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: Does Parliament Matter?

Thomas F. Remington

in The Russian Parliament: Institutional Evolution in a Transitional Regime, 1989-1999

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084986
eISBN:
9780300129762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084986.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

By the end of the 1990s, Russia had created a parliament that is entirely different from its transitional predecessors, including the Stalinist Supreme Soviet on which they were based. It is less ... More


Chapter 2

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Aaron Burr saw more of the world than any of the other Founding Fathers of America. His adventures took him as far as Quebec, the Missouri, the verge of the Gulf of Mexico, Jacksonville, and Mobile. ... More


The Rise and Fall of Popular Politics

Jason McGraw

in The Work of Recognition: Caribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617862
eISBN:
9781469617886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617862.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reveals how, even as Obeso entered into public debates in Bogotá, democratic experiments in Caribbean public life became irrevocably tied to factional politics. People of color found ... More


‘The unfortunate whose kingdom is not of this world’1 – political impostures

Tobias B. Hug

in Impostures in Early Modern England: Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079849
eISBN:
9781781702413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079849.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on political impostors, or people who assumed the identity of a royal personage in order to achieve either a personal goal or that of a political faction, in early modern ... More


Richard III: political ends, providential means

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter looks at Shakespeare's Richard III. If 1 Henry VI imposed a sort of closure on the two earlier plays by suggesting how the outcomes depicted therein might have been avoided, Richard III ... More


Jharkhand: Defies the National Trend

Harishwar Dayal and B.K. Sinha

in Party Competition in Indian States: Electoral Politics in Post-Congress Polity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198099178
eISBN:
9780199082988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099178.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The pattern of political competition continues to be in flux in Jharkhand over a decade after its formation. Neither the state-level nor the all-India parties have yet mustered sufficient strength to ... More


Everyone Loves Her/His Illusions: The Purple Rose of Cairo and Shadows and Fog

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

These films are considered together in this chapter not only because they are two of Allen’s greatest cinematic accomplishments, but because they share so many elements in common—including their very ... More


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