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1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Patrick H. Hase

in The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The year 1899 was the pinnacle of Imperialism as a belief-system in Britain. Britain's continual Imperial expansion, throughout the second half of the nineteenth century, had led the British to ... More


The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Patrick H. Hase

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1899, a year after the Convention of Peking leased the New Territories to Britain, the British moved to establish control. This triggered resistance by some of the population of the New ... More


Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910: A Comparison with British India

Alexander Morrison

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547371
eISBN:
9780191720710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book studies the colonial administration created by the Russians in Central Asia after 1865, focusing on the city of Samarkand and its hinterland in the Zarafshan Valley. Throughout the book ... More


Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Michael Gardiner and Graeme Macdonald

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a study of Scottish literature using a post-devolutionary understanding of postcolonial studies. It looks at Scottish writing in Gaelic and other non-Anglophone postcolonial literatures in ... More


Conclusion

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the conclusions of the book and identifies areas requiring further study. It suggests that the geo-political context of the early 1920s is the crucial reason why state ... More


The Diary of John Holt

Peter N. Davies (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588559
eISBN:
9781786944894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

John Holt (1841-1915) was a successful British merchant who made several voyages to West Africa during his lifetime to establish business and trade in the era of British Imperialism. His diaries are ... More


Bordering Malaya’s ‘Benighted Lands’: Frontiers of Race and Colonialism on the Malay Peninsula, 1887–1902

Amrita Malhi

in Challenging Cosmopolitanism: Coercion, Mobility and Displacement in Islamic Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435093
eISBN:
9781474453660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435093.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

From 1891 to 1895, the Pahang War disrupted Britain’s enclosure of territory on the Malay Peninsula. Fought in response to an uprising by up to 700 rebels in Pahang, the war was not only a means for ... More


British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’: Desert Administration and Nomadic Societies in the Middle East, 1919-1936

Robert S. G. Fletcher

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729310
eISBN:
9780191796210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729310.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This book reconstructs the history of Britain’s presence in the deserts of the interwar Middle East, making the case for its significance to scholars of imperialism and of the region’s past. It tells ... More


Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Mark C. Hunter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal explores the British and American attempts to suppress both piracy and slavery in the equatorial Atlantic in the period 1816 to 1865. It aims to demonstrate the pivotal role of naval ... More


Introduction: The View from the Frontier

Robert S. G. Fletcher

in British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’: Desert Administration and Nomadic Societies in the Middle East, 1919-1936

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729310
eISBN:
9780191796210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729310.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This introduction sets out the central tasks of this book: to piece together British activity in the deserts of the interwar Middle East. It begins with an act of reorientation, asking the reader to ... More


Crossing the Last Frontier: Transatlantic Movements of Asian Maritime Workers, c. 1900-1945

G. Balachandran

in Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the maritime migration network between Asia and America by way of Europe during the first half of the twentieth century. It pays particular attention to the maritime activity of ... More


"Une petite Republique" in Southwestern Newfoundland: The Limits of Imperial Authority in a Remote Maritime Environment

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the French and Irish fishing settlements in Codroy, southwestern Newfoundland, from their origins, persistence during the British sovereignty of the island, and eventual ... More


The Royal Navy and the Interdiction of Aboriginal Migration to Newfoundland, 1763-1766

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the efforts of both the French and British in refusing the indigenous Mi’kmaq from migrating to the Newfoundland between 1763 and 1766. It is particularly concerned with ... More


Trouble on the Transatlantic Route: The Formation of the IMM and Furness' Response

Gordon Boyce

in The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the response the Furness Group’s response to J. P Morgan’s acquisition and combination of five major transatlantic passenger lines, including the enormous White Star Line, into ... More


"Of Consequence to the Service:" The Rationale behind Cartographic Surveys in Early Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines two cartographic surveys carried out during the eighteenth century on the southern coast of Newfoundland, in order to determine their purpose. It seeks to prove that the ... More


The Diary of John Holt

Peter N. Davies (ed.)

in The Diary of John Holt

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588559
eISBN:
9781786944894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588559.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This diary is introduced by Cecil R. Holt, who provides a short biography of John Holt and includes a series of letters from Holt to his parents, various employers, and his brother, all showcasing ... More


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