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Irish Potatoes and British Politics: Peel, Wellington, and the Repeal of the Corn Laws

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:
10.1093/0198295294.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A case study of the Repeal of the Corn Laws (1846) under Peel and Wellington. They manipulated the issue dimensions, and got a measure passed in both houses that damaged the material interests of the ... More


“Pour la Patrie”

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the start of Napoleon Bonaparte's war against the Allied Powers. The first battle was against the Prussians. Because of problems with his army, Napoleon found his schedule ... More


Eve of Battle

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the war preparation and pre-war festivities in Belgium on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo. The Duke of Wellington, despite his busy schedule preparing for war against Napoleon ... More


Waterloo

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the highlights of the Battle of Waterloo. During this time Napoleon Bonaparte had been sick, his actions continued to remain uncharacteristic and unpredictable and he was ... More


When did they know? The cabinet, informers and Cato Street

Richard A. Gaunt

in The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526144980
eISBN:
9781526150547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144997.00007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An examination of the role of spies, informers and turncoats in bringing the Cato Street Conspiracy to the attention of the authorities.


Second Fronts: Success, Failure, and Implications

Phillip S. Meilinger

in Thoughts on War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178899
eISBN:
9780813178905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178899.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

War colleges often discuss what are termed “peripheral operations.” Unfortunately, it is a poor term because it connotes secondary military operations using expendable or auxiliary forces. Yet, some ... More


Attempting to Win France for Abolition

in Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Zachary Macaulay's work in negotiating for French abolition of the slave trade as part of a peace treaty between Great Britain and France. It discusses Macaulay's encounter with ... More


1834–1846: Whigs and Peelites

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Whigs' complete reorganisation of the relations between central and local government. The opportunity to do this arose when they reformed the Poor Law in 1834. In setting ... More


‘We only have to be lucky once’: Cato Street, insurrection and the revolutionary tradition

Jason McElligott and Martin Conboy

in The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526144980
eISBN:
9781526150547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144997.00006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An overview of the Cato Street Conspiracy and why it should be taken seriously by historians of Britain and Ireland.


Introduction

Laura Eastlake

in Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198833031
eISBN:
9780191871351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833031.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter presents the theoretical and methodological approaches used in the book as a whole before identifying in the works of early Victorian writers like Thomas Arnold, John Stuart ... More


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