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Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Adam Teller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This study demonstrates how Jewish economic activity on the magnate estates in the eighteenth-century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth enriched, empowered, and reshaped Jewish—and ... More


Expansion: Parliament and Nation, 1272–1327

J. R. Maddicott

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199585502
eISBN:
9780191723148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585502.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This chapter describes the evolution of parliament, and its growth as a popular and less exclusively baronial assembly, from the accession of Edward I to the deposition of his son. It shows how, in ... More


State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Julian Goodare

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This is a full scholarly study of state formation and the exercise of state power in Scotland. It sets the Scottish state in a British and European context, revealing that Scotland — like larger and ... More


University and Government 1430–1500

R. L. Storey

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses issues regarding the challenges to rights and possessions during the fifteenth century and that the most practical remedy was found in ‘lordship’. It explains the university's ... More


The Aristocracy

C. Warren Hollister

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines historian John Horace Round's characterization of the reign of King Stephen of England as anarchic. It traces the history of aristocracy under King Stephen back to the immediate ... More


The Charters of King Alfred: A Higher Order of Scholarship or Speculation?

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the few charters of King Alfred which have survived. It notes that the modest scale of the surviving collection of Alfredian charters can only properly be appreciated when set ... More


King Alfre’s Witan: Kingmakers and Wise Men in the Council of a King

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the King Alfred's Witan who are royal councillors that possesses the power to depose kings; who help to decide on the crucial business of making war, and who help kings to ... More


The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Robert B. Patterson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This book is the first full length biography of Robert (c.1088 × 90–1147), grandson of William the Conqueror and eldest son of King Henry I of England (1100–35). He could not succeed his father ... More


The Troubled Decades, 1912–1930

Roy Hora

in The Landowners of the Argentine Pampas: A Social and Political History 1860–1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208846
eISBN:
9780191678158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208846.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

As the second decade of the twentieth century began, the territorial magnates of the pampas were the most influential and prestigious people in Argentina. In the two decades following 1910, however, ... More


The Landowners from the Great Depression to the rise of Peronism, 1930–1945

Roy Hora

in The Landowners of the Argentine Pampas: A Social and Political History 1860–1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208846
eISBN:
9780191678158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208846.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Popular animosity towards the landed elite emerged in the 1910s as rural conflict arose on the pampas. The rise of mass politics helped to spread the general view of the large estanciero as a tyrant ... More


Conclusion: Landowners in Perspective

Roy Hora

in The Landowners of the Argentine Pampas: A Social and Political History 1860–1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208846
eISBN:
9780191678158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208846.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

After mid-century, the Argentine pampas changed decisively, moving towards a capitalist organization of production based on the expansion of the pastoral economy. The acceleration of capitalist ... More


Military Service in the Lordship of Ireland 1290–1360: Institutions and Society on the Anglo-Gaelic Frontier

Robin Frame

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The English king's Lordship of Ireland in the Middle Ages was a land of constant, small-scale war. This was a characteristic inherited from the Irish past, where tribute-warfare was endemic, and ... More


Sovereignty

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses the concept of sovereignty. The medieval concept of sovereignty was not quite the same as the sovereignty that began to take shape in the sixteenth century. There had been a ... More


Burgher Estate

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines how the Jews of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth constituted the eastern region of emancipation. Jews enjoyed royal privileges in Poland from the thirteenth century. From the ... More


The expansion and consolidation of the colony, 1215–54

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/9780199539703.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: the new king and the Anglo-Irish magnates; revolt of Hugh de Lacy; Cathal Crobderg and royal authority; de Burgh ambitions; the confiscation of Connacht; English ... More


Breakdown of Imperial Organization

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/9780198077411.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines developments in and around the centre in the post-Aurangzeb period to set the scene for discussing the problems of imperial power, political formations in the regions and the ... More


The Magnate-Jewish Symbiosis: Hungarian and Polish Variations on a Theme

Howard Lupovitch

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the relationship between Jews and nobles in Poland and Hungary, where noble patronage was a critical part of Jewish life. In numerous European countries, and especially in ... More


Fitting In

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes the difficulties faced by Beckford as he endeavored to fit into metropolitan society. Regardless of the recent success of the West India lobby in Parliament, and for all his ... More


Frederick Barbarossa and Henry the Lion: Cousins in an Age of Brothers

Jonathan R. Lyon

in Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100-1250

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451300
eISBN:
9780801467851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451300.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the magnates' involvement in the fall of Henry the Lion by focusing on family relationships in general and sibling relationships in particular within the German upper ... More


Introduction

Adam Teller

in Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The book makes three main interventions. First is the use of Jewish economic history to understand both the development of Jewish society and its relations with the surrounding world. The methodology ... More


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