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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Managing within the Possible

Norman Jones.

in Governing by Virtue

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 3589 words.

Burghley and Elizabeth were ruling in order to achieve their ideals of peace, security, and the honor of God. But they did it within a human community whose own concepts and structures...

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Epilogue

Angus Hawkins.

in Victorian Political Culture

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 10923 words.

This chapter summarizes the ways in which notions of the past, morality, and community shaped Britain’s political culture during the nineteenth century. The contested politics of memory...

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On the Cusp of Abundance

Noel Thompson.

in Social Opulence and Private Restraint

August 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 17332 words.

This chapter considers the discussion of the consumer and consumption by socialist writers in the early part of the nineteenth century. Specifically it discusses how they responded to the...

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The Duke and the Culture of Individual Distinction

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 10564 words.

The great challenge posed by the construction of a state based around a noble and princely structure led first of all to confrontation with those republican ideals that continued to guide...

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Constituency Politics

Angus Hawkins.

in Victorian Political Culture

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 10729 words.

This chapter explores constituency politics, as both the intended and the unforeseen consequences of the 1832 Reform Acts changed the nature of politics outside Westminster. Constituencies...

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Victorian Political Culture

Angus Hawkins.

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 448 pages.

This is a study of British political culture from the 1790s to c.1900. It explores the public values animating electoral activity, partisan attitudes, and political organization. It...

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Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

Duncan Hardy.

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 320 pages.

What was the Holy Roman Empire in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries? At the turning point between the medieval and early modern periods, this vast central European polity was the...

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Burgundian Rule on the Upper Rhine and its Aftermath, c. 1468–77

Duncan Hardy.

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7575 words.

The third case study examines the role of associative structures and dynamics on the Upper Rhine in a series of episodes which brought profound upheaval to this region: the acquisition of...

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Associations and the Discourses of Peace, Common Weal, and Empire

Duncan Hardy.

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7838 words.

Associations such as alliances and leagues were not merely functional tools. The rhetoric found in treaties and correspondence suggests that some members of associations perceived their...

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‘The Irish Harp in the Orchestra of Nations’

Gerard Keown.

in First of the Small Nations

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 15277 words.

Chapter 5 considers the first steps of the Irish Free State on the world stage. There were three overlapping themes: asserting Irish independence by pushing the boundaries of Commonwealth...

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The Problem of Succession (1227–59)

Michael Hope.

in Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 26550 words.

This chapter addresses the question of how the Mongols sought to preserve the community created by Chinggis Khan after his death in 1227. It is shown that Chinggis Khan’s son and heir,...

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‘Pacta servanda sunt’

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 4243 words.

Guelphism/Ghibellinism was not the only political culture that enjoyed success all across the domain. In the second half of the fifteenth century, assisted by the advent of a dynasty with a...

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Northern Italy in the Central Middle Ages

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 1850 words.

This chapter focuses on the political change that took place in the post-Carolingian age, when the collapse of empire encouraged the jurisdictional separation of cities and countryside,...

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The Ideologues of Communal Political Culture

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 3677 words.

This chapter focuses on the immense work of refoundation of political language and culture carried out by two groups in the communal age: the experts of the Ars dictandi and the jurists....

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Principles for “Unprincipled Men”

Alessandro Antonello.

in The Greening of Antarctica

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11354 words.

This chapter investigates the scientific arguments for and diplomatic negotiation of the conservation of Antarctic wildlife between 1959 and 1964. The subject of wildlife conservation was...

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When Internationalism Stopped Working

Susan Pedersen.

in The Guardians

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 14129 words.

No territory was more central to the mandates system than Palestine. Britain had always insisted that its Palestine policy be approved in Geneva, and went to some lengths to secure...

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Jo Grimond and the Liberal Revival, 1956–64

Peter Sloman.

in The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 10801 words.

This chapter analyses the transformation of Liberal economic policy which took place under Jo Grimond’s leadership between 1956 and 1964, as the anti-statist liberal Keynesianism of the...

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The Border Landscape

Alison Carrol.

in The Return of Alsace to France, 1918-1939

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 17967 words.

This chapter discusses the remaking of the Alsatian landscape after 1918, and considers the establishment of the new boundary line, the redesign of the region’s towns, and the fixing of its...

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An Elite of Converts

Tobias P. Graf.

in The Sultan’s Renegades

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 16856 words.

Early modern Christian-European commentators frequently noted the numerical prominence of converts in the Ottoman military-administrative elite. In doing so, these writers commonly used the...

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The Sovereignty of Parliament

Angus Hawkins.

in Victorian Political Culture

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 19675 words.

This chapter traces the development of the constitutional language that framed British ideas of ‘mixed government’ in the eighteenth century. While revolutions in France and North America...

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