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An Intellectual in Conservative Politics: The Case of Arthur Steel-Maitland

E. H. H. GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter outlines perhaps the fullest, earliest Conservative response to Keynes through the ideas of the Conservative politician Arthur Steel–Maitland. These evolved from the time of his ... More


The Sino-Japanese War and its Aftermath

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

It may have been a natural sequence that the imperial constitution, a landmark of the Meiji ‘civilization’, preceded the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War, a hallmark of Japan's ‘westernization’ in ... More


From Citizenship to Subjecthood, Episodes from 1971–76

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter will examine the expansion of Sultanic absolutist governance in Dhufar. The chapter will argue that absolutist centralisation depended on three factors: civic disintegration; regional ... More


Venizelos and Civil-Military Relations

Thanos Veremis

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines Greek civil–military relations. Military interventions between 1909 and 1935 can be divided into two basic categories: those that acquired wider national significance and were ... More


The irony of Vietnam: The emergence of a two-pronged China policy, 1965–66

Michael Lumbers

in Piercing the Bamboo Curtain: Tentative Bridge-building to China During the Johnson Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077784
eISBN:
9781781700808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077784.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter reviews the thawing of attitudes to Lyndon Baines Johnson's heightened interest in averting Chinese intervention in the conflict and to his attempts to mobilize public support for a ... More


Crisis Management: The Balkan Experience

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0034
Subject:
History, Political History

The US engagement in the former Yugoslavia demonstrates the value of American leadership in an international crisis. This chapter highlights the critical importance of strong European democracies and ... More


The Foundations of Containment

Sidney Pash

in The Currents of War: A New History of American-Japanese Relations, 1899-1941

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144238
eISBN:
9780813144320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144238.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 1, The Foundations of Containment, examines the establishment of American containment, discussing the balance of power in Asia, military deterrence, diplomatic engagement, and economic ... More


Trials of Neutrality

Trygve Throntveit

in Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores Woodrow Wilson's neutrality policy. More than anything except the events of the Great War itself, pragmatist internationalism determined the course of Wilson's presidency, ... More


The Will to Believe

Trygve Throntveit

in Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that Woodrow Wilson's view of the war was more fearful, anguished, and tragic than Herbert Croly's or Walter Lippmann's. However, it was no less rooted in the will to believe that ... More


Protestant Foreign Policy and the Coming of War, 1582–1593

Michael Questier

in Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826330
eISBN:
9780191865282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826330.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The Anjou marriage diplomacy triggered a series of reactions. The chapter deals with James VI’s attempts to free himself from the control of Anglophile elements within his court. The response of ... More


The Year of the French

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0025
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Bern remained reluctant to offer Geneva active support, a city which, apart from its Protestantism, lay beyond Bern’s geographical orbit. It feared reprisals from the Catholic cantons, and wished to ... More


Mission Creep: South Africa’s Intervention in the Angolan Civil War

Jamie Miller

in An African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190274832
eISBN:
9780190274863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274832.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Chapter 5 explains why and how South Africa intervened in the Angolan civil war in late 1975, showing how the intervention ultimately came to be seen as satisfying both of the major policy impulses ... More


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