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Southern Africa, 1795–1910

Christopher Saunders and Iain R. Smith

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/9780198205654.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the course of the nineteenth century, the growing British presence profoundly shaped South Africa. At the beginning of the century, there was no certainty that British rule would continue; by ... More


The Royal Navy and the British Empire

Barry M. Gough

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/9780198205661.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The corpus of writing on the subject of the interrelationship between naval and Imperial history previously has been confined to two branches. However, Arthur J. Marder and Gerald S. Graham ... 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


Canada, the North Atlantic Triangle, and the Empire

DAVID MACKENZIE

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/9780198205647.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

At the beginning of the 20th century, the British Empire had less authority in North America than it had had at any time during the previous 140 years. North America continued to be important in the ... More


Knowledge and Empire

Richard Drayton

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on knowledge and the British Empire. The alliance between philosophy and Empire was not merely a meeting of utility and opportunity. By the late 17th century, the ... More


Epilogue

JUDITH M. BROWN

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/9780198205647.003.0031
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reflects the meaning of the history of the British Empire at the close of the 20th century. In particular, it examines some of the more significant ways in which the existence of the ... More


Charles Gordon, Imperial Saint

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The announcement of Charles George “Chinese” Gordon's death produced an outpouring of public grief unlike anything in recent memory. The Gordon campaign revealed the newfound power of the press. ... More


The Development of Relations between the Mixed Courts and the Executive Authority in Egypt (1875–1904)

Isabelle Lendrevie-Tournan

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the beginning of the mixed courts (1875–1904). During this period, these new “Egyptian” mixed jurisdictions went through multiple crises, notably the debt of the Egyptian ... More


The Evolution of Transatlantic Aircraft Supply Diplomacy, 1938–40

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the changes in British defence policy from 1938–40. It shows that during this period, Britain grappled with the challenge of maintaining a great Fleet and an immense Air Force ... More


Epilogue

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/9780195678345.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The trajectory of Cornelia Sorabji's life experience shows that she struggled to be India's pioneer woman lawyer at a time when British power had reached its zenith. The most enduring aspect of her ... More


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