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‘Fiji is really the Honolulu of the Dominion’: tourism, empire, and New Zealand’s Pacific, ca. 1900–35

Frances Steel

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In this chapter the development of tourism is examined as a key aspect of New Zealand imperialism in the wider Pacific region. Given the centrality of transport infrastructure and technology to ... More


The urban prospect

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter one begins with an account of the popular fascination with the changing form and appearance of urban Britain at the end of the eighteenth century before analysing the impact of this ... More


Bombs without bombsites: memory and security without visibility

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores the relationship between visibility, memorialisation and security through case studies of the London bombing, the invasion of Afghanistan by coalition troops, and the situation ... More


The impact of devolution on everyday life, 1999–2010: the case of cross-border commerce

Eoin Magennis

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Despite the positive environment created by political stability, from 2007 onwards, the movement to more optimal utilisation of the island of Ireland's economic resources have been increasingly ... More


Hospitality and hauteur: tourism, cross-cultural space, and ethics in Irish poetry

Charles I. Armstrong

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This contribution reflects on the ways in which Irishness is enacted and conveyed in recent literary articulations of multiculturality. In this essay on contemporary Irish poets Derek Mahon, Sinéad ... More


‘Life Among the Hills.’ The Welsh Way of Life, 1951–70

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter six examines the changes undergone by rural communities in the same period, looking at perceptions of a society in crisis under the pressures of emigration and modernization. It argues that ... More


Stadium travels: spectatorship, territorial identity and global connections, 1900–60

Robert W. Lewis

in The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to the ways in which stadia, sport and spectators both in France and elsewhere around the globe helped generate changing place-based communities and identities. French stadia ... More


An indispensable travel accessory

Nicholson Heather Norris

in Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 7 considers how cine users recorded days out, holidays and work-related overseas travel for home and wider audiences. Unprecedented patterns of peacetime recreational travel and personal ... More


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