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Franco-British Naval Rivalry and the Crisis of the Monarchy, 1759–1789*

Olivier Chaline

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Did the immense investment in the French Navy in the context of the crisis of the monarchy outstrip the financial resources of the État royal, thus being a major cause or even the principal cause of ... More


British West Indian Migration to Cuba: The Roots and Routes of Respectability

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 follows the immigrants from arrival in Cuba through the eve of the 1959 revolution. The author first explores the emergence and deployment of racial respectability rooted in British ... More


The U.S. Naval Station at Guantánamo Bay and U.S.-Cuban Cooperation

Melanie M. Ziegler

in U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030876
eISBN:
9780813039701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030876.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since its establishment, the U.S. Naval Station at Guantánamo Bay (Gitmo) has been a constant and major irritant to many Cuban nationalists. Formally established in 1901, the naval base is the oldest ... More


Naval Functions of the Order of Saint John

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the naval functions of the Order of Saint John. It was Charles V who provided Malta and the Knights with three functions in 1523: to provide an additional naval base for ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey L. Rossano

in Stalking the U-Boat: U.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034881
eISBN:
9780813038841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034881.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter introduces the history of U.S. naval aviation in Europe during World War I. Intense naval patrolling formed the heart of a military innovation destined to remake the face of warfare. The ... More


The Irish Bases

Geoffrey L. Rossano

in Stalking the U-Boat: U.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034881
eISBN:
9780813038841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034881.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

An outline of the U.S. aviation program in Ireland emerged as early as October 1917, but actual combat operations did not commence until nearly a year later. The Navy's ambitious efforts encountered ... More


Under the Gun: NAS Dunkirk, 1917–1918

Geoffrey L. Rossano

in Stalking the U-Boat: U.S. Naval Aviation in Europe during World War I

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034881
eISBN:
9780813038841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034881.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Finding and attacking submarines with aircraft posed a difficult task in 1917–1918, and the station at Dunkirk operated under the most extreme conditions. It was the only American base to endure ... More


Guam: The Ship Metaphor and Military Rule

Lanny Thompson

in Imperial Archipelago: Representation and Rule in the Insular Territories under U.S. Dominion after 1898

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834012
eISBN:
9780824870027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834012.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the establishment of military rule in Guam. While the United States established important naval bases in Hawaii, Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico, only on Guam did the ... More


Naval History

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Naval History, subdivided into the Royal Navy; Naval Administration; Procurement and Logistics; Vessels; Ordnance, Gunnery and Ballistics; Naval ... More


Borders are Not What or Where They are Supposed to be: Security, Territory, Law

Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637324
eISBN:
9780748652747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637324.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter seeks to illustrate Étienne Balibar's point that borders are vacillating and not necessarily where they are supposed to be in contemporary political life. To do this, it looks at three ... More


Crisis in the Spring of 1921

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The three years of revolution and civil war that ensued robbed the city of its busy commercial centre, its markets and shops, and, with its industry now nearly silent, no one in 1920 spoke any longer ... More


The War Economy of Puerto Rico, 1939–1945

José L. Bolívar Fresneda

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

José L. Bolívar Fresneda, a historian and engineer, assesses the impact of massive U.S. military investment, the use of the New Deal agencies for war purposes, and the fluke of the rum-revenue ... More


Matvei Ivanovich Skobelev

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the three-part interview with Matvei Ivanovich Skobelev (1885–1938),a Menshevik deputy to the last Duma, assistant chairman ... More


Three When Flesh Glittered: Selling Sex in Sasebo and Tokyo

in Occupying Power: Sex Workers and Servicemen in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776912
eISBN:
9780804783460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776912.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the changing topography of the sex markets with the influx of servicemen and the delicensing of the commercial sex industry. Sex workers have been classified according to their ... More


Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border

Alison Mountz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665372
eISBN:
9781452946405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665372.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In July 1999, Canadian authorities intercepted four boats off the coast of British Columbia carrying nearly six hundred Chinese citizens who were being smuggled into Canada. Government officials held ... More


The Atomic Bomb Experience

Robert Jay Lifton

in Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807843444
eISBN:
9781469602363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882894_lifton.6
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows that people did expect conventional bombing. They knew that Japanese cities were being attacked from the air, and they could observe the destructive power of American raids in the ... More


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