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Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Colin Newbury

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book applies a patron-client model to case studies of imperial over-rule to examine the political relationships between administrative and indigenous hierarchies derived from existing social ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Andrew Porter (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The Oxford History of the British Empire is an assessment of the Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. Volume III covers the long ... More


Continuity and Change in Lordship

Alfred Haverkamp

in Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The first section examines family relationships, hereditary rights, and fiefs. For imperial history and the system of lordship in the empire, the individual, personal behaviour and the fate of the ... More


Disease, Diet, and Gender: Late Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Empire

Diana Wylie

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

For nearly three-quarters of the 20th century, historical writing on the British Empire concentrated on political and economic issues — on the way the Empire was administered, policy-making, the ... More


Revolutions without Borders

Sören Urbansky

in Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter studies the revolutionary political struggles and indigenous secessionist movements following the collapse of imperial rule in China and Russia in 1911 and 1917, respectively. It shows ... More


Napoleonic Italy: Empire Aborted

Timothy H. Parsons

in The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199931156
eISBN:
9780190254698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199931156.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the empire of Napoleonic Italy, the state founded by Napoleon Bonaparte in Northern Italy. It explains Bonaparte's strategy of exploiting the nationalist ... More


Artists in Reality: H. G. Wells and the New Republic

Duncan Bell

in Dreamworlds of Race: Empire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194011
eISBN:
9780691208671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194011.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter traces H.G. Wells' shape-shifting account of the New Republic, as well as offering a novel interpretation of the philosophical foundations of his political thought, focusing in ... More


Local Responses to the Empire: From Armed Resistance to Integration

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/9780198841630.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Chapter 8 (‘Local Responses to the Empire: From Armed Resistance to Integration’) focuses on the local responses in the southwest to the Assyrian imperial rule. Such studies are somewhat rare ... More


Introduction

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the events leading up to the Pacific War. It details Japan's shift towards totalitarianism led by Prince Konoe Fumimaro, who was Prime Minister from June 1937 ... More


‘They Make a Desolation and They Call It Peace’: Re-Examining the Nature of the Imperial Peace

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/9780198841630.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Chapter 9 (‘“They Make a Desolation and They Call It Peace”: Re-Examining the Nature of the Imperial Peace’) reviews the concept of Assyrian peace that became popular over the years to describe the ... More


Introduction: The Subjects of Empire

Timothy H. Parsons

in The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199931156
eISBN:
9780190254698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199931156.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the actual experience of imperial rule in seven empires. These include Roman Britain, Umayyad Spain, Spanish Peru, India ... More


Rules of Law, Politics of Empire

Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper

in Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771167
eISBN:
9780814708316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771167.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines how the normality of legal pluralism often turned the management of multiple jurisdictions into “conventional practice.” It argues that the habit of being legally pluralistic ... More


Conclusion: Imperial Epitaph

Timothy H. Parsons

in The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199931156
eISBN:
9780190254698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199931156.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the actual experience of imperial rule in seven empires. It suggests that imperial rule always meant denigration and exploitation and ... More


Legal Foundations of Colonial Rule

Lanny Thompson

in Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the connections between representations of alterity as a means to conceive, mobilize, and justify imperial rule and the concrete forms of government established throughout the ... More


Introduction: Reordering the World

Duncan Bell

in Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691138787
eISBN:
9781400881024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138787.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's central themes. This book brings together a selection of essays written by the author over the last decade. Some explore the ways in which ... More


A Racial Laboratory: Imperial Politics, Race Prejudice, and Mental Capacity

in Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803463
eISBN:
9780226803487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803487.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter investigates the mixed fortunes of racial politics and racial science, and illustrates just how ambivalent imperial authorities were about privileging race as a primary prism for ... More


A Sociable and Aristocratic Empire: Lady Nugent’s East and West India Journals

Ashley L. Cohen

in The Global Indies: British Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300239973
eISBN:
9780300255690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300239973.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines one way in which the Indies mentality was reproduced at an institutional level: through the practice of rotating officials between postings in India and the Americas. It is a ... More


Boethius: The Consolations of Music, Logic, Theology, and Philosophy

Henry Chadwick

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198265498
eISBN:
9780191682896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265498.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

The Consolations of Philosophy by Boethius, whose English translators include King Alfred, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Queen Elizabeth I, ranks among the most remarkable books to be written by a prisoner ... More


The Long Lines of History

Geir Lundestad

in The Rise and Decline of the American "Empire": Power and its Limits in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199646104
eISBN:
9780191803611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199646104.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of globalization. Globalization flows from various sources and is also accompanied by fragmentation. From a historical perspective one can see how almost all the ... 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


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