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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


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


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


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


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