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Crisis and rescue, 1853–67

Freda Harcourt

in Flagships of Imperialism: The P&O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073939
eISBN:
9781781700761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073939.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the financial crisis of P&O during the period 1853–67 and how it came out of it. To win a contract in 1853, P&O reduced its favoured average monthly rate of 6s 2d to 4s 6d, ... More


The Maintenance of Innocence

Sadia Abbas

in At Freedom's Limit: Islam and the Postcolonial Predicament

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257850
eISBN:
9780823261604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257850.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines an episode from the popular British television show Spooks/MI-5 entitled “Who Guards the Guards?” (2004) and the films Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty. It reveals the ... More


Questioning the Unmusical Ways We Teach Children Music

Peggy D. Bennett

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Why are teachers of general music so willing to suppress their own sense of musicality when they teach children music? When the visual patterns of notation, rather than the aural patterns of sound, ... More


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