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The Irish in Australia and New Zealand, 1870–1990

PATRICK OʼFARRELL

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of Irish immigrants in Australia and New Zealand during the period from 1870 to 1990. The Irish ideal of farming was realised to a very significant extent by the ... More


Teaching as a Profession

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how schoolmistresses in France and England developed a form of occupational expertise which they themselves claimed as ‘professional’ — a term of particular value for them not ... More


The British Occupation of Egypt from 1882

Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid - Marsot

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0028
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Many contemporaries doubted neither the necessity nor the ultimate success of Britain's intervention in Egypt, designed to overcome the economic and political crisis of 1875–82. That there was some ... More


Imperialism and Nationalism in South-East Asia

A. J. STOCKWELL

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The exercise of British power in South-East Asia until 1914 was shaped by the expansion of the colonial state, fluctuations in world capitalism, nationalist reactions, and international relations. ... More


Some Characteristics of Insolvency Levels

V. Markham Lester

in Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the characteristics of insolvency levels in England during the 19th century. The findings indicate that some insolvency in particular trades was being handled outside the system ... More


Rebellion

Nancy J. Curtin

in The United Irishmen: Popular Politics in Ulster and Dublin, 1791–1798

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207368
eISBN:
9780191677632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207368.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By 1798, the essentials for successful revolutionary mobilization had been seized by the government. Despite these adverse conditions, the embers of republicanism still stirred in the north. The ... More


Nasser and the Struggle for Independence

Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter judges that Nasser was representative of his generation of Egyptian nationalists whose formative experience was the British occupation of their country. Foreign troops and military bases ... More


The Working Class (I)

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines England's working class, dealing with occupation, wages, and work. It examines the structure of employment and unemployment, the changing pattern of working-class earnings over ... More


Developing Owner-Occupied Suburbia

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the supply side of the speculative housing sector. The speculative suburban house is first examined, including its architectural roots, internal and external design features, ... More


Marketing Owner Occupation to the Masses

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter demonstrates the importance of producers’ (estate developers’ and building societies’) initiatives in promoting suburban home ownership and in increasing the accessibility of house ... More


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