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The Failure of Imperialism: Joseph Chamberlain and Enoch Powell

Iain McLean

in Rational Choice and British Politics: An Analysis of Rhetoric and Manipulation from Peel to Blair

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295297
eISBN:
9780191599873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295294.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A case study of the two politicians who came closest to constructing a winning majority for (the white) race and the British Empire: Chamberlain and Powell. Analyses Chamberlain's success over Home ... More


Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Using previously unpublished material from the National Archives, this book offers a new perspective on British cultural history. Statutory theatre censorship was first introduced in Britain by Sir ... More


Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832

David Worrall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276752
eISBN:
9780191707643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276752.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book argues that Romantic period drama for the stage is a neglected field of study. Looking beyond the Royal Theatres of Covent Garden and Drury Lane, it traces the link between networks of ... More


The Reconstruction of “Home”: The Civil War and the Marriage of Lawrence and Fannie Chamberlain

Jennifer Lund Smith

in Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and Their Wives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195330854
eISBN:
9780199851393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330854.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the first seven years of their marriage, the Chamberlains seemed to have found a happy medium, raising a young family and living modestly on Lawrence's professor salary. There were some ... More


Introduction

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This intoductory chapter explores how this title reveals the early history of theatre censorship exercised under the Royal Prerogative. Starting with the Elizabethan period and concluding in the ... More


Theatre Censorship under the Royal Prerogative

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter explores the early history of theatre censorship exercised under the Royal Prerogative. Beginning with the Elizabethan period and concluding in the early 18th century, it gives a concise ... More


Statutory Theatre Censorship, 1737–1892

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter provides an account of the historical and theatrical context of the 1730s, emphasizing in particular Henry Fielding's satirical attacks on Walpole and George II. It explains why ... More


The Inter‐War Years

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter shows how, in the inter-war period, playwrights seemed less concerned as a group with the issue of theatre censorship than was the case with playwrights in the 1900s. The chapter also ... More


Further Attempts to end Statutory Theatre Censorship

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter provides a brief overview of the cultural and political context of the 1950s to help explain why any challenges to the Lord Chamberlain's authority were sporadic and largely ... More


The 1960s and the 1968 Theatres Act

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter explores the political and theatrical context of the 1960s to establish why and how — after so many failed attempts — theatre censorship was finally abolished with the passing of the ... More


The Government of London: A Civic Bureaucracy

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.08
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the emergence of the civic bureaucracy or civil service which implemented the decisions taken in the Courts of Aldermen and Common Council. The emergence of the three most ... More


‘Some Curious Conversations’: Alliances and Agreements, 1898–9

T. G. Otte

in The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211098
eISBN:
9780191705731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211098.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

The events of 1897–8 had revealed growing opposition to Salisbury's policy within the Cabinet. This chapter re-examines the clandestine efforts by a group of ministers, led by colonial secretary ... More


‘Letting things settle themselves’: The China Question, 1899–1900

T. G. Otte

in The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211098
eISBN:
9780191705731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211098.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

The stabilizing effect of the 1899 agreement was short-lived. In 1900, the international scramble for concessions and territory produced a violent backlash, the Boxer Uprising. The renewed turmoil in ... More


Britain’s Near Abroad

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Neville Chamberlain addressed the people of Britain a few days before he flew to Munich to meet Adolf Hitler in 1938. The subject of the prime minister was the dispute between the government of ... More


Behind the Scenes

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses Great Britain's first experience of World War 2 on September 3, 1939 with a broadcast and an air-raid warning. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain made the announcement that ... More


‘Twelve Weeks of War’

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explains that Great Britain's sitzkrieg with Germany actually started on September 1, 1939, two days before Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's broadcast. It officially started when ... More


Epilogue: Redeploying Anti‐Courtly Love Poetry Against the Protectorate

Joshua Eckhardt

in Manuscript Verse Collectors and the Politics of Anti-Courtly Love Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559503
eISBN:
9780191721397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559503.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

After the civil wars, collectors transformed the politics of anti-courtly love poetry yet again, when critics of the protectorate put the genre to new purposes in printed miscellanies. The epilogue ... More


The Rise of the National Basketball Association

David George Surdam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037139
eISBN:
9780252094248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037139.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Today's National Basketball Association commands millions of spectators worldwide, and its many franchises are worth hundreds of millions of dollars. But the league wasn't always so successful or ... More


The Administrator's Fiat: Henry Hesketh Bell and the Establishment of the Carib Reserve (1900–1921)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Events of 1898 made abundantly clear what had already been on the cards for some time for Britain: that it should either take steps to shore up its weaker colonies in the West Indies or risk losing ... More


Old Wine in New Bottles? British Policy towards Czechoslovakia, 1938–1939 and 1947–1948

Vít Smetana

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Britain's policy towards Czechoslovakia, ironically and tragically, twice fell victim to the geo-strategic realities of the time. While the general approach to foreign policy conducted by Neville ... More


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