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Irish Potatoes and British Politics: Peel, Wellington, and the Repeal of the Corn Laws

Iain McLean

in Rational Choice and British Politics: An Analysis of Rhetoric and Manipulation from Peel to Blair

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295297
eISBN:
9780191599873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295294.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A case study of the Repeal of the Corn Laws (1846) under Peel and Wellington. They manipulated the issue dimensions, and got a measure passed in both houses that damaged the material interests of the ... More


John C. Bogle: 1929–: Saint Jack

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes the founding of the Vanguard mutual fund company by Jack Bogle and development of index funds.


New Christians as Evangelists

Peggy Brock

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the role of non-European evangelists in Great Britain's Christian missions. It analyses the first-hand accounts of the missionary experiences of five evangelists. They are Tiyo ... More


1834–1846: Whigs and Peelites

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Whigs' complete reorganisation of the relations between central and local government. The opportunity to do this arose when they reformed the Poor Law in 1834. In setting ... More


“Pour la Patrie”

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the start of Napoleon Bonaparte's war against the Allied Powers. The first battle was against the Prussians. Because of problems with his army, Napoleon found his schedule ... More


Eve of Battle

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the war preparation and pre-war festivities in Belgium on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo. The Duke of Wellington, despite his busy schedule preparing for war against Napoleon ... More


Waterloo

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the highlights of the Battle of Waterloo. During this time Napoleon Bonaparte had been sick, his actions continued to remain uncharacteristic and unpredictable and he was ... More


China

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

in Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses Anna May Wong's much heralded first trip to China in 1936. It also looks into the controversy in China whether to accept her and the furious coverage of her past roles, ... More


China: Intolerable Atrocities

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in China from 1937 to 1945. During this period, the atrocities in Nanjing were by no means the main symbol of Japanese aggression. ... More


Attempting to Win France for Abolition

in Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Zachary Macaulay's work in negotiating for French abolition of the slave trade as part of a peace treaty between Great Britain and France. It discusses Macaulay's encounter with ... More


Names Painting – Katherine Mansfield

Penelope Jackson

in Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669097
eISBN:
9780748695140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This report tells of Penelope Jackson’s purchase of the Nigel Brown portrait of Mansfield, which adorns the cover of this volume. The painting belongs to Brown’s Names series, which celebrates ... More


Contextualizing the Ethnographic Space

Jared Mackley-Crump

in The Pacific Festivals of Aotearoa New Zealand: Negotiating Place and Identity in a New Homeland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838713
eISBN:
9780824868109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838713.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Pasifika Festival began in 1993 and is now celebrated as the biggest event of its kind in the world, incorporating ten villages, hundreds of stalls, twelve stages, and over 100,000 annual ... More


China and Japan at Paris: Old Rivalries in a New World

Xu Guoqi

in Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the roles of the Japanese and Chinese delegates and lobbyists at the Paris Peace Conference. Although few scholars pay much attention to their role, it argues that even the ... More


Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

Thorin Tritter

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The Australian and Canadian branches of OUP were among the first founded and their histories in the later twentieth century have similar trajectories. Both engaged in significant trade publishing, ... More


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