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States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany

Sagi Schaefer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199672387
eISBN:
9780191751332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672387.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book analyses the division of Germany, showing it to be a multi-faceted process, which progressed unevenly and was only completed after three decades. The book examines the processes of border ... More


An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503602007
eISBN:
9781503604124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602007.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This volume is the continuation of an earlier study of colonial and imperial São Paulo and covers the period 1850-1950. These volumes are the first full scale survey of the economy and society of the ... More


The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Matthew Lockwood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Conquest of Death considers the concepts of violence and state power far more broadly and holistically than previous accounts of state growth by intertwining the national and the local, the ... More


Political and Social Structure of Medieval Rajasthan

Sabita Singh

in The Politics of Marriage in Medieval India: Gender and Alliance in Rajasthan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199491452
eISBN:
9780199098293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199491452.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

A study of the emergence of the Rajputs has been done in order to outline the political and social structure of medieval Rajasthan. Apart from kinship ties, the inter-clan relationships have been ... More


Introduction

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction outlines previous definitions of the modern state as well as historians’ current explanations of state formation in early modern Europe and England. It demonstrates that earlier ... More


Introduction

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626246
eISBN:
9781469628080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626246.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The introduction provides an overview of the historiographies of the Civil War and Reconstruction in the South and Southern Appalachia specifically. It further establishes the author’s central ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The conclusion reiterates the centrality of the coroner system and its oversight in the monopolization of violence, state formation, and the growth of state power by creating and delineating new ... More


Conclusion

Sabita Singh

in The Politics of Marriage in Medieval India: Gender and Alliance in Rajasthan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199491452
eISBN:
9780199098293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199491452.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

Political changes impacted the marriage customs and practices. The caste structure and the emergence of Rajputs indicate deviations from the theoretical concept of caste and as the clan structure of ... More


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