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Introduction

Rosemary Wakeman

in Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346038
eISBN:
9780226346175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346175.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The book’s Introduction examines the hermeneutics of utopia as a way of understanding the new town movement. It discusses new towns in the context of the postwar modernization regime and the ways in ... More


Corruption and Anticorruption in the Era of Modernity and Beyond

Jens Ivo Engels

in Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Introducing a detailed discussion of the modernization or transition thesis, this chapter argues that understandings of anticorruption did indeed change dramatically around 1800. The revolutionaries ... More


Anticorruption in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain

Mark Knights

in Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter takes the premodern divide, which is framed in English historiography as the end of “old corruption,” as the starting point for a long-term overview of anticorruption in Britain and its ... More


State, Family and Anticorruption Practices in the Late Ottoman Empire

Iris Agmon

in Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter employs the nexus of state and family as a lens for examining the question of anticorruption in the later Ottoman Empire. More specifically, the chapter focuses on how the government ... More


Corruption and the Ethical Standards of British Public Life: National Debates and Local Administration, 1880–1914

James Moore

in Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.003.0019
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter goes deeper into a period that is often seen as one in which early modern “old corruption” was finally eliminated in Britain: namely, the period from 1880–1914. It argues that ... More


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