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The English School and World History

Richard Little

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In contrast to Hidemi Suganami in the first chapter, the author argues that the English School of International Relations has made, and can continue to make, an important contribution to the study of ... More


The Holy Household: Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg

Lyndal Roper

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202806
eISBN:
9780191675522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202806.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This is a fascinating study of the impact of the Reformation idea of ‘civic righteousness’ on the position of women in Augsburg. The author argues that its development, both as a religious credo and ... More


Conclusion

Esra Özyürek

in Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162782
eISBN:
9781400852710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162782.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers some concluding thoughts on how German converts to Islam apply different and at times conflicting strategies in order to demonstrate how Islam is a perfect—and indeed better—fit ... More


Conclusion

Hilary Gatti

in Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter reflects on the historical foundation on which the modern discourse of liberty and toleration is based. It looks back to “the long sixteenth century,” the period between 1500 ... More


Islam in Europe

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is concerned with one of the most controversial elements in contemporary European politics: the place of Muslims within European society and the effect of Muslim immigration on the ... More


The Religious Situation in Europe

José Casanova

in Secularization and the World Religions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311871
eISBN:
9781846315671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315671.011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents an overview of the contemporary religious situation in Europe. It also examines the drastic decline in church attendance and then looks at European secularization from a global ... More


Conclusion: Transnational Europhiles, Local Eurosceptics

Theresa Kuhn

in Experiencing European Integration: Transnational Lives and European Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199688913
eISBN:
9780191768026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688913.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 8 pulls together the findings of this book and tells a coherent story about the (incomplete) transnationalization of European societies. It then widens the perspective to discuss why European ... More


Cultural and Institutional Contexts

Birgit Pfau-Effinger

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter identifies the theoretical framework for explaining cross-national differences in the ways in which housework and care work are organized in a society. It begins with a brief outline of ... More


Family matters

Tiziana Nazio and András Gábos (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter studies how family legacies affect young people's strategies and decisions around finding work and moving into independent living. Where one comes from has always affected young people's ... More


Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Vera Tiesler, Pilar Zabala, and Andrea Cucina (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The town of San Francisco de Campeche was founded in 1540 and, during the first two centuries of the colonies, served as one of the key Mexican ports of the Spanish Empire. The chapters in this ... More


Postmodernism's Emergence in an Unlikely Setting

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

A search for postmodernist traces in Western historiography between 1850 and 1914 seemed to be an unpromising endeavor. In these years, modernity, both in theory and the praxis of life, radiated an ... More


Change in European care arrangements

Birgit Geissler and Birgit Pfau-Effinger

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes on a conceptual/theoretical level what it means to analyse change in informal care work, as well as, in a comprehensive conceptual framework, processes of the formalisation of ... More


Neutral and Generally Applicable Laws

Carolyn Evans

in Freedom of Religion under the European Convention on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243648
eISBN:
9780191697272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243648.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the issue of breaching the compromise between legislation and certain religious groups through enforcing certain laws conflicting with certain religious cultures, which appears ... More


How Did British Middle and Late Pre-Roman Iron Age Societies Work (if they did)?

J. D. Hill

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter argues that the key challenge for studying the Pre-Roman Iron Age in Britain and Ireland is the lack of satisfactory frameworks to understand how societies were organized. It suggests ... More


Introduction

in The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the topics of the book, noting the rise of geography in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries as a conceptual matrix for understanding culture and society. The ... More


Coda

Francesca Trivellato

in The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691178592
eISBN:
9780691185378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178592.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This coda argues that from the 1650s to the 1910s, the legend of the Jewish invention of bills of exchange absorbed and at the same time transformed conceptions of Jewish usury that had emerged in ... More


Higher Laws: The Fulcrum of African American National Identity

Mark A. Lause

in A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores antebellum secret associations formed by black Americans. Even as European revolutionaries applied the standards of fraternalism to national purposes, similar organizations ... More


The Historical Experience Prior to 1815

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the historical experience before the year 1815. The early Christian Church refused to accept war as moral in any circumstances and until A.D. 170 Christians were forbidden to ... More


The Riddle of Usury

Francesca Trivellato

in The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691178592
eISBN:
9780691185378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178592.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter argues that Étienne Cleirac's words locate him at an important and little understood historical junction, when the late medieval habit of treating money and the economy as part of the ... More


The Papal Church and Universal Religious Orders: Western Christendom as a Highly Organized Religious Community

in Why Europe: The Medieval Origins of Its Special Path

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226532530
eISBN:
9780226532387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532387.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the papal church as a shaping force in European society and culture. The intensive transregional organization of the papal church and universal religious orders created ... More


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