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From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Chris Millington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language study of its kind, From victory to Vichy explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans’ associations during the ... More


Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Christopher Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

In a time of great need for Britain, a small coterie of influential businessmen gained access to secret information on industrial mobilisation as advisers to the Principal Supply Officers Committee. ... More


Desertion, Dereliction and Destitution: The Travails of Stranded West African Seamen in the United Kingdom, ca. 1921-1934

Ayodeji Olukoju

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the lives of West African seamen stranded in Britain during the interwar years, the decline of the British shipping industry in the postwar colony, and the reluctance of colonial ... More


‘As a matter of justice’1: the equal pay campaigns from 1924 to 1939

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout the interwar years, equal pay for women public servants was continually marked as an issue for the government, rather than one for the Civil Service (and thereby other sections of the ... More


Scotts of Greenock, 1711-1945

Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy

in Scott Lithgow: Dejá Vu All Over Again! The Rise and Fall of a Shipbuilding Company

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893403
eISBN:
9781786944641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893403.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This initial chapter outlines the founding of the Scotts Shipyard of Greenock in 1711, and follows the history of the company through to the end of the Second World War. It documents the company’s ... More


Russell and Company to Lithgows Limited, 1874-1945

Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy

in Scott Lithgow: Dejá Vu All Over Again! The Rise and Fall of a Shipbuilding Company

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893403
eISBN:
9781786944641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893403.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter outlines the founding of Russell and Company, which would later become Lithgows Limited, from its origins in 1874 through to the end of the Second World War. It documents the company’s ... More


Financial Weakness and Industrial Conflict in Italian Shipbuilding Between the Two World Wars

Giuseppe Conti

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter seeks to examine factors that contributed to the financial distress of Italian shipbuilders during the interwar period. It analyses internal breakdowns within shipping companies, ... More


God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Katherine Davies and Toby Garfitt (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

God’s Mirror explores how French Catholic intellectual culture in the mid-twentieth century was caught up in the process of transition from a closed, defensive and conceptual theological structure of ... More


Studies in Revival

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

in Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter surveys how the case comparisons were selected and how they throw new light on well known histories of declining states. We compare pairs of states falling at similar rates but ... More


Fluid Gender, Rigid Sexuality: Constrained Potential in the Postwar Period

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Revised gender roles, strained heterosexual relations, and ongoing biopolitical concerns regarding the “regeneration” of German populations followed the First World War. Simultaneously, sexology ... More


Paul Valéry and French Catholicism:: Recognizing the Context of Renewal

Paul Gifford

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Paul Gifford’s chapter shines the spotlight on Paul Valéry as a precious witness to French Catholicism of the interwar period. Although an agnostic and skeptic, Valéry was deeply exercised by “divine ... More


Jean Grenier and the “Spirit of Orthodoxy”

Toby Garfitt

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Toby Garfitt explores the problem of ideological certainty and commitment in the project of intellectual engagement in France during the interwar years through the work of the philosopher and ... More


Charles Du Bos’s Catholicism and His Politics of Sincerity in Interwar France

Katherine Davies

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Katherine Davies explores the role of sincerity in the life and though of the literary critic and Catholic convert, Charles Du Bos. The notion and practice of sincerity, manifest in Du Bos’s ... More


From Mystique to Théologique:: Messiaen’s “ordre nouveau,” 1935–39

Stephen Schloesser

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Whether to categorize Olivier Messiaen’s music as “mystical” or “theological” has been an ongoing historiographical question for several decades. In this chapter, Stephen Schloesser argues that ... More


Reorienting Migrant Marketplaces in <i>le due Americhe</i> during the Interwar Years

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041655
eISBN:
9780252050329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapters Five and Six focus on the interwar years, when a worldwide depression, intensifying restrictions against mobile people and products, and rising nationalisms changed the global geography of ... More


Introduction

Stephanie Ward

in Unemployment and the state in Britain: The means test and protest in 1930s south Wales and north-east England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086809
eISBN:
9781781705995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086809.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter serves as an historiographical introduction to the major themes of the book. It provides a critique of the historiography of the interwar depression and examines the evolution of studies ... More


Unemployment and the Depression in Interwar Britain

Stephanie Ward

in Unemployment and the state in Britain: The means test and protest in 1930s south Wales and north-east England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086809
eISBN:
9781781705995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086809.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the economic and employment situation in Britain from the close of the First World War. It charts the unfolding of a world economic crisis in the 1920s and the response and ... More


War and Reconstruction

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter presents the effects of the First World War on the future of the British shipping industry. It examines shipping tonnage statistics to demonstrates Britain’s loss of three million tons ... More


The Troubled Years: The Interwar Period

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines British shipping in the interwar period, with the intent of understanding why tonnage levels had dropped to 5.1 million tons below the pre-war growth rate by 1939. It examines ... More


Climax and Climacteric: The British Coastal Trade, 1870-1930

John Armstrong

in The Vital Spark: The British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497308
eISBN:
9781786944542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497308.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is a study of the rise and decline of the British coastal shipping trade between 1870 and 1914. It separates the period into three segments: the prosperous 1870-1914; the immediate ... More


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