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The Implications of the Copyright Act: Dublin's Relations with London

M. Pollard

in Dublin's Trade in Books 1550–1800: Lyell Lectures 1986-7

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184096
eISBN:
9780191674174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184096.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the implications of the Copyright Act of 1709 for Ireland. The reprinting of works first issued in other countries was therefore legitimate work for the Dublin printers. It ... More


The Problem of Patriation

Geoffrey Marshall

in Constitutional Conventions: The Rules and Forms of Political Accountability

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762027
eISBN:
9780191695179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762027.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the constitutional struggle to ‘patriate’ and amend the constitution of Canada which came to a head in 1980–2. It raised a crucial question of convention for the British ... More


1797: Pennsylvania Friends' Yearly Meeting Memorial to the Congress of the United States

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0027
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting held in September 1797 presented to Congress a memorial touching on the situation in North Carolina. The memorial recalls the Continental Association that was adopted ... More


Game of Thrones: Investigating British Acting

Simone Knox and Gary Cassidy

in Transatlantic Television Drama: Industries, Programs, and Fans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190663124
eISBN:
9780190663162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663124.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, World Literature

This chapter explores how the acting in Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011–present) both confirms and problematizes some common assumptions about British acting, and thus by extension notions of difference ... More


Migration, Citizenship, and the Boundaries of Belonging

Kennetta Hammond Perry

in London is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190240202
eISBN:
9780190240226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240202.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although the British Nationality Act of 1948 formally established a British Commonwealth citizenship that applied universally to all British subjects, irrespective of race, color, or origin, policy ... More


Canada: From Privy Council to Supreme Court

Steven Gow Calabresi

in The History and Growth of Judicial Review, Volume 1: The G-20 Common Law Countries and Israel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190075774
eISBN:
9780190075804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075774.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses the emergence of judicial review in Canada. Canadian judicial review emerged as a direct result of federalism and separation of powers umpiring by the Judicial Committee of the ... More


Rights and Democracy: A Reconciliation of the Institutional Debate

JULIE DEBELJAK

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the concepts and practices of democracy that accommodate rights protection and promotion. It discusses that the impact on the power relations between the institutions of ... More


West Indies to London

Amanda Bidnall

in West Indian Generation: Remaking British Culture in London, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940032
eISBN:
9781786944191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940032.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

“West Indies to London” tracks the migration process—its triumphs and challenges—for a generation of West Indians at the twilight of the British Empire. Their journey was facilitated by postwar ... More


The Time for Small Kingdoms Has Passed Away

Benjamin Mountford

in Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter concentrates on the imperial significance of Australian engagement with China around the turn of the twentieth century. It illuminates the ways in which that relationship came to ... More


Government Regulation in the British Shipping Industry, 1830-1913: The Role of the Coastal Sector

John Armstrong

in The Vital Spark: The British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497308
eISBN:
9781786944542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497308.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines government regulation in the British shipping industry in relation to the coastal sector. It explores the lack of government presence in the wider shipping industry in ... More


The Government and the Shipping Industry

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the level of involvement of the British government in mercantile shipping during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It provides the history behind the 1651 Navigation Act ... More


International Freight Markets in the 1830s and 1840s: The Experience of a Major Finnish Shipowner

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter challenges the assumption that international freight markets were not possible until the advent of steam shipping and telegraph communication, instead arguing that much of the framework ... More


Border Policies: Open and Closed Gates

Martin A. Schain

in The Border: Policy and Politics in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199938674
eISBN:
9780190054649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199938674.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines how border policies have evolved in Europe and the United States. It goes beyond law and deals more broadly with what has been termed “policy output. ” The chapter considers how ... More


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