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Old Wine in New Bottles? British Policy towards Czechoslovakia, 1938–1939 and 1947–1948

Vít Smetana

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Britain's policy towards Czechoslovakia, ironically and tragically, twice fell victim to the geo-strategic realities of the time. While the general approach to foreign policy conducted by Neville ... More


Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Jacob A. C. Remes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

A century ago, governments buoyed by Progressive Era beliefs began to assume greater responsibility for protecting and rescuing citizens. Yet the aftermath of two disasters in the United ... More


“The Relief Would Have Had to Pay Someone”: Halifax Families and the Work of Relief

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how the people of Halifax integrated disaster relief aid into their complex family economies following the explosion. Relief workers and managers offered aid that seemed obvious ... More


Longshore Culture and the Decline of the Port of Portland in the Mid- to Late Twentieth Century

Michael C. Connolly

in Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037226
eISBN:
9780813041759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037226.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The mid- to late twentieth century represented a period of steady decline along Portland's waterfront, with the exception of the World War II boom during the few years leading up to 1945. This ... More


“Organization Without Any Organization”: Order and Disorder in Exploded Halifax

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter asks how people in different parts of Halifax and its society perceived order immediately after the explosion, how they created order for themselves, and how the order they sought ... More


“A Desirable Measure of Responsibility”: Halifax’s Churches and Unions Respond to the Progressive State

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how the Halifax explosion changed local churches and unions, as well as the ways that membership in a church or union altered the individuals' and families' experiences of the ... More


Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This study examines the governance of British America prior to the American Revolution. Examining the career of George Montagu Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax and First Lord of the Board of Trade and ... More


Fire in the Fields: Reconstructing Labor and Land Following the Civil War

James C. Scott

in A Golden Weed: Tobacco and Environment in the Piedmont South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300191165
eISBN:
9780300206814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191165.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter examines changes in labor relations in Caswell, Halifax, and Pittsylvania in the first few years following Emancipation. Most local African Americans first moved from slavery to some ... More


History: from the Bank of Scotland’s origins to HBOS and crisis

Jonathan Hearn

in Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter recounts the history of the Bank of Scotland from its creation, through the formation of HBOS, up to the present, in the context of the development of the British banking sector. It also ... More


Introduction: North Carolina in an Age of Revolution

Jeff Broadwater and Troy L. Kickler

in North Carolina’s Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The introduction provides a summary of North Carolina’s history from roughly 1763 to 1789, the nation’s Founding Era. America’s federal system made state leaders critical to the outcome of the ... More


Willie Jones

Kyle Scott

in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the political thought of Anti-Federalist leader Willie Jones and attempts to situate him in the broader context of American intellectual history. A Virginia native from a ... More


Dresden

Neil James Mitchell

in Democracy's Blameless Leaders: From Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761441
eISBN:
9780814763377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761441.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the mass killing in Dresden. On the night of February 13, 1945, the incendiary and other bombs dropped from about eight hundred Lancaster and Halifax bombers of the Royal Air ... More


Winter

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

The Maroons evaded blaming Jamaica or Nova Scotia for their perilous situation. Strategically, they focused on the inappropriateness of the severe climate in Nova Scotia: they, as black people, could ... More


Introduction

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a social history of the tension between the state's often bumbling attempts to help and control, on one hand, and citizens' work to receive that help and reject control during ... More


Conclusion: Cities of Comrades

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book has explored the tensions generated by disasters over issues of power and politics as well as the growth of the interventionist state during the Progressive Era. It has shown how Salemites ... More


Reluctant Enemies

Faye Margaret Kert

in Prize and Prejudice: Privateering and Naval Prize in Atlantic Canada in the War of 1812

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128817
eISBN:
9781786944832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128817.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the economic, social, and political factors that led the War of 1812. Particular attention is paid to the war’s unpopular status in public opinion. It claims that the maritime ... More


Chapter 2

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes the journeys of three voyages in two Brigantines, Victory and George Henry, from New York to British Guiana and Jamaica, spanning July 1836 to May 1837. Salter’s brief diary ... More


Fallout: December 1917

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

In a 2 December article entitled “Rising Tide of Sentiment against German Music,” critic W. J. Henderson detailed the ways that musical attitudes in the United States had been altered in recent ... More


Endings and Counter-Discourses

Cedric C. Brown

in Friendship and its Discourses in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790792
eISBN:
9780191833434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790792.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter reviews the evidence of the later lives of William and Dorothy—through some of her late letters and sets of his later political writing, memoirs, and essays—and then reflects once more ... More


Functions of Rights

Michael Tugendhat

in Liberty Intact: Human Rights in English Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790990
eISBN:
9780191833403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790990.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Human rights have functions for everyone in our relations between one another, for everyone in their relations with states, and for states in their relations with other states. They set out how ... More


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