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Controlling the Army

Howard G. Brown

in War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the government's strategies for controlling the army during the French Revolution. During this period, the army had acquired enormous prestige which could be exploited by ... More


The Return of Interest Groups

Howard G. Brown

in War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the return of interest groups in the French government following the adoption of the Constitution of year III. The war effort was one of the most important conflicts among the ... More


The Space of the Colonial Political Field

Jonathan Wyrtzen

in Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700231
eISBN:
9781501704253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700231.003.0002
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines how French and Spanish colonial intervention forged a protonational territorial space in Morocco. It first considers the physical and human geography of state building in ... More


Legacies of the Occupation

Leon D. Pamphile

in Contrary Destinies: A Century of America's Occupation, Deoccupation, and Reoccupation of Haiti

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061023
eISBN:
9780813051291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061023.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The United States assumed complete domination of Haiti by controlling its political and economic structure through the creation of a military force: the Garde d’Haiti. American control of Haitian ... More


Jus ad Bellum and Military Command

J.F.R. Boddens Hosang

in Rules of Engagement and the International Law of Military Operations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198853886
eISBN:
9780191888229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853886.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the various legal bases for the use of force, including national self-defence and the criteria for national self-defence, examining the law governing the initiation of the use ... More


Revolutions and Coups

Amy Austin Holmes

in Coups and Revolutions: Mass Mobilization, the Egyptian Military, and the United States from Mubarak to Sisi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190071455
eISBN:
9780190071486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071455.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

Because the revolution in Egypt was directed at the state, it is important to properly conceptualize the state apparatus and the regime that ruled it. Thus, chapter 2 provides an overview of the ... More


Contrary Destinies: A Century of America's Occupation, Deoccupation, and Reoccupation of Haiti

Leon D. Pamphile

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061023
eISBN:
9780813051291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061023.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines Haitian American relations from 1915 to 2015 in light of American control. In 1915 began the first American occupation of Haiti that lasted two decades enabling them to lay the ... More


Conclusion to Part II: Motives and Outcomes

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0030
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Bern’s newssheet gave a justification for its aggression, couched as a defence of Protestantism in Geneva (though Catholic Valais’s expansion was mentioned), but also to give reassurance that the ... More


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