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Charles Wolfe, “The Burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna”

Catherine Robson

in Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter resurrects “The Burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna.” Charles Wolfe's poem, a reimagining of the hasty interment of a fallen general after one of the land battles in the Napoleonic ... More


Far-Fetched Facts and Fiction

Neil Rennie

in Far-Fetched Facts: The Literature of Travel and the Idea of the South Seas

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186274
eISBN:
9780191674471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186274.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Madagascar: or, Robert Drury's Journal, during Fifteen Years Captivity on that Island, published in London in 1729, presents what seems like a paradox. Although the journal is ... More


Legalizing Evolution 1961–1970

Edward J. Larson

in Trial and Error: The American Controversy Over Creation and Evolution

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195154719
eISBN:
9780199849505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154719.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the readmission of evolution into the classroom during the 1960s, leading up to the Epperrson case, which struck down Arkansas anti-evolution law, and parallel legal actions in ... More


International Law and Empire in Latin America, 1904–1917

Benjamin Allen Coates

in Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter 5 shows how international law underwrote a US hegemonic project in Latin America. The Roosevelt and Taft administrations and Latin American international lawyers simultaneously aimed to ... More


International Law in Europe and America to 1898

Benjamin Allen Coates

in Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter 1 provides a brief history of international law, showing how its rules developed in conjunction with the expansion of European economic and imperial power. From its emergence in the ... More


Selling Empire, 1898–1904

Benjamin Allen Coates

in Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter 2 analyzes the political, legal, and ideological debates that followed the Spanish-American War of 1898. It shows how lawyers such as Elihu Root and John Bassett Moore helped the McKinley and ... More


Transforming St. Augustine, 1887

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During 1887 both Flagler and Franklin Smith hurried to complete their hotels. In 1887, a great fire destroyed part of the city, including the Catholic cathedral. Flagler helped finance its ... More


Multidirectional Memory, Many-Headed Hydras and Glasgow

Michael Morris

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter forms a case study of memory/amnesia around slavery in Glasgow and proposes that a number of high profile events in the year 2014 may prove to be a turning point in this regard. The ... More


Coda Reputations

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book concludes with a retelling of the events that occurred after Beckford's death. Amid the outpouring of grief at the death of the City champion, the corporation's decision to erect a monument ... More


The First R2P: US Legal Advisers and the Right to Protect Citizens in the Early Twentieth-Century Americas

Benjamin A. Coates

in Crafting the International Order: Practitioners and Practices of International Law since c.1800

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198863830
eISBN:
9780191896170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863830.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the role of international lawyers as enablers of military intervention. US lawyers frequently justified US intervention on behalf of private interests in Latin America. They did ... More


Prologue: 1903: Chicago’s Black Gambling World

Thomas Bauman

in The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038365
eISBN:
9780252096242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038365.003.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This prologue describes Chicago's black gambling world and three of its leading figures, focusing on major developments in 1903. It begins with a look at John “Mushmouth” Johnson, who operated a ... More


Epilogue: Diaspora

Thomas Bauman

in The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038365
eISBN:
9780252096242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038365.003.0008
Subject:
History, African History

This epilogue discusses the legacy of the Pekin Theater. Although by the end of World War I the Pekin had sunk back into the notoriety from which it had emerged, its name survived in dozens of other ... More


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