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Knowing Their Place: Domestic Service in Twentieth-Century Britain

Lucy Delap

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199572946
eISBN:
9780191728846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572946.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book tells the story of lives and labour within twentieth-century British homes. From great houses to suburbs and slums, it charts the interactions of servants and employers and the intense ... More


The ages of voluntarism: An introduction

Matthew Hilton and James Mckay

in The Ages of Voluntarism: How we got to the Big Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264829
eISBN:
9780191754036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264829.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter provides the historical background to the rise of the Big Society, surveying the history of voluntarism over the last century. Politicians and commentators have long ... More


Ernie O’Malley: IRA Intellectual

Richard English

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208075
eISBN:
9780191677908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208075.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ernie O'Malley (1897–1957) was one of the most talented and colourful of modern Irish republicans. An important IRA leader in the 1916–1923 Irish Revolution, this ... More


‘We shall be one people’: King Arthur and Robin Hood in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

Stephanie L. Barczewski

in Myth and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207283
eISBN:
9780191677618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207283.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the role of the legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood in the first half of the twentieth century. As well as complicating the racial identities of Robin Hood and King Arthur, ... More


National Identities and Twentieth-Century Scottish Migrants in England

Angela McCarthy

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a preliminary examination of the twentieth-century Scottish migrant experience within England by investigating notions of national identity as articulated by individual ... More


‘Neither Masters nor Slaves’: Small States and Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century

Richard Whatmore

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the nineteenth and twentieth century, the British Empire was viewed as a moral phenomenon. It was often described as supportive of self-government, benevolent, and respectful of the customs and ... More


The Parliamentary Party and Party Committees

PHILIP NORTON

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter investigates the role and organization of the parliamentary party. It argues that, although the independence of the private Member was largely destroyed by the growth of party government ... More


The Ages of Voluntarism: How we got to the Big Society

Matthew Hilton and James McKay (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264829
eISBN:
9780191754036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264829.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides the historical background to the rise of the Big Society, surveying the history of voluntarism over the last century. Politicians and commentators have long bemoaned the supposed ... More


Introduction

ANTHONY SELDON and STUART BALL

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter begins by describing the Conservative Party as a group which dominated British politics to such an extent during the twentieth century that it is likely to become known as the ... More


Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

David J. Jeremy

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of the relationship between capitalism and Christianity in twentieth-century Britain. The author examines the collective biographies of three business Élites in order to explore ... More


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