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Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Don Leggett and Charlotte Sleigh (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79 provides a ‘big picture’ account of science in modern Britain. It charts the changing contours of science and illuminates its role in governing the nation. ... More


Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Kevin O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the twenty years after Ireland joined the UN in 1955, one subject dominated its fortunes: Africa. The first detailed study of Ireland's relationship with that continent, this book documents its ... More


The social exploits and behaviour of nurses during the Anglo-Boer War, 1899–19021

Charlotte Dale

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

At the commencement of the Second Anglo-Boer War the small cohort of nurses available for service in South Africa were insufficient to meet the demands inherent with the exigencies of modern warfare ... More


The Inter-American system and indigenous peoples

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Many of the world's indigenous peoples are found within the jurisdictions of the member States of the Organisation of American States (OAS). The OAS is the latest of a succession of American ... More


Polio vaccination, political authority and the Nigerian state

Elisha P. Renne

in The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110886
eISBN:
9781526124272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110886.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Vaccination campaigns rely on the political authority of the state to carry out public health programs for the benefit of its citizens. In sub-Saharan Africa where vaccination programs were ... More


Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Katie Pickles

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Through a study of the British Empire's largest women's patriotic organisation, formed in 1900 and still in existence, this book examines the relationship between female imperialism and national ... More


‘A very profitable enterprise’: South Wales Miners’ Institutes

Robert James

in Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39: A Round of Cheap Diversions?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080258
eISBN:
9781781702444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080258.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter assesses the tastes of working-class consumers in the smaller and more local region of South Wales in order to analyse the popularity of certain films and novels, and consumers' ... More


Ambiguous discourses: indigenous peoples and the development of international law

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter traces a series of discourses to which indigenous peoples were subjected, including the development of notions of trust or guardianship and it looks at the early work of the ... More


ILO standards I

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the matter of general instruments on indigenous peoples, the International Labour Organization (ILO) was first in the field. ILO Conventions 107 and 169 are in force, although the former is now ... More


ILO standards II: Convention 169

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The record of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in dealing with indigenous peoples is treated at many points in the present work. A notable feature is the intellectual journey travelled ... More


Introduction: More new diplomatic history

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to strip the craft of the image of diplomacy as a ‘glamorous’ profession. The principal source base for this study is the private correspondence of c.50 diplomats and their ... More


Conclusion

John M. MacKenzie

in Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Conclusion examines the contemporary fragmented construction of an Anglo-Canadian identity based upon mimicking Britain, while also revealing the considerable continuity with, and re-presentation ... More


The organisations

Megan Smitley

in The Feminine Public Sphere: Middle-Class Women in Civic Life in Scotland, C.1870–1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079665
eISBN:
9781781703069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079665.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter revolves around the core context of female public sphere. Female associationalism was the starting point for many middle-class women's public lives. Reforming organisations such as ... More


New views of the women’ suffrage campaign: Liberal women and regional perspectives

Megan Smitley

in The Feminine Public Sphere: Middle-Class Women in Civic Life in Scotland, C.1870–1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079665
eISBN:
9781781703069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079665.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter gives an analysis of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Association for Women's Suffrage (GWSAWS) relationship with the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS), which suggests ... More


‘Unity is strength’: the International Arbitration and Peace Association1

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores how the International Arbitration and Peace Association (IAPA), founded in 1880, was the main secular peace organisation in Britain and the one which experienced the greatest ... More


Genealogy of an imperial and nationalistic Order

John M. MacKenzie

in Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter offers a genealogy of the IODE, detailing the structure of the organisation and placing it in imperial context. It shows how the IODE's set-up has itself represented its vision for ... More


Female imperialism at the periphery: organizing principles, 1900–19

John M. MacKenzie

in Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter covers the beginning years of the IODE, through to the end of the First World War, and introduces the ‘racial hierarchy’ of the IODE and its preference for British immigration. It covers ... More


Women, race and assimilation: the canadianizing 1920s

John M. MacKenzie

in Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter discusses the growing importance of ‘canadianisation’ during the 1920s, at which time the IODE was heavily involved with immigration and the canadianisation of immigrants. As ... More


‘To do something for the race’: Harold Moody and the League of Coloured Peoples

David Killingray

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the influences that shaped Harold Moody's thinking and behaviour. It also describes how those beliefs were applied throughout his active life in countering racial prejudice and ... More


Una Marson: feminism, anti-colonialism and a forgotten fight for freedom

Alison Donnell

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter provides a reading of Una Marson's intellectual positions as articulated in her journalism and speeches, and explores to what extent she was able to use her travelling between London and ... More


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