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1652The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

David Parrott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

This book offers a re-evaluation of the last year of the Fronde—the political upheaval between 1648 and 1652—in the making of seventeenth-century France. In late December 1651 cardinal Mazarin defied ... More

Above the FrayThe Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Shai M. Dromi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680101
eISBN:
9780226680385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Humanitarian nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) present themselves as servants of the most longstanding and universal human values. And yet, the idea that NGOs like Médecins sans Frontières, ... More

Accessible ElectionsHow the States Can Help Americans Vote

Accessible Elections: How the States Can Help Americans Vote

Michael Ritter and Caroline J. Tolbert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197537251
eISBN:
9780197537282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537251.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book explores the wide variation across states in convenience voting methods—absentee/mail voting, in-person early voting, same day registration—and provides new empirical analysis of the ... More

Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Jessie Blackbourn, Fiona de Londras, and Lydia Morgan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529206234
eISBN:
9781529206289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The United Kingdom should now be understood as a counter-terrorist state, that is a state in which counter-terrorism law, policy, discourse, and operations are mainstreamed across the domains of law ... More

Accountability in Global GovernancePluralist Accountability in Global Governance

Accountability in Global Governance: Pluralist Accountability in Global Governance

Gisela Hirschmann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198861249
eISBN:
9780191893322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861249.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can international organizations (IOs) like the United Nations (UN) and their implementing partners be held accountable if their actions and policies violate fundamental human rights? Political ... More

Accounting for the Fall of SilverHedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Accounting for the Fall of Silver: Hedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Michael Schiltz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865025
eISBN:
9780191897405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865025.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Whereas the emergence of the classical gold standard (1870‒1914) has attracted considerable attention in the economic literature, only very few authors have inquired into the protracted confidence ... More

Adaptation under FireHow Militaries Change in Wartime

Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Adaptation under Fire looks at the essential importance of military adaptation in winning wars. Every military must prepare for future wars despite inevitably having little confidence about the ... More

The Administration of Justice in Medieval EgyptFrom the 7th to the 12th Century

The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Yaacov Lev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book discusses how justice was administrated and applied in medieval Egypt. The model that evolved during the early middle ages involved four judicial institutions: the cadi, the court of ... More

Aesthetic ScienceRepresenting Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720

Aesthetic Science: Representing Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720

Alexander Wragge-Morley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680729
eISBN:
9780226681054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226681054.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The scientists affiliated with the early Royal Society of London have long been regarded as forerunners of modern empiricism, rejecting the symbolic and moral goals of Renaissance natural history in ... More

African Economic DevelopmentEvidence, Theory, Policy

African Economic Development: Evidence, Theory, Policy

Christopher Cramer, John Sender, and Arkebe Oqubay

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198832331
eISBN:
9780191870972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832331.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book challenges conventional wisdoms both about economic performance and about policies for economic development in African countries. Its starting point is the striking variation in economic ... More

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