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Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Luciano Canfora

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book is a profile of an extraordinary man, and a new interpretation of one of the most controversial figures in history. Julius Caesar played a leading role in the politics and culture of a ... More


Ordering Empire and Democracy, 1902–1921

Tobias Harper

in From Servants of the Empire to Everyday Heroes: The British Honours System in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198841180
eISBN:
9780191876714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841180.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the creation of new orders at the beginning of the twentieth century, which was the culmination of a prolonged period of “unprecedented honorific inventiveness” starting in the ... More


Building a Catholic Empire

R. Alan Covey

in Inca Apocalypse: The Spanish Conquest and the Transformation of the Andean World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190299125
eISBN:
9780197508169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299125.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History, Military History

This chapter begins with the Castilian conquest and colonization of the Canary Islands, which deployed a medieval model that had been carried over to the Americas by Columbus. When the Aragonese pope ... More


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