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Institutions and the Evolution of European Democracy

Peter A. Hall

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The purpose of this chapter is to place contemporary debate about European democracy in a wider historical context by considering how analyses of the institutions that underpin democracy in Europe ... More


Rousseau’s Repudiation of Machiavelli’s Democratic Roman Republic

John P. McCormick

in Reading Machiavelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691183503
eISBN:
9780691187914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183503.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter contends that Jean-Jacques Rousseau's analysis and appropriation of the Roman Republic deliberately undermines Machiavelli's efforts to reconstruct and promote institutions that both ... More


The word on the street: Chaucer and the regulation of nuisance in post-plague London

Sarah Rees Jones

in Roadworks: Medieval Britain, medieval roads

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085062
eISBN:
9781526104267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085062.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter addresses writing about the street with a particular focus on the City of London between about 1385 and 1425. Using sources as diverse as the literary works of Chaucer and the ... More


The Policy Struggle under the Largo Caballero Government September 1936–May 1937

StanLey G. Payne

in The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100686
eISBN:
9780300130782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100686.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Largo Caballero Government and the dissatisfaction felt by Soviet policy makers toward it. Despite this dissatisfaction, the Largo Caballero Government was still accepted ... More


James Madison’s Republican Constitutionalism

Mark A. Graber

in Constitutions and the Classics: Patterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714989
eISBN:
9780191783142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714989.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses James Madison’s republican constitutionalism. Madison and most of his contemporaries rejected the foundational egalitarian commitments of contemporary democratic ... More


Institutionalizing Counterpublicity: The Democratic Societies of the 1790s

Robert W. T. Martin

in Government by Dissent: Protest, Resistance, and Radical Democratic Thought in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738245
eISBN:
9780814738863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738245.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how democratic societies fleshed out—in both theory and practice—the essential elements of a democratic public sphere, along with their role in the conceptualization of ... More


Congress: The First Branch

Benjamin Ginsberg and Kathryn Wagner Hill

in Congress: The First Branch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300220537
eISBN:
9780300249613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220537.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter is an overview of the US Congress and its major functions of representation and legislation. It argues that many of the characteristics of Congress with which Americans are so impatient ... More


The Case for Greatness: Honorable Ambition and Its Critics

Robert Faulkner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123937
eISBN:
9780300150278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123937.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines political ambition, good and bad, paying particular attention to honorable ambition. The book contends that too many modern accounts of leadership slight such things as ... More


The Origins of the Party System

Jeff Broadwater

in James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835302
eISBN:
9781469601878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869918_broadwater.7
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the origins of the party system. It focuses on James Madison's creation of his own Republican Party, after a new Federalist clique soon gained control of the national ... More


Here Come the Bolsheviks!: The Russian Revolution and the Red Scare

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia contributed to the rise of the Red Scare. On November 7, 1917, revolutionaries from the Bolshevik faction of the Russian Social Democratic ... More


Conclusion

Robert W. T. Martin

in Government by Dissent: Protest, Resistance, and Radical Democratic Thought in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738245
eISBN:
9780814738863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738245.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book concludes with a discussion of dissentient democracy and what needs to be done to privilege dissent in the public sphere. It first considers James Madison's vision of popular government as ... More


The Global Lincoln

Richard Carwardine and Jay Sexton (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

More than any other American historical figure, Abraham Lincoln towers over the global landscape, a leader who spoke—and continues to speak—to people around the world. This book tells the unknown and ... More


The Freedom of Association and Ecclesiastical Independence

Polly Ha

in Church Life: Pastors, Congregations, and the Experience of Dissent in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198753193
eISBN:
9780191814822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753193.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Associational freedom played a key role in reconfiguring ecclesiastical and political thought during the Interregnum. This chapter explores how Puritan Independents such as Henry Jacob and John ... More


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