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

Robert Harris

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246939
eISBN:
9780191714566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246939.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book presents a new picture of political life in mid-18th century Britain, a period of history which is poorly understood. It argues that British politics and political culture in this period ... More


Protesting Authority

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.06
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the generational rebellion of 1968 and discusses its negative effects upon social discipline, as well as its liberalizing contribution towards transforming German political ... More


Introduction: Rupture of Civilization

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.13
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the aftermath of the German defeat and the atrocities committed under Nazi dictatorship. It then considers interpretations of Nazi barbarism. The ... More


Old-Time Religion in a Free-Market Empire

Vincent D. Rougeau

in Christians in the American Empire: Faith and Citizenship in the New World Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188097
eISBN:
9780199852109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188097.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that many American Christians, both Catholic and Protestant, appear unwilling to take a critical view of an economy and a political culture that not only promise easy prosperity ... More


The Impetus to Change

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter highlights the need for Britain to undergo a change in its constitution. There are several reasons why Britain should undergo a constitutional change. Britain lost both its vast empire ... More


Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen

David C. Barker and Christopher Jan Carman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796564
eISBN:
9780199979714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796564.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book argues that to understand how representation works in the United States, we need understand the demand side of the representational relationship. Citizens, the book proposes, have a sense ... More


Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Henriette van der Blom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is about Cicero's rhetorical and political strategy as a newcomer in Roman republican politics. It argues that Cicero advertised himself as follower of chosen models of behaviour from the ... More


Tocqueville in His Time

Cheryl B. Welch

in De Tocqueville

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198781318
eISBN:
9780191695414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198781318.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter situates Tocqueville among a set of problems and writers in post-revolutionary France in order to give the reader a sense of both the idiosyncrasy of Tocqueville's project in his own ... More


Introduction The public city: American political culture in nineteenth-century San Francisco

PHILIP J. ETHINGTON

in The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Francisco, 1850-1900

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230019
eISBN:
9780520927469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230019.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the changing relationship between state and society in the U.S.A., particularly the political construction of urban life ... More


Political Culture: Combining Tradition and Innovation with “Chinese Characteristics”

Zhaohui Hong

in The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Emphasizing the formation of the power-capital culture as the price of China’s economic development, chapter 3 studies the emergence and characteristics of the power-capital culture. It uses the ... More


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