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Factions and American State Building

Daniel DiSalvo

in Engines of Change: Party Factions in American Politics, 1868-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891702
eISBN:
9780199949410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891702.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The trajectory of state building since the Civil War has often been the result of factional struggles within the major parties rather than the result of conflict between the two parties. Sometimes ... More


Our fighting sisters: Nation, memory and gender in Algeria, 1954-2012

Natalya Vince

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091070
eISBN:
9781781708675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091070.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Between 1954 and 1962, Algerian women played a major role in the struggle to end French rule in one of the most violent wars of decolonisation of the twentieth century. Our Fighting Sisters is the ... More


Introduction: contrasting and changing receptions of the union of 1707

Christopher A. Whatley

in The Scots and the Union

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616855
eISBN:
9780748672271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616855.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter looks at the different receptions to Union there were in Scotland and England. In the former there was much popular hostility; in the latter, great joy – and relief that England’s ... More


Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan

Daniel Haines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190648664
eISBN:
9780190686529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648664.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Indus Waters Treaty is considered a key example of India–Pakistan cooperation, but less has been said about its critical influence on state-making in both countries. This book reveals the ... More


Introduction

Martin Maguire

in The Civil Service and the Revolution in Ireland, 1912–38: Shaking the Blood-stained Hand of Mr Collins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077401
eISBN:
9781781702611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077401.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book explores the role and fate of the civil service in the process of State-building. It also questions whether the new government did simply retain the same civil service, given that every ... More


Conclusion

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The conclusion restates and sharpens the main thesis of the book – Francoist scientists’ and engineers’ active participation in state building. While it points to new areas of analysis to be explored ... More


Iraq: Building a ‘Nation’-State

Sargon George Donabed

in Reforging a Forgotten History: Iraq and the Assyrians in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686025
eISBN:
9781474408646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686025.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 3 addresses in detail the Simele massacres by weaving together three distinct stories of the events: British, Iraqi and Assyrian. Thus it is built on British archival material from 1933; ... More


Latvian State and Nation-Building

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter examines Latvia’s state and nation-building policies that have been pursued in the late Soviet and early independence periods. The main discourses and national narratives that have been ... More


Introduction: Writing a History of Alcohol in Guatemala

David Carey

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Because its sale, production, and consumption were steady throughout the year, alcohol, more than any other commodity (including coffee, which generally involved Maya only during the harvest season), ... More


From national construction to new battles

Natalya Vince

in Our fighting sisters: Nation, memory and gender in Algeria, 1954-2012

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091070
eISBN:
9781781708675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091070.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines in more detail urban, educated women’s relationship to the state in the 1960s and 1970s. It looks at how these women participated in what were termed ‘tasks of national ... More


The Scope and Boundaries of Transitional Justice in the Arab Spring

Christopher K. Lamont

in Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190628567
eISBN:
9780190686567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628567.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 5, by Christopher K. Lamont, further elaborates on critical debates regarding the scope of transitional justice processes. Drawing upon the Tunisian transition, he observes that one of the ... More


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