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Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Kate Peters, Alexandra Walsham, and Liesbeth Corens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This volume investigates the relationship between archives and information in the early modern world. It explores how the physical documentation that proliferated on an unprecedented scale between ... More


China-Inner Asian Borderlands: Discourse and Reality

Jonathan Karam Skaff

in Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a comparison of the Sui-Tan elite perceptions of the borderlands with the complications of interethnic relations in frontier regions. It describes the attitudes of the Sui-Tang ... More


Reporting Systematic Qualitative Synthesis

Michael Saini and Aron Shlonsky

in Systematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195387216
eISBN:
9780199932092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387216.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Transparency of the review process acts as a driving principle when considering how to organize and present the results of qualitative synthesis within systematic reviews. In this chapter, we ... More


Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

Bhavani Raman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226703275
eISBN:
9780226703299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703299.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Historians of British colonial rule in India have noted both the place of military might and the imposition of new cultural categories in the making of Empire, but this book uncovers a lesser-known ... More


Protecting the health and safety of rescue and recovery workers

Bruce Lippy

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the protection of the health and safety of rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center site. It covers hazards faced by rescue and recovery workers, deficiencies in ... More


Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization: The Evolution of an Urban Landscape

Guillermo Algaze

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226013770
eISBN:
9780226013787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013787.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The alluvial lowlands of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in southern Mesopotamia are widely known as the “cradle of civilization”; owing to the scale of the processes of urbanization that took place ... More


Introduction: Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Alexandra Walsham, Kate Peters, and Liesbeth Corens

in Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The introduction to the volume explores the evolution and effect of the scholarly trends that have brought the study of archives and record-keeping to the forefront in both historical and archival ... More


Early Modern European Archivality: Organised Records, Information, and State Power, <i>c</i>.1500

Randolph C. Head

in Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Comparative case-study analysis can provide valuable insights into record-keeping systems within Europe and cross-culturally. Building on a comparison of empirical evidence from 16th-century Lisbon ... More


‘Friction in the Archives’: Access and the Politics of Record-Keeping in Revolutionary England

Kate Peters

in Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the legal and political frameworks that underpinned rights of access to archives in the decades preceding the outbreak of civil war in 1642, showing that there were two different ... More


Pierre de L’Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

Tom Hamilton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198800095
eISBN:
9780191839870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800095.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

The Wars of Religion embroiled France in decades of faction, violence, and peacemaking in the late sixteenth century. When historians interpret these events, inevitably they depend on sources of ... More


Mother, My Medical Record: What Role Do Patients with Chronic Conditions and Parents Play in the Management of Their Medical Information?

Carsten S. Østerlund, Nienke P. Dosa, and Catherine Arnott Smith

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter evaluates how young adults with chronic disease and their parents interact with their medical records. It analyzes how medical information is stored, who is involved in record keeping, ... More


Inclusiveness and Representation in Telling the Story of Barriers Encountered by Populations: Preparing Data for Analysis

Llewellyn J. Cornelius and Donna Harrington

in A Social Justice Approach to Survey Design and Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199739301
eISBN:
9780190222499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739301.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Because data analyses are only as strong as the data available, Chapter 6 addresses data handling approaches that can be used with primary (i.e., data you collect yourself) or secondary (i.e., data ... More


Trading Zones

Richard Rottenburg

in Far-Fetched Facts: A Parable of Development Aid

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182645
eISBN:
9780262255035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182645.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the Ruritania water supply project, the engineer was supposed to solve technical tasks for an Organizational Improvement Program without the necessary means at his disposal, and the system of ... More


Pure Credit Economies

Ed Nosal and Guillaume Rocheteau

in Money, Payments, and Liquidity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016285
eISBN:
9780262298285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016285.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines pure credit economies. It first focuses on the conditions needed for bilateral credit to be feasible. It also examines a set of socially desirable allocations that can be ... More


The Role of Money

Ed Nosal and Guillaume Rocheteau

in Money, Payments, and Liquidity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016285
eISBN:
9780262298285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016285.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Building on the previous chapter’s presentation of credit arrangements that allow intertemporal gains from trade to be exploited by agents, this chapter studies agents under an environment of ... More


Making a Diary Standard

Molly McCarthy

in The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226033211
eISBN:
9780226033495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033495.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the end of the nineteenth century, when the diary was transformed from what once was a businessman's accounting accessory into a record-keeping standard. Diaries appealed to ... More


Australia

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

Australia chose to implement the OECD Convention by amending its Criminal Code Act 1995 to codify the offense of bribing a foreign public official, to include relevant definitions, and to make the ... More


Canada

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

In implementing the OECD Convention, Canada adopted the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), an act separate from its Criminal Code. The CFPOA combines the OECD Convention's language ... More


Ireland

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

In implementing the OECD Convention, Ireland adopted the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act 2001 to amend its corruption law by replacing section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 to ... More


New Zealand

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

New Zealand implemented the OECD Convention by amending the Crimes Act 1961 by adding section 105C, section 105D, and section 105E. The new sections made the bribery of a foreign public official a ... More


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