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The Imperial Press Conference of 1909 and its Consequences

Simon J. Potter

in News and the British World: The Emergence of an Imperial Press System 1876-1922

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265121
eISBN:
9780191718427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265121.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the consequences of the First Imperial Conference commenced in London on June 5, 1909. It discusses that most contemporaries concluded that the Conference had encouraged ... More


The Funeral Week

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the funeral week which is a hiatus between nursing the dying and the prolonged period of individual grieving. The chapter briefly discusses the different rituals observed ... More


Bombs in Britain? Realities and Rumours

Constance Bantman

in The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914: Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318801
eISBN:
9781846317972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318801.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the question of terrorism, and in particular the very fine line between the many myths surrounding the London groups and the actual extent of propaganda by the deed among them. ... More


‘The Same Walls & Doors & Gates & Persons’: Internment (Britain) May 1918–March 1919

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

In the spring of 1918 the government reacted to the rise of Irish separatism, linked to the separatists’ anti-conscription stance, by interning in Britain a clutch of prominent Sinn Féin members. ... More


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