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6. The charter as totem and as artefact

6. The charter as totem and as artefact  

Nicholas Vincent

in Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777806
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.003.0007
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9780199582877
‘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 ... More
5. The charter defeated: the charter victorious

5. The charter defeated: the charter victorious  

Nicholas Vincent

in Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777806
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.003.0006
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9780199582877
‘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 ... More
4. The road to Runnymede

4. The road to Runnymede  

Nicholas Vincent

in Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777806
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199582877
‘The road to Runnymede’ details the circumstances that led to the creation of Magna Carta. John's plans to invade France are thwarted by lack of support from his barons. The Church in ... More
Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction  

Nicholas Vincent

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777806
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.001.0001
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book
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9780199582877
Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction outlines the context and history of one of the most famous constitutional texts in world history. Magna Carta's origins in the troubled ... More
6. Social policy, environmental policy

6. Social policy, environmental policy  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

in The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2018
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Jan 2018
eISBN: 
9780191846601
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198808855.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198808855
The EU has been given some of its powers because its size offers advantages not available to individual member states. Other powers prevent member states from damaging each other, ... More
6. EU law in the national courts

6. EU law in the national courts  

Anthony Arnull

in European Union Law: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2017
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May 2017
eISBN: 
9780191814259
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749981.003.0007
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9780198749981
‘EU law in the national courts’ explains the concepts of direct effect and primacy. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that EU law may confer rights on individuals that ... More
3. Reinforced concrete

3. Reinforced concrete  

Adam Sharr

in Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
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Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191826344
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198783442.003.0003
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9780198783442
Reinforced concrete lends itself to a structural form called the cantilever, where a slab or beam is hung outwards from one side, suspended without columns, counter-weighted by a mass of ... More
9. Contexts

9. Contexts  

John Heskett

in Design: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776748
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854469.003.0009
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9780192854469
Three levels of contextual influence are relevant to the practice of design: how designers view themselves; the business context in which the design practice is located; and government ... More
3. A legal right

3. A legal right  

Raymond Wacks

in Privacy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.003.0003
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9780198725947
Privacy is acknowledged as an essential human right, recognized by a number of international declarations, among which the European Convention on Human Rights and the International Covenant ... More

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