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The Changing European State: Pressures from Within

Patrick Le Galés

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter deals with bottom up pressures on the state. It focuses on the challenges that cities and regions are posing to the nation state in Western Europe, rather than on the rise of ... More


Conclusions

Regina Grafe

in Distant Tyranny: Markets, Power, and Backwardness in Spain, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144849
eISBN:
9781400840533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144849.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter shows how it is impossible to ignore that the political, economic, social, linguistic, and cultural relations between center and periphery are to this day the single most ... More


Explaining Patterns of Centralism and Localism

Edward C. Page

in Localism and Centralism in Europe: The Political and Legal Bases of Local Self-Government

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277279
eISBN:
9780191684166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277279.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the theoretical approaches to understanding cross-national variation in centralism and localism. It examines why countries differ in their patterns of centralism and localism ... More


The Industrial Revolution: Britain and Europe

Joel Mokyr

in The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines why Britain managed, for about a century, to generate and diffuse superior production techniques at a faster rate than the Continent, and to serve as a model that all European ... More


Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Rajendra Chitnis, Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen, Rhian Atkin, and Zoran Milutinovic (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This volume examines how, why and with what success smaller European literatures – written in less well-known languages from less familiar traditions – endeavour through translation to reach ... More


Epilogue

James Buzard

in The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to ‘Culture’, 1800–1918

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122760
eISBN:
9780191671531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122760.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses some observations on the continuing relevance of 19th century representations and assumptions on present day tourism. After the Great War, European nations established official ... More


Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Peter Baldwin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a comparative analysis of how Western democratic nations have coped with AIDS. The book's exploration of divergent approaches to the epidemic in the United States and several European ... More


Factual and Legal Sovereignty in North America: Indigenous Realities and Euro-American Pretensions

Kent Mcneil

in Sovereignty: Frontiers of Possibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835637
eISBN:
9780824871420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835637.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides an overview of sovereignty in North America. The European powers that colonized North America based their territorial claims on sweeping assertions of sovereignty over vast ... More


Introduction: Europe Ends Up Someplace Else

Ashoka Mody

in EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199351381
eISBN:
9780190873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351381.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the European project. Almost half a century ago, European nations began exploring the idea of a single currency: the Euro—the single currency shared ... More


The Jewish Body Degenerate?

John M. Efron

in Medicine and the German Jews: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses an internal assessment by a handful of Central European Jewish doctors during the eighteenth century about the pathological condition of Jews, which developed into a widespread ... More


A Giant Historic Mistake?

Martin Sandbu

in Europe's Orphan: The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175942
eISBN:
9781400885510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175942.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the euro's birth and failure. The euro was supposed to strengthen the union between European nation states by allowing the poorer ‘peripheral’ ... More


Processing

Andrew Piper

in Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226669724
eISBN:
9780226669748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669748.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The early-nineteenth-century editors played an integral role in producing the creative heritage upon which the imagined communities of emerging European nation states were to be based. For editors ... More


An Historical Perspective II the New Architecture (1994–2009)

Roger Goebel

in Oxford Principles Of European Union Law: The European Union Legal Order: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199533770
eISBN:
9780191932434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199533770.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

With the entry into effect of the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993, the EEC Treaty was renamed the European Community Treaty (ECT), recognizing that the initial EEC had evolved beyond the ... More


Development and Refinement of Design

William D. Wilkinson

in American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033341
eISBN:
9780813039022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033341.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In spite of the fact that the federal government in the U.S. proved to be relatively inactive during the postwar period in terms of coastal lifesaving, the Massachusetts Human Society proceeded with ... More


An Argument for Overseas Missionary Work

William Carey

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0056
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from William Carey's An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians, to Use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens (1792). Carey was born on August 17, 1761, at ... More


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