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The Merchants of Oran: A Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

Joshua Schreier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780804799140
eISBN:
9781503602168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799140.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book recounts the French conquest of Algeria by exploring the world of Oran’s influential Jewish merchants. Jacob Lasry, along with Mordecai Amar, Judah Sebbah and others, established themselves ... More


The European Context

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The historiography of Hispano-United States relations during the Cold War has been dominated for the past thirty years by studies of the latter's negotiations for, and signing of, base agreements ... More


. Joyce and the Spanish Ulysses

Gayle Rogers

in Modernism and the New Spain: Britain, Cosmopolitan Europe, and Literary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199914975
eISBN:
9780199980192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914975.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter Two incorporates insights from Anglophone and Spanish criticism on James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922) since the twenties as a means to analyze the affinities that Joyce posits between the marginal ... More


Chapter XIII

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0067
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about his voyage to Ceylon, Cingalese gentlemen, Aden, Ass-equipages, the Kaba, Eve's burial-place, the selfishness of John Bull, Grand Cairo, Mohamed Alí, Arabic as the language of ... More


The Illusion of Empire: Elizabethan Expansionism and Shakespeare's Second Tetralogy

Belsey Catherine

in Shakespeare in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633012
eISBN:
9780748652235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633012.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter is the only chapter in the book that was prompted by a specific occasion. On Sunday, 6 March 1988 three members of the Irish Republican Army were shot dead on sight by British special ... More


Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Stephen Constantine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study concerns the history of Gibraltar following its military conquest in 1704, after which sovereignty of the territory was transferred from Spain to Britain and it became a British fortress ... More


Operation Swing—The Push to the East: 23d Infantry Regiment, 4–8 April 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

The advance to Line Kansas, scheduled to begin 3 April, was named Operation Rugged; the subsequent limited movement toward the Iron Triangle was designated Operation Dauntless. The 2d Division's 23d ... More


Operation Swing—The Thrust North and the “Swing: 23d Infantry Regiment, 4–14 April 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

While the 3d Battalion pushed east along the road paralleling the Soyang River and the 1st Battalion guarded the rear and right flank, the French Battalion on the left and the 2d Battalion in the ... More


Government and politics in the twentieth century, 1915–40

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

From the beginning of the century, the absolute right of all British subjects to take up residence in Gibraltar had been removed. Gibraltar for Gibraltarians signalled a distinctive and civilian ... More


Big government and self-government, 1940–69

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The evacuation from May 1940 of much of the civilian population from Gibraltar, and especially some of their uncomfortable experiences in Britain and Northern Ireland, did embitter the exiles and ... More


Towards the future: constructing a Gibraltarian identity

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

History does not stop, and certainly the political destiny of Gibraltar, internally and externally, was, in May 1969, still to be determined. Accordingly, subsequent political developments are ... More


Introduction

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Gibraltar has a very long history. There is archaeological evidence of human settlement on the peninsula stretching back several thousand years. This book focuses on the policing of entry and the ... More


The demographic roots of Gibraltarian identity, 1704–1819

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The majority of those currently living in Gibraltar, and many of the Gibraltar-born who live outside, regard themselves as Gibraltarians, with a culture and identity sufficiently distinctive in their ... More


A fortress economy, 1704–1815

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the economic history of Gibraltar in the century or so after the allied occupation. Gibraltar was, of course, sufficiently attractive economically after 1704 to induce civilians ... More


Government and politics, 1704–1819

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The military conquest of 1704 was followed by failure and frustration. The occupation of Gibraltar in the name of ‘King Charles III’ was not the prelude, as expected, to his triumphant enthronement ... More


Demographic management: aliens and us, 1815–1890s

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Congress of Vienna in 1815 did not debate the future of Gibraltar at all, and therefore the retention by Britain of sovereignty over the peninsula was confirmed by default. A porous land frontier ... More


Economy and living standards in the nineteenth century

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the early nineteenth century, Gibraltar's population growth was very rapid, even though punctured by massive drops when epidemics hit. Thereafter it grew dramatically, albeit more slowly. ... More


Governors and the governed, 1815–1914

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the nineteenth century, Gibraltar's civilians, by aspiration and by necessity, became further integrated into a world economy that was increasingly dominated by powerful commercial, industrial ... More


Demography and the alien in the twentieth century: creating the Gibraltarian

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By the end of the nineteenth century, the great majority of the civilians living in Gibraltar had, legally, a secure right of residence. But home-grown civilian ministers had to face the challenge of ... More


Earning a living in the twentieth century

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

It was fortunate that, in the nineteenth century, the circumstances in which people in Gibraltar found themselves were eventually conducive to an improvement in material living standards. The ... More


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