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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.
As Robert Morrissey shows, in the Ancien Regime the French concept of glory was founded on heroic traditions and aristocratic distinction.
There was something intrinsically reactive, not to say reactionary, about the Spanish ancien regime.
After all, what ancien regime are the critics of the outcomes of the 1989 Roundtable order supposedly seeking to restore?
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.
For Anheuser-Busch InBev, the case represents an awkward bit of baggage left over from the ancien regime.
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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FRANKIE DETTORI can take Newmarket's two main races with Monterosso and Ancien Regime.
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.
In France and Turkey, the antagonism between republicans and religious institutions stems from the presence of an ancien regime based on the alliance of monarchy and hegemonic religion.
Interest in the role of Jansenism in European politics has increased over recent decades because it has become clear that without understanding Jansenism, an analysis of the ancien regime as a whole is impossible.