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Action: Volitional Disorder and Addiction

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Weakness of will has perplexed philosophers since Plato's time. This chapter places some of the literature on volitional disorders and addictions in a philosophical context dating back to Plato and ... More


The Crisis of Composite Monarchy

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Ireland's experience of the personal rule of Charles I, under the administration of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, was of authoritarian government that subordinated the interests of Old English ... More


Laudianism

Julian Davies

in The Caroline Captivity of the Church: Charles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism 1625-1641

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203117
eISBN:
9780191675720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203117.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter explores how the Archbishop of Canterbury – William Laud – influenced Charles I and how he became the scapegoat for the problems of the Personal Rule. It also describes the dispute ... More


Nero in Warwickshire: The Secret History after Buckingham, 1629–40

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how Eglisham's most infamous work continued to percolate through English and Scottish political culture during the 1630s. Discussion of James' murder had not ended with ... More


Presidential Term Limits in Nicaragua

David Close

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Nicaragua is better known for its dictators and revolutions than for its experience with constitutional government. Yet Nicaragua has employed presidential term limits just over half of the time ... More


Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book aims to revisit the county study as a way into understanding the dynamics of the English civil war during the 1640s. It explores gentry culture and the extent to which early Stuart Cheshire ... More


Transactional Politics and the Cankered Decade: France in the 1650s

David Parrott

in 1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

The conclusion explores the most fundamental development of the civil war: the need for both Condé and Mazarin to acquire and maintain military/political parties. It shows how the flaws in Condé’s ... More


Conclusion: Into the Personal Rule of Charles I

Michael Questier

in Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826330
eISBN:
9780191865282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826330.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Historians have often seen the advent of the personal rule of Charles I as the product of failure, and a harbinger of bad things to come. But it was equally possible for contemporaries to argue that ... More


Introduction: Charles I and the Culture of Royal Progresses and Public Ceremonial

Siobhan Keenan

in The Progresses, Processions, and Royal Entries of King Charles I, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854005
eISBN:
9780191888403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854005.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Chapter 1 offers an introduction to the culture of progresses, public processions, and royal entries in early modern England. This includes comparing Charles I’s progresses with the practices of his ... More


Freeborn Subjects: Puritanism, Politics, and Print in the Personal Rule

David R. Como

in Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199541911
eISBN:
9780191779107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541911.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter provides an overview of the ideas and organizational ligatures that emerged by the 1630s to challenge the policies of Charles I’s personal rule. The chapter outlines some of the striking ... More


Winning the War, Losing the Peace: The Liberation of Zaire and the Outbreak of Africa’s Great War

Philip Roessler and Harry Verhoeven

in Why Comrades Go to War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190611354
eISBN:
9780190686581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611354.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter lays out the book’s central argument. It first addresses the limitations of existing explanations—war for natural resources, spillover of Rwandan genocide, anti-foreign resistance and ... More


Autumn of the Matriarch: Indira Gandhi's Final Term in Office

Diego Maiorano

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190233068
eISBN:
9780190247416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233068.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book studies Indira Gandhi’s final term in office as India’s Prime Minister (1980–84). This is an important period in the country’s recent history as it is then that some of the defining ... More


The Post-Mobutu Order and Politics After Liberation

Philip Roessler and Harry Verhoeven

in Why Comrades Go to War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190611354
eISBN:
9780190686581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611354.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter tells the story of how the post-Mobutu order was consolidated. Kabila wasted no time in purging the Mobutist elite, circulating a revamped currency and building a new army under the ... More


Conclusion

Diego Maiorano

in Autumn of the Matriarch: Indira Gandhi's Final Term in Office

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190233068
eISBN:
9780190247416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233068.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The chapter starts with an account of the events that followed Indira Gandhi’s assassination, when violence erupted against the Sikhs. The chapter argues that the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 and the ... More


Why Comrades Go to War: Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa's Deadliest Conflict

Philip Roessler and Harry Verhoeven

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190611354
eISBN:
9780190686581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611354.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

In October 1996, a motley crew of ageing Marxists and unemployed youths coalesced to revolt against Mobutu Seso Seko, president of Zaire/Congo since 1965. Backed by a Rwanda-led regional coalition ... More


Institutionalized Arbitrariness in Uganda (1986–2016)

Rebecca Tapscott

in Arbitrary States: Social Control and Modern Authoritarianism in Museveni's Uganda

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198856474
eISBN:
9780191889745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856474.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews institutional and historical factors that have allowed Uganda’s National Resistance Movement regime to dominate society and cultivate a population that, in many aspects, polices ... More


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