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Charles Town Harbor: September 1775–October 1775

William R. Ryan

in The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates what Charles Town was like in the wake of Jeremiah's execution. Lord Campbell, fearing for his life, was forced to abandon his post and abscond to a dilapidated sloop in the ... More


Low Country/Backcountry: The Volatile Geopolitics of Revolutionary South Carolina: November 1775–December 1775

William R. Ryan

in The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter deals with the rise of the radical Whig faction and how they, under the leadership of William Henry Drayton, antagonized the governor by trying to blockade the port, thus precipitating ... More


Tempting Fate: Why Nonnuclear States Confront Nuclear Opponents

Paul C. Avey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740381
eISBN:
9781501740398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740381.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why would countries without nuclear weapons even think about fighting nuclear-armed opponents? A simple answer is that no one believes nuclear weapons will be used. But that answer fails to consider ... More


Transformations of Experience: Around and Behind

Emily Van Buskirk

in Lydia Ginzburg's Prose: Reality in Search of Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166797
eISBN:
9781400873777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166797.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter treats Notes of a Blockade Person, a heterogeneous narrative in multiple parts that is not only Ginzburg's most important and famous “single” work, but also her most misinterpreted in ... More


The Costs of Empire

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Until the fall of the empire, the Kingdom of Naples was the Mediterranean frontier of Napoleon's continental enterprise, but its primary function was to supply men, materials, and taxes to the ... More


Disorder

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on opposition to the French regime, starting with the most widespread forms of disorder (smuggling, contraband and banditry) which as in much of the rest of Napoleonic Europe ... More


Qatar and the Gulf Crisis

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197525593
eISBN:
9780197536124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525593.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Qatar and the Gulf Crisis examines the attempt by four states – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt – to isolate and blockade Qatar. The book explores in detail the policy ... More


Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Daniel Harrington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

No place symbolizes the Cold War more than Berlin. This book examines the “Berlin question” from its origin in wartime plans for the occupation of Germany through the Paris Council of Foreign ... More


Neither a Silver Bullet Nor a Distraction: Economic Warfare in Sea-power Theory

Bleddyn E. Bowen

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter outlines a framework of how to think about the dynamics of economic warfare at sea. Economic warfare features in sea-power theory as an instrument that is often important but usually an ... More


The Achievement and Cost of the British Convoy System, 1803–1815

Roger Knight

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

The combination of British blockade and convoys has been seen as comfortably defeating Napoleon’s economic warfare strategy, principally his Continental System after 1807. Trade and military convoys ... More


The Royal Navy and Economic Warfare against the United States during the War of 1812

John B. Hattendorf

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter provides an overview of recent scholarship on the Royal Navy’s economic blockade of the United States between 1812 and 1815. The article shows how the combination of British naval forces ... More


Postal Censorship and the Alchemy of Victory at Sea during the First World War

John Ferris

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

Economic warfare shaped the First World War, but neither its execution nor its effect have been studied thoroughly. Economic warfare usually is seen just as a matter of warships; in fact, it stemmed ... More


Maritime Power and Economic Warfare in the Far East, 1937–1941

Greg Kennedy

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter analyses the operational capability and strategic planning of the Royal Navy, United States Navy, and Imperial Japanese Navy in the period between the outbreak of war in China in July ... More


Introduction

Daniel F. Harrington

in Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136134
eISBN:
9780813136837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136134.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction outlines differences between standard accounts of the Berlin blockade and the interpretation offered here. Earlier accounts fail to explain why wartime planners created Western ... More


Theory and Practice

Gerald Horne

in The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

John Howard Lawson's initial “blacklisting” came in the 1930s with the organizing of the Screen Writers Guild, though the intervention of courageous producers like Walter Wanger and conditions at ... More


Struggle

Gerald Horne

in The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

There were not too distant roars and rumbles that carried the potential to disrupt the pleasant reverie that had enveloped Red Hollywood. The Communist Party had endured a semilegal existence during ... More


Contraband Pilots

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125541
eISBN:
9780813135311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Of all the important contributions by African Americans to the Union Navy's North and South Atlantic Blockading Squadrons and Potomac Flotilla, none proved as valuable as that made by skilled black ... More


Queen Cotton: Smuggling and the Exigencies of Citizenship during the Civil War

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter studies the language of President Lincoln’s naval blockade of Southern ports on April 19, 1861, which frames the South as a “rebellious state” and severely limits the lawful commercial ... More


Introduction

Robert E. May

in The Union, the Confederacy, and the Atlantic Rim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813049229
eISBN:
9780813050058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049229.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides an overview of Civil War diplomacy. It explains why European nations took such an interest in the war but decided on neutrality rather than recognition of the Confederacy and ... More


Hollywood and the Spanish Civil War: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Archibald David

in The war that won't die: The Spanish Civil War in cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078088
eISBN:
9781781704592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses For Whom the Bell Tolls, an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's best-selling novel, and also considers Blockade and The Spanish Earth. It examines how Hollywood appropriated ... More


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