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The Life of Roman Republicanism

Joy Connolly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162591
eISBN:
9781400852475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162591.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In recent years, Roman political thought has attracted increased attention as intellectual historians and political theorists have explored the influence of the Roman republic on major thinkers from ... More


Introduction

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter gives a brief overview of the book’s argument, beginning with the premise that America’s mid-century consensus can best be understood, not as a “natural” development, but as a political ... More


“The House I Live In”

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the war, federal agencies, Hollywood, and private groups appealed for tolerance in the name of national unity, thus making pluralism a corollary of consensus. This chapter explores the ... More


Conclusion: The Limits of Consensus

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Most of those who invoked a unifying set of American values between the mid-1930s and the mid-1960s shared some common ground: they emphasized individual freedoms not majoritarian democracy and ... More


Epilogue

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality: The Life and Times of the Declaration of Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195379693
eISBN:
9780199949847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0017
Subject:
History, Political History

The Declaration of Independence looms large in American history. Although it lacks any explicit enforcement clause, the manifesto's statement of national purpose has inspired generations of ... More


Conclusion

Bernard Capp

in England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Conclusion sums up the achievements of the interregnum reformers, and the need to assess their record within the context of the obstacles they faced and the turbulent politics of their brief ... More


Solutions

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When Louis XIV assumed personal control of the French government in March 1661, the problems caused by aristocratic violence seemed superficially similar to those faced by his grandfather and father ... More


The Civility of Women in Seventeenth-Century England

SARA MENDELSON

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the concept of civility among women in seventeenth-century England. It attempts to determine whether the feminine ideal of ... More


The Imagined Body of ‘Man's Estate’

ALEXANDRA SHEPARD

in Meanings of Manhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299348
eISBN:
9780191716614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299348.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on medical representations of manhood that were founded upon a broader range of distinctions between men. Guides to health informed by humoral theory, like the sources discussed ... More


The Wild Gangs of the Chesapeake: Livestock Husbandry in the South

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that labor shortages and the availability of land encouraged Chesapeake colonists to abandon English practices and adopt free-range livestock husbandry. Many animals, especially ... More


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