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The Charter

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the charter of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It explains that the report of the Crawford Committee was published on March 5, 1926 and on July 14 the ... More


The General Strike

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter highlights the influence of the general strike of May 3–12, 1926 in Great Britain on the debate on the charter of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It discusses the importance ... More


‘Printers to the University’ 1584–1658

Jason Peacey

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199557318
eISBN:
9780191772320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557318.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

Between c.1584, when a Supplicatio formally requested the Chancellor's support in obtaining a royal grant to allow an university press, and 1658, which marked the appointment of Samuel Clarke as the ... More


The University and the Press 1584–1780

Andrew Hegarty

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199557318
eISBN:
9780191772320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557318.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

The chapter considers the relationship between printing and publishing and the University of Oxford by examining how the activities and reforms of the Press affected, or were affected by, university ... More


Written Constitutions: Text and Object

Christian D. Liddy

in Contesting the City: The Politics of Citizenship in English Towns, 1250 - 1530

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198705208
eISBN:
9780191774270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705208.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter is about urban constitutional politics. There was, in a concrete sense, a politics of the constitution. The appearance of formal, written constitutions was an expression of a peculiarly ... More


Constructing Nuremberg

Kim Christian Priemel

in The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199669752
eISBN:
9780191801020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669752.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter outlines the wartime debate among lawyers, politicians, and diplomats on how to deal with the unprecedented criminality of the Axis powers, notably of Nazi Germany. Both national and ... More


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