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Anglo-French Conflict

Malcolm Vale

in The Origins of the Hundred Years War: The Angevin Legacy 1250–1340

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206200
eISBN:
9780191677014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206200.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

Between 20 June 1294 and 24 March 1298 England and France were formally and publicly at war. Historians have been more than usually censorious about the nature and upshot of this war. If the ... More


The Coming of the Hundred Years War

Malcolm Vale

in The Origins of the Hundred Years War: The Angevin Legacy 1250–1340

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206200
eISBN:
9780191677014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206200.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

The Anglo-French war of 1294–8 marked a watershed in relations between the two powers. Although the family relationship between the ruling houses was renewed, trust and cordiality were never fully ... More


Anglo-French Tensions

Malcolm Vale

in The Origins of the Hundred Years War: The Angevin Legacy 1250–1340

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206200
eISBN:
9780191677014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206200.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

It is generally agreed by historians that the Anglo-French treaty concluded between Henry III and Louis IX at Paris, France, in 1259 lay behind many of the problems from which subsequent Anglo-French ... More


Tonkin 1885–1891: Pacification Without Method

Michael P.M. Finch

in A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Chapter three focuses on the pacification process in Tonkin during the period 1885-1891, in order to provide the necessary background for understanding the relative success in this region in the ... More


Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Ian K. Steele

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195084269
eISBN:
9780199853977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084269.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William Henry surrendered to French forces, accepting the generous “parole of honor” offered by General ... More


‘Militant Here in Earth’

F. C. MATHER

in High Church Prophet: Bishop Samuel Horsley (1733–1806) and the Caroline Tradition in the Later Georgian Church

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202271
eISBN:
9780191675263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202271.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars shifted the balance of parties and groupings in the English Church. They worked in favour of those that assigned to Providence a major concern with the ... More


Rise, February 1793–October 1851

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The optimism regarding Britain's peace movement waned by the time of the Crimean War as during the 18th century there were already changing attitudes towards both international relations and ... More


Background to the French Wars: Pittite Reform in the 1780s

PHILIP HARLING

in The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’: The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205760
eISBN:
9780191676772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205760.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The critique of ‘Old Corruption’ arose from discontent with the wartime opportunities for feeding off the public spoil that the fiscal-military state ostensibly furnished to ministers and their ... More


The French Wars and the Failure of Pittite Reform

PHILIP HARLING

in The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’: The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205760
eISBN:
9780191676772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205760.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores how several factors contributed to the dramatic growth of the critique of ‘Old Corruption’ and the failure of Pittite reform after the turn of the century. Pitt's colleagues ... More


The Algerian Civil War and the 1977 Protocols Additional

Helen M. Kinsella

in The Image before the Weapon: A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449031
eISBN:
9780801460784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449031.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses another treaty of the laws of war influential to the principle of distinction: the 1977 Protocols Additional to the 1949 Conventions. In this case, the conduct of the wars of ... More


Advisors and Aid

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 2 examines what the Viet Minh needed from China and Mao’s determination to support Ho’s war effort. It discusses Mao’s concerns about national security since Josef Stalin was not ready to ... More


Introduction

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The picaresque mode is a lens through which we can peel back the many layers of cultural memory that have accrued to the Great War moment, to uncover the attitudes, sensibilities, and worldviews of ... More


Friends Come to Northern Virginia

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explains why Pennsylvania Friends' settled in northern Virginia after 1730: to obtain cheap land that they believed necessary to maintain their religious households and ensure the ... More


Britains Soldiers: Rethinking War and Society, 1715-1815

Kevin Linch and Matthew McCormack (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319556
eISBN:
9781781387160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319556.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The British soldier was a fascinating and complex figure in the century between the Hanoverian accession and the Battle of Waterloo. The ‘war and society’ approach has shed much light on Britain's ... More


‘Giving Peace to Europe’: Colonial Whigs and the Balance of Power

D.H. Robinson

in The Idea of Europe and the Origins of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862925
eISBN:
9780191895432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862925.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at colonial attitudes to British foreign policy during the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–8), the brief peace of 1748–57, and the Seven Years War (1757–63). It touches on ... More


Wilderness Warfare, American Provincials, and Disease in North America

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the significance of disease in warfare, demonstrating the cultural and social frameworks that shaped responses to it and providing a survey of the structure of medical care in ... More


The Last French Island in Indochina, 1945–1956

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the French Indochina War (1946-1954)—in which France attempted to reestablish colonial control over Indochina while the DRV aimed to establish Vietnamese sovereignty–the colony’s métis ... More


A General Conflagration: The French and Indian War Begins

Daniel J. Tortora

in Carolina in Crisis: Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621227
eISBN:
9781469623382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621227.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how ongoing tensions between the British and the French, as well as the internal tensions between the colonies of Virginia and South Carolina, would lead to the souring of ... More


Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Xiaobing Li

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As a Communist state bordering Vietnam, China actively supported Ho Chi Minh’s wars against France in 1950–1954 and then America in 1965–1970. This book uses new Communist sources to offer an ... More


‘In a National Light’: War and the Ethics of Imperial Politics

D.H. Robinson

in The Idea of Europe and the Origins of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862925
eISBN:
9780191895432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862925.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

This chapter shows how continentalism and colonial British nationalism created a distinctive language of political legitimation in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. This standard of ... More


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