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Introduction

Patrick Le Galès

in European Cities: Social Conflicts and Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243570
eISBN:
9780191697265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243570.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores questions about changes to nation-states in Europe and about links with globalization processes and the European integration project. Central to this discussion is the ... More


Introduction

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the nature of political division in England during 1660-1722. It then discusses English urban society and government.


Oligarchy and Community: The Corporate Personnel

PERRY GAUCI

in Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

When attempting to convey the workings of an institution as complex as the corporation we need to break away from the mundane recitation of constitutional relationships established by charter and ... More


Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

John Miller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In this period party conflict, exacerbated by religious divisions, became a normal part of English life. It affected elections, parliamentary and municipal, and distorted civic celebrations, which ... More


Locality, Polity and the Politics of Counsel: Royal and Urban Councils in England, 1420–1429

Eliza Hartrich

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Historians have tended to examine royal and municipal councils in later medieval England as fundamentally incongruous institutions: the former an advisory body of a political character, and the ... More


The Enlightened Metropolis and the Imperial Social Project

Alexander M. Martin

in Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605781
eISBN:
9780191750649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605781.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter introduces two of the book’s key concepts, the “enlightened metropolis” and the “imperial social project.” Both originated in the first decade of the reign of Catherine II. Moscow was ... More


Place-based leadership and the inclusive city

Robin Hambleton

in Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the whole argument of the book. It introduces the intellectual framework and the main themes. Derived from social learning theory, the framework resembles the approach to ... More


Conclusions: authority and society in Nantes during the religious wars

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Throughout the religious wars, the stability of urban governance in Nantes was striking. This arose from the shared nature of authority, which was widely disseminated among many different groups in ... More


The University and the Oxford Book Trade

Ian Gadd

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199557318
eISBN:
9780191772320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557318.003.0019
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

This chapter explores the relationship between the University and the local book trades. It considers Oxford's book trade prior to the arrival of printed books in the latter half of the fifteenth ... More


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