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Begotten or Made?: Adopted Sons in Roman Society and Imperial Ideology

Michael Peppard

in The Son of God in the Roman World: Divine Sonship in its Social and Political Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753703
eISBN:
9780199914432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753703.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 3 investigates father‐son relationships in the Roman family, emphasizing the practices of adoption and inheritance among elites. In the Roman worldview, sonship did not primarily point ... More


Traditional Law: The Patriarchal Family and Pressures for Change

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the Imperial family law as being partial to the patriarchal family, i.e., practicing principles of patriarchal authority, unequal status, and patrilineal kinship. It provides a ... More


Conclusions

Anna J. Clark

in Divine Qualities: Cult and Community in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226825
eISBN:
9780191710278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226825.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter first draws together conclusions about the range of claims and counter‐claims made about divine qualities during the Republican period by individuals and groups from a range of social ... More


Royalty and the Bonds of Empire

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the first of three case studies that explore the place of the British royal family in Jamaicans’ understanding of and identification with Britishness. It explores Jamaican views ... More


Eunuchs at the Palace: Gendered Space and Confirmation of the Imperial Numen

in The Perfect Servant: Eunuchs and the Social Construction of Gender in Byzantium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226720159
eISBN:
9780226720166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720166.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter explores a tentative model that may help to explain both the powerful role that eunuchs played at the Byzantine court and some of the limitations which were placed on their role in ... More


Guarding the Daughter: Patriarchal Compromise and Military Sisterhood

Ruth Streicher

in Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751325
eISBN:
9781501751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751325.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces constructions of gendered and sexualized difference in the Thai imperial formation by examining the more intimate matters of the conflict. These include discourses regarding rape ... More


Sage Kings and Laws in the Chinese and Greek Traditions

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the relatively recent development of democratic forms of government in China. It illustrates the unshakable Chinese confidence, even through long periods of political chaos and ... More


Sons and Daughters: Provision for the Young

Richard Lyman Bushman

in The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226737
eISBN:
9780300235203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226737.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Out of lands that were once Indian, Hempstead provided for his six sons and four daughters. He accumulated the resources required by expanding his holdings when his children arrived at the age when ... More


Uncas and Joshua: The Acquisition of Connecticut

Richard Lyman Bushman

in The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226737
eISBN:
9780300235203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226737.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Uncas, the chief of the Mohegans, initially cooperated with the Connecticut government to gain advantage over his native rivals. Uncas assisted in the conquest of the Pequots and agreed to seek ... More


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