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Formal and Informal Empire in East Asia

C. M. Turnbull

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

By the early 20th century, an impressive body of Western-language sources was available to historians concerned with Britain’s involvement in East Asia. The explosion of Chinese nationalism in the ... More


John Andrew Gallagher 1919–1980

John Darwin

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 150 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264232
eISBN:
9780191734243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264232.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Andrew Gallagher, in collaboration with Ronald Robinson, published ‘The Imperialism of Free Trade’, a manifesto of startling originality on the pattern of British expansion in the 19th century, ... More


Britain and Latin America

Alan Knight

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

‘Informal empire’ was a two-way street, a construction of peripheral as well as metropolitan interests. There was also more to British imperialism than the official mind. Successful collaboration was ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Robin Winks (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This series is an assessment of the British Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. From the founding of colonies in North America ... More


Introduction

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the historical experience of British imperialism in South Africa, as mediated through the works of three novelists: the imperialist Henry Rider Haggard, the liberal ... More


Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Laura Chrisman

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines literary romance as a vehicle for the ideological contradictions of British imperialism in South Africa. It draws upon postcolonial theory and cultural materialism to discuss the ... More


Critics of Empire in Britain

NICHOLAS OWEN

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the champions and critics of the British Empire. During the period 1900–64, the constituent elements of ‘imperialism’ altered greatly, forcing compensating ... More


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


Campaigns and Schisms, 1954–1964

STEPHEN HOWE

in Anticolonialism in British Politics: The Left and the End of Empire 1918-1964

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204237
eISBN:
9780191676178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204237.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1954 and the election of the Labour Government in 1964, political decolonisation proceeded at an accelerated pace in Britain's remaining ... 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


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Judith Brown and Wm Roger Louis (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book, which is volume IV in a series, is an assessment of the British Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. This series helps to understand ... More


Formal and Informal Empire in the Middle East

Peter Sluglett

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with the historiography of the rise, consolidation, decline, and ending of British Imperial interests in the Middle East over some 200 years, from the late 18th to the late 20th ... More


Britain and China, 1842–1914

Jürgen Osterhammel

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

China excited the British imagination. All sorts of orientalist clichés and racial stereotypes were projected upon China and the Chinese. From the mid-nineteenth century, China formed an integral ... More


Complex Relations: African Nationalism, Imperialism, and Form in Mhudi

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Sol Plaatje's critical historiography. His reinterpretation of the events of the Mfecane articulates a complex vision of the interrelations of British imperialism and African ... More


Imperialism and Nationalism in South-East Asia

A. J. STOCKWELL

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The exercise of British power in South-East Asia until 1914 was shaped by the expansion of the colonial state, fluctuations in world capitalism, nationalist reactions, and international relations. ... More


The Juridical Status of Non-Christian Polities (to the End of the Eighteenth Century)

P.G. McHUGH

in Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at the manner in which the Crown established political authority in territory inhabited by non-Christian people in the 17th and 18th centuries. In that time, the main theatres of ... More


The British Empire in South-East Asia

Nicholas Tarling

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The historiography of South-East Asia provides examples of every type of Imperial relationship and of others that at first sight do not seem Imperial. The concept of South-East Asia as a region is ... More


Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Jeremy Krikler

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a study of rural society and struggle in the Transvaal during the watershed period of the early 20th century. Though much has been written about the South African War and the ‘Reconstruction’ ... More


The Second World War

KEITH JEFFERY

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The Second World War marked the greatest and the ultimate period of ‘revival’ of the British Empire. In the short term, at least, the impact of war did much to strengthen the Imperial system. The ... More


‘Why must we haunt to them foreign parts?’: The Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood and British Imperialism

Stephanie L. Barczewski

in Myth and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207283
eISBN:
9780191677618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207283.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses issues of inclusion and exclusion from an imperial perspective. From the earliest versions of his legend, King Arthur has been depicted as an imperial ruler whose vast domains ... More


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