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Executive Government

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the styles of government, and particularly about different ways in which laws could be enforced, in Scotland during the 16th and 17th centuries. Not all laws were expected to be ... More


“The Most Important Tribe in America”

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes the grassroots movement that erupted on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation to resist non-Indian mining and change forever the trajectory of Indian energy development. As news of ... More


Clashes with Monarchy

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the conflicts faced by the aristocratic constituted bodies at the close of the Seven Years' War. Fighting had gone on for a generation interrupted by a few years of truce; ... More


The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

Maurice Sunkin and Sebastian Payne (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262732
eISBN:
9780191682407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262732.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explores the nature of the Crown in its legal and political context. Here the term The Crown is being used, not as a direct reference to the Queen but, as a reference to the central power ... More


Designing Europe: Comparative Lessons from the Federal Experience

David McKay

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242139
eISBN:
9780191697012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242139.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Few dispute that one of the most pressing issues for the future of Europe is the question of constitutional design. To what extent will unanimity voting in the Council of Ministers be replaced by ... More


Eastern Fronts

Richard C. Hall

in Consumed by War: European Conflict in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125589
eISBN:
9780813135328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125589.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The eastern fronts did not offer an opportunity for decisive victory for either side. The battlefields were too scattered and too remote. Even though Germany had a significant ally on the Russian ... More


All Quiet on the Eastern Front: German Literature and the Eastern Front of the First World War

Eva Horn

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

After reviewing aspects of Germany and Austria-Hungary’s political dispositions regarding the eastern front, Peter Hoeres examines the Central Powers’ cultural perceptions of their Slavic enemies. ... More


Tensions with Germany and Britain: January—September 1916

Justus D. Doenecke

in Nothing Less Than War: A New History of Americas Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130026
eISBN:
9780813135755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130026.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

One of the major challenges that Wilson faced in negotiating a peace agreement was Britain's arming of merchant ships. Although the practice was allowed under international law, it was Germany's ... More


Introductory Remarks

Jörg Baberowski

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Günther Kronenbitter examines the fraught relationship of Austria-Hungary and Germany during World War I. Tensions and rivalries among the allies’ leadership impacted strategic planning and military ... More


Setting the Stage

Justus D. Doenecke

in Nothing Less Than War: A New History of Americas Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130026
eISBN:
9780813135755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130026.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

US President Woodrow Wilson struggled mightily with the decision to bring America into World War I rather than maintain its neutrality. Until the war erupted between the Allies and the Central Powers ... More


Frustrating Times: August 1915—March 1916

Justus D. Doenecke

in Nothing Less Than War: A New History of Americas Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130026
eISBN:
9780813135755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130026.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By mid-1915, the US found it increasingly difficult to maintain its status as the world's most powerful neutral nation. It cited the British as violating international laws when they attacked a ... More


Immigration: how Parliament’s language affects central government powers

Matthew Williams

in How Language Works in Politics: The Impact of Vague Legislation on Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200201
eISBN:
9781529200225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200201.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how Parliament's use of language affects central government powers by looking to judicial interpretation of immigration law. Using an adapted legal model of judicialisation, it ... More


Satire and Censorship

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes a look at the Canard Enchaîné, a satirical weekly that was founded in 1915. It used verbal and visual irony to avoid the censors, and divided its articles between the ridicule of ... More


The First World War and Epidemic Disease

Frank M. Snowden

in The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108996
eISBN:
9780300128437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108996.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines Italy's decision in 1915 to join England, France, and Russia in their conflict with the Central powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary, which followed fifteen years of ... More


World War, World Confession: International Violence and Mennonite Globalization

Benjamin W. Goossen

in Chosen Nation: Mennonites and Germany in a Global Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691174280
eISBN:
9781400885190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174280.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how claims of wartime solidarity owed less to long-standing legacies than to the conflict at hand. For progressives in Germany, the war had generated new possibilities. Having ... More


Can the Internet Survive Democracy?

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

in Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines whether the internet can—or cannot—contribute to democratization, and under what conditions. This chapter discusses five major failure modes that limit the benefits of ... More


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