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The Basic Constitutional Rules: The Rules of Succession

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy governed by rules. In Britain, these rules are of two kinds—non‐statutory rules governing hereditary succession and statutory rules laying down certain ... More


Captives

Ida Östenberg

in Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on human captives, who formed a key element in the Roman triumphal procession. Central among all displays was the enemy leader, who was staged in close visual interplay with the ... More


The Royal Family of Adiabene

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

in Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An introduction and translation of The Royal Family of Adiabene, a fragment of a historical novel used by Josephus in writing his Antiquities of the Jews. Queen Helena and her son Izates of Adiabene, ... More


Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Mike Huggins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides a detailed consideration of the history of racing in British culture and society, and explores the cultural world of racing during the interwar years. The book shows how racing ... More


Sunset

Aidan Dodson

in Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163043
eISBN:
9781936190041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163043.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

There are many things that are not yet clear in the reign of different kings in Egypt, like the royal titles of vizier Paramessu, wherein there is not enough evidence whether he took the royal title ... More


The Runners in a New Age of Policing, 1792–1815

J. M. Beattie

in The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695164
eISBN:
9780191738746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695164.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the consequences of the French Revolution and the war that began in 1793 and came to a final conclusion only in 1815. The runners’ work was directly affected by the ... More


Formative trends in eleventh-century political life

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the first half of the eleventh century, the impotence of the Capetians was openly acknowledged by their subjects. The strength that kingship had derived from its new royal family—the more ... More


The Infinite Scroll

Tarek El-Ariss

in Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181936
eISBN:
9780691184913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181936.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Saudi “tweeter” Mujtahidd, who has been leaking by “showing the inside” of the Saudi government and royal family since 2011. It explores how the leaking subject, the unknown ... More


The Magnetism of the Monarchy

Cele C. Otnes and Pauline Maclaran

in Royal Fever: The British Monarchy in Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273658
eISBN:
9780520962149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273658.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the pervasiveness of the royal family as a cultural and global phenomenon, looking at its past and present embeddedness in the popular imagination. With the increasing ... More


Church, King, and Country: The 1930s

MATTHEW GRIMLEY

in Citizenship, Community, and the Church of England: Liberal Anglican Theories of the State Between the Wars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270897
eISBN:
9780191709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270897.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers the impact on Anglican theory of the upheavals of the 1930s: mass unemployment, the tribulations of the royal family in 1935–7, and the debate over British foreign policy at ... More


Individual and Collective Identities in Russian Orthodoxy

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter addresses trends within Russian Orthodoxy from the point of view of the formation of collective and individual identities and their interaction within and around the church. It deals ... More


Ptolemy III and Philae: Snapshot of a Reign, a Temple and a Cult

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter starts from a dedication of Ptolemy III Euergetes to Isis and Harpocrates in the Isis sanctuary of Philae, at the first cataract of the Nile. The inscription reflects a royal visit early ... More


Royal Fever: The British Monarchy in Consumer Culture

Cele C. Otnes and Paulin Maclaran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273658
eISBN:
9780520962149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273658.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book attempts to answer the question, why, in contemporary global society, are monarchies still so compelling to millions of people around the globe? It does so by focusing on the worldwide ... More


King George III and the Royal Malady

in The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237570.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents the author's views regarding a study which claimed that King George III as well as other members of the British royal family suffered from of porphyria variegata. The paper, ... More


Churchill and the Monarchy

Paul Addison

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The family into which Winston Churchill was born was far from one in which loyalty to the blood royal transcended every other consideration. Dukes tended to believe that they were as good as any ... More


Men of the Feast: Saranrom

Gary L. Atkins

in Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Prince Vajiravudh left England in the early 1900s to return to Siam, including a month long tour of the USA. His refusal to pursue relationships with women distressed his mother the queen. At his ... More


The British royal family and the colonial empire from the Georgians to Prince George

Miles Taylor

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

There has been a recent surge of interest amongst historians in the relationship between the British monarchy and the empire. Despite its novelty, however, this new historiography rests on some ... More


Sex, Money and Personal Character in Eighteenth-Century British Politics

Marilyn Morris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300208450
eISBN:
9780300210477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208450.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How, and why, did the Anglo-American world become so obsessed with the private lives and public character of its political leaders? This book finds answers in eighteenth-century Britain, when a long ... More


The Parliament of 1624: The Prince's Parliament 1

Conrad Russell

in Parliaments and English Politics 1621–1629

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198224822
eISBN:
9780191678578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198224822.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

In 1624, the Crown was divided against itself. The clash of generations in the royal family overshadowed what happened on the floor of the House of Commons. On one side stood King James, on the other ... More


Monks and Kings

Justin Thomas McDaniel

in The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk: Practicing Buddhism in Modern Thailand

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153775
eISBN:
9780231527545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153775.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter critiques some assumptions in Buddhism through a close examination of the life of Somdet To. First, scholars, especially political scientists and historians, have often overemphasize the ... More


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