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A Kingdom Remodelled? The Provinces and the Capital

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Developing the analysis of the new regime's institutional and economic reforms, this chapter explores the attempts to promote economic growth in the provinces and reduce the privileges the capital, ... More


Cairo's City Government the Crisis of Local Administration and the Refusal of Urban Citizenship

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that municipal government has little more than the “power of propositions” as they draw up plan after master plan to improve the city but actually have limited financial resources ... More


Consumer Accountability

Ian Leigh

in Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256984
eISBN:
9780191681714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256984.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with consumer accountability. It suggests that the development of consumerist devices was the most important legacy to democratic practices of the past two decades, although ... More


The Army and the Government of the Localities

Henry Reece

in The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The central themes of this chapter are: that there was a continuity in the army's involvement in the government of the localities from 1649 to 1660; that successive governments in London relied on ... More


Growth of Nawabi Rule in Awadh and its Relations with Local Social Group

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines political and administrative developments in Awadh. The province was barely out of its difficulties when Burhan-ul-Mulk took charge of Awadh in 1722. The zamindars still ... More


The years of crisis, 1254–1315

James Lydon

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: the transfer of Ireland to Lord Edward; residual royal control; instability and exploitation; disturbances of the 1260s and 1270s; growth of bastard feudalism: ... More


The Centrality of the Periphery: Developing the Provincial and Local State

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

As chapter 1 did for the central state, chapter 2 analyzes the state’s institutional development in the provinces and localities, where the overwhelming majority of the population lived. It argues ... More


Teso Society through the Twentieth Century

Ben Jones

in Beyond the State in Rural Uganda

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635184
eISBN:
9780748652990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635184.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the history of the Teso region and shows that the marginal nature of things in the present was a departure from the past. Teso's significance as a cotton-producing region in ... More


Nonjudicial Interpreters of “Legality” and the Development of Law in the Local State

Douglas B. Grob

in Zouping Revisited: Adaptive Governance in a Chinese County

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503604001
eISBN:
9781503604551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604001.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the origins, development, and operations of the Zouping County Legal Affairs Office, and shows how non-judicial actors are charged with “legalizing” the local administrative ... More


Life in the Gupta Age

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0025
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Gupta kings adopted pompous titles such as parameshvara, maharajadhiraja, and paramabhattaraka. Kingship was hereditary, but royal power was limited by the want of a firm adherence to ... More


Mughal Power, the Sikhs and Other Local Groups in the Punjab

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the regional administration problems encountered by the Mughals in Punjab during 1707-15. A major failure of the Mughals in the region was their inability to deal with the ... More


An Education

David Hanlon

in Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses Tosiwo Nakayama's education in a postwar world. Nakayama's education occurred in Quonset hut classrooms and as an employee of the Trust Territory government. He made the best ... More


The Imperial Court, the New Subadars and the Region

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the changing relationships between provincial governors and the Mughal court. In Awadh, new subadar was involved in court politics in an attempt to reinforce his ... More


Organisation

in Rebuilding Mostar: Urban Reconstruction in a War Zone

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239031
eISBN:
9781846313905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313905.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter first examines the relationship between the organisation in Brussels and that in Mostar. It then considers the basic aims and methods of the European Union Administration of Mostar ... More


Introduction

Diana S. Kim

in Empires of Vice: The Rise of Opium Prohibition across Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691172408
eISBN:
9780691199696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172408.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter establishes the bureaucracy as a major player in the prohibition of opium in Southeast Asian colonial government. It argues that local administrators stationed in each ... More


The Agrarian Intellectuals’ Vision: The Intended New Deal as a Planning Democracy

Jess Gilbert and Richard S. Kirkendall

in Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207316
eISBN:
9780300213393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207316.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents an overview of the intended New Deal policy for agrarian reform in the 1930s. It examines the work of six agrarian intellectuals who supported the policy, including M. L. ... More


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