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Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War

Andrew N. Rubin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154152
eISBN:
9781400842179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154152.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Combining literary, cultural, and political history, and based on extensive archival research, including previously unseen FBI and CIA documents, this book argues that cultural politics—specifically ... More


Benzo of Alba’s Parallel Signs

Anne A. Latowsky

in Emperor of the World: Charlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800-1229

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451485
eISBN:
9780801467790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451485.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Benzo of Alba's adaption of the Last Emperor. The work highlights a prophecy for Henry IV regarding his triumphal expedition to Jerusalem and Constantinople. With the timing ... More


Riots, Disturbances, Insurrection, and War: Armed Opposition to the Imperial Ideal

Patrick H. Hase

in The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Opposition to the British could take the form of demonstrations, riots, or other civil disturbances, or else insurrection, rebellion, and open war. The reaction of the Imperial authorities differed ... More


Britain and the Revolutionary Crisis, 1763–1791

Stephen Conway

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1763, the British Empire in North America had emerged from a triumphant war with spectacular new gains. The uniting of the colonies against the Coercive Acts moved the crisis into a new and ... More


The Holy Empire

John B. Freed

in Frederick Barbarossa: The Prince and the Myth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300122763
eISBN:
9780300221169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122763.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses events following Frederick's appointment of Rainald of Dassel as chancellor. Rainald's appointment has often been depicted as a decisive turning point in Frederick's reign, as ... More


The Second Italian Campaign

John B. Freed

in Frederick Barbarossa: The Prince and the Myth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300122763
eISBN:
9780300221169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122763.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses events surrounding Frederick's second Italian campaign. The goal of this campaign was to punish Milan for its repeated acts of defiance: the destruction of Frederick's seal, ... More


The Bureaucratic Model: A Speculation

Robert Hymes

in Way and Byway: Taoism, Local Religion, and Models of Divinity in Sung and Modern China

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520207585
eISBN:
9780520935136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520207585.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter argues that the “feudal” model of relations between center and god articulated by the enfeoffment process differed sharply from a bureaucratic model precisely by minimizing the assertion ... More


In Colonial Bureaucracy

Suparna Gooptu

in Cornelia Sorabji: India's Pioneering Woman Lawyer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678345
eISBN:
9780199080380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678345.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter first provides a discussion on legal help to the purdahnashins and extensions of the authority of the Empire. Cornelia Sorabji's duties as the lady legal adviser to the court of wards ... More


A Racial Laboratory: Imperial Politics, Race Prejudice, and Mental Capacity

in Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803463
eISBN:
9780226803487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803487.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the mixed fortunes of racial politics and racial science, and illustrates just how ambivalent imperial authorities were about privileging race as a primary prism for ... More


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