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The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Graham Harrison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book considers the ways that representations of Africa have contributed to the changing nature of British national identity. It does so by developing the concept of the African presence: the ... More


Panics, Peace, and Pacifism: Official Soviet Diplomatic Identity in the late-Stalin years 1945–53 1

Timothy Johnston

in Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The official post-war diplomatic identity of the USSR continued to stress the strength of the great power alliance until the autumn of 1947. However, the population of the Soviet Union was not ... More


For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Brian R. McEnany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Many histories have been written about West Point and some of its famous graduates, but very few address an entire class. For Brotherhood and Duty is a narrative history of the Class of 1862 from the ... More


Intra-Party Democracy and Party Finance

Susan Scarrow E.

in The Challenges of Intra-Party Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661879
eISBN:
9780191748349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661879.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the financial implications of intra-party democracy, showing the wide variation in the costs of internal elections and campaigns, and asking who bears these costs. It also ... More


Getting In and Staying In the U.S. Senate

Sean M. Theriault

in The Gingrich Senators: The Roots of Partisan Warfare in Congress

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199307456
eISBN:
9780199344901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199307456.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Gingrich Senators electorally compensate for their more conservative ideology by raising larger sums of campaign contributions. As a consequence, the Gingrich Senators are less likely to retire ... More


Conclusion: Sails of Victory

David Syrett

in Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War: The Sails of Victory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897860
eISBN:
9781781380710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897860.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter argues that all military campaigns of the British during the Seven Years' War were largely dependent on merchant shipping. It adds that all amphibious assaults conducted by the British ... More


Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia

Kathryn Shively Meier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610764
eISBN:
9781469612607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610771_Meier
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the Shenandoah Valley and Peninsula Campaigns of 1862, Union and Confederate soldiers faced unfamiliar and harsh environmental conditions—strange terrain, tainted water, swarms of flies and ... More


The Evolution of a Fighting Union

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

in Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632957
eISBN:
9781469632971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the early hosiery union and the major strikes of 1919 and 1921 that served to bring two factions of the union together into a united organization within the American Federation ... More


Introduction

Steven Griggs and David Howarth

in The politics of airport expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, policy and the rhetoric of 'sustainable aviation'

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076138
eISBN:
9781781706053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076138.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces the key arguments and structure of the book. It argues that air travel in the United Kingdom, traditionally associated with modernist promises of economic growth and ... More


The third runway at Heathrow

Steven Griggs and David Howarth

in The politics of airport expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, policy and the rhetoric of 'sustainable aviation'

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076138
eISBN:
9781781706053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076138.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter accounts for the successful campaign against proposals for a third runway and sixth terminal at Heathrow airport. It argues that local campaigners engaged in a transformative campaign, ... More


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