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Does ‘Europe’ have a common historical identity?

Anna Marchi and Alan Partington

in European Identity: What the Media Say

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199602308
eISBN:
9780191739156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602308.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 returns to the vague notion of Europe described in Chapter 2, and takes a more diachronic outlook towards the question of the existence of a putative common European identity as shown in ... More


European History

Janet L. Nelson

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines British works on the study of medieval European history. It explores the evolution of the field of historical scholarship in Great Britain during the twentieth century and ... More


Afterword

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter contains the author's reflections on the publication of this volume as well as the ideas expressed therein. It first begins with a survey of Machiavellian thought as discussed ... More


Yeats and Violence

Michael Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557660
eISBN:
9780191701726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557660.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This is a book about how poetry, seen through the instance of a single poem, seeks to make sense of a turbulent and dangerous world. Poetry must introduce order and shape where there is none, and ... More


The Laws of War from Early Modern Times to the Second World War: An Essay on the Essentials

Geoffrey Blest

in War and Law since 1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206996
eISBN:
9780191677427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206996.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the three world wars (counting that of 1792–1815 as the first) and the extraordinary political circumstances that have accompanied them. It notes that this chapter is to some ... More


The Thirty Years War, 1618–48

David Parrott

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive episodes in European history, devastated central Europe in general and Germany in particular. Waged between 1618 and 1648, it was a series of ... More


European Legal History and the Europeanisation of Law☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The main aim of this article is to consider how far the study of the history of the law in Europe can assist in understanding and possibly developing a common law for Europe. The problems are ... More


Francis Ludwig Carsten 1911–1998

Peter Alter

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

Francis Carston FBA, fled from Nazi Germany in 1936, first to Amsterdam and then in 1939 to Wadham College, Oxford, eventually settling in London and becoming a British citizen in 1946. He taught ... More


1798: The High Tide of Revolutionary Democracy

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0026
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The period of about a year beginning late in 1797 was the high point of the whole decade, and indeed of all European history until 1848, in the matter of international agitation stirred up by the ... More


Frances Amelia Yates 1899–1981

J. B. Trapp

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0025
Subject:
History, Historiography

When Frances Yates was elected to the Fellowship in July 1967 her qualities as intellectual historian, long appreciated internationally but within a restricted circle, had begun to be recognised as ... More


Nicolai Rubinstein, 1911–2002

Daniel Waley

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0016
Subject:
History, Historiography

Nicolai Rubinstein was appointed to a Lectureship at Westfield College (University of London) in 1945, which was to be his academic home up to the time of his retirement in 1978 (he was promoted to ... More


Dimitri Dimitrievich Obolensky, 1918–2001

Jonathan Shepard

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0014
Subject:
History, Historiography

By the time that he completed his fiftieth year, Dimitri Obolensky had been Professor of Russian and Balkan History at the University of Oxford for nearly seven years and had achieved distinction in ... More


Introduction

Philippe Contamine

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the war and competition between states and sovereign powers of Europe during the period from the 13th to the 18th ... More


Early Chroniclers of the Holocaust: Jewish Historical Commissions and Documentation Centers in the Aftermath of the Second World War

Laura Jockusch

in Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.003.0000
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

The Introduction leads into the transnational phenomenon of early Jewish Holocaust research by discussing a 1947 conference of Jewish historical commissions and documentation centers in Paris. Most ... More


Introduction

Alan Deyermond

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about twentieth-century British scholarship on the European Middle Ages. This book covers English and European history, ... More


History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Mark Thurner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines how the entity called “Peru” gradually came into being, and how the narratives that defined it evolved over time. It is an account of Peruvian historiography, one that makes a ... More


Cosmopolitics: History, Classics, and Pretty Paganism

Nicholas Roe

in John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186298
eISBN:
9780191674495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186298.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Keats's republicanism, and his thinking about political and social history, was initiated by his reading at Enfield School and through discussions with the Clarkes, and these are all further shown in ... More


At the Sign of St Anne: Printing the Secret History

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents the hitherto untold history of the making of George Eglisham's book The Forerunner of Revenge. It follows Eglisham from London to Brussels, from the fringes of the English court ... More


Calvinism as an Actor in the Early Modern State System around 1600: Struggle for Alliances, Patterns of Eschatological Interpretation, Symbolic Representation

Heinz Schilling, Irena Backus, and Susanna Gebhardt

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter explores political Calvinism in the late sixteenth century and early seventeenth century. It aims to show the close link between Calvinism and political activism on the international ... More


Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Amikam Nachmani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Relationships between Europe and its Muslim minorities constitute an extensive focus for discussion both within and outside the Continent. Europe’s readiness to coexist with its Muslim communities, ... More


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