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Expatriates in Cosmopolitan Egypt: 1864–1956

James Whidden

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A study of the British community in colonial Egypt, this chapter describes its size, its social types, customary business and leisure activities, as well as characteristic features of its political, ... More


Orphans of Empire

John Darwin

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reflects on the papers in the volume, exploring the historical significance of these British communities. Clearly, wherever they enjoyed any political or commercial influence, their ... More


The Trade Union Movement in Scotland

Eleanor Gordon

in Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The chapter deals with the history of the unorganized working-class organization in Scotland. This history, however, can be better understood in the broader context of Scottish unionism and its ... More


Claiming Kin in Calcutta: Jones Discovers the Indo-European Family of Languages

Michael J. Franklin

in Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins at a high point with the triumvirate of Jones's judgeship, knighthood, and marriage; and a passage to India, ironically overshadowed by a seditious libel trial of The Principles ... More


Officers at Pinchon-ni and NCOs at Kuuptong

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter chronicles the efforts to resist indoctrination and generally make life difficult for the Chinese in the camps (Camp 2, Branch 1 and Camp 4) to which the Chinese sent first the officers ... More


Conclusion

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the repatriation of British captives, the effect of captivity on their political views, debates about whether to hold collaborators to account, and government efforts to ... More


Efficiency and academic freedom

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

in A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Endless arguments arose as to whether the new and increasingly formal system of management would actually make the University more effective. It provided machinery for procuring a general level of ... More


South and South East Asia

Preeti Chopra

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter considers several iconic buildings and domestic spaces that were central to British imperial rule in South and South East Asia. Imperial buildings were never simply copies of buildings ... More


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