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The British Empire in the Edwardian Era

RONALD HYAM

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter places the British Empire in the spirit of the times of the Edwardian era. The Dominions seemed unlikely to give as much help as Britain would have wished. The Empire came to an end, not ... More


The Edwardian Reform Movement

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/9780199510177.003.0032
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

‘In November 1919 another Royal Commission was appointed, by a Minister who had not long since been a distinguished Tutor at an Oxford College, and who was ere long to return to that College as its ... More


The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Martin Pugh

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book is the first comprehensive study of the campaign for women's suffrage to appear for over thirty years. It challenges the widely-held assumption that the Victorian suffragists underwent a ... More


Introduction: Ancient prejudice: popular politics, social geography and ‘no popery’ in Edwardian Britain

in Popular Opposition to Irish Home Rule in Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311987
eISBN:
9781846315558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311987.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about popular opposition to the (Irish) Third Home Rule in Great Britain during the Edwardian era. This volume provides evidence ... More


Unemployment and the Unemployed

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The unemployment problem in East London centred chiefly upon the phenomenon of casual labour. A Mansion House committee for the unemployed had been in existence, though dormant and later revived, in ... More


Conclusion: Ulster, crowds and Britishness

in Popular Opposition to Irish Home Rule in Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311987
eISBN:
9781846315558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311987.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study about the popular opposition to the Third Home Rule in Great Britain during the Edwardian era. It suggests that it was not solely love for Edward ... More


Introduction: Reordering the World

Duncan Bell

in Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691138787
eISBN:
9781400881024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138787.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's central themes. This book brings together a selection of essays written by the author over the last decade. Some explore the ways in which ... More


Wilfred Owen

Guy Cuthbertson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300153002
eISBN:
9780300198553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153002.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

One of Britain’s best-known and most loved poets, Wilfred Owen (1893–1918) was killed at age 25 on one of the last days of the First World War, having acted heroically as soldier and officer despite ... More


Conclusion

Haia Shpayer-Makov

in The Ascent of the Detective: Police Sleuths in Victorian and Edwardian England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199577408
eISBN:
9780191804465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199577408.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the book's main themes. This book has shown how a small group of detectives operating in the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police of London, receiving little recognition ... More


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