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New Rule over Old Structures: Egypt after the Muslim Conquest

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt: From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263907
eISBN:
9780191734687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the administrative changes in Egypt after the Muslim conquest. It explains that the conquest of Egypt by the Arab armies in 642 CE brought a new religious, linguistic, and ... More


The Transition of Babylonia from the Neo-Babylonian Empire to Achaemenid Rule

Michael Jursa

in Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt: From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263907
eISBN:
9780191734687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the aftermath of the Persian conquest of Babylonia in the sixth century BCE. It explores the relationship of the Iranian rulers and the indigenous Babylonian urban upper class ... More


Persistence and Change in Public Administration

B. Guy Peters

in Administrative Traditions: Understanding the Roots of Contemporary Administrative Behavior

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198297253
eISBN:
9780191914522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198297253.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

By focusing on administrative traditions this book has emphasized the persistence of administrative patterns. But despite persistence, bureaucracies also change. They change because their tasks ... More


The Commission and Administrative Reform

Hussein Kassim

in The European Commission of the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199599523
eISBN:
9780191751530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599523.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Following the resignation of the Santer Commission, the Prodi College enacted a comprehensive administrative reform programme between 2000 and 2005. Although earlier studies have examined the ... More


Is Writing a Letter to your Member of Congress a Thing of the Past?: Congressional Office Communication and Accessibility

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the administrative changes introduced by the Capitol Police for handling congressional mail in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 2001. Some of the most significant ... More


The Secular and the Sacred

Mushirul Hasan

in A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Sayyid Ahmad argued that the tension between Islamic faith and modern values was a historical accident rather than an inherent feature of Islam. The decline of the Mughal Empire encouraged Islamic ... More


The Saite era within the history of Pharaonic civilisation

Roger Forshaw

in Egypt of the Saite Pharaohs, 664-525 BC

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140142
eISBN:
9781526146687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140159.00016
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The final chapter considers the significance of the 26th Dynasty in relation to the history of ancient Egypt. The dynamic nature of the period, and the achievements of the Saites in the political, ... More


Sikhs and the Mutiny of 1857

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter studies the mutiny of 1857, which was caused by a variety of well-intentioned but ill-timed measures by several governors general. The first section identifies these causes in detail, ... More


External Pressures and Internal Responses

L. W. B. Brockliss

in The University of Oxford: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199243563
eISBN:
9780191778698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243563.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines in detail how Oxford adapted to the new higher-education environment after 1945. It explores the administrative changes that were occasioned by Oxford’s massive expansion, the ... More


The Openers of the Ways

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the Fifth and Sixth dynasties, which seem to have been periods of fairly extensive state-sponsored foreign enterprises, both peaceful and otherwise. A feature of the activities ... More


Reshaping Undergraduate Music Education in Turbulent Times Through Cultural Rather Than Curricular Change

Brian Pertl

in College Music Curricula for a New Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter presents a practical approach to implementing change in music departments and conservatories by focusing on cultural rather than curricular change. Forward-thinking proposals abound, but ... More


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