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‘No Settled Convictions’? Arthur Balfour, Political Economy, and Tariff Reform: A Reconsideration

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/9780198205937.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the political economy of the Edwardian Conservative leader Arthur Balfour, and seeks to open new vistas on the complexities and nuances of the tariff reform versus free trade ... More


Balfour's Mission to Palestine: Science, Strategy and Vision in the Inauguration of the Hebrew University

Peter Y. Medding

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: Volume XIV: Coping with Life and Death: Jewish Families in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128208
eISBN:
9780199854592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128208.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Arthur J. Balfour, first Earl of Balfour (1848–1930), was a philosopher and statesman, godson of the Duke of Wellington and nephew of the Marquess of Salisbury, whose lineage can be traced to the ... More


Paris 1918: The War Diary of the British Ambassador, the 17th Earl of Derby

David Dutton (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235170
eISBN:
9781846313707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313707
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The diary of the seventeenth Earl of Derby, once thought to have been lost, provides a detailed and important account of the last months of the First World War as seen through the eyes of the British ... More


‘Give Pause to the Hardiest Aggressor’: A Guarantee of Peace, 1914–1917

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Soon after the outbreak of the First World War British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey began to insist that the United States would have to guarantee any peace to which it might be a party. ... More


Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

E. H. H. Green

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book investigates developments and changes in the nature of Conservative political thought and the meaning of Conservatism throughout the 20th century. Starting from the Edwardian crisis under ... More


Introduction

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/9780198205937.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of this book, which is to explore aspects of the ideas, values, arguments, and beliefs that have informed Conservative thought in the ... More


The Struggle for Control

Erik Goldstein

in Winning the Peace: British Diplomatic Strategy, Peace Planning, and the Paris Peace Conference 1916-1920

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215844
eISBN:
9780191678226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215844.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the struggle for control in Great Britain's preparation for the 1919 peace conference. Foreign Office Under-Secretary Charles Hardinge had developed a carefully laid plan for ... More


Double Colonialism in Palestine

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the implantation of Zionism at the geographical heart of the Middle East from 1920 onwards. It discusses Arthur James Balfour's declaration of the opening of the Hebrew ... More


Britannia’s Achilles Heel

Nicholas A. Lambert

in The War Lords and the Gallipoli Disaster: How Globalized Trade Led Britain to Its Worst Defeat of the First World War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197545201
eISBN:
9780197545232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545201.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

By the turn of the twentieth century, British leaders were contemplating the strategic implications of the recent transformation in the global economy now called the first era of globalization. ... More


That Adorable Genius and a Prime Minister

William James and Arthur Balfour

in The Moral Argument: A History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246365
eISBN:
9780190246396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246365.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

William James offered several resources that a moral apologist can deploy. James saw it as irrational to embrace a rule of reasoning that precludes finding truth that’s really there to be found. He ... More


The Advisory Panel of Industrialists and Inside Information, 1933–1934

Christopher W. Miller

in Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the role of industrialists as advisers to the Committee of Imperial Defence and, crucially, the information such civilian businessmen were able to glean from the government as ... More


The Political Economic Strands

Nicholas A. Lambert

in The War Lords and the Gallipoli Disaster: How Globalized Trade Led Britain to Its Worst Defeat of the First World War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197545201
eISBN:
9780197545232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545201.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

In the midst of the strategic review discussed in chapter 5, Arthur Balfour, one of the War Lords, pointed out that selection of strategy should be governed by economic resources and expected ... More


‘The descendants of men like Oliver Cromwell’: The Balfour Education Act and the Liberal Landslide

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters Volume III: The Crisis and Conscience of Nonconformity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198229698
eISBN:
9780191744754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229698.003.0033
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the issues surrounding the Education Act of 1902. The bill, designed to replace Forster's Education Act of 1870, was introduced by Arthur Balfour, First Lord of the Treasury, ... More


‘Practical Politics’

David G. Morgan-Owen

in The Fear of Invasion: Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198805199
eISBN:
9780191843297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805199.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After decades of inconsistent involvement in the affairs of the two services, after the turn of the century the government finally intervened to try and impose a degree of coherence upon Britain’s ... More


Preparing for War

David G. Morgan-Owen

in The Fear of Invasion: Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198805199
eISBN:
9780191843297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805199.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The period 1904–6 proved to be a fateful one for the CID. The government successfully divorced the Regular Army from its defensive duties and re-orientated it towards operations overseas—the ... More


Emergent Democracy: The Period up to 1945

Lucy Atkinson, Andrew Blick, and Matt Qvortrup

in The Referendum in Britain: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198823612
eISBN:
9780191862229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823612.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 1 considers how the idea of using referendums came onto the political agenda, and how on a number of occasions its imminent entry into use seemed plausible but did not take place. Important ... More


Ties That Bind: The Effects of Supply Negotiations on Anglo-American Cooperation, 1938–1940

William T. Johnsen

in The Origins of the Grand Alliance: Anglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168333
eISBN:
9780813168340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168333.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the early British and French efforts to procure war materiel from the United States and the positive influence of those negotiations on the development of Anglo-American ... More


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