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4. In the service of the faith17th and 18th centuries

4. In the service of the faith: 17th and 18th centuries  

Martyn Rady

in The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780191834714
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198792963.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198792963
Ferdinand II’s reign is regarded as a turning point in Habsburg history. He rebuilt Habsburg power in Central Europe and changed decisively the region’s religious and political complexion. ... More
2. The journey from Westphalia to Philadelphia

2. The journey from Westphalia to Philadelphia  

Stella Z. Theodoulou and Ravi K. Roy

in Public Administration: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2016
Published Online: 
Aug 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792014
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198724230.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198724230
‘The journey from Westphalia to Philadelphia’ provides a historical overview of the Anglo-American administrative traditions that have shaped contemporary administrative systems. It ... More
3. The modern state system

3. The modern state system  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

in Borders: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365791
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199731503
In the ancient world, borders were not clearly defined. However, the variable and flexible approaches to borders gradually gave way to a more standardized and rigid notion of territory and ... More
Borders: A Very Short Introduction

Borders: A Very Short Introduction  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365791
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199731503
Borders: A Very Short Introduction challenges the perception of borders as passive lines on a map, revealing them instead to be integral forces in the economic, social, ... More
1. A very bordered world

1. A very bordered world  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

in Borders: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365791
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199731503
We hear constantly of controversies concerning the political, cultural, and economic borders of the world. Borders are central features in current international disputes relating to ... More

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