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Pakistan’s Emergence

Ian Talbot

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter traces the development of historical writing in the creation of Pakistan from the 1940s to the present. The historical debate is overwhelmingly élitist in tone, with few concessions to ... More


Great Britain and the Partition of Africa, 1870–1914

Colin Newbury

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Africa's resources, of course, had been partitioned for millennia by dispersal, incorporation, and conquest among regional societies; and there were precedents for foreign empire in Algeria and at ... More


The Past in the Present

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses British domination over Ireland and Irish nationalism. By the late medieval period, the English Crown had a long-established claim to sovereignty over Ireland. Between then and ... More


The Third Home Rule Crisis, the First World War, and Partition

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the third Home Rule crisis at the beginning of the twentieth century, as Irish unionism evolved to focus on a distinctive Ulster identity separate from the rest of Ireland. ... More


Sinn Féin ascendant

John Privilege

in Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077357
eISBN:
9781781702871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077357.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explains that historians have long since divined the signs and portents encompassed in the events of April and May 1916. It has often been chronicled how the seizure of buildings in ... More


Dragging Ireland into the spotlight, pulling Ulster from the morass, 1910–14

Conor Mulvagh

in The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-18

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099267
eISBN:
9781526115164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099267.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the years of dashed hope for the Irish Home Rule movement. 1910 saw the party regain the balance of power at Westminster lost in 1895. Thereafter, the formerly apathetic Liberal ... More


Rising and falling: Easter 1916 to winter 1918

Conor Mulvagh

in The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-18

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099267
eISBN:
9781526115164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099267.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Moving from the War to the 1916 Rising, it is shown how the leadership of the IPP ignored warnings of its coming and especially how they reacted to it in the aftermath. In this, the emerging ... More


Sport on a Partitioned Island: 1920 to the New Millennium

Paul Rouse

in Sport and Ireland: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745907
eISBN:
9780191808685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745907.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

By the new millennium sport was a ubiquitous presence in Ireland. It was a significant economic enterprise in its own right and its political importance was obvious in the manner in which it was ... More


Partition or Squaring (Some) Circles

K. Theodore Hoppen

in Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800–1921

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198207436
eISBN:
9780191817922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207436.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Given that, while the two main British parties certainly differed on the question of Home Rule, they did not differ on the importance of introducing policies of Irish differentiation, a clear ... More


The Strange Death of Loyalist Monaghan, 1912–1921

Tim Wilson

in Uncertain Futures: Essays about the Irish Past for Roy Foster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198748274
eISBN:
9780191810930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748274.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Republican attempts to push back the border of Northern Ireland through armed struggle have been well studied. Loyalist attempts to push in the other direction have been entirely overlooked. Yet, in ... More


Northern Drumbeats: Ulster

Christopher Doughan

in The Voice of the Provinces: The Regional Press in Revolutionary Ireland, 1914-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942258
eISBN:
9781789623833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942258.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on regional newspapers in Ulster and presents an overview of the regional press in the province during the 1914-21 period. A brief history of some of the main newspapers is ... More


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