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Governance and Its Transnational Dynamics: Towards a Reordering of our World?

Marie‐Laure Djelic and Kerstin Sahlin

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The transnationalization of our world is characterized by powerful dynamics of reordering. Our reordering world is marked by more — not less — rule-making activity. This chapter provides an ... More


From Monuments to Traces: Artifacts of German Memory, 1870-1990

Rudy Koshar

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217683
eISBN:
9780520922525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217683.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides a powerful framework in which to examine the subject of German collective memory, which for more than a half century has been shaped by the experience of Nazism, World War II, and ... More


Atrocity in Arcadia: Wounds, Women, and the Face of Trauma in

Patricia A. Cahill

in Unto the Breach: Martial Formations, Historical Trauma, and the Early Modern Stage

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212057
eISBN:
9780191705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212057.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter turns from abstraction to the matter of fleshly bodies and traumatic representation. It shows how, long before 19th‐century discourses of shellshock, the Elizabethan theater represented ... More


The Cost of War: Mortality and Population Loss

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

War imposed economic costs through the destruction of resources and their diversion to non-productive ends, and demographic costs in the form of relative or absolute population losses due to forced ... More


The Gunpowder Revolution

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

The introduction of gunpowder to warfare represented the beginning of the large-scale exploitation of chemical energy by human societies. The introduction of firearms to land warfare affected all ... More


The Regimental System and the Battlefield

David French

in Military Identities: The Regimental System, the British Army, and the British People c.1870-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199258031
eISBN:
9780191717840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258031.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

The regimental system has been frequently criticized as a barrier to modernity and all-arms co-operation on the battlefield in the world wars, and as something that made it impossible for soldiers to ... More


Memories of War: Visiting Battlegrounds and Bonefields in the Early American Republic

Thomas A. Chambers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448676
eISBN:
9780801465673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448676.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Even in the midst of the Civil War, its battlefields were being dedicated as hallowed ground. Today, those sites are among the most visited places in the United States. In contrast, the battlegrounds ... More


Pea Ridge: Civil War Campaign in the West

William L. Shea and Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807820421
eISBN:
9781469603063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869765_shea
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The 1862 battle of Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas was one of the largest Civil War engagements fought on the western frontier, and it dramatically altered the balance of power in the ... More


The Sonic Mindedness of the Great War: Viewing History through Auditory Lenses

Yaron Jean

in Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199759392
eISBN:
9780199918911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759392.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the sonic experience of the First World War from the perspective of soldiers on the ground, in the sea, and in the air. World War I, with its extensive employment of modern ... More


Memory without Tourism: Traces of the Southern Campaigns

Thomas A. Chambers

in Memories of War: Visiting Battlegrounds and Bonefields in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448676
eISBN:
9780801465673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448676.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the limited interactions with Southern Revolutionary War battlefields that Americans experienced, as well as the relative indifference many held toward those places. With ... More


Knighthood in Action

Richard W. Kaeuper

in Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244584
eISBN:
9780191697388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244584.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explains the role of worship and violence practised by knights on the tourney field, in a raiding party, and on the battlefield. Passionate belief in tournament as the ideal sport ... More


Introduction

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction justifies the publication of yet another book on the battle of Manzikert in 1071, described by Runciman as the most decisive disaster in Byzantine history. The chapter summarises ... More


“Going up the Spout”: Converging Defeat on the Battlefield and Home Front

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the idea that the Civil War's greatest impact on children came through its impact on their family life. Households in South Carolina experienced severe problems because the war ... More


Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Michael Bonura

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709429
eISBN:
9780814723173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709429.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The way an army thinks about and understands warfare has a tremendous impact on its organization, training, and operations. The central ideas of that understanding form a nation's way of warfare that ... More


Introduction: The Changing Nature of Battlefield Tourism and Commemoration

Thomas A. Chambers

in Memories of War: Visiting Battlegrounds and Bonefields in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448676
eISBN:
9780801465673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448676.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter looks at how Americans performed acts of memory in a manner that was less about the distinctly nationalistic concerns than it was about the transatlantic trend of ... More


The Memory of Violence: The Lattimer Massacre of 1897

Michael P. Roller

in An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 3 describes the historical context immediately leading up to the Lattimer Massacre, then recounting the event itself and the trial that followed as recorded in textual sources. This history ... More


The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Peter S. Carmichael

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469643090
eISBN:
9781469643113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643090.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

How did Civil War soldiers endure the brutal and unpredictable existence of army life? This question is at the heart of Peter S. Carmichael’s sweeping study of men at war. Digging deeply into soldier ... More


American Antiquities Are So Rare: Remembering the War of 1812 on the Niagara Frontier

Thomas A. Chambers

in Memories of War: Visiting Battlegrounds and Bonefields in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448676
eISBN:
9780801465673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448676.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines interest in the battlegrounds from the War of 1812 surrounding Niagara Falls. These sites’ proximity to Niagara Falls continues to draw many tourists. Tourists bored by the ... More


Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Jason Lyall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How do armies fight and what makes them victorious on the modern battlefield? This book challenges long-standing answers to this classic question by linking the fate of armies to their levels of ... More


Addressing the Myths: Recent Civil War Studies at the Blountville, Tennessee, and Resaca, Georgia, Battlefields

Christopher T. Espenshade

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Two recent Civil War studies underline the importance of appropriate research and analytical methods in debunking persistent myths. The first example includes the KOCOA analysis of the Blountville ... More


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