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From the Outside Looking in: Roman Culture and Domestic Politics

Liv Mariah Yarrow

in Historiography at the End of the Republic: Provincial Perspectives on Roman Rule

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277544
eISBN:
9780191708022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277544.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the characterization of Rome particularly with reference to her domestic affairs. It also looks at the presentation of Rome's actions outside Italy and progresses from ... More


State Weakness and International Conflict in a Fixed-Borders World

Boaz Atzili

in Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226031354
eISBN:
9780226031378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031378.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines state weakness and international conflict in a fixed-borders world. It discusses the outbreak of a civil war in Lebanon in 1975 and the civil strife and conflict spillover in ... More


The Aristocracy

C. Warren Hollister

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines historian John Horace Round's characterization of the reign of King Stephen of England as anarchic. It traces the history of aristocracy under King Stephen back to the immediate ... More


Introduction

David B. Edwards

in Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520200630
eISBN:
9780520916319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200630.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book is about the lives of three great men from Afghanistan's past. It is also about the stories Afghan people tell one another about the past—stories in which men of quality are tested and, by ... More


Civil Strife, Exodus, and Resettlement

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/9780195673098.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter discusses another period of tensions in India, which occurred between the Hindu and Muslim communes in Punjab. It stresses that communal violence was considered to be mostly an urban ... More


Policy and Impartiality: The Uneasy Relationship in International Law*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The writings of Richard Falk have been diverse and significant enough to merit an appraisal of his contribution to international law; this task is made even more appropriate and timely by the ... More


The Leaky Derelict

Kenton Clymer

in A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454486
eISBN:
9781501701023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454486.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Burma in the two years immediately following independence, when the country was afflicted by overwhelming difficulties: recovery from the war, the outbreak of communist ... More


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