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Alexander Spotswood: Architect of Empire

Stephen Saunders Webb

in Marlborough's America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178593
eISBN:
9780300182606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178593.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

Colonel Alexander Spotswood, the royal lieutenant governor of Virginia and architect of empire, was obsessed with both foreign and domestic security. Spotswood's imperial program was hindered by a ... More


: Does Parliament Matter?

Thomas F. Remington

in The Russian Parliament: Institutional Evolution in a Transitional Regime, 1989-1999

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084986
eISBN:
9780300129762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084986.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

By the end of the 1990s, Russia had created a parliament that is entirely different from its transitional predecessors, including the Stalinist Supreme Soviet on which they were based. It is less ... More


The Roman World in the Age of Philip II

Thomas James Dandelet

in Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the Spanish faction of cardinals and the colony of Spaniards, which had always been the most visible manifestation of Spanish power in Rome. During the reigns of Philip II and ... More


The Piety of Spanish Rome

Thomas James Dandelet

in Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how, despite appropriating the history of the ancient city and empire and winning a dominant political and economic role in the papal court, the Spanish faction in Rome also ... More


How not to go there: 1 Henry VI as prequel and alternative ending

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on 1 Henry VI. Some critics see it as the first part of a trilogy. Others have identified it as a sort of prequel, written after the success of the plays that have become known ... More


Richard III: political ends, providential means

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter looks at Shakespeare's Richard III. If 1 Henry VI imposed a sort of closure on the two earlier plays by suggesting how the outcomes depicted therein might have been avoided, Richard III ... More


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