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Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

William Doyle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since time immemorial Europe had been dominated by nobles and nobilities. In the 18th century their power seemed better entrenched than ever. But in 1790 the French revolutionaries made a determined ... More

An Aristocracy of EveryoneThe Politics of Education and the Future of America

An Aristocracy of Everyone: The Politics of Education and the Future of America

Benjamin R. Barber

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195091540
eISBN:
9780199854172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195091540.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book sets a new agenda for the debate over education in America. It argues that both sides of the current debate—the elitist, anti-democratic conservatives and the radical champions of political ... More

Aristocratic Government in the Age of ReformWhigs and Liberals 1830-1852

Aristocratic Government in the Age of Reform: Whigs and Liberals 1830-1852

Peter Mandler

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217817
eISBN:
9780191678288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217817.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book challenges the view that there was a smooth and inevitable progression towards liberalism in early nineteenth-century England. It examines the argument used by the high Whigs that the ... More

The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

Chester G. Starr

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074581
eISBN:
9780199854363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074581.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This is both a defense of the importance of aristocrats in Greek society and a reassessment of their social, cultural and political roles. The author provides a concise portrait of the aristocratic ... More

Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

K. D. Reynolds

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207276
eISBN:
9780191677601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of gender and power in Victorian Britain. It examines the contribution made by women to the public culture of the British aristocracy in the 19th century. It challenges the view that ... More

Arms Races in International PoliticsFrom the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Arms Races in International Politics: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Mahnken, Joseph Maiolo, and David Stevenson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198735267
eISBN:
9780191799471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book provides the first comprehensive history of the arms-racing phenomenon in modern international politics, drawing both on theoretical approaches and on the latest historical research. ... More

The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

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

Army, Empire, and Cold WarThe British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

David French

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The veterans of the Fourteenth Army who fought in Burma between 1942 and 1945 called themselves ‘the forgotten army’. But that appellation could equally well be applied to the whole of the British ... More

The Art of Solidarity in the Middle AgesGuilds in England 1250-1550

The Art of Solidarity in the Middle Ages: Guilds in England 1250-1550

Gervase Rosser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198201571
eISBN:
9780191779022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201571.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Association in a guild or fraternity was an extremely common experience in medieval Europe. This book asks why so many people wished to belong to these highly miscellaneous groups (only rarely ... More

As If an Enemy's CountryThe British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

Richard Archer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199895779
eISBN:
9780190254551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895779.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the dramatic period leading to the American Revolution, no event did more to foment patriotic sentiment among colonists than the armed occupation of Boston by British soldiers. This book presents ... More

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