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Conclusion

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

A comparison of city‐states north and south of the Alps reveals more dissimilarities (over the role of the church, landholding versus jurisdictional lordship, rural citizenship, and jurisdictional ... More


Getting and Giving

Julia M. H. Smith

in Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History 500-1000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192892638
eISBN:
9780191670626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892638.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores ways of accumulating and distributing a wide range of forms of material assets. The first part identifies places where wealth and power tended to cluster, situates them within ... More


Murder, Money, and Spies

Geoffrey Cubitt

in The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228684
eISBN:
9780191678790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228684.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses one of the prevailing images of the Jesuits made popular by the anti-jesuit movement. In this chapter, the three major generic figures from the blackened version of the Jesuit ... More


Abiotic Constraints for Wetland Plants and Animals

Irving A. Mendelssohn and Darold P. Batzer

in Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247772
eISBN:
9780520932890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247772.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Wetland habitats can be stressful places for plants and animals to live, although most wetland organisms are well adapted to cope with the environmental challenges posed. The two most important ... More


Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Harold J. Cook

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117967
eISBN:
9780300134926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117967.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book presents convincing evidence that Dutch commerce—not religion—inspired the rise of science in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The book scrutinizes a wealth of historical documents ... More


Property

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the Cherokee historical relationship to property, the development of new forms of property valuation and accumulation, and the Creek War of 1813–14, in which elite members of ... More


The Irish land question in a wider context

Barbara L. Solow

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents Barbara Solow's reflections on The Land Question and the Irish Economy 1870-1903. The intellectual context in which the book came to be researched and written is outlined. ... More


Liberating Labor: The Road to Baguio

Rebecca Tinio McKenna

in American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417769
eISBN:
9780226417936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417936.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter concerns Benguet Road, the American colonial road built to reach the Baguio hill station. It was one of the first major public works projects that the colonial government undertook, and ... More


Brute Force

Alan Mikhail

in Under Osman's Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt, and Environmental History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427171
eISBN:
9780226427201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226427201.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter offers a template for understanding how rural economies based both on animal wealth and the shared labor of humans and animals changed at the end of the eighteenth century to effect the ... More


Divine Financiers: Cults as Consumers and Generators of Value

Véronique Chankowski

in The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199587926
eISBN:
9780191804533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587926.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the economic activities of sanctuaries. It assesses the manner in which activities connected with the accumulation and circulation of wealth were balanced in the sanctuaries, ... More


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