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Angevin kingship: making and breaking royal law

Nicholas Vincent.

in Magna Carta

June 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political History; British History. 4948 words.

‘Angevin kingship: making and breaking royal law’ examines the context of Plantagenent rule, with particular attention given to legal matters. The Plantagenents have a reputation for...

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Axis Internationalism

David Brydan.

in Franco's Internationalists

September 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 17880 words.

This chapter explores the relationship between Spain and the Axis powers during the Second World War. Spanish experts were involved in intensive exchange with Nazi Germany during the war....

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Belonging, 1871–1914

Philipp Nielsen.

in Between Heimat and Hatred

July 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 19712 words.

This chapter covers the period of the Second German Empire from 1871 until 1914. It describes the evolution of efforts to advance agricultural settlement and Germandom in the East and...

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Between Heimat and Hatred

Philipp Nielsen.

July 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 304 pages.

This book studies German Jews involved in ventures that were from the beginning, or became increasingly, of the Right. Jewish agricultural settlement, Jews’ participation in the so-called...

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The charter as totem and as artefact

Nicholas Vincent.

in Magna Carta

June 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political History; British History. 5403 words.

‘The charter as totem and as artefact’ explores the ways in which Magna Carta has been used in the centuries after its creation. Magna Carta's role in the power struggle between Parliament...

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The charter defeated: the charter victorious

Nicholas Vincent.

in Magna Carta

June 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political History; British History. 5891 words.

‘The charter defeated: the charter victorious’ describes the short-term failure and long-term success of Magna Carta. Within nine weeks of its issue, Magna Carta was redundant because most...

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Closing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle at Gorleben?

Astrid M. Eckert.

in West Germany and the Iron Curtain

November 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 17613 words.

In 1977, the village of Gorleben in the border county of Lüchow-Dannenberg was nominated as the potential site of a nuclear waste reprocessing and storage facility. This chapter argues that...

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Conclusion

Philipp Nielsen.

in Between Heimat and Hatred

July 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 2706 words.

The conclusion retraces the major developments within the German Right since the 1871 and the space of German Jews within it. In particular, it describes the fate of the three projects of...

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Conclusion

Astrid M. Eckert.

in West Germany and the Iron Curtain

November 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 2934 words.

The conclusion argues that the “zonal borderlands” along the Iron Curtain constituted West Germany’s most sensitive geographical space. Each issue that arose in these borderlands—from...

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Confluence

J. R. Maddicott.

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

May 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); British History. 21751 words.

This chapter traces the evolution of assemblies from the Norman Conquest to the death of Henry II. It shows that the Norman kings took over the Anglo‐Saxon institution of the witan, but...

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Consolidation

J. R. Maddicott.

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

May 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); British History. 19106 words.

This chapter assesses the impact of the baronial reform movement of 1258–65 on the development of parliament. It argues that the reforming barons saw parliament as a public forum and the...

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Descent, 1929–1935

Philipp Nielsen.

in Between Heimat and Hatred

July 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 16747 words.

In the last years of the Weimar Republic, beginning with the onset of recession in 1929, right-leaning German Jews faced an existential question: where would they fit into this reconfigured...

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The Earls of Mercia

Stephen Baxter.

November 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Political History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); British History. 346 pages.

This book constitutes a major reappraisal of the late Anglo-Saxon state on the eve of its demise. Its principal focus is the family of Ealdorman Leofwine, which obtained power in Mercia and...

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The East of the West

Astrid M. Eckert.

in West Germany and the Iron Curtain

November 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 12720 words.

This chapter investigates the history of “zonal borderland aid,” a program devised to support the West German border regions. It analyzes the strategies that borderland advocates deployed...

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English Exceptionalism?

J. R. Maddicott.

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

May 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); British History. 34633 words.

This chapter considers the extent to which the English parliament both resembled and, more particularly, differed from the assemblies of continental Europe, notably those of France. It uses...

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Epilogue

Philipp Nielsen.

in Between Heimat and Hatred

July 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 2109 words.

THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT might have intended to eliminate Jewish life in Germany, and it succeeded in depriving of their German lives the individuals who illustrated the (im)possibilities of...

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Epilogue and Conclusion

David Brydan.

in Franco's Internationalists

September 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 5238 words.

Integrating the history of Franco’s Spain into the history of twentieth-century internationalism sheds new light on both subjects. The importance of international cooperation, international...

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Establishment

J. R. Maddicott.

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

May 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); British History. 33957 words.

This chapter surveys the establishment of parliament in Henry III's middle years. It shows how Henry III's need for taxes, and the corresponding need for consent to taxation, raised the...

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Expansion

J. R. Maddicott.

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

May 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); British History. 44460 words.

This chapter describes the evolution of parliament, and its growth as a popular and less exclusively baronial assembly, from the accession of Edward I to the deposition of his son. It shows...

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Exporting Francoist Modernity

David Brydan.

in Franco's Internationalists

September 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 10555 words.

Social experts played an important but contested role in Francoist attempts to establish Spain as an influential power in Latin America during the 1940s and 1950s. By encouraging Spanish...

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