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The Federalists and the Uses of Military Powers

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 9 and the corresponding Ch. 14 in Part Three of the book offer brief sketches of the institutionalization of the military and fiscal powers granted by the US Constitution, and of the uses ... More


Nation and Revolution: Marx and Engels, 1845–1848

Roman Szporluk

in Communism and Nationalism: Karl Marx versus Friedrich List

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195051032
eISBN:
9780199854417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051032.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter focuses on the work of Marx and Engels from the years 1845 to 1848. It also raised other issues such as the role of the state in developing societies and the relation between the ... More


Islam and Christianity in the Works of Gentili, Grotius, and Pufendorf

John Kelsay

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the Protestant writers Gentili, Grotius, and Pufendorf in order to answer the following question: What is the impact or influence of Islam on the early modern development of ... More


Black and Conservative

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Philippa's 11th birthday theme was wartime, she and her mother entertained black soldiers and their dates. Many blacks at that time supported the “Double V” campaign: Victory at Home, Victory Abroad. ... More


Disunity and Loss of Freedom

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The first section of this chapter discusses the decline of the Mughal empire. The second section describes the coming of the Europeans. The third section describes England’s conquest of India. The ... More


Assigning a Value to Valor

Christian Ayne Crouch

in Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452444
eISBN:
9780801470394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details a confluence of events in 1757 that radically changed the composition of the royal council and the direction of the war in Europe and North America. These include the foiled ... More


Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Holger Nehring

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This book focuses on a number of peace movements in Britain and West Germany from the end of Second World War in 1945 to the early 1970s in order to answer this question. Britons and West Germans had ... More


Conventional Interstate Warfare

Ryan Grauer

in The Handbook of European Defence Policies and Armed Forces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198790501
eISBN:
9780191831737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790501.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter details the challenge European states face in confronting conventional interstate warfare in the post-cold-war era. The European continent has been the site of several interstate ... More


The Phony War and the Non-Partisan Committee for Peace through Revision of the Neutrality Law

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Americans's attitude towards neutrality began to change with the outbreak of war in Europe in September 1939. But the change was hardly dramatic, in large part due to the “phony” nature of the war ... More


The Completion of the ABMC’s Original Mission and Looking toward an Uncertain Future, 1937–1938

Thomas H. Conner

in War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the future for the ABMC after the project the agency had been created to do—namely, build and dedicate the eight cemetery chapels and eleven monuments—was completed. Discussing ... More


‘What will befall Britain?’ A Diary for Timothy

Keith Beattie

in Humphrey Jennings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078552
eISBN:
9781781701836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078552.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a clear picture of Jennings' film, A Diary for Timothy, which focuses on the first year in the life of one Timothy Jenkins, born on the fifth anniversary of the outbreak of ... More


Introduction

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Charles P. Summerall, a son of the poor rural South from the post-Civil War era, entered the army before the last of the major battles with the Plains Indians, served on active duty as the army ... More


High-Altitude Daylight Precision Bombing in World War II

Phil Haun (ed.)

in Lectures of the Air Corps Tactical School and American Strategic Bombing in World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176789
eISBN:
9780813176819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176789.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter examines US air war planning in World War II and evaluates overall American strategic bombing effectiveness: how HADPB theory held up to the reality of combat. After sketching ... More


Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke

Richard Bourke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175652
eISBN:
9781400873456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175652.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Edmund Burke (1730–1797) lived during one of the most extraordinary periods of world history. He grappled with the significance of the British Empire in India, fought for reconciliation with the ... More


Blitzkrieg and the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the formation of the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies (CDAAA) in May 1940. The spring and summer of 1940 saw the debate over American engagement with the war ... More


The age of Walpole: politics and theology, 1720–41

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

in Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter outlines the theological and political writings of the deists, conceived during a period described as political stability. While England dealt with yet another European war, deism as a ... More


Violence, Development, and Political Order

Herman Van Der Wusten

in The Geography of War and Peace: From Death Camps to Diplomats

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

How are “development” and “violence” related? What role does “political order” play as an intermediate modulator? Where is the geography in all this? These are the questions I want to tackle in ... More


Locating Linklater

Rob Stone

in The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165532
eISBN:
9780231850407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165532.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of the city of Austin in Richard Linklater's cinema. Locating Linklater in Austin is vital, for his films not only emerged from the slacker culture of the mid-1980s, ... More


Revolution

Carole Garibaldi Rogers

in Martyrs and Murderers: The Guise Family and the Making of Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199596799
eISBN:
9780191804571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596799.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the war of succession, which was not just a civil war but a great European war. Topics covered include the campaign against the Protestants in the south; execution of Mary ... More


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