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The Cotswolds in Jerusalem: Restoration and Empire*

Simon Goldhill

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter investigates the city-planning of Jerusalem under the British Mandate in light of changes of thinking about the urban in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. In particular, ... More


Cold War and the Fear of Subversion

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

Post-war Western Europe converged towards an American model of high-wage consumerist capitalism, considerably attenuating class conflict. In Western Europe, Christian democracy and Social Democracy ... More


Planning Mombasa

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes what efforts were made to reshape the town of Mombasa through town planning by the administration. In Mombasa, the authorities sought to remake urban physical space in order to ... More


Conclusion: The Impact of Returning Servicemen

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Despite the speculation that the repatriation would have significant effects on the community, this chapter attempts to provide an account of how the Botswana soldiers brought on only little effects ... More


Decolonization and the End of Empire

John Darwin

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0034
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Before 1914, although Britain encountered many Imperial setbacks, there had been no occasion for a general theory of decolonization. The historiography of Imperial decline begins with the crisis of ... 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


Chaos in the Tribune

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

As the IWY events neared their conclusion, chaos erupted in the NGO tribune when participants learned that the group representing the United Women of the Tribune, led by Betty Friedan, had attempted ... More


The Final Push

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on efforts at the IWY intergovernmental conference to finalize the World Plan of Action that made recommendations for programs and policies from the local level to the United ... More


Made in the USA, 1940–1943

Patricia Clavin

in Securing the World Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920-1946

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199577934
eISBN:
9780191744211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577934.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Economic History

In September 1940, the League of Nations established a Mission at the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton. While colleagues back in Geneva were isolated, the Princeton Mission served as a hub of ... More


Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Alison Bashford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147668
eISBN:
9780231519526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147668.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the “population bomb” in 1968. It arose in the aftermath of World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ... More


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