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Finland

David Arter

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the retirement of President Kekkonen in 1981, a process of piecemeal constitutional reform has strengthened the core concept of parliamentary government at the expense of the old ... More


Living Traditions

R. A. W. Rhodes, John Wanna, and Patrick Weller

in Comparing Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199563494
eISBN:
9780191722721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563494.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

To recover the various meanings of executive government in Westminster systems, the first step is to identify the relevant living traditions. This chapter focuses on the main traditions and the ... More


 Primum Mobile

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The problem of occasion: why did Lewis write the Chronicles of Narnia? Writing was always the way to freedom for him, and the debate about Naturalism with Elizabeth Anscombe at the Socratic Club ... More


Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Hilary Gatti

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Europe's long sixteenth century—a period spanning the years roughly from the voyages of Columbus in the 1490s to the English Civil War in the 1640s—was an era of power struggles between avaricious ... More


Republican and Monarchical Religion

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on republican and monarchical religion in late medieval Europe. Republican religion spread in a late medieval Europe dominated by monarchies that, from the thirteenth century on, ... More


The Religion of Israel

J. Day

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the last of six chapters on the Old Testament and its authors, and its subject is the religion of Israel. The introduction to the chapter briefly reviews previous work on this subject. The ... More


Conclusion

Hilary Gatti

in Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter reflects on the historical foundation on which the modern discourse of liberty and toleration is based. It looks back to “the long sixteenth century,” the period between 1500 ... More


Introduction

Alexandra Gajda

in The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699681
eISBN:
9780191739057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699681.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter gives a brief introductory sketch of Essex’s career and the existing scholarship about the earl and his role in late Elizabethan politics. Current themes in Elizabethan studies that ... More


The Monarchical State of the Later Middle Ages

ALAN HARDING

in Medieval Law and the Foundations of the State

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198219583
eISBN:
9780191717574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219583.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In later medieval France and England chroniclers and royal councillors began to assess the ‘state of the kingdom’, marrying the political theory of Aristotle to contemporary experience of what were ... More


Arminianism during the Personal Rule and after

Nicholas Tyacke

in Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201847
eISBN:
9780191675041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201847.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The rise of anti-Calvinist sentiment became considerable in terms of both power and number. During the reign of Charles, the King decided to go against those who claimed to be on God's side, by ... More


Charles II: The Veriest Rogue that Ever Reigned

David Cressy

in Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines anti-monarchical speech in the reign of Charles II, when the law was tightened to punish treasonous expressions. The Restoration of Charles II was a joyful affair for most of ... More


The Politicians of the Third Republic

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Third Republic was one of the most confusing and paradoxical of political regimes that France ever had. It was supposed to mark the advent of democracy, but it produced disconcertingly little ... More


Opportunism

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Modern History

At the level of the masses, republicanism was closely linked with old traditions, prejudices, rivalries, some going back a long time, but many of them sharpened and embittered by the Revolution and ... More


The Monarchist Option

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the first post-war phase, British and American analysts examined separately the possibility of restoration of the Spanish monarchy as one of the main options for replacing Francisco Franco ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Mansfield

in Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The conclusion of the monograph evaluates three important discussions within the work. The first is the impact of seventeenth century ideology on the thinking of the eighteenth century. Events in the ... More


Architecture in Kant’s Thought: The Metaphor’s Genealogy

Daniel L. Purdy

in On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476761
eISBN:
9780801460050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476761.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter traces the genealogy of the Tower of Babel metaphor in metaphysical interpretations of architecture, and more specifically examines the Kantian appropriation of the metaphor. In the ... More


Revisiting the History of the Egyptian Army

Tewfik Aclimandos

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is a major contribution to reshaping one's perspective on a topic of tremendous importance to both the monarchical era and Egypt's post-1952 years. The 1936 military reforms facilitated ... More


The Nationalization of Marriage in Monarchical Egypt1

Hanan Kholoussy

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter extends empirically and conceptually one of the most dynamic categories of Egyptian historiography related to gender roles. It focuses on the post-1919 state's unparalleled intervention ... More


Conclusion

Roger Owen

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The monarchical period covered here lasted only thirty-three years, less than a generation and a half. The period started in a spirit of great optimism generated by the 1919 Revolution and what must ... More


Ideology and the State

Romila Thapar

in From Lineage to State: Social Formations of the Mid-First Millenium BC in the Ganga Valley

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195626759
eISBN:
9780199080656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195626759.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter tries to differentiate the state from government and society, and aims to show how the formation of the state affected the government and society. It also considers the traditional ... More


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