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ancien régime

the prerevolutionary social order in France which was overthrown by the Revolution of 1789.
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Despite some minor ideological differences, they are all representatives of the ancien regime, the interests of which are best served by keeping things as they are.
Her analysis of these images is informed by not only the contemporary politics of the Revolution, but also by portrait traditions of the ancien regime, allowing her to highlight key ruptures and continuities in the formats and iconography of portraits as they relate to evolving ideas of selfhood and political participation.
As Robert Morrissey shows, in the Ancien Regime the French concept of glory was founded on heroic traditions and aristocratic distinction.
After all, what ancien regime are the critics of the outcomes of the 1989 Roundtable order supposedly seeking to restore?
That elite desperately wants to protect the ancien regime and its privileges.
She went on saying that the issues of fight against violence suffered by women, transitional justice and attacks on human rights activists under the ancien regime had also been reviewed during the meeting.
Shaw, the curator of the British Museum, examines the effects the French republican calendar and system of time-keeping had on French society against the backdrop of medieval methods and the ancien regime. He gives special attention to the interplay between local politics and the centralizing processes of the newly forming state.
Apparently, outgoing Prime Minister Mohammad Ghnoushi of the "ancien regime" decided under mounting popular pressure from below thus deciding Bin Ali's fall.
The strike in South Africa was followed by the guillotining of the ancien regime - all 23 World Cup players were banned for their first friendly in August - and a new team is taking sophisticated shape.
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Particularly important are the ideological struggles during the state-building period that create "a path-dependence concerning state-religion interactions." Thus, "the marriage between the old monarchy and religious hegemony" during the ancien regime is likely to produce an "anticlerical (or antireligious) movement against it, and "the ancien regime becomes the basis of polarization between the anticlericals and conservatives" (p.