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The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Alexander Cooley

in Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199929825
eISBN:
9780199950485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929825.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the old “great game” of the 19th century and compares its dynamics to the current great power contest in Central Asia that involves the United States, Russia, and China. Each ... More


A Plain Tale of Pundits, Players and Professionals: the Historiography of the Great Game

Robert Johnson

in Intelligence Studies in Britain and the US: Historiography since 1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748646272
eISBN:
9780748684496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646272.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the literature on ‘The Great Game’ — the struggle for supremacy between Britain and Tsarist Russia in Central Asia, which was immortalised by Rudyard Kipling in his novel Kim. ... More


Before Daybreak: After the Race and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Coilin Owens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042473
eISBN:
9780813051567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042473.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“After the Race” registers James Joyce's personal anxieties and rivalries on the verge of his emigration from Dublin. In the figure of Villona, the detached and gifted musician, Joyce sketches his ... More


The Terrains of Identity: Mimicry and the Great Game

Ralph Crane and Radhika Mohanram

in Imperialism as Diaspora: Race, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318962
eISBN:
9781781380970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318962.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter is contextualised within the Great Game or the competition between the British Raj and Russia to control and colonize Afghanistan. It examines two novels, Rudyard Kipling’s Kim and ... More


Arthur Griffith and the Great Game

Cóilín Owens

in Before Daybreak: After the Race and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042473
eISBN:
9780813051567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042473.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 4 offers an examination of the domestic and international political circumstances surrounding the story. These include the contemporary debate over the Wyndham (Land) Act and the Dublin visit ... More


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