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Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Martin Bunton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211081
eISBN:
9780191695797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book focuses on the way in which the Palestine Mandate was part of a broader British imperial administration — a fact often masked by Jewish immigration and land purchase in Palestine. The ... More


Official Power and Non-Official Power

Jean-Claude Cheynet

in Fifty Years of Prosopography: The Later Roman Empire, Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262924
eISBN:
9780191734434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262924.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

For the government of what was for a long time the largest state in Christendom, Byzantine the emperor had at his disposal a mere handful of official and armed forces whose strength was insufficient ... More


Oxford and Empire: The Last Lost Cause?

Richard Symonds

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203001
eISBN:
9780191675645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203001.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Cecil Rhodes observed that, wherever he went in the Empire, he found Oxford men on top. This book examines how and why Oxford dominated Imperial policy and administration through its network of ... More


Apportioning and Governing an Empire (c. 1221–c. 1260)

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the complex layers of the Mongol imperial administration under the qaghans from Ögödei (r. 1229–1241) to Möngke (r. 1251–1259) and the distribution of appanage lands among the ... More


Context

Giuseppe Pelli

in Against the Death Penalty: Writings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209883
eISBN:
9780691211374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209883.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the first stage of reform and the direct rule of the Austrian Habsburgs, from the early eighteenth century, in Lombardy. It highlights the powerful axis with an agenda of ... More


Mimicking Empire: Divine Administration in Isaiah

Mark G. Brett

in Locations of God: Political Theology in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190060237
eISBN:
9780190060268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060237.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The gōlāh-oriented vision of Ezra was opposed in the scroll of Isaiah, which in Isaiah 49–55 called for a reconciliation of Returnees and Remainees within Yhwh’s own empire. Identifying King Cyrus as ... More


Context

Giuseppe Pelli

in Against the Death Penalty: Writings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209883
eISBN:
9780691211374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209883.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reviews the early and formative years of Giuseppe Bencivenni Pelli in a Tuscan, an imperial and a Roman Catholic context. It introduces the top officials with whom Giuseppe Pelli had to ... More


Dramatis Personae

Federico De Romanis

in The Indo-Roman Pepper Trade and the Muziris Papyrus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198842347
eISBN:
9780191878343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842347.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This concluding chapter identifies the two co-signatories of the loan contract. The manager of the department charged with levying customs duties on Indian commodities (paralemptes) was also the ... More


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