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Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change

Jeffrey Stacey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584765
eISBN:
9780191723506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

In Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change the author explains why the European Union (EU) Member States actively surrender policy‐making power to supranational authorities in ... More


The African Interregnum, Part I: Good Rituals Make Good Friends

Matt J. Rossano

in Supernatural Selection: How Religion Evolved

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385816
eISBN:
9780199870080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385816.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 focuses on a period of time referred to as the “African Interregnum”—from roughly 100,000 to 60,000 years before present (ybp)—during which our ancestors underwent a dramatic social and ... More


The Floating Commonwealth

Bernard Capp

in Cromwell's Navy: The Fleet and the English Revolution 1648–1660

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201151
eISBN:
9780191674822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201151.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the social characteristics of the so-called ‘floating commonwealth’. It describes the social relationships within the interregnum navy, suggesting that a genuine sense of ... More


Hobbes among the Cromwellians

JEFFREY R. COLLINS

in The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter reconstructs Hobbes's return to England in 1651/2. It focuses on his life in Cromwellian London and his considerable ties with London radical circles. Royalists continued to view Hobbes ... More


England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Since Elizabethan times puritan reformers had criticized the established church and many of the nation’s social and cultural traditions. This book explores the ‘culture wars’ between reformers and ... More


New Regimes of Knowledge, 1800–1865

Michael Laffan

in The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the changes wrought in the nineteenth century under the impact of new cultures of science and new concepts of empire fostered by the governments of The Hague and Batavia. These ... More


The Anglicization of the Republic: A) Mixed Constitution, Saint and Citizen

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how the theory of the mixed constitution was imported into English political rhetoric in order to naturalize the Polybian and Machiavellian doctrine of the republic, in which ... More


Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Rachel Willie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Staging the Revolution offers a reassessment of drama that was produced during the commonwealth and the first decade of the Restoration. It complements the focus of recent studies, which have ... More


Conquered England: Kingship, Succession, and Tenure 1066-1166

George Garnett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198207931
eISBN:
9780191716775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207931.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book argues that Duke William of Normandy's claim to succeed Edward the Confessor on the throne of England profoundly influenced not only the practice of royal succession, but also played a ... More


Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Blair Worden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This book takes a fresh approach to the literary biography of the two great poets of the Puritan Revolution, John Milton and Andrew Marvell. The book reconstructs the political contexts within which ... More


Toleration and Nationhood in the 1650s: ‘Sonnet XV’ and the Case of Ireland

Elizabeth Sauer

in Milton and Toleration

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199295937
eISBN:
9780191712210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295937.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter locates Milton's Sonnet XV ‘On the late Massacre in Piedmont’ in the political and cultural milieu in which it was produced, in order to present a new facet to the poem's critical ... More


Milton's ‘Intereign’: The Date of the History

Nicholas von Maltzahn

in Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Introducing Book III of the History of Britain, John Milton sees himself as writing with a special purpose in ‘this intereign’. Milton wrote the History as advice literature to the nation in the ... More


Life and Works around 1300

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Meister Eckhart's life and works around the year 1300. Eckhart was from Tambach, near Gotha, during the time of the Interregnum (1254–1273). In 1294, Eckhart preached his ... More


Introduction

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This book places John Milton and Andrew Marvell beside a writer for whom no one would claim the same kind of immortality, and to whom the tactics and techniques of instant print were second nature. ... More


Horizons of the Masque

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows that mid‐ and late‐ seventeenth‐century booksellers' catalogues designate public theatrical masques, Interregnum closet pieces, and Restoration operas as “masques.” Masques were ... More


Politics, Epistemology, and Public Theater

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 5 traces masques' representations of political alternatives throughout the seventeenth century, masques' prominently varied epistemological investments, and their deployment in creating an ... More


The Charge of Atheism and the Language of Radical Speculation, 1640–1660

Nigel Smith

in Atheism from the Reformation to the Enlightenment

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227366
eISBN:
9780191678684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227366.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the relationship between atheism and the religious heterodoxy of the period. It illustrates the danger of accepting conflations of differing positions made by hostile ... More


“The Center Will Not Hold”: The Widening Gyre of the New, New Americanist Studies

William V. Spanos

in Redeemer Nation In the Interregnum: An Untimely Meditation on the American Vocation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268153
eISBN:
9780823272464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268153.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter constitute a cultural critique of a growing left-oriented momentum in the U.S. that privileges world literature at the expense of the critical imperatives of the actual interregnum. The ... More


Royal Oak

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Owing to accidents of fortune, anniversaries in politics had first appeared in the winter, as will be described. In 1660, however, one was installed in May, to provide an annual thanksgiving for the ... More


Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

T. C. Barnard

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a study of the constructive side of English policy in Ireland during a formative period. The book relates actions in these years to English policy towards Ireland earlier and later in the ... More


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