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Colonial Bureaucrats, Institutional Transplants, and Development in the 20th Century

those officers with the training and experience deemed necessary for a successful process of transplanting. A small number of interviews with surviving British officers conducted in 2016 provided a better understanding of this huge amount of data. This article elaborates on this research agenda, which links the composition of the British colonial administrations in the mid-20th century with economic development, and presents the first findings taken from the biographical records of senior colonial officers. The next section introduces the theoretical concept of

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Trust and National Belonging: Welfare for Disabled Veterans in Bohemia (1914–1918)

Anregung einer präventiven Hilfsaktion:/ pp. 5–8, at p.1. These were Prime Minister Karl Stürgkh’s opening words to outline the Cisleithanian administration’s new duties concerning the welfare for disabled soldiers and surviving dependents in December 1914. According to him, welfare for disabled veterans of the Austro-Hungarian army had to be transformed fundamentally compared to the support disabled soldiers had received up to this point, which was mainly limited to a military pension and placement in a disabled soldiers’ home. Stürgkh therefore tasked the Minister

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Recht, Staat und Krieg
›Verwirklichte Unwahrscheinlichkeiten‹ in der Habsburgermonarchie

, »The Great War«, S. 340–364. setzt die aktuelle Forschung auf alternative Deutungen. Bereits John Boyer forderte zu einem Perspektivenwechsel auf: »the important fact about the monarchy before 1918 was not that it fell apart, but that it proved capable of surviving so long.« (John Boyer, Political Radicalism in late Imperial Vienna. Origins of the Christian Social Movement 1848–1897, Chicago 1981, S. XIV.) Judson und Deak sehen den Krieg letztlich als eine Kehrtwende, die der zunehmenden Akzeptanz des Staates ein Ende setzte, nachdem dieser sich erfolgreich durch

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The ›Head of Household‹
A Long Normative History of a Statistical Category in the U.K

polling, media and the market had to survive in a competitive market, and thus tried to use data and methods found elsewhere. The public sector also increasingly became a market for them when cuts in government funding for social research initiated outsourcing of survey research in the Thatcher era. Kerstin Brückweh, »Das Eigenleben der Methoden. Eine Wissensgeschichte britischer Konsumentenklassifikationen im 20. Jahrhundert«, in: Geschichte und Gesellschaft 42 (2016), p. 86–112. However, market researchers became less interested in discussing the theoretical

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The Bureaucracy of Honor. The Habsburg Consular Service and the History of Emotions

Ritter von Suzzara and a Romanian who »belonged to the first society locally«. For a brief biography of Suzzara, see Deusch: Die effektiven Konsuln, pp. 642–643. These two convinced Lazaresco of the necessity of a duel with relatively severe terms (Lazaresco’s seconds suggested swords, and they insisted on pistols; Lazaresco’s seconds suggested one shot at 40 paces, and they demanded two shots at 25 paces). On sabers vs. pistols, see Frevert: »Der ›Louis‹«, p. 390. The men met at the racetrack at 9 in the morning on 8 January. Both survived. Immediately following

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Space and Administrative Boundaries at the Birth of the Italian Kingdom

States , Sardinia , Sicily , and Corsica many traditions from medieval times survive , Tuscany in many respects , and Lombardy in certain others , are truly at the forefront of progress . […] Piedmont , however , although it concentrated a century’s worth of progress into six months , was inferior to Tuscany with regard to criminal law , to Parma as to civil law , and to Lombardy in the area of municipal systems; it had the misfortune of bringing new laws to its people in the guise of a benefit that they greeted , however , as a nuisance and harm

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