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Introduction

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/9789622098992.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a study of a small war fought over six days in the New Territories of Hong Kong, between 14 and 19 April 1899. This war was the only military campaign fought within the Hong Kong area ... More


April 1899: The War

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/9789622098992.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter starts by considering the burning of the matsheds during 3 and 14 April. The action on 15 April (Battle of Mui Shue Hang) is described. While this Battle of Mui Shue Hang was ... More


Land of the Pharaohs

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the arrival of British troops in Egypt. The massive flow of troops and equipment to Egypt eventually made that country the greatest British military base outside of Britain and ... More


The Imperial Coup d'Etat

Colin A. Palmer

in Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834169
eISBN:
9781469603919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899618_palmer.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the arrival of the British troops, which created a subdued excitement in the capital city as a few curious residents gathered to observe their movements and to speculate about ... More


Triumph in the Mountains: The Battle of Keren

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter follows the British and Commonwealth troops as they passed through Keren. This town was important to both the Italian and British and Commonwealth forces as road and rail routes through ... More


Establishing an Imperial Presence: Bayside Battles, Diplomacy, Women’s Revolts, and the Reluctant March on Maritzburg

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the circumstances under which British troops were initially deployed in Natal and the factors that led to the establishment of a permanent presence. To this end, the chapter ... More


"Fondest Hopes of the West"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Free Officers' relations with Britain and the United States, particularly in light of the Anglo-Egyptian negotiations regarding the withdrawal of British troops from the ... More


Second Front: Striking from the Sudan

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter illustrates how the opening shots of the East African offensive actually began on the northern front. The advance by British and Commonwealth troops that started from the Sudanese border ... More


Carolina in Crisis: Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763

Daniel J. Tortora

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621227
eISBN:
9781469623382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621227.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores how the Anglo-Cherokee War reshaped the political and cultural landscape of the colonial South. The text chronicles the series of clashes that erupted from 1758 to 1761 between ... More


The Garrison and the Wider Society: Placing the “Rough and the Respectable” in the Colonial Context

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the reflection of the British military hierarchy in the class relations in settler society by comparing the “respectable” actions of soldiers taking their discharge and becoming ... More


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