Canadian Journal of History

Candian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d'histoire is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal relating to all periods and countries, except Canada, covering the full breadth of the historical discipline. Founded in 1966, Candian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d'histoire is published three times a year by the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, SK, Canada. John McCannon is the editor.

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 3, December

Abolishing the Sale of Offices: Ambitions, Ambiguities, and Myths
Amid all the disagreements and debates which the French Revolution has always provoked, and no doubt always will, most people could probably agree on at least one thing: that the Night of 4 August was the most radical episode of the entire process. Later...
French Revolutionary Studies in Today's China
In March 1989, at the Shanghai International Colloquium commemorating the bicentenary of the French Revolution, Professor Zhang Zhilian gave a brief and brilliant talk about the history of the Chinese historiography of the French Revolution. He said...
Gender as a Political Orientation: Parisian Salonnieres and the 'Querelle De Bouffons.'
Surprising as it may be, the eighteenth-century quarrels over the French and the Italian opera have attracted more cultural historians than musicologists.(2) The latter, typically preoccupied with tracing the stylistic developments taking place in instrumental...
Sacred Mysteries and Holy Memories: Counter-Revolutionary France and the Sacre-Coeur
There are moments in the life of a nation where the hand of God is clearly visible -- or so it seems. The years 1870 and 1871 provided many such moments, notably when France went to war against Germany and suffered defeat, invasion, and occupation on...
Taste and Revolution
Just as the Terror loomed on the horizon, on 1 July 1793, the Revolution's first, dedicated, theatre paper, the Journal des Spectacles, commenced its eight-page daily publication by declaring unambiguously: "Let us make a revolution in theatre."(1) Nodding...
The Domestic Virtues of Old Age: Gendered Rites in the Fete De la Vieillesse
On the tenth of Fructidor, or the 27th of August by our reckoning, in the Years IV and V, the young and old of Toulouse gathered together to celebrate the Fete de la Vieillesse, as did many others in the various regions of France. A description of the...
The Terror: Adding to the Cultural Dimension
I was asked in this talk to say something about how I became interested in the sort of research which has marked my career: the investigation of the relationship between the arts and politics, mainly in eighteenth-century France, but in other regimes...
The Visual Rhetoric of Jean-Louis Prieur
From the beginning of the French Revolution the people of France were aware that they were living through a time of momentous change, and they understandably wanted a visual record of the events that marked the beginning of a new era. In the absence...
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