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Conclusion: Armistice and After

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts about the impact of World War I on America. The war demanded moral resources, political capital, and even the very flesh and bones of national citizens. ... More


Fear of the Thirty Years War

David Lederer

in Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between fears and crises by focusing on the Thirty Years War. It considers how the war evoked a universal fear response and highlights expressions of ... More


‘True English Genius’: Patriots and Patriot Clubs in Ireland

Bob Harris

in Politics and the Nation: Britain in the Mid-Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246939
eISBN:
9780191714566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246939.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores developments in Irish politics in the mid-18th century. The main focus is on how the money bill crisis worked to politicise Protestant public opinion in Ireland, and in so doing ... More


Media and the Making of Modern Germany: Mass Communications, Society, and Politics from the Empire to the Third Reich

Corey Ross

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278213
eISBN:
9780191707933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278213.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Few developments in the industrial era have had a greater impact on everyday social life than the explosion of the mass media and commercial entertainments. Few developments have more profoundly ... More


‘Party’ Politics: Metropolitan Political Society

K. D. Reynolds

in Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207276
eISBN:
9780191677601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207276.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the activities of the political hostesses, demonstrating their importance for Victorian political culture. It discusses other ways in which aristocratic women engaged with ... More


Experimenting with Democracy

John O. McGinnis

in Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151021
eISBN:
9781400845453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151021.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the rise of empiricism. It describes how empirical findings have made a difference to social policy. It details how the empirical age makes three kind of information-eliciting ... More


The Destruction of Trust

John A. Hall

in The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153261
eISBN:
9781400847495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153261.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how the state can undermine civility by destroying cooperative relations in society. The analysis of trust has become a central focus in contemporary social theory. This is wholly ... More


No Ordinary Suburbs

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter shows how structural processes, policies, and national trends intersected with the particular history, geography, and reputation of the Boston area to produce the set of ... More


The Union Leagues and the Emergence of Antiparty Nationalism

Adam I. P. Smith

in No Party Now: Politics in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195188653
eISBN:
9780199868346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188653.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on new organizations and sites of political action—the Union Leagues—that complicated and gave new meaning to electoral battles in 1863 and 1864. It argues that Union Leagues ... More


Uncertain Victory: Big Business and the Politics of Regulatory Reform

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores how the debate over the Chrysler bailout within the business community highlighted persistent tensions over what “free market” solutions really should look like, as well as ... More


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