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‘Guardians of the Faith’: The Established Churches of the United Kingdom, 1801–1828

Stewart J. Brown

in The National Churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1801-46

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242351
eISBN:
9780191697098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242351.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses the three established churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland, and the respective conditions between the years 1801 and 1828. It reveals that the churches were a ... More


Legal Foundations of Colonial Rule

Lanny Thompson

in Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the connections between representations of alterity as a means to conceive, mobilize, and justify imperial rule and the concrete forms of government established throughout the ... More


Roman Law ad 200–400: From Cosmopolis to Rechtstaat?

Tony Honoré

in Approaching Late Antiquity: The Transformation from Early to Late Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297375
eISBN:
9780191708978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297375.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

How did Roman civil government evolve between ad 200 and 400? The period stretches from the Severan age, when citizenship was extended to all free people of the Empire, to the years following the ... More


The Return of Civil Government

Mark L. Bradley

in Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125077
eISBN:
9780813135120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125077.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After General Ruger gained command of the Department of North Carolina, he initiated the transfer of authority to the civil officers of the state. However, Governor Holden articulated several ... More


Men, Women, and Moral Jurisdiction: ‘The Friar's Tale’, ‘The Physician's Tale’, and the Pardoner

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that jurisdiction was not only a politically charged topic — following Wyclif’s intervention in it — but also one of great ethical concern to Chaucer. The Friar’s Tale combines ... More


How to Mind Your Own Business

Jonathan McKenzie

in The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Critics have long been unable to square Henry D. Thoreau’s individualist philosophy with his intermittent political participation. In order to clarify Thoreau’s intentions, this chapter offers an ... More


Military Rule by Default: Schofield’s One-Month Regime

Mark L. Bradley

in Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125077
eISBN:
9780813135120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125077.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Since General Schofield served as the North Carolina's occupation commander, he had to deal with a state that was short of a civil government. The refutation of the first agreement proposed by ... More


‘A carefull father for this poore realm’

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers contemporary perceptions of William Cecil and his relationship with Ireland. Described by some as the ‘careful father’ of the kingdom of Ireland, and yet resented by some in ... More


Political Science

Tita Chico

in The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605442
eISBN:
9781503606456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605442.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Late seventeenth-century natural philosophers inherited the conjunction of politics and science at the core of Francis Bacon’s experimental project. Thomas Sprat’s The History of the Royal Society, ... More


Roman Christian Monopoly in the Early Medieval Period

Robert B. Ekelund Jr. and Robert D. Tollison

in Economic Origins of Roman Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226200026
eISBN:
9780226200040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200040.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses how the Roman Church reached the levels of power achieved in the High Middle Ages. There were three critical problems that needed to be solved: (i) competition, conflict, and ... More


“Delineation” and Restoration, 1942–1943

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

in Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

During 1942 and 1943, Stainback, now governor, joined by Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes and Attorney General Francis Biddle, pressured the War Department and President Roosevelt to order at ... More


The Alchemy of English: Colonial State-Building and the Imperial Origins of American Literary Study

Meg Wesling

in Empire's Proxy: American Literature and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794760
eISBN:
9780814795415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794760.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the archives of the U.S. civil government in the Philippines to trace the pedagogy of English in the islands. The English language was posited as the lingua franca of democracy ... More


Reorientations:: The Collapse of the Mission and the Rebirth of the Yaqui Towns, 1744–1810

Raphael Brewster Folsom

in Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the collapse of the Spanish empire's Yaqui mission and the rebirth of the Yaqui mission towns in Mexico during the period 1744–1810. After the insurrection of 1740 and the ... More


Commandant St. Ange de Bellerive

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Louis St. Ange de Bellerive's time as commandant at St. Louis. As of the spring of 1765, no government existed at what would eventually become St. Louis. This would change by ... More


Godly Government during a Time of Crisis

Lemuel Haynes

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0062
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Lemuel Haynes's The Influence of Civil Government on Religion, a sermon delivered at Rutland, West Parish, in Vermont on September 4, 1798. Haynes was an American ... More


Guam Assembly Walkout Spurs Congress

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of the walkout staged by the Guam Assembly on March 5, 1949, to protest what it believed was an attempt by the United States Navy to curtail its legislative ... More


Henry David Thoreau

Russell B. Goodman

in American Philosophy before Pragmatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199577545
eISBN:
9780191802621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577545.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Thoreau, playing Aristotle to Emerson’s Plato, starts with the particular: this day on the river, this conversation with a friend, this particular evening on Walden Pond, this cabin, this ... More


Rewards and Hazards of the Legal Profession

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the rewards and hazards of the legal profession. In addition to material prizes, the legal profession's intangible rewards were far from negligible. Some students considered ... More


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