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A Third British Empire? The Dominion Idea in Imperial Politics  

JOHN DARWIN

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/9780198205647.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the critical question of Dominion loyalty and the place of the Dominions within the British Imperial system. In the 20th century, the cohesion of the British Imperial system ... More


Imperialism and After: The Economy of the Empire on the Periphery

B. R. TOMLINSON

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/9780198205647.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the nature of the post-colonial economy as well as the economic principles of the colonial system itself. In particular, it describes the economic history of the Imperial ... More


Economics and Empire: The Periphery and the Imperial Economy

B. R. Tomlinson

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/9780198205654.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The two ‘paramount’ reasons for ‘the transformation of the earth’ in the modern period have been ‘the explosive increase of European population and its movement overseas, and the rise of the modern ... More


Making Newtons: Romantic Journeys toward Genius

Michael D. Gordin (ed.)

in A Well-Ordered Thing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691172385
eISBN:
9780691184425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172385.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Dmitrii Mendeleev's reform of Russian education. The educational reform Mendeleev proposed during the last decade of his life encapsulated his fully articulated view of how ... More


The Second World War

KEITH JEFFERY

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/9780198205647.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The Second World War marked the greatest and the ultimate period of ‘revival’ of the British Empire. In the short term, at least, the impact of war did much to strengthen the Imperial system. The ... More


Gender in the British Empire

ROSALIND O’HANLON

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/9780198205647.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides an overview of key parts of the field of gender for historians accustomed to thinking that questions about women or gender in the British Empire are not pertinent to what they ... More


Bruno of Cologne and Ruotger's Life of Bruno

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the real politics in which Bruno of Cologne was involved, as well as on the principal source for Ruotger's Life of Bruno. Ruotger's Life of Bruno is the most important piece ... More


Native Peoples of North America and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire

Daniel K. Richter

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/9780198205630.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the three discontinuous stories which emerge from the continent’s many regional and cultural variations. The first — in medias res at the time of the Glorious Revolution and ... More


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