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European Great Power Politics, 1790–1854

Dale C. Copeland

in Economic Interdependence and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the relative importance of economic interdependence and trade expectations on the policies of the European great powers from 1790 to the outbreak of the Crimean War in 1853–54. ... More


Cooperation, Peaceful Competition, and the Specter of War, 1902–1914

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces how American business relations with the two major industrial powers of Europe developed up to 1914. It shows how American economic ties with Britain had been weakening for ... More


Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in Eurocentric Liberal International Theory

John M. Hobson and Martin Hall

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the validity of the postcolonial view that liberalism is inherently imperialist and culturally monist. In so doing it examines the claim that classical liberal international ... More


Great Britain and the Partition of Africa, 1870–1914

Colin Newbury

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Africa's resources, of course, had been partitioned for millennia by dispersal, incorporation, and conquest among regional societies; and there were precedents for foreign empire in Algeria and at ... More


Indian Society and the Establishment of British Supremacy, 1765–1818

Rajat Kanta Ray

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0023
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the questions of continuity or change in the way in which the British began to rule the Indian provinces. In particular, it covers the consequences that were to follow, however ... More


Inseparable Connections: Trade, Economy, Fiscal State, and the Expansion of Empire, 1688–1815

Patrick K. O’ Brien

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on trade, economy, the fiscal state, and the expansion of the British Empire from the late 16th century to the early 18th century. In particular, it explores the ... More


Ending the War

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The manner in which the war came to an end had very important consequences both for the future of Anglo‐American relations and for the impact which the loss of America would have on Britain and its ... More


The Burdens of Empire

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter gives an account of the structure and legal status of Britain's colonial empire in the post war period, and that of other European colonial powers. It considers the pressure for ... More


Imperial Identities: Glory and Humiliation

Deborah Welch Larson and Alexei Shevchenko

in Quest for Status: Chinese and Russian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300236040
eISBN:
9780300245158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236040.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contrasts Imperial China's satisfaction with its identity as the Middle Kingdom ruling over tributary states with Russia's insecurity over its relative economic backwardness and ... More


War Aims in Modern History

Victor Rothwell

in War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

War aims bearing some resemblance to those that were to feature in the Second World War may be dated back to the sixteenth century. If religious strife may be regarded as the ancestor of the ... More


‘Ships of Fire’

Yaron Harel

in Syrian Jewry in Transition, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113652
eISBN:
9781800340244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113652.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter recounts how Western influences began to penetrate the Middle East in the early eighteenth century. It discusses European ideas that infiltrated the East, which were transmitted by ... More


“Divine Providence,” 1914–1918

Mark Metzler

in Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter notes that the contradictions of finance and empire were reaching a critical point when Japan's position was “saved” by the great war between the European powers. During the subsequent ... More


Paradoxes of a Great Power Peace: The Case of the Concert of Europe

Matthias Schulz

in Paradoxes of Peace in Nineteenth Century Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727996
eISBN:
9780191794292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727996.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

This chapter situates the nineteenth-century European Concert of Great Powers—which was at the political centre of the post-Napoleonic international order—and its congresses and ambassador ... More


What is a West Indian?

Catherine Hall

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter is concerned with the islands, and parts of the mainland, which were colonised by the British from the early seventeenth century and named as the British West Indies. The British West ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey Hicks

in Peace, War and Party Politics: The Conservatives and Europe, 1846-59

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075957
eISBN:
9781781700785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075957.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter is predominantly an analysis of high politics and the role of key individual politicians, who directed and influenced British foreign policy decisions from the period of 1846 to 1859. ... More


Colonial Intermediaries, Emperors, Abettors, and Enemies of the People

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the interaction of Yemenis with states/empires from a political perspective. It documents the processes of exclusion and inclusion that Yemenis have encountered since the ... More


The Founding Abyss

Mark Thurner

in History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter is an inquiry into the series of events that named and configured Peru as a subject of empire and history and, in particular, into Inca Garcilaso de la Vega's (1539–1616) founding ... More


Contested Colonies

Dale L. Hutchinson

in Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062693
eISBN:
9780813051789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062693.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

How did conflicts between European powers impact the lives and health of native communities? This chapter integrates several studies that demonstrate that conflict often results in famine, migration, ... More


Conclusion: The Dutch Experience in Japan

Adam Clulow

in The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164283
eISBN:
9780231535731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164283.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter further maps the activities of the Dutch East India Company in Asia, their losses and successes, as they attempted to navigate and negotiate with Asian power structures. ... More


Closing Remarks: The West

Andrzej Piotrowski

in Architecture of Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673049
eISBN:
9781452945835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673049.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter reflects more generally on the Western perspective against which the examples in this book have been analyzed. It discusses how the West, or rather the forces that shaped European power ... More


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