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Three Constitutional Crises

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The three constitutional crises examined are that caused by the rejection by the House of Lords of Lloyd George's `People's Budget’ of 1909; that caused by the Home Rule Act of 1914; and the ... More


Introduction

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On 14 February 1995, after almost two centuries, King Stanislaw August Poniatowski has been laid to rest in the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Warsaw. By failing to throw himself on his sword or ... More


The Interjurisdictional Gray Area

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Five probes the zone of jurisdictional overlap that belies the dual federalism ideal, where both the states and federal government hold legitimate regulatory interests or obligations. It ... More


Collusive Resistance and Complicit Virtue: Richardson's Pamela and Clarissa

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter argues that Samuel Richardson used the representational structures he inherited from the seduction fiction of Behn, Manley, and Haywood to articulate tory sensibility in the wake of his ... More


“These Glad Days of Russian Freedom” (1917)

Katherina Maryson

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0043
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is a letter expressing delight at the news of the czar's abdication and Russia's subsequent freedom, penned by Yiddish writer and anarchist Dr. Katherina Maryson to fellow writer and ... More


A Model for Secession?: The 1936 Abdication Crisis

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter traces how middle-class Jamaicans who participated in the public debate about Edward VIII's 1936 abdication understood the effects of his actions on the monarchy and the British people — ... More


Introduction

Michael Doran

in Pan-Arabism Before Nasser: Egyptian Power Politics and the Palestine Question

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195123616
eISBN:
9780199854530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123616.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Egyptian foreign policy has traced a pattern that poses a riddle for historians. Consider, for instance, the first Arab-Israeli war. During the period 1947–1948, leaders in Cairo recoiled time and ... More


Abdication and Exile

Ronald G. Musto

in Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233966
eISBN:
9780520928725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233966.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Opera comune, “common work,” was what Cola di Rienzo had called the victory over the barons at Porta San Lorenzo. Cola's actions had shocked and disturbed the loyal knights of Rome. The Anonimo ... More


“Lle du Repos”

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses Napoleon Bonaparte's exile of Elba. On April 11, 1814, the Treaty of Fontainebleau was signed by three Allied foreign ministers to officially recognize Napoleon's unconditional ... More


A Typology of Judicial Review

Katharine G. Young

in Constituting Economic and Social Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641932
eISBN:
9780191746086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641932.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter commences the study of enforcement in Part II of the book. It examines the challenge of enforcement against the two poles of judicial usurpation and abdication. The first expresses the ... More


King Magnus and King Minus: A Play and a Playlet

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In December 1936, Britain was shaken by the crisis of a royal abdication. The events recalled the threat of abdication by King Magnus in Shaw's popular futuristic political comedy of 1929, The Apple ... More


The Outbreak of the Second Ninth-Century Civil War (861–865)

Andrew Marsham

in Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625123
eISBN:
9780748653157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625123.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the accession of al-Muntasir following the assassination of al-Mutawwakil. Upon asserting his right to caliphate, al-Muntasir secured pledges of the leading notables of Samarra ... More


‘The Pivot of Empire’: Monarchy and the Commonwealth, 1918–1945

Philip Murphy

in Monarchy and the End of Empire: The House of Windsor, the British Government, and the Postwar Commonwealth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199214235
eISBN:
9780191746680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214235.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides essential background information for understanding monarchy and the Commonwealth in the post-war era. It examines the use of the British royal family to promote imperial unity ... More


Mikhail Vladimirovich Rodzianko

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the interview with Mikhail Vladimirovich Rodzianko (1859–1924), the moderately conservative President of the last two ... More


Aleksandr Fedorovich Kerenskii

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the interview with AleksandrFedorovichKerenskii (1881–1970), the leading personality of the February Revolution and the most ... More


The Interviews: An Interpretation

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

By examining the relatively little-studied question of prerevolutionary conspiracies to depose Nicholas II, this chapter demonstrates the interviews' factual value as well as their broad interpretive ... More


“If You Lack Men”: Shajar al-Durr’s Abdication and Tomb

D. Fairchild Ruggles

in Tree of Pearls: The Extraordinary Architectural Patronage of the 13th-Century Egyptian Slave-Queen Shajar al-Durr

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190873202
eISBN:
9780190873233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873202.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Because the censure of other rulers once again made Egypt vulnerable to an external attack, Shajar al-Durr was forced to abdicate the throne after less than three months and to marry a high-ranking ... More


Nikolai Vissarionovich Nekrasov

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the interview with Nikolai VissarionovichNekrasov (1879–1940), the leading Left Kadet deputy to the last imperial Duma. ... More


A One-Man Coup: February 1921

Hazem Kandil

in The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190239206
eISBN:
9780190239237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239206.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the formation of the Pahlavi regime in Iran during its first two decades, beginning with the 1921 coup that enabled Colonel Reza Khan to seize power and ending with his downfall ... More


Wolves at the Door: 288–285 BC

Pat Wheatley and Charlotte Dunn

in Demetrius the Besieger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198836049
eISBN:
9780191873416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836049.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses a major turning point during Demetrius’ campaign, as at a critical moment the Besieger lost the kingdom of Macedonia. Demetrius was forced to flee in disguise and disgrace as ... More


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