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: British Public Administration: Dodo, Phoenix or Chameleon?

Christopher Hood

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses three possible interpretations of the development of British Public Administration over the twentieth century as a way of assessing its contribution to political science. Those ... More


The Internationalization of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the internationalization of trusteeship as it arose in the context of British colonial administration in Africa, the Berlin and Brussels Conferences, and the experience of the Congo Free ... More


Motivation and Mobilization for War: Recruitment for the British Army

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When the war broke out, the British moved that the Bechuanaland Protectorate be mobilized for the British army, as about 11,000 soldiers were recruited to serve abroad. Although one of the universal ... More


The History and Development of a Pilgrim Center

James G. Lochtefeld

in God's Gateway: Identity and Meaning in a Hindu Pilgrimage Place

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386141
eISBN:
9780199866380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386141.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter details Hardwar’s mundane history, gleaned from multiple sources. For centuries, Hardwar’s primary attraction was a spring bathing festival—which has drawn larger numbers for the Kumbha ... More


Wartime Food Production: Grain Storage, the Warlands, and the Persistence of Agricultural Individualism

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

An agricultural scheme that was commonly referred to as the warlands – cleared and cultivated blocks of land for producing tribal grain reserves – was utilized by the British Administration in ... More


Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Martin Bunton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211081
eISBN:
9780191695797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book focuses on the way in which the Palestine Mandate was part of a broader British imperial administration — a fact often masked by Jewish immigration and land purchase in Palestine. The ... More


Demarcating Identity: The European Colonial Experience, c.1890–c.1950

Richard J. Reid

in Frontiers of Violence in North-East Africa: Genealogies of Conflict since c.1800

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211883
eISBN:
9780191725135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211883.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the nature and significance of the period of European colonial rule in the region, encompassing the Italian administration of Eritrea and Somalia, and the British Military ... More


Strategic Dilemmas 1950–1951

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A variety of quandaries are discussed in this part of the book, especially concerning the consolidation of strategic plans situated in the mobile international location. Examples of these concerns ... More


Jewish-Muslim Relations in Libya

Rachel Simon

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The tumultuous atmosphere clouding Muslim–Jewish coexistence in Libya was especially pronounced during Italian colonization (1911–43), during the British Military Administration (1943–52), and in ... More


Basutoland: ‘A Very Prickly Hedgehog’

Murray Colin and Sanders Peter

in Medicine Murder in Colonial Lesotho: The Anatomy of a Moral Crisis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622849
eISBN:
9780748652952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622849.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Throughout the period considered in this book, the arguments about medicine murder reflected political tensions between the British colonial administration and the Basotho chieftainship on the one ... More


Development

Martin Bunton

in Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211081
eISBN:
9780191695797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211081.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter raises questions about the relationship between the construction of property laws in the British colonial administration of Palestine and the discourse of development. It pays specific ... More


Unity Ends

Hillel Cohen and Haim Watzman

in Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Peel Commission commenced its work in November 1936. Its members traveled through the country, heard testimony from both sides, and could see that the British administration had reasserted ... More


Conclusion

Peter Speiser

in The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040160
eISBN:
9780252098369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter examines the efforts made by the BAOR and the British administration to improve Anglo-German relations by utilizing the presence of the armed services. It also sheds light on ... More


Formative Years: 1866–89

Suparna Gooptu

in Cornelia Sorabji: India's Pioneering Woman Lawyer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678345
eISBN:
9780199080380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678345.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Cornelia Sorabji was born in a Parsee family at Nasik (Bombay Presidency) on 15 November 1866. The Parsees, a minority group in India, are followers of Zoroaster and worshippers of fire. Although the ... More


Relocating Gender in Sikh History

Doris Jakobsch

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679199
eISBN:
9780199081950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679199.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This book charts the history of gender construction in Sikhism by focusing on the Singh Sabha Reform Movement spearheaded by British educated Sikhs in the late nineteenth and early twentieth ... More


The Customary Land Law

Patrick H. Hase

in Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

A form of Customary Land Law, which was at odds with the Imperial Land Law, was practiced in the New Territories. It was an oral system enforced by the villagers and was characterized by the tei pei ... More


Hong Kong Weathering the Asian Financial Storm*

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter begins by questioning whether the British administration would have been better able to lead Hong Kong through the Asian financial typhoon. In addition to giving a brief account of the ... More


‘Beware Oh Petticoats! There Be Leeches in These Parts’: Reading Gender, Indigeneity, and Tribal Authority in T.H. Lewin’s Archive, c. 1864–75

Angma Dey Jhala

in An Endangered History: Indigeneity, Religion, and Politics on the Borders of India, Burma, and Bangladesh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493081
eISBN:
9780199096909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493081.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter critiques the voluminous published and unpublished writings of Thomas H. Lewin, the first British deputy commissioner and would-be ethnographer of the CHT during the 1860s and 1870s. He ... More


Form and Function: On Politics and the Morphology of the Bazaar in Yazd

Ali Modarres

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of politics on the transformation of the form and function of the bazaar in Yazd, especially after the 19th century. Given the historical importance of Yazd to the ... More


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