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The Bases of Periclean Power: The Stratēgos

Vincent Azoulay

in Pericles of Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154596
eISBN:
9781400851171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154596.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines one of the bases of Pericles' political power: as military leader, which rests upon the office of a stratēgos. It first considers the institutional and military mainsprings of ... More


The February Revolution

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that sections of the tsarist elite played an important role during the February Revolution of 1917 as popular unrest broke out in Petrograd. Duma leaders saw an opportunity to ... More


Military Rebellion and Civil War

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the conspiratorial activities of military and political leaders as well as their difficulties in reaching agreement regarding the insurrection. It offers reasons as to why the ... More


Bosnia, 1992–95 : Keeping the U.S. Military from “Owning” It

Stefano Recchia

in Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452918
eISBN:
9781501701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452918.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how the U.S. military leaders' reluctance to intervene in Bosnia between 1992 and 1995 played a crucial role in keeping American policy on a steady multilateral track. It shows ... More


The Universal Prospect

Pamela Kyle Crossley

in A Translucent Mirror: History and Identity in Qing Imperial Ideology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215665
eISBN:
9780520928848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215665.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the impact of the spirit of the European “curiosity cabinet” on the use of cabinets by each Qing prince, noting that the boxes were the toys of universalism, in which reality is ... More


“Collisions With the People”: Federal Intervention in Deserter Country

Robert M. Sandow

in Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Since its enactment, the conscription policy was the primary cause for resistance throughout the North. While spread across the free states, draft resistance became concentrated in pockets of ... More


Rebellion: In Pursuit of Radical Transformation, November 1970–July 1971

Tanya Harmer

in Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834954
eISBN:
9781469602721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869246_harmer.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses how Salvador Allende embraced the idea that his election represented a turning point for inter-American affairs. On the night of his election victory, Allende had spoken ... More


The Shadow of War: Cultural Anxieties and Modern Nightmares

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the cultural legacy of the Great War, suggesting that it provided a repository of themes, transcending left and right, ... More


Power in Uncertain Times: Strategy in the Fog of Peace

Emily Goldman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757263
eISBN:
9780804777353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757263.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The United States faces a complex and rapidly shifting international security landscape. Forces of ethnic and religious extremism, diffusion of information technologies, proliferation of mass ... More


Afterword

Mark Harrison

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the defense industry in the Soviet Union during the regime of Joseph Stalin. It suggests that defense issues were at the core of ... More


For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Richard Bassett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book presents an account of the Habsburg army. The text shows how the Imperial Austrian Army, time and again, was a decisive factor in the story of Europe, the balance of international power, ... More


Conclusion

Timothy Bolton

in Cnut the Great

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300208337
eISBN:
9780300226256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208337.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This concluding chapter describes how Cnut emerged in several complementary roles: an intelligent and pragmatic diplomacist, an energetic and active ruler, a cunning and resourceful military leader, ... More


Conclusion

Michael A. Bonura

in Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709429
eISBN:
9780814723173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709429.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter reiterates the lessons ascribed to previous chapters in providing a context for the paradigm shift that occurred in the American military in the years between the two World ... More


Introduction

Neil James Mitchell

in Democracy's Blameless Leaders: From Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761441
eISBN:
9780814763377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761441.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter explains the gravitational theory of accountability. This theory has one central proposition: blame falls to the bottom. In particular, when things go wrong with a policy, ... More


Who Wrote the Works Attributed to Prince Andrei Kurbskii?

Donald Ostrowski (ed.)

in Who Wrote That?: Authorship Controversies from Moses to Sholokhov

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749704
eISBN:
9781501749728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749704.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses Prince Andrei Mikhailovich Kurbskii, who was one of Russia's top military leaders and took part in the conquest of Kazan' in 1552. It explains Kurbskii's fame on engaging in an ... More


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