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Wilfred Owen

Guy Cuthbertson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300153002
eISBN:
9780300198553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153002.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

One of Britain’s best-known and most loved poets, Wilfred Owen (1893–1918) was killed at age 25 on one of the last days of the First World War, having acted heroically as soldier and officer despite ... More


Rising Tempo

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/9780195693430.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter studies the events in 1928 that led to a conflict between Motilal Nehru and Jawaharlal Nehru. It starts by looking at Birkenhead’s appointment as the Conservative Secretary of State for ... More


Growing up with Polybius: A Daughter’s Memoir

Mitzi Walbank

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins with the author's experience of childhood in the Walbank household, and the sway which Walbank's academic work held over the entire family. The onset of Mary Walbank's ill-health ... More


Political Revival

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks at Gandhi’s political revival in India as a result of Jamnalal’s efforts. The first section examines the hierarchy of the new Congress that was established in 1920–1 by Gandhi. It ... More


The Diary of Elizabeth Lee: Growing up on Merseyside in the Late Nineteenth Century

Colin Pooley, Sian Pooley, and Richard Lawton (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311413
eISBN:
9781846315305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315305
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Personal diaries provide rare glimpses into those aspects of the past that are usually hidden from view. Elizabeth Lee grew up on Merseyside in the late nineteenth century. She began her diary at the ... More


Birkenhead Operations from 1903 to World War I

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.012
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines Cammell Laird and Co.'s operations in Birkenhead during the period from 1930 to World War I. It explains that this period was one of high activity and general prosperity in ... More


Port Politics: Interest, Faction and Port Management in Mid-Victorian Liverpool

Graeme J. Milne

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay discusses the development of the Port of Liverpool and the politics of port management that ensconced it during the mid-Victorian era. It is divided into the following topics concerning ... More


Laird Shipbuilding to the 1860s

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.004
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the history of the Laird, Son and Co. in Birkenhead, England. It explains that William Laird arrived in Liverpool in 1810 when he was around 30–years–old to represent the family ... More


The Diary of Elizabeth Lee: An Introductory Essay

in The Diary of Elizabeth Lee: Growing up on Merseyside in the Late Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311413
eISBN:
9781846315305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311413.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book analyses the diary of Elizabeth Lee. Lee grew in Birkenhead and Prenton on the western side of the river Mersey in north-west England. Her diary shows many aspects of her everyday life. It ... More


Counterterrorism in British India

Mary S. Barton

in Counterterrorism Between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864042
eISBN:
9780191896330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864042.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

On the night of April 18, 1930, some 100 armed revolutionaries calling themselves the “Indian Republican Army” mobilized in Chittagong, a seaport city in East Bengal near the Burmese border, just ... More


Tackling Misrule

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The question of the Berars is soon raised, the Nizam angling to have the territories restored. In general, his acquisitiveness and corrupt practices cause growing concern, as well as his overbearing ... More


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