Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: Charles Gordon x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Charles Gordon, Imperial Saint

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The announcement of Charles George “Chinese” Gordon's death produced an outpouring of public grief unlike anything in recent memory. The Gordon campaign revealed the newfound power of the press. ... More


Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Edward Berenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the decades of empire (1870–1914), legendary heroes and their astonishing deeds of conquest gave imperialism a recognizable human face. Henry Morton Stanley, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, ... More


Epilogue

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Henry Morton Stanley, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Charles Gordon, Jean-Baptiste Marchand, and Hubert Lyautey—five men who became charismatic heroes and exemplars of empire—resonated in their ... More


General Gordon

Stephanie Barczewski

in Heroic Failure and the British

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300180060
eISBN:
9780300186819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180060.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the death of General Charles George Gordon as an example of heroic failure. In October 1884, a relief expedition was sent to Khartoum in the Sudan to help Gordon and a garrison ... More


Introduction

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Jean-Baptiste Marchand and four other men rank among those who figured most prominently in France and Britain's unprecedented race for Africa between 1870 and 1914. These “heroes of empire” included ... More


To Be a Christ: Striving for Righteousness at the Pall Mall Gazette, 1880–8

Stewart J. Brown

in W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198832539
eISBN:
9780191871078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832539.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

As assistant editor, then editor of the Pall Mall Gazette from 1880 to 1888, W. T. Stead pioneered what became known as the ‘New Journalism’, or journalism with a mission. The chapter considers ... More


View: