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The Democratization of Germany as a British War Aim, 1914–1918

DOUGLAS NEWTON

in British Policy and the Weimar Republic, 1918–1919

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203148
eISBN:
9780191675744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203148.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The chapter explores the evolution of British attitudes to the issue of German democratization. It looks at how diverse the positions adopted by politicians and other decision-makers were. While ... More


The Historical Setting: The United States and Western Europe before 1945

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Provides the historical setting for the relationship between the US and Western Europe before 1945. The account starts with the British–American war of 1812, and goes on to America's ... More


Recruiting in the British Isles for mainland European armies

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the Thirty Years War, continental European armies recruited extensively in the British Isles, with religious allegiance often determining which army a recruit served in. Impressment was ... More


Everyman at War: Recent Interpretations of the Front Line Experience

Peter Simkins

in The First World War and British Military History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222996
eISBN:
9780191678561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222996.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter discusses the renewed interest in World War I during the 1960s. This surge of interest resulted in the production of relevant films and television series, the publication of books, and ... More


“We Shall Never Be Quite Safe”: Policing the Fugitive Body of Colonial New York City’s Servile Population

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter investigates examples of insubordination, ranging from the unruly behavior of the city's laboring class in the streets, marketplaces, dock areas, and taverns to the remarkable bids for ... More


Conclusion: A Potemkin Army

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The American historian John Lewis Gaddis has suggested that during the Cold War the USSR practised what he called ‘Potemkinism’, a strategy he defined as ‘building just enough of a capability to ... More


Britain and France

Victor Rothwell

in War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals primarily with British war aims towards the country with which it went to war in 1939 – Germany. It discusses British and American aims towards France, and of the war aims of ... More


Epilogue

Julian Davies

in The Caroline Captivity of the Church: Charles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism 1625-1641

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203117
eISBN:
9780191675720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203117.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the controversy surrounding the religious origins of the British Civil War and the English revolution. It investigates to what extent Carolinism was innovatory within the ... More


“Pro-British-American War Preachers”: Internationalism at the Movies, 1939–1941

M. Todd Bennett

in One World, Big Screen: Hollywood, the Allies, and World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835746
eISBN:
9781469601465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837467_bennett.7
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Senator Gerald P. Nye's radio address on August 1, 1941 served as an opening salvo in a counterattack against what an isolationist called “Pro-British-American War Preachers”. Nye argued that films ... More


Post-war British naval films and the service comedy

Jonathan Rayner

in The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070983
eISBN:
9781781701157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070983.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the 1950s, British war films became some of the most successful national film products. They entered the national consciousness as the common frame of reference on the conflict, particularly for ... More


The Cherokee War and Imperial Triumph

John T. Juricek

in Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the events which led to the confrontation between English and the French and the Cherokee combined. It also takes into account the outcome of the realization of the Creeks of ... More


The Campaign: An Assessment

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/9789622098992.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Six-Day War cannot be seen as a shining example of British military genius. In fact, it was a “text-book case of how not to conduct a campaign”. The problems of poor military intelligence are ... More


The Formative Period: The War Years and the Ethos of Ealing

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter surveys the inauguration and early development of Dearden and Relph's partnership at Ealing and examines their first five films together; from The Bells Go Down (1943) to The Captive ... More


Dramas of Masculine Adjustment I: Tragic Melodramas

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the key and consistent themes in the post-war films of Dearden and Relph concerned men forced to confront new circumstances and changed expectations. This chapter surveys eleven of their films ... More


Dramas of Masculine Adjustment II: Men in Action

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By comparison with those films based around the tragic male melodrama, this chapter investigates a small number of films that Dearden and Relph made in the 1950s which examined men's adjustment to ... More


Ordering Empire and Democracy, 1902–1921

Tobias Harper

in From Servants of the Empire to Everyday Heroes: The British Honours System in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198841180
eISBN:
9780191876714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841180.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the creation of new orders at the beginning of the twentieth century, which was the culmination of a prolonged period of “unprecedented honorific inventiveness” starting in the ... More


Introduction: ‘Two on a Tandem’? Dearden and Relph: Authorship and British Cinema

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Following detailed sections on Biography and Career Notes, this introduction provides an overview of the conventional critical assessment of the work of Dearden and Relph. It argues that until ... More


Influence Without Power?: Britain, the Jewish Agency and Intelligence Collaboration, 1939–45

Clive Jones

in Israel's Clandestine Diplomacies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330669
eISBN:
9780199388196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330669.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter is an exploration of the intelligence collaboration between Britain and the Jewish Agency during the Second World War. It argues that intelligence liaison and collaboration at an ... More


‘When The Time Comes’: The Damned and British Cold War Culture

Nick Riddle

in The Damned

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325529
eISBN:
9781800342330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325529.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter evaluates the influence of the British Cold War culture on Joseph Losey's The Damned (1963). British cinema was far slower than Hollywood to address the nuclear threat in the wake of ... More


The British Wars 1649–1652: Ireland

Malcolm Waniclyn

in The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter elaborates the various aspects of the British wars during 1649 to 1652. Oliver Cromwell returned to England in mid-October 1648, and spent the next six weeks supervising the sieges of ... More


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