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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


Classics, Race, and Edwardian Anxieties about Empire

Emma Reisz

in Classics and Imperialism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199584727
eISBN:
9780191595301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584727.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines links between British fears about the decline of empire during the Edwardian period, and Edwardian scholarship examining the collapse of classical empires. In a climate of ... More


The Decline of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East and the ‘Arab Awakening’ before 1914

D. K. Fieldhouse

in Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199540839
eISBN:
9780191713507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540839.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Middle East History

One historic development that took place before the Arab Middle East became what it was after 1914 was the decline of the power of the Ottoman empire that had ruled the region from varying dates in ... More


Britain in Mesopotamia/Iraq, 1918–1958

D. K. Fieldhouse

in Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199540839
eISBN:
9780191713507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540839.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History, Middle East History

This chapter examines British rule in Mesopotamia/Iraq during the years 1918-1958. There were two dominant features of the British position in Mesopotamia (now known as Iraq) that were largely to ... More


Causes of Nationalism

Michael Hechter

in Containing Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Short of the grant of outright sovereignty, nationalist violence can be contained only by processes that inhibit nation formation, reduce the demand for autonomy or sovereignty among national ... More


Epilogue: After Empire

Deryck M. Schreuder and Stuart Ward

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Australia’s Empire and its collapse. The findings reveal that Australia was not significantly affected by the imperial decline in the 1940s and ... More


Introduction

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter begins by taking into account the historiographical trends in the study of the Mughal empire during the late seventeenth and eighteenth century period. The question is posed ... More


Empire: Imperial Afterlives

Justin D. Livingstone

in Livingstone's ‘Lives’: A metabiography of a Victorian icon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095320
eISBN:
9781781707951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095320.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Livingstone’s imperialist reputation, the hegemonic dimension of his afterlife, is the subject of the fourth chapter. Most of the texts that use Livingstone in this way can be described as ‘exemplary ... More


Amīrate or Sultanate?: The Chinggisid Legacy

Michael Hope

in Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198768593
eISBN:
9780191821981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768593.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the failure of Ghazan’s heirs to preserve his patrimonial state. It shows how Ghazan’s household staff came to form a new propertied aristocracy, which sought to protect its ... More


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