Assembly (1791--1792) reveals that engagement with the national past was part of the revolutionary experience. During 1789--1791 deputies in the center and on the left looked back to the examples of pre-Bourbon representative assemblies and Christian antiquity. Deputies periodized the past into distinct eras, agreed that despotism made its appearance in the early seventeenth century, and skipped over the Bourbon era to return to what was valuable in the political practice of the Renaissance and Middle Ages. These deputies were influenced by pre-Revolutionary ways of thinking about the past, while also injecting modern invocations of national will and sovereignty into their evocations of past ages
From Christian militants to republican renovators: The third ralliement of Catholics in postwar France, 1944--1965 by Arthur Plaza( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The MRP, then, though often regarded as a failure for its brief existence, facilitated two fundamental transformations: it integrated Catholics into the Republic, short-circuiting any tendencies to ghettoize themselves into a political counter-culture; and it helped make the postwar Republic less stridently secular than historians usually recognize
La statue de la liberté histoire d'une icône franco-américaine by Edward Berenson( )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of Madame Caillaux by Edward Berenson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recounting the trial of Henriette Caillaus, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister who murdered her husband's enemy Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette on the eve of World War I, [the author] draws a ... portrait of Belle Epoque politics and culture.-Back cover
"Embrasser les Juifs": Jews and Intermarriage in Nineteenth-Century France (1792-1906) by Phoebe Maltz Bovy( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writers used out-marriage - in these years caricatured as the union of a Jewish heiress and an impoverished aristocrat - to represent the worst of modern, materialist decadence. Anti-Semites took this further: to them, intermarriage announced Jews' takeover. Yet some in France continued to favor "fusion," noting that prejudice, and not Jewish separatism, had prevented full assimilation
General education at UCLA : a proposal for change( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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에드워드, 베랜슨 1949-

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Heroes of empire : five charismatic men and the conquest of AfricaThe French Republic : history, values, debatesConstructing charisma : celebrity, fame, and power in nineteenth-century EuropeWhy France? : American historians reflect on an enduring fascination