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4. A City of Dreams: St Petersburg, the Empire of the Tsars, and Imperial Horizons in the Gilded Age (1889–1903)

Francis Wcislo

in Tales of Imperial Russia: The Life and Times of Sergei Witte, 1849-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199543564
eISBN:
9780191725104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543564.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines Witte's visions of empire. Appointed to the ministerial state in 1888 and by 1892 Minister of Finances to Tsar Alexander III, Witte reached the height of his personal and public ... More


A Vast Machine: The Nation’s Atlantic Trading Networks

Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert

in A Nation upon the Ocean Sea: Portugal’s Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of the Spanish Empire, 1492-1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195175691
eISBN:
9780199872060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175691.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter shows how the commercial and financial networks of the Portuguese Nation provided the organizational framework for both its expansion across the markets of the Atlantic and its growing ... More


The Metropolitan Economics of Empire

D. K. FIELDHOUSE

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on the metropolitan economic structure of the British Empire. It also focuses on the British side of the equation because B. R. Tomlinson extends the discussion into the ... More


The Imperial Economy, 1700–1776

Jacob M. Price

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the Imperial economy of the Empire from the early up to the late 17th century. ‘Empire’ here mean the ‘commercial Empire’, that is, both lands indisputably under ... More


Imperial Scotland

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains the imperial experience of Scotland. The exposure to this experience started early in Scotland. The 1970s and 1980s produced remarkable growth in Scottish historical studies. ... More


The Fragmentation of Atlantic Slavery and the British Intercolonial Slave Trade

Seymour Drescher

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes how the expansion of the plantation complex in the Americas is firmly linked to the labor of transplanted Africans. This system transcended the division of the Atlantic world ... More


A Province Too Far?: The Assyrian Empire, Its Southwestern Margins, and the Dynamics of Imperial Expansion, Conquest, and Rule

Avraham Faust

in The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Southwest: Imperial Domination and its Consequences

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198841630
eISBN:
9780191913433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841630.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The final chapter (‘A Province Too Far? The Assyrian Empire, Its Southwestern Margins, and the Dynamics of Imperial Expansion, Conquest, and Rule’) briefly reviews how imperial rule in the southwest ... More


The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Southwest: Imperial Domination and its Consequences

Avraham Faust

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198841630
eISBN:
9780191913433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841630.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The Neo-Assyrian empire—the first large empire of the ancient world—had attracted a great deal of public attention ever since the spectacular discoveries of the nineteenth century. The southwestern ... More


Before the Empire: The Southern Levant in the Eighth Century BCE

Avraham Faust

in The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Southwest: Imperial Domination and its Consequences

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198841630
eISBN:
9780191913433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841630.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Chapter 2 (‘Before the Empire: the Southern Levant in the Eighth Century BCE’) lays the foundation for the research. In order to understand the impact of Assyrian imperial domination, one must ... More


Eschatology: Woolman’s Realizing Eschatology

Jon R. Kershner

in John Woolman and the Government of Christ: A Colonial Quaker's Vision for the British Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190868079
eISBN:
9780190868109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868079.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Woolman’s eschatology was different from many of his peers in that he viewed the eschaton—the eon in which God’s ultimate purposes would be fulfilled—as already present in spiritual form. Woolman’s ... More


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