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Crisis and rescue, 1853–67

Freda Harcourt

in Flagships of Imperialism: The P&O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073939
eISBN:
9781781700761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073939.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the financial crisis of P&O during the period 1853–67 and how it came out of it. To win a contract in 1853, P&O reduced its favoured average monthly rate of 6s 2d to 4s 6d, ... More


Surveillance Scandals and the Downfall of the Bureau of Investigation

Jennifer Luff

in Commonsense Anticommunism: Labor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835418
eISBN:
9781469601717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869895_luff.10
Subject:
History, Economic History

During the Harding administration, the leaders of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) were behind the scenes, working closely with the Bureau of Investigation (BI). However, a series of articles ... More


Commonsense Anticommunism and Civil Liberties

Jennifer Luff

in Commonsense Anticommunism: Labor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835418
eISBN:
9781469601717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869895_luff.11
Subject:
History, Economic History

As the newly appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation (BI), J. Edgar Hoover aimed to rehabilitate the BI's reputation. During his tenure, Hoover fired crooked agents and shut down the BI's ... More


Body Schema and Body Image: New Directions

Yochai Ataria, Shogo Tanaka, and Shaun Gallagher (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198851721
eISBN:
9780191886454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851721.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

Body schema refers to the system of sensory-motor functions that enables control of the position of body parts in space, without conscious awareness of those parts. Body image refers to a conscious ... More


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