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The United States: The Rise and Fall of Territorial Politics

David McKay

in Designing Europe: Comparative Lessons from the Federal Experience

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242139
eISBN:
9780191697012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242139.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Following the experience of the Articles of Confederation, the constitution of the United States was a conscious attempt to centralize political authority in the federal government. Established in ... More


The Nature of Liberal Social Reform

Michael Freeden

in The New Liberalism: An Ideology of Social Reform

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229612
eISBN:
9780191678899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229612.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the middle range of ideological activity. It consists of the translation of general categories of social and politico-philosophical analysis and deontology concerning human ... More


A Marriage Tested by War: Ulysses and Julia Grant

John Y. Simon

in Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and Their Wives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195330854
eISBN:
9780199851393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330854.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes how the marriage of Ulysses and Julia Grant withstood financial woes, accusations of alcoholism, sectionalism, civil war, and sudden unwanted fame. There were dark days, ... More


Gospel of Disunion: Religion and Separatism in the Antebellum South

Mitchell Snay

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846872
eISBN:
9781469616162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469616155_Snay
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The centrality of religion in the life of the Old South, the strongly religious nature of the sectional controversy over slavery, and the close affinity between religion and antebellum American ... More


America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Christopher Hanlon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

America’s England examines the patterns of affiliation through which U.S. writers, public intellectuals, politicians, and aesthetes encoded the political turmoil of antebellum America in ... More


Is There a Third Way in Labour Law?

Hugh Collins

in Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271818
eISBN:
9780191699542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271818.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

To what extent does globalization challenge the authority and utility of legal activism as a strategy for social transformation? What political purchase does it have if the capacity of the ... More


Introduction

Christopher Hanlon

in America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

My introduction, “Striking Roots,” takes up Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Our Old Home (1863), where Hawthorne muses over his own process of re-nativization during his four years as U.S. Consul to Liverpool ... More


Mckinley's Methodical Measures: The Third Southern Tour, 1898

Edward O. Frantz

in The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036533
eISBN:
9780813038452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036533.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

William McKinley's 1898 tour of the South was a variation in the established Republican ritual. This time, a president was able to travel in the wake of a resounding foreign policy success. The ... More


A House Redivided: From Sectionalism to Political Economy in West Virginia

Ken Fones-Wolf

in Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125817
eISBN:
9780813135533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125817.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

As a border state deeply divided by Civil War sectionalism, West Virginia continued to straddle Southern and Northern notions of economic development at a key moment in the realignment of American ... More


“The Good Order and the Harmony of the Whole Community”: Public Higher Learning in the South

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter looks at South Carolina College, a state-supported, state-controlled college in the capital city of Columbia. The speed with which South Carolina College's chartering legislation sailed ... More


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