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Introduction

MARK GREENGRASS

in Governing Passions: Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576-1585

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199214907
eISBN:
9780191706561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214907.003.10
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book explores the reform of the French kingdom — a refashioning of its major political, ecclesiastical, military, and educational institutions and their underlying mores. Reform was much ... More


Governing Passions: Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576-1585

Mark Greengrass

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199214907
eISBN:
9780191706561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214907.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The French kingdom dissolved into civil wars, known as the ‘wars of religion’, for a generation from 1562 to 1598. This book examines the reactions of France's governing groups to that experience. ... More


Conclusion

MARK GREENGRASS

in Governing Passions: Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576-1585

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199214907
eISBN:
9780191706561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214907.003.11
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book has been about an extraordinary decade in the history of the French kingdom. Nowhere else in Europe did a unitary polity on this scale attempt religious pluralism in the way envisaged by ... More


Guardianship and the New Gilded Age: Insular Politics and the Perils of Elite Rule

Joe Soss and Lawrence R. Jacobs

in Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199988488
eISBN:
9780190218249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988488.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

Since the 1970s, governing elites in America have become increasingly insulated from democratic processes and public accountability. A more sequestered form of elite rule, in turn, has led to rising ... More


The Place of the Aristocracy

MATTHEW CRAGOE

in An Anglican Aristocracy: The Moral Economy of the Landed Estate in Carmarthenshire 1832-1895

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205944
eISBN:
9780191676864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205944.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Carmarthenshire aristocracy were a propertied elite: their control of society stemmed from their ownership of land. Although the wealth they derived from their property set them apart from the ... More


The Virtues of Economy: Governance, Power, and Piety in Late Medieval Rome

James A. Palmer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742378
eISBN:
9781501742385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742378.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

The humanist perception of fourteenth-century Rome as a slumbering ruin awaiting the Renaissance and the return of papal power has cast a long shadow on the historiography of the city. Challenging ... More


Hildebrando Fuentes’s Peruvian Amazon: National Integration and Capital in the Jungle

Cristóbal Cardemil-Krause

in Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941831
eISBN:
9781789623598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941831.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this essay Cardemil-Krauze reconstructs the life and writings of Peruvian politician Hildebrando Fuentes during and after his tenure as mayor (Prefecto) of Iquitos, the most important Amazonian ... More


The Urban Environment

Barbara A. Hanawalt

in Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

London’s civic world included the Thames and the city walls, the main market (Cheapside), the Guildhall, major churches, wards, and parishes, the physical features that had a role in the city’s ... More


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