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Jesus and Empire: The Crucified

Christopher Bryan

in Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Jesus suffered crucifixion by the Romans. Is this because he was a rebel against Rome? Not according to the evangelists, who claim that the Sanhedrin under Caiaphas initially arraigned Jesus on a ... More


Franco's Justice: Repression in Madrid after the Spanish Civil War

Julius Ruiz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281831
eISBN:
9780191712999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281831.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Madrid became one of the key symbols of Republican resistance to General Franco during the Spanish Civil War following the Nationalists' failure to take the city in the winter of 1936-7. Yet despite ... More


Military Commanders, Civilian Leaders, and Other Superiors, whether De Jure or De Facto

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter deals with the scope of application ‘ratione personae’ of the doctrine of superior responsibility. In particular, it discusses and analyses the application of that doctrine to military ... More


What Rebels Want: Resources and Supply Networks in Wartime

Jennifer M. Hazen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451669
eISBN:
9780801467578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451669.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How easy is it for rebel groups to purchase weapons and ammunition in the middle of a war? How quickly can commodities such as diamonds and cocoa be converted into cash to buy war supplies? And why ... More


The Action Resumes

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Senator Orrin Hatch arrived in Pakistan with his former associate from the Republican Steering Committee, Michael Pillsbury, in early June 1985 to see President Zia-ul-Haq. The group had two items on ... More


The Cristero Rebellion, 1926–9

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/9780197262986.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the Cristero Rebellion in Michoacán, Mexico during the period from 1926 to 1929. It explains that despite Bishop Leopoldo Ruiz y Flores' call for passive ... More


In Which is related the marvelous case of a Portuguese ship that with thirty seamen left the port of this city of Santo Domingo to return to Portugal and, caught in a storm, was blown to the island of Bermuda, Where the ship was wrecked and the people escaped by God's mercy.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Seven ships and caravels departed Santo Domingo in July 1543 for Spain. Among them was a ship of Portugal that had come to the city with a cargo of Negroes to sell. In Santo Domingo these slaves were ... More


Friends and Foes

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr began as the conspiracy and vision of a group, or possibly two groups, of men in north Wales in the autumn of 1400; by the midsummer of 1403 it had become a movement ... More


A Pox on Both Their Houses

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The U.S. Embassy did not expect “ideal democratic” conditions, but the forthcoming national elections were “infinitely better than a violent overthrow of Batista and far better than no elections at ... More


Guerrillas and Garrisons

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Glyn Dŵ's revolt was primarily a guerrilla war; but during the years of success he and his fellow leaders were able to muster much larger forces. Reports regarding contemporary figures, often based ... More


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