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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


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


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 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


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


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


Dying to Learn: Wartime Lessons from the Western Front

Michael A. Hunzeker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758454
eISBN:
9781501758478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758454.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book develops a novel theory to explain how wartime militaries learn. It focuses on the Western Front, which witnessed three great-power armies struggle to cope with deadlock throughout 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


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


Introduction

Jason Lyall

in Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter links inequality with battlefield performance. It argues that divided armies are flawed by design—that the greater the level of military inequality—that is, the more these ... More


Divided Armies: A Theory of Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Jason Lyall

in Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues for a causal connection between (rising) military inequality and (declining) battlefield performance. It does so by first exploring the nature and severity of ethnic inequalities ... More


Lessons from Project Mars: Quantitative Tests of Military Inequality and Battlefield Performance Since 1800

Jason Lyall

in Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a five-stage empirical strategy. It first details how core variables, including prewar military inequality and battlefield performance, were constructed. Second, the chapter ... More


The Battle of Moscow: Microlevel Evidence

Jason Lyall

in Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter extends the argument to an outlier case—the Battle of Moscow—to explain the divergent performance of paired Soviet Rifle divisions during October–December 1941. Reconstructing divisional ... More


Conclusion

Jason Lyall

in Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691192444
eISBN:
9780691194158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192444.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main findings before applying the argument to an out-of-sample case, that of Iraqi battlefield performance against the Islamic State (ISIS) in 2014–2017. ... More


Living by the Sword: Weapons and Material Culture in France and Britain, 600-1600

Kristen B. Neuschel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753336
eISBN:
9781501752148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753336.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book sharpens the readers' knowledge of swords as it traverses through a captivating 1,000 years of French and English history. The book reveals that warrior culture, with the sword as its ... 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


Mobilizing Nature: The Environmental History of War and Militarization in Modern France

Chris Pearson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780719084393
eISBN:
9781526161949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084393.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the creation, maintenance, and contestation of the militarized environments from the establishment of France’s first large-scale and permanent army camp on the Champagne plains in ... 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


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