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James Bryce and the Future1: CENTENARY ESSAY

William Ranulf Brock

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

James Bryce (Viscount Bryce), who was elected President of the British Academy in 1913 and delivered his last presidential address in July 1917, had a distinguished career in letters and public life. ... More


: Comparative Politics1

Vernon Bogdanor

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/9780197262948.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines seven characters in search of a comparative politics: Ostrogorski, the Whig; Bryce, the liberal; Herman Finer, the comparativist; S. E. Finer, the Paretian realist; Philip ... More


THE HOLY TERROR

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

As war broke out in Europe, Mencken became dismayed by the influence of deliberate propaganda on the nation's press. Not only were editorials, headlines, cartoons, and methods of display misleading, ... More


Virgil and the British Empire, 1760–1880

Phiroze Vasunia

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reflects on the readings and uses of Virgil in British imperial contexts during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The British interest in Virgil heightened during the middle of ... More


Origins and Destinations: The Social Mobility of Oxford Men and Women

M. C. Curthoys and Janet Howarth

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

‘Education cannot secure success in life, but it can go a long way to make life interesting’, Sir William Anson, Warden of All Souls and soon to be Parliamentary Secretary at the Board of Education, ... More


Many Worlds

Jeffrey Alan Barrett

in The Quantum Mechanics of Minds and Worlds

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199247431
eISBN:
9780191697661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247431.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explains the many-worlds interpretations, particularly the DeWitt–Graham interpretation — the splitting-worlds interpretation. The splitting-worlds theory proposes that one must choose ... More


Parliamentary Sovereignty in the Empire and Commonwealth: Dicey’s Dominions and Dogmas

PETER C. OLIVER

in The Constitution of Independence: The Development of Constitutional Theory in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268956
eISBN:
9780191713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268956.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter sets out the orthodox view of parliamentary sovereignty associated principally with A. V. Dicey: that parliament – and therefore the Imperial Parliament – can make any law whatsoever, ... More


Private Memory and the Construction of Subjectivity in Contemporary Irish Women’s Poetry

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Much recent memory theory is concerned with the traumatic past, and the recovery of that past in language. This chapter explores how women poets use the act of remembering to investigate ... More


Liberal internationalism and the uses of history

Casper Sylvest

in British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930: Making Progress?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079092
eISBN:
9781781703151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079092.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the historical language of internationalist ideology as it was displayed in the writings of three prominent liberal historians who informed and augmented liberal ... More


The finitude of personae: Bryce Lyon, François Louis Ganshof and the biography of Pirenne

Henning Trüper

in How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819.00015
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter discusses a case of the maintenance of scholarly persona among US-American and Belgian medievalists. The case emerged around Bryce Lyon’s 1974 biography of Henri Pirenne and the mentoring ... More


‘A nation of Others’: the immigrant in contemporary Irish poetry

Pilar Villar-Argáiz

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter delves into the numerous, complex ways of representing multiculturalism in Ireland from the perspective of Irish poets. It starts by briefly assessing the work of an immigrant poet from ... More


Ascending to the Ultimate Multiverse

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

in Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156622
eISBN:
9780231527422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156622.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses the possible existence of a multiverse, which stemmed from Hugh Everett’s Many-Worlds Interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics. According to the law of quantum mechanics, a ... More


After Empire

in Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318184
eISBN:
9781846317675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317675.013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter evaluates the position of black seamen after the demise of the British Empire. Events on the African continent were on course to deprive Britain of a direct source of seafarers of ... More


Institutionalizing Quantum Gravitational Research

Dean Rickles

in Covered with Deep Mist: The Development of Quantum Gravity (1916-1956)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199602957
eISBN:
9780191844393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199602957.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter describes the establishment of such a quantum gravity-friendly environment that enabled it to go out into the world on its own, somewhat less dependent on other areas of physics. It is ... More


Conclusion

John M. Thompson

in Great Power Rising: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190859954
eISBN:
9780190935351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859954.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

The conclusion considers the argument that, due in large part to the nature of the US political system, TR’s foreign policy was unsuccessful. It acknowledges the numerous challenges Roosevelt faced. ... More


The Transatlantic Study of Modern Political Systems: The New Political Science of James Bryce, A. Lawrence Lowell, and Frank Goodnow

Robert Adcock

in Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science: A Transatlantic Tale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199333622
eISBN:
9780199370146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333622.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the rise of a new approach to political science pursuing a present-oriented method of relating a broad array of contemporary institutions and phenomena as interacting parts of a ... More


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