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Conclusions

Annica Kronsell

in Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter concludes the book by highlighting the findings in relation to the following themes: the way that UN SCR 1325 has impacted peacekeeping and other post-national defense practices, how ... More


Heroic Aspirations in 1990

Mary Elise Sarotte

in 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses former Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev's challenge to his own original plan: a heroic model of multinationalism. Gorbachev dropped the restoration concept entirely and ... More


Samurai to Soldier: Remaking Military Service in Nineteenth-Century Japan

D. Colin Jaundrill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703096
eISBN:
9781501706097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703096.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book rewrites the military history of nineteenth-century Japan. In fifty years spanning the collapse of the Tokugawa shogunate and the rise of the Meiji nation-state, conscripts supplanted ... More


Dissemination: Soldiers and Students

Michael E. Meeker

in A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225268
eISBN:
9780520929128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225268.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the evidence for the provincial distribution of the relationship between sovereign power and disciplinary association during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. ... More


Conclusion: Revolution, Reform, and Resilience

Hazem Kandil

in The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190239206
eISBN:
9780190239237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239206.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The present study examined the processes of regime change in Iran, Turkey, and Egypt. It began with the coups that founded their various regimes and the division of power between military, security, ... More


Comprehensive Care behind the Guns

Lee K. Pennington

in Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter continues the story of PFC Saijō, following his repatriation and admission to Provisional Tokyo Number Three Army Hospital—Japan's premier medico-military institution for combat ... More


The Civic Institutions of Palmyra

Andrew M. Smith II

in Roman Palmyra: Identity, Community, and State Formation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199861101
eISBN:
9780199332717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861101.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines Palmyra’s institutional development as a hybrid of the Greek polis and the emergence of formal institutions designed to regulate personal and group activity. These institutions ... More


Sunderland’s Ministry 1717–1720

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After the King returned from Hanover, the Whig ranks experienced a threatened split wherein the former secretary of state — Townshend — was pursued by Walpole and their supporters into opposition. By ... More


The Future of Conscription: Some Comparative Reflections

James Sheehan

in The Modern American Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199895946
eISBN:
9780190252663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895946.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a historical and comparative perspective on contemporary American military institutions. It focuses on the origins, evolution, and eventual disappearance of conscription in ... More


Good Laws and Good Armies

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Machiavelli on International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199673698
eISBN:
9780191803680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673698.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents texts that express Machiavelli’s thoughts on the military and its institutions. The first set of excerpts, taken from Prince and Discourses, focuses on Machiavelli’s preference ... More


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