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Monarchy: From Reverence to Indifference

Mark McKenna

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines colonial Australia’s view of the British monarchy. It suggests that the Australian conception of the monarchy was the most potent symbol in conveying ideas of Australia’s ... More


Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Tatiana C. String and Marcus Bull (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An in-depth and wide-ranging academic investigation of the reception of the Tudor period in the modern world, this book includes studies by many of the leading scholars in their fields, and considers ... More


A new monarchy for a new commonwealth? Monarchy and the consequences of republican India

H. Kumarasingham

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0015
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In April 1949 the Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ meeting in London issued a joint declaration stating that it accepted India’s decision to become a republic and remain part of the Commonwealth. The ... More


Monarch-Love; or, How the Prince of Wales Saved the Union

Elisa Tamarkin

in Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789446
eISBN:
9780226789439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789439.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter traces the democratic fascination with both the sacred rituals of state and the personalized authority of the British monarchy, while attempting to make sense of the symbolic value of ... More


The British monarchy on screen

Mandy Merck (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099564
eISBN:
9781526109767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099564.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Moving images of the British monarchy, in fact and fiction, are almost as old as the moving image itself, dating back to an 1895 dramatic vignette, The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots. Led by Queen ... More


Britain’s ‘Quasi-Magical’ Monarchy in the Mid-Twentieth Century?

Andrezj Olechnowicz

in Classes, Cultures, and Politics: Essays on British History for Ross McKibbin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199579884
eISBN:
9780191804496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199579884.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter offers a critique of McKibbin's view regarding the popularity of the British monarchy among the working class. It first points to the need to distinguish ‘magic’ and ‘religion’, because ... More


Low Status in the Anglo-American World

James Q. Whitman

in Harsh Justice: Criminal Punishment and the Widening Divide between America and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195182606
eISBN:
9780199850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182606.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In the early 19th-century France, anarchists as political prisoners were granted with certain privileges. Because of this, Peter Kropotkin, one of the ... More


The Façade of Unity

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book opens with a discussion on the manifestations of national unity in Britain in 1945 and the impact of the Second World War on its development and culture. Despite the romanticized version of ... More


Epilogue: Recessional: Imperial Culture and Colonial Nationalism

Peter H. Hoffenberg

in An Empire on Display: English, Indian, and Australian Exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218918
eISBN:
9780520922969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218918.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the relevance of exhibitions to British imperial culture and colonial nationalism. It explains that the popularity of the British monarchy, Australian explorers and bush ... More


Protestants, Popery, and Prognostications: New England Almanacs

Thomas S. Kidd

in The Protestant Interest: New England After Puritanism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104219
eISBN:
9780300128406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104219.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses how New England almanacs served the interests of British nationalism through preserving the memory of key dates in the British monarchy, and singing the monarchs' praises in ... More


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