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State and Empire

P. J. MARSHALL

in The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America c.1750-1783

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226665
eISBN:
9780191706813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226665.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

‘Empire’ in this book is interpreted as the imposition of rule by a state over territory and people overseas. In the mid-eighteenth century, the British state greatly increased its ambitions to make ... More


Confluence: English Council, Feudal Counsel, 1066–1189

J. R. Maddicott

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199585502
eISBN:
9780191723148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585502.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This chapter traces the evolution of assemblies from the Norman Conquest to the death of Henry II. It shows that the Norman kings took over the Anglo‐Saxon institution of the witan, but transformed ... More


The Meiji ‘Restoration’

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter describes the Meiji reforms, together with the imperial restoration, that would constitute the Meiji Restoration. It introduces the progress of the anti-Bakufu movement (Tobaku). Then, ... More


Introduction

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174860
eISBN:
9780813174877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174860.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Bursting into fame toward the end of the Great Depression, Harold Stassen—elected governor of Minnesota at age thirty-one in 1938--excited a new generation of Republicans who enthusiastically ... More


The Senator as Statesman, 1947–1948

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details Vandenberg’s positions on UN policies, the reconstruction of Western Europe, and suppression of the Soviets. He knew that the future of the UN depended on ongoing relations ... More


. “A Great Movement Here in Memphis”

G. Wayne Dowdy

in Crusades for Freedom: Memphis and the Political Transformation of the American South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734232
eISBN:
9781604734249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734232.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses how Mayor William Ingram’s tenure in Memphis led to the eventual change of form of government in the city to a mayor-council form. Mayor Ingram’s fractured relationship with ... More


A President’s Commitment

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History

Pardew moves to the State Department to take over the most controversial element of the US effort in Bosnia—President Clinton’s commitment to provide military assistance to the Federation, consisting ... More


Documentary Culture and Ritual

Duncan Hardy

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire: Upper Germany, 1346-1521

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827252
eISBN:
9780191866180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827252.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History, European Early Modern History

Political actors in Upper Germany interacted with one another through a shared repertoire of formats. Princes, prelates, nobles, and urban and communal governments all employed a similar array of ... More


The Cerdicings and Their Greater Subordinates from the Late Ninth to the Mid-Tenth Century

George Molyneaux

in The Formation of the English Kingdom in the Tenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198717911
eISBN:
9780191787386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717911.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This chapter examines the relationships that kings from Alfred the Great to Edgar had with the other leading potentates of Britain. It demonstrates that one can account for the early tenth-century ... More


Writing Ottonian Queenship I: Adelheid and the Conquest of Italy, 951–73

Simon MacLean

in Ottonian Queenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198800101
eISBN:
9780191839887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198800101.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter turns to Adelheid, the second wife of Otto I, remembered as one of the most powerful queens of the Middle Ages. I begin with a discussion of the sources for Adelheid’s career, which is ... More


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