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The Imperial Pilgrims' Progress: Ceremonies, Tourism, and Epic Theater at the Exhibitions

Peter H. Hoffenberg

in An Empire on Display: English, Indian, and Australian Exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218918
eISBN:
9780520922969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218918.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the ceremonies, tourism, and epic theater at the exhibitions of the British Empire. It describes Lord George Nathaniel Curzon's combination of state ceremony, traditional arts, ... More


Seeing Red?

Daniel Foliard

in Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This chapter sets out to examine the interplay between the various official and nonofficial actors who produced knowledge on the East in the late Victorian period. It pays specific attention to the ... More


Readying the Case for Trial

William A. Schabas

in The Trial of the Kaiser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833857
eISBN:
9780191872440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833857.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Lloyd George’s offer to host the trial in England was accepted by the Council of Four. But when the Prime Minister told Parliament that it would take place in London, King George V, who was the ... More


‘Hang the Kaiser’

William A. Schabas

in The Trial of the Kaiser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833857
eISBN:
9780191872440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833857.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There is interest in prosecuting war crimes committed by Germany from the first weeks of the war. The execution of Edith Cavell and the sinking of the Lusitania help build public outrage and a desire ... More


Implementing Article 227

William A. Schabas

in The Trial of the Kaiser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833857
eISBN:
9780191872440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833857.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In late June 1919, as preparations were underway for the signing ceremony of the Treaty of Versailles, rumours reached Paris that the German Crown Prince, who had also found asylum in the ... More


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