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Bulgaria and Macedonia: Voluntary Dependence on External Actors

Kyril Drezov

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The main hypothesis of the chapter is that historically both Bulgaria and Macedonia have tended to adapt to an externally determined environment by opting for self‐limiting behaviour. This kind of ... More


Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis

Mark Mazower

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202059
eISBN:
9780191675126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202059.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The great depression of the inter-war years was the most profound shock ever to strike the world economy, and is widely held to have led directly to the collapse of parliamentary democracy in many ... More


The Politics and Economics of Interests: Ruling Elites and U.S. Power

Natasha Hamilton-Hart

in Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450549
eISBN:
9780801464034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450549.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the political and economic interests underlying the beliefs held by ruling elites and their allies in noncommunist countries of Southeast Asia regarding American hegemony. In ... More


Marriages of the Ruling Elite in the Spring and Autumn Period

Melvin P. Thatcher

in Marriage and Inequality in Chinese Society

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069305
eISBN:
9780520910454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069305.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview and preliminary analysis of the marriage practices of the ruling elite in the aristocratic society of the Spring and Autumn period (770–453 b.c.). Departing from ... More


Introduction

Peter Partner

in The Pope’s Men: The Papal Civil Service in the Renaissance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219958
eISBN:
9780191678394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219958.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book provides a study and analysis of the papal bureaucracy during the Renaissance period, a period when the pope was among the most influential rulers in European society. The recruitment, ... More


Understanding Elites’ Religious Behaviors in the Middle Roman Republic

Craige B. Champion

in The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses some theoretical positions and methodologies in order to elucidate the religious behaviors of republican elites in the Middle Roman Republic. Using the psychological theory of ... More


The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Craige B. Champion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book takes a new approach to the study of Roman elites' religious practices and beliefs, using current theories in psychology, sociology, and anthropology, as well as cultural and literary ... More


Behind Animals, Plants and Interlace: Salin’s Style II on Christian Objects

Egon Wamers

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines art-historical classification and style-dating and evaluates their applications in establishing the connections between Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England during the seventh ... More


Elite-Instrumentalism: Persistence and Paradox

Craige B. Champion

in The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the origins of elite-instrumentalist interpretations of Roman religion by Greek and Roman writers, and how it persists in recent scholarship. It uses a particular “time map,” ... More


The external-internal linkages of the transition

Francesco Cavatorta

in The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076169
eISBN:
9781781701980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first element that needs to be analysed is the role played by the economic crisis of 1985–1986 in ‘forcing’ the ruling elites in Algeria to open up the system. Government revenues fell due to the ... More


Domi: Priesthoods, Politics, and the People

Craige B. Champion

in The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines domestic politics and religion in Rome, focusing on structures and interrelationships of the priesthoods among themselves and in relation to the Senate, political/religious ... More


The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Robert Tittler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This analysis of the secular impact of the Reformation examines the changes within English towns over the period c.1540–1640. All over England wholesale shifts of ... More


Epilogue

Craige B. Champion

in The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In conclusion, the book has drawn on various perspectives and on the notion of elite-instrumentalism to elucidate the religious practices of the Roman ruling elite in the days of the Middle Republic. ... More


Women Miners and the Woman Question

Patricia Penn Hilden

in Women, Work, and Politics: Belgium 1830-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228837
eISBN:
9780191678837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228837.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the emergence of the so-called ‘woman question’ in public debate in Belgium, focusing on women coal miners. It suggests that the discussion on this issue reflected the often ... More


Routine Authoritarian Governance Before the Arab Uprisings: Structuring the Options for Change

Frédéric Volpi

in Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190642921
eISBN:
9780190848491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642921.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter presents the longer-term factors that have been known to shape routine authoritarian governance prior to the Arab uprisings. The notion of routine authoritarian governance emphasizes the ... More


Behind Beliefs: Hard Interests, Soft Illusions

Natasha Hamilton-Hart

in Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450549
eISBN:
9780801464034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450549.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the core evaluative beliefs about the United States held by members of the foreign policy community in Southeast Asia and argues that they are driven by the political and ... More


“They Make Their Ablutions with Bottled Water”: Elites and the Decline of Accountability

Noah Coburn and Anna Larson

in Derailing Democracy in Afghanistan: Elections in an Unstable Political Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166201
eISBN:
9780231535748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166201.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter looks at the aftermath of the 2010 elections, in particular, and how the process has been manipulated at a national level by Hamid Karzai and other members of the ruling elite. Though ... More


Domi et Militiae: Elite Religion at Rome in Response to External Triumphs and Crises

Craige B. Champion

in The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines questions of traditional, ancestral gods as well as religious practices and the acceptance or rejection of new foreign deities and rituals in the Middle Roman Republic. In ... More


Introduction

David Christian

in ‘Living Water’: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222866
eISBN:
9780191678516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222866.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since the 16th century, vodka has not merely been a source of pleasure and even of spiritual and religious experience, but has also circulated vast quantities of wealth through the long-suffering ... More


Domestic Bases of Foreign Policy: Bangladesh's Policy towards India

Nalini Kant Jha

in International Relations Theory and South Asia: Security, Political Economy, Domestic Politics, Identities, and Images Vol. 1

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198069652
eISBN:
9780199082742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069652.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Foreign policy of Bangladesh in general and its India policy in particular is primarily a projection of its geographical, economic, socio-cultural, historical, and political compulsions in ... More


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