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Breaches in the Conflict

John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens

in Europe and the Islamic World: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter demonstrates that ideological antagonism regularly yielded to political realism or commercial pragmatism, which, of course, did not eliminate the antagonism but at least bracketed it. It ... More


An Integrated War

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the characteristics of the English civil war. The war was a mixture of the static and the mobile, combining innumerable sieges with peripatetic armies engaging in minor ... More


A Comparative Look at the Scottish and German Enlightenments

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter compares the Scottish Enlightenment and the German Aufklärung, which were among the most lively and distinct national variants of the European Enlightenment. It examines the passage of ... More


Policing Politics

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers aspects of the policing of politics in the widest sense during the period. Municipal policemen took care to make sure that crowds were not transformed into “tumults” or even, ... More


What Is Africa to Me?

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0027
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the year 1959, clashes over race and politics surfaced in the Schuyler family. For George and Josephine, having a highly gifted and interracial child fulfilled their goal in life. However, though ... More


Prophets (Profits) of De-regulation

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the deregulation policy of Ronald Reagan as president of the United States. After his economic message to Congress, Reagan decried waste and fraud in government and ... More


Frontiers and National Identities in Central-European History

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on the historical background of frontiers and national identities in Central Europe. It suggests that these terms originated in various kinds of physical barriers or ... More


Fannie Barrier Williams: Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

Wanda A. Hendricks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038112
eISBN:
9780252095870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038112.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born shortly before the Civil War, activist and reformer Fannie Barrier Williams (1855–1944) became one of the most prominent educated black women of her generation. This book shows how Williams ... More


Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Christina Laffin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835651
eISBN:
9780824871215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835651.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the world of thirteenth-century Japan through the life of a prolific noblewoman known as Nun Abutsu (1225–1283). Abutsu crossed gender and genre barriers by writing the first ... More


Liberal Economics in Crisis: The Weimar Period

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides an account of liberal economics in Germany during the Weimar period. It presents a history of the economic activity of Germany from the late 15th and 16th century to the present ... More


Interactions: Land and Money

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the links between landed and monied society in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that have been explored by the great trading families of two prominent provincial cities, ... More


The Conservative Party and Empire, 1945–1951

PHILIP MURPHY

in Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Conservative loyalties centred upon three British empires: the empire of prestige, the empire of ‘kith and kin’, and the economic empire of tariff barriers and the sterling area. As this chapter ... More


The Barriers: From Combat to Dance (Almost)

Jennifer Nevile

in Dance Research: The Journal of the Society for Dance Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635849
eISBN:
9780748671120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635849.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Renaissance courtly dancing, the art The relationships between of fencing, and military drill, have recently been much commented upon. This paper explores one particular type of mock combat - the ... More


Consequences for Wetlands of a Changing Global Environment

Mark Brinson

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/9780520247772.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Few ecosystems are so dependent on water as wetlands, and thus vulnerable to changes in water sources and evapotranspiration. Wetlands may alternatively serve as sinks for atmospheric carbon dioxide, ... More


North of Slavery: Brockport

Wanda A. Hendricks

in Fannie Barrier Williams: Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038112
eISBN:
9780252095870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038112.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Fannie Barrier Williams' early life. Fannie Barrier was born on February 12, 1855, to mixed-race parents, in Brockport, an overwhelmingly white community in New York. ... More


“These Mountains Look Too Ugly and I See Too Much Work Ahead”: Building The Southern Pacific Company, 1850–1930

Richard J. Orsi

in Sunset Limited: The Southern Pacific Railroad and the Development of the American West, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520200197
eISBN:
9780520940864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200197.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents an account of the early years of the Southern Pacific Company. It covers the period from the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad to the re-establishment of the Southern ... More


Conclusion

Julie A. Gallagher

in Black Women and Politics in New York City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036965
eISBN:
9780252094101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036965.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter recounts the great strides made by African American women in the United States between the 1910s and the 1970s and discusses their progress in more recent years, such as the ... More


Conclusion

Wanda A. Hendricks

in Fannie Barrier Williams: Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038112
eISBN:
9780252095870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038112.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This conclusion reflects on Fannie Barrier Williams' accomplishments as she returned to her roots in Brockport to spend the remaining years of her life. The burden of trying to inhabit “two places at ... More


Drawing Together: The Cooperative Impulse in Liberal Religious Thought

David Mislin

in Saving Faith: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value at the Dawn of the Secular Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453946
eISBN:
9781501701436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453946.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how the liberal Protestants sought to unite in an effort to restore their influence. While some of these cooperative endeavors led to the establishment of institutions that ... More


Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Inching toward Collaboration, Autumn 1940

William T. Johnsen

in The Origins of the Grand Alliance: Anglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168333
eISBN:
9780813168340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168333.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The background behind Admiral Ghormley’s “informal” collaboration with Royal Navy leaders opens the chapter. The narrative analyzes in detail Ghormley’s interactions with the Bailey Committee of the ... More


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