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Lao She in London

Anne Witchard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Lao She's life and work have been the subject of volumes of critique, analysis and study. However, the four years the aspiring writer spent in London between 1924 and 1929 have largely been ... More


A Larger Syntax

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1882 ordination of Abby's son Christopher Rhodes Eliot (1856‐1945) in the Boston suburb of Dorchester brings the story back to the east, and eight years later, his marriage to Mary Jackson May ... More


The 1926 Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield

Hester Barron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199575046
eISBN:
9780191722196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575046.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The lockout of 1926 was a pivotal moment in British twentieth‐century history. Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners. In ... More


Introduction

Hester Barron

in The 1926 Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199575046
eISBN:
9780191722196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575046.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After a brief account of the events of 1926, this introductory chapter outlines the different ways in which the concept of community has been treated in the existing literature, and particularly the ... More


Memory and Experience

Hester Barron

in The 1926 Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199575046
eISBN:
9780191722196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575046.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the way in which the 1926 strike was remembered by those who lived through it, both in the romanticized story passed down in collective memory, and in the more diverse memories ... More


Conclusion

Hester Barron

in The 1926 Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199575046
eISBN:
9780191722196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575046.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This concluding chapter reassesses the concept of community and suggests that the relationship between ‘class' and ‘community’ is more subtle than many commentators have assumed. The sheer number of ... More


Independence Day: Myth, Symbol, and the Creation of Modern Poland

M. B. B. Biskupski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658817
eISBN:
9780191744235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658817.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book is a discussion of how modern Poland was created by the application and manipulation of myths about its past, and the symbols that represented them. Its focus is on the era 1914–2008, and ... More


War on the Colonial Borderland, 1919–1926

Sasha D. Pack

in The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Rif War (1921–1926) is typically understood as an anticolonial struggle against Spanish imperialism, but this chapter places the conflict in the broader regional context of the aftermath of World ... More


1926 and All that …1: Britishness and the Volunteers

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

‘1926 and all that … : Britishness and the volunteers’ summarizes the conclusions of this work and draws connections among the various ways that histories and national identities are made and remade ... More


* Adoption—from Contract to Status?

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Law, Law Reform and the Family

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the United Kingdom, adoption is a legal institution intended to give a child the security of belonging to a family other than the one into which he or she was born. But how far should adoption ... More


The General Strike and its Aftermath

K. D. Ewing and C. A. Gearty

in The Struggle for Civil Liberties: Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762515
eISBN:
9780191695193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762515.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the restrictions on free speech and public assembly that were introduced during the General Strike of 1926. These restrictions seemed to apply disproportionately against the ... More


Constructing the international legal framework

Buck Trevor and Nicholson Andrea

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the international legal frameworks relating to child labour and child trafficking. Even where states are politically willing to act effectively, the covert nature of child ... More


Introduction

Jean Allain

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This introductory chapter addresses the question: What is slavery? It first examines the 1926 definition of slavery, which is shown to have modern relevance through several international judgments. ... More


The Legal Definition of Slavery into the Twenty-First Century

Jean Allain

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter discusses three relevant periods during the 20th century as they relate to the legal definition of slavery. The first spans from 1922 to 1956, which was the time when the legal ... More


Seeking to Understand the Definition of Slavery *

Robin Hickey

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter discusses Article 1 of the 1926 Slavery Convention in order to address the doubt surrounding the interpretation the provisions of slavery. It explains the guiding idea that slavery is ... More


Contemporary International Legal Norms on Slavery: Problems of Judicial Interpretation and Application

Holly Cullen

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter considers the problems of judicial interpretation and application of the meaning of slavery. It reviews the 1926 definition of slavery and observes the continued presence of de facto ... More


Rift in the Lute

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the formation of a rift within the Swaraj Party, which started with Tambe’s acceptance of a seat in the Governor’s executive council. It reviews the various activities and ... More


The Bethel Mission

Anna Maria Busse Berger

in The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961: Scholars, Singers, Missionaries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226740348
eISBN:
9780226740485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740485.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bethel Mission is one of the smaller Lutheran Mission Societies, yet it had a major effect on German religious life of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Even though none of the ... More


Renewed Diary Experiment: The Reach for Literature and Beyond

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Woolf expands her 1926 diary. In February, she begins “a new convention”: starting each entry on a new page, her “habit in writing serious literature.” In May, she reaches outward toward public ... More


A Great Miscarriage of Justice: Oscar Slater

Clare Connelly

in Scots Law Tales

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860677
eISBN:
9781474406260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860677.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores Oscar Slater's 1909 trial for the murder of Marion Gilchrist, an 83-year-old affluent spinster. The prosecution called for Slater's conviction based on the oral testimonies of ... More


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