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A Government of Force

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 and the corresponding Ch. 12 in Part Three of the book present the Antifederalist objections to a stronger national government in the “fiscal‐military” sphere, with this chapter looking ... More


Government by Consent

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 8 and the corresponding Ch. 13 in Part Three of the book show how the Federalists responded to the Antifederalist objections to a stronger national government in the “fiscal‐military” sphere, ... More


Standing armies in the Three Kingdoms

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Restoration settlement which placed Charles II on his throne allowed the king a small defensive military establishment consisting of guards and garrisons. But since it could not deploy a field ... More


The decay of the militia

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The reception of Machiavellian thought in the Three Kingdoms exercised a powerful influence on the concept of a civic militia. Only in the British Isles did politically articulate people still ... More


An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Roger B. Manning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the military experiences of peers and gentlemen from the British Isles who volunteered to fight in the religious and dynastic wars of mainland Europe, as well as the ordinary men ... More


The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Henry Reece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

From 1649–1660 England was ruled by a standing army for the only time in its history. The nature of that military rule was far more complex and nuanced than has traditionally been appreciated. This ... More


Propagandist for William III

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

From a political standpoint, Daniel Defoe was already what was called a ‘Court Whig’ by the middle of the 1690s, and he retained that identification proudly into the reign of Queen Anne. As Reed ... More


A Standing Army

Henry Reece

in The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

This chapter provides a snapshot of the standing army of the 1650s: what kind of institution it was and how it changed during the Interregnum. The opening section looks at the changing size of the ... More


Coercion and Crime

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Bolshevik aim was a society which would have no need of a standing army, no interest in war, and one where a people's militia, in which all would participate on a rotating basis, would patrol the ... More


War and Nation in the Theatre of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

Simon Barker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627653
eISBN:
9780748652228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627653.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This study explores the way that warfare is represented in the theatre of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. It contrasts the Tudor and Stuart prose that called for the establishment of a standing ... More


The Material Impact of the Military Presence

Henry Reece

in The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The existence of a standing army, however well disciplined, guaranteed financial hardship and social disruption for the civilian communities where the soldiers were based. The first part of the ... More


Life in the German Armies

Mark Hewitson

in The People's Wars: Histories of Violence in the German Lands, 1820-1888

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199564262
eISBN:
9780191799938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564262.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The ways in which war was understood and remembered depended, in part, on how wartime acts of violence were viewed by civilians and, in part, on the peacetime role and significance of the armies ... More


Houses: The Rise of Domestic Privacy

John Gilbert McCurdy

in Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736605
eISBN:
9781501736612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736605.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter investigates quartering in houses, a common practice in colonial America, and details struggles to billet troops from ancient times to the eighteenth century. It asks why quartering in ... More


Castles, Battles, & Bombs: How Economics Explains Military History

Jurgen Brauer and Hubert van Tuyll

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226071633
eISBN:
9780226071657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071657.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book reconsiders key episodes of military history from the point of view of economics. For example, when looked at as a question of sheer cost, the building of castles in the High Middle Ages ... More


A Commissariat for the Standing Army, c.1650–1764

William D. Godsey

in The Sinews of Habsburg Power: Lower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198809395
eISBN:
9780191846793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809395.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how the Estates were transformed from a military factor in the older sense of territorial defense into an essentially civilian support organization for the standing army. The ... More


Introduction

Douglas Edward Leach

in Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677-1763

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842584
eISBN:
9781469603988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898796_leach.4
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins with England in the 1640s: the civil war, the killing of the king, and the rule of a stern Puritan dictator (Oliver Cromwell) who was master of a dedicated, hard-driving New Model ... More


Progressive Williamite Time

Tony Claydon

in The Revolution in Time: Chronology, Modernity, and 1688-1689 in England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198817239
eISBN:
9780191858765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817239.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Chapter five examines ways in which supporters of the revolution began to develop more dynamic perceptions of time after their initial defence of its constitutional legitimacy. Partly this was in ... More


Time and History in Opposition Rhetoric

Tony Claydon

in The Revolution in Time: Chronology, Modernity, and 1688-1689 in England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198817239
eISBN:
9780191858765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817239.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Chapter four first traces the chronological perceptions of the Jacobites who refused to accept the revolution and continued to support the claims of James II to be king. It demonstrates that whilst ... More


Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677-1763

Douglas Edward Leach

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842584
eISBN:
9781469603988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898796_leach
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book recounts the story of the antagonism between the American colonists and the British armed forces prior to the Revolution. It reveals certain Anglo-American attitudes and stereotypes that ... More


Introduction

William D. Godsey

in The Sinews of Habsburg Power: Lower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198809395
eISBN:
9780191846793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809395.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Though weakened by recent scholarship, the paradigm of “absolutist state-building” remains embedded in the thinking about Habsburg history from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. The ... More


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