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Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

John Prest

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of local government and permissive legislation in 19th-century Britain. It argues that permissive legislation facilitated local initiative and debate, and that local initiatives were ... More


Watermelons and Abandoned Watchtowers

Sören Urbansky

in Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the development of Sino-Soviet relations and their impact on the Argun borderland from the post-Mao and post-Brezhnev years to the early 1990s. It explores how the boundary ... More


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