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1886

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the unravelling of the Union between 1800 and 1886. The UK of Great Britain and Ireland was created in 1800, and the Union flag then took on its modern design, with crosses to ... More


Cantillon's Early Career

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Cantillon's links with the Jacobite banker, Sir Daniel Arthur, are shown. Cantillon's early career is traced showing how he worked for James Brydges, later the Duke of Chandos, the Paymaster General ... More


The Prime Minister's Dictatorial Powers: The Russo‐Turkish War and Conflicts within the Cabinet

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

With the outbreak of the Russo‐Turkish war, Disraeli began to make ever‐more radical moves. His policy of deterrence was interpreted by Derby, however, as a deliberate provocation of conflict. ... More


England’s Second King?

Pierre Chaplais

in Piers Gaveston: Edward II's Adoptive Brother

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204497
eISBN:
9780191676314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204497.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the accession of Edward Carnarvon and the events that took place after the death of Edward I. Piers Gaveston's return from exile was the first action taken by the new king. It ... More


Conclusion: Adoptive Brothers or Lovers?

Pierre Chaplais

in Piers Gaveston: Edward II's Adoptive Brother

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204497
eISBN:
9780191676314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204497.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

No record evidence has been found that can be said to prove conclusively that, in the early days of his relationship with Piers Gaveston, Edward of Carnarvon contracted with him a compact of adoptive ... More


Nationalizing Tutankhamun

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In November 1922, just months after Britain's unilateral declaration of Egypt's independence, the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb was caught up in a decolonization struggle between Egyptian ... More


The Challenge of England’s Future: South Africa and Bulgaria, 1874–80

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

In this chapter Froude’s single major engagement with political life is examined. It explores his period as agent of the Foreign Secretary Lord Carnarvon in the Cape colony and his ill-fated attempts ... More


South Africa: saving the White voters from being ‘utterly swamped’

Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

in Equal Subjects, Unequal Rights: Indigenous People in British Settler Colonies, 1830-1910

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060038
eISBN:
9781781700334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060038.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the voting rights and political outcomes of the intensified appropriation of Indigenous lands by British settler colonists in South Africa from the 1870s to 1910. By the ... More


‘Wonderful things’: Howard Carter, Literary Genre and Material Intertextuality

Eleanor Dobson

in Writing the Sphinx: Literature, Culture and Egyptology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474476249
eISBN:
9781474495967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474476249.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the generic and material conventions of writings by Egyptologists alongside those of fiction, observing a multifaceted intertextual relationship between these forms. I outline ... More


Hong Kong in an Imperial Defence System, 1861–1883

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the early British planning to rearm Hong Kong from the 1860s to 1880s. During this period, many plans were put forward because of the changing international situation but ... More


The Curse of the Pharaohs

in The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237570.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents the author's account of a patient, John Wiles, who became ill after exploring a complex of caves in the Urungwe Native Reserve of Rhodesia. He recounts a similar illness ... More


Educating ‘the Criminal’

Rosalind Crone

in Illiterate Inmates: Educating Criminals in Nineteenth Century England

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780198833833
eISBN:
9780191872211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833833.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 5 examines the impact of mid-century penal and educational reform on the provision of education in prisons. By the 1860s, widespread disillusionment with spiritual reformism and concerns ... More


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