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Introduction

Michael Foley

in American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the apparent lack of ideological engagement in American society. It argues that the United States possesses a little-understood ability to engage ... More


The Elusive Meaning of the Debate over Ratification

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The first two sections of this chapter discuss the two main approaches to the analysis of the ratification debate over the US Constitution. Until the late 1960s, the predominant interpretation ... More


American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Michael Foley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

American society may be hostile to the thought of ideologies, but it possesses a sophisticated but little understood ability to engage in deep conflicts over political ideas, while at the same time ... More


A Comparative Look at the Scottish and German Enlightenments

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter compares the Scottish Enlightenment and the German Aufklärung, which were among the most lively and distinct national variants of the European Enlightenment. It examines the passage of ... More


The American Revolution: The People as Constituent Power

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that the American Revolution was a political movement, concerned with liberty, and power. Most of the ideas involved were by no means distinctively American. There was nothing ... More


The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Alexandra Gajda

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699681
eISBN:
9780191739057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699681.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In sixteenth‐century England, Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, enjoyed great renown: a favourite of Elizabeth I, Essex was a privy councillor and general of exceptionally powerful ambition, who ... More


The Second World War and After

MATTHEW GRIMLEY

in Citizenship, Community, and the Church of England: Liberal Anglican Theories of the State Between the Wars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270897
eISBN:
9780191709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270897.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter traces what happened to Liberal Anglican political ideas during and after the Second World War. Christian ideas of community enjoyed an Indian summer during the Second World War. This ... More


Introduction

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the transmission of political ideas during the Enlightenment. This book compares the Scottish and German Enlightenments, ... More


Zhang Taiyan's Concept of the Individual and Modern Chinese Identity

Hui Wang

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter re-examines the political and philosophical ideas of Zhang Taiyan and addresses the question concerning the place of the individual in modern Chinese political thinking. It argues that ... More


Conclusion

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings on the transmission of Scottish political ideas in Germany during the Enlightenment period. The early German reception of the works of the Scottish Enlightenment ... More


Introduction: Religion in the Cristero Revolt

Matthew Butler

in Popular Piety and Political Identity in Mexico's Cristero Rebellion: Michoacán, 1927-29

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262986
eISBN:
9780191734656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262986.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the Cristero Revolt in Michoacán, Mexico from 1926 to 1929. It traces the origin of the revolt from the President Plutarco Elías ... More


The Disclosure of Politics: Struggles Over the Semantics of Secularization

Maria Lara

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162807
eISBN:
9780231535045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162807.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Postmodern political critiques speak of the death of ideology, the end of history, and the postsecular return of religious attitudes, yet radical conservative theorists such as Mark Lilla argue ... More


Peaceful Kings: Peace, Power and the Early Medieval Political Imagination

Paul Kershaw

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198208709
eISBN:
9780191594731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208709.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In Rome on Christmas Day 800 Charlemagne, the Frankish king, was acclaimed ‘most August, crowned by God, great and peacemaking emperor’. This event transformed the nature of his rule, marked the ... More


Conservatism: Principles and Temperament

Stuart Ball

in Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667987
eISBN:
9780191751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667987.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter explores the foundation of the Conservative Party in this period, and what common ground of ideas and attitudes its members shared. It examines the nature of Conservatism and its overtly ... More


Parliament in Context, 1235–1707

Keith Brown and Alan MacDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748614868
eISBN:
9780748672233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614868.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is the third volume in The History of the Scottish Parliament. The contributors have taken advantage of the Records of the Parliaments of Scotland to discuss a comprehensive range of key themes ... More


The Tyranny of Intimacy

Eva Illouz

in Saving the Modern Soul: Therapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224469
eISBN:
9780520941311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224469.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter argues that under the influence of the new models offered by feminism and psychology, marriage called on women to become autonomous and assertive and on men to become emotionally ... More


Introduction

Julie Thorpe

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This text charts the life span of the Austrofascist state that bracketed the critical phase of Hitler's ascendancy – from his ascent to chancellery in 1933 until the final stage of his pan-Germanism ... More


Michael Faraday's Mental Exercises: An Artisan Essay-Circle in Regency London

Alice Jenkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311406
eISBN:
9781846313554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313554
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1818 Michael Faraday and a handful of other London artisans formed a self-help group with the aim of teaching themselves to write like gentlemen. For a year and a half Faraday's essay-circle met ... More


Introduction

Corey Robin

in The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199793747
eISBN:
9780190252557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793747.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter sets out the book's focus, namely the demarche of democracy, and the political ideas—variously called conservative, reactionary, revanchist, counterrevolutionary—that emerge ... More


‘Everything Seemed to Mean Something’: Signifying 9/11 in Don DeLillo's Falling Man

Martin Randall

in 9/11 and the Literature of Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638529
eISBN:
9780748651825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638529.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses DeLillo's Falling Man, which is focused on a marriage. This novel also deals with the impulses of the characters towards helping others during a time of personal and national ... More


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