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Hong Kong and the Cold War: Anglo-American Relations 1949-1957

Chi-kwan Mark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273706
eISBN:
9780191706240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273706.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

After 1949, the British Empire in Hong Kong was more vulnerable than the lack of Chinese demand for return and the success of Hong Kong's economic transformations might have suggested. Its ... More


Introduction: War and Late Georgian Society

GILLIAN RUSSELL

in The Theatres of War: Performance, Politics, and Society 1793-1815

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122630
eISBN:
9780191671500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122630.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The war with Britain which was declared by the French National Convention in February 1793 went on until Wellington's victory in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo. This war involved several other ... More


Introduction

Roland Bleiker and Morgan Brigg

in Mediating Across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834593
eISBN:
9780824871697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834593.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses the role of cultural difference in the global conflict resolution movement. In practice, conflict resolution is a broad movement taking in a range of processes ... More


Identity of England

Robert Colls

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245192
eISBN:
9780191697432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245192.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The English are now in need of a new sense of home and belonging, and a re-assessment of who they are. This is a history of who they were, with present needs in mind. It begins by considering how the ... More


Europe, America, China: Contemporary Wars and their Implications

Michael C. Davis

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that we can grasp the world views at the root of different world–making projects by observing the types of wars waged by major powers in the global era. These world views are ... More


Global Conflict

in Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318184
eISBN:
9781846317675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317675.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses global conflict of black seafarers. There had been an increasing number of negative comments towards these seafarers. Life had generally not been easy for black seamen in ... More


The War

Michael Stolleis

in A History of Public Law in Germany 1914–1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199269365
eISBN:
9780191699399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269365.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The assassination of the successor to the Austrian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, in Sarajevo was the spark that lit a powder keg long since filled to overflowing. Within a month, the ... More


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