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An Anti‐Fascist Alliance, 1934–42

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter looks at the most successful effort to build an alliance of the kind described in the previous chapter: the anti-fascist alliance built by Jawaharlal Nehru and parts of the Labour left, ... More


The Mother

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Henry Howard's mother was the daughter of Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, intermittently the Lord High Constable of England ‘eminent for his high blood, and large revenue’. Her father and the ... More


Labour and India, 1942–7

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the endgame of British decolonization in the light of the main themes of the book. It begins by returning to the theme of Labour's uneasy relationship with imperial governance. ... More


“The Whig Party Is Dead and Buried”

Michael F. Holt

in The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161045
eISBN:
9780199849635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161045.003.0026
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

“The Whig party died of too much respectability and not enough people”. That, at least, was the opinion of Edward Stafford, a Republican newspaper editor from Jackson, Mississippi, five years after ... More


Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

John Herson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is unique in adopting a family history approach to Irish migration in nineteenth century Britain. Historians of the Irish in Britain have almost totally ignored the family dimension, but ... More


Gresford: The Anatomy of a Disaster

Stanley Williamson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238928
eISBN:
9781846313240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313240
Subject:
History, Social History

The worst disaster of the North Wales coalfield, and one of the worst in the history of the British mining industry, occurred in 1934, killing 256 men and devastating a small community. This book ... More


Wartime Radicals Envision a New Order, 1940–2

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines growing public dissatisfaction with the conduct of the war at home and on the battlefield 1940–2. It discusses the features of the public ‘arena of public debate’ peculiar to ... More


Dawn over Bretton Woods

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The global economic order that emerged at the end of the Second World War was the work of two men: John Maynard Keynes and Harry Dexter White. This chapter describes the tense negotiations between ... More


Literary Contexts

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the influences that shaped Plath as a fiction writer. There are five sections, each of which examines one of the major such influences. These are: (1) Virginia Woolf (2) The New ... More


Gandhi's Interpreter: A Life of Horace Alexander

Geoffrey Carnall and Philippa Gregory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640454
eISBN:
9780748651948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Horace Alexander was an English Quaker who played a significant part in relations between Indian nationalist leaders and the British Government in the years before the transfer of power in 1947. He ... More


Paris, 1583 The Devouring Sea

Peter C. Mancall

in Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Hakluyt's journey from London to Paris with companion Sir Edward Stafford. Hakluyt and his supporters knew that Paris had become a meeting place for Europeans who had an ... More


Whither New Orleans?

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter Two summarizes the multiple attempts to create a city rebuilding plan and the federal rebuilding policies and programs that influenced how New Orleans and its neighborhoods would rebuild. It ... More


Santiago Dreaming

Andy Beckett

in The Mechanical Mind in History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083775
eISBN:
9780262256384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083775.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This chapter tells the story of how in the early 1970s the Allende administration in Chile engaged Stafford Beer (1926–2002) to design and develop a revolutionary electronic communication system in ... More


Undressing Opus Dei: Reframing the Political Currency of <i>Destape</i> Films

Jorge Pérez

in Spanish Erotic Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers a revealing analysis of the Opus Dei in the following 1970s Spanish films: Grau’s La trastienda/The Backroom (1976), Yagüe’s Cara al sol que más calienta/Facing the Warmest Sun ... More


Irish emigrants and family history: A new approach

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book opens by arguing that a family history approach can throw new light on important issues relating to Irish migration to Victorian Britain, notably about Irish family lives, the long-term fate ... More


The context: Irish emigration and Stafford

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter links migrants’ origins in Ireland and their settlement in Stafford. Many came from the area around Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and before the Famine came as seasonal workers to ... More


Stafford’s Irish families: The overall picture

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An overall picture of the Irish families who came to Stafford in the nineteenth century is now provided. A total of 206 distinct families settled long-term. Over sixty per cent were initially ... More


Pathfinders: Labouring families before the Famine

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Just over half Stafford’s Irish families began by depending on labouring or farm labouring and their numerical importance is given due weight over the next three chapters. This chapter looks at ... More


The Working Mine

in Gresford: The Anatomy of a Disaster

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238928
eISBN:
9781846313240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313240.008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers the knowledge developed by Sir Stafford Cripps on the technicalities of mining, with which he astonished the inquiry and threw the Gresford management into disarray. His ... More


The Defense and Verdict: April 1919

Nathaniel Grow

in Baseball on Trial: The Origin of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038198
eISBN:
9780252095993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038198.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the defense's arguments in the Baltimore Federals' Washington antitrust lawsuit against the American and National Leagues as well as the jury's verdict in the case. Organized ... More


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