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A Very Philosophical War: The Global New Deal and Its Critics

David Ellwood

in The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198228790
eISBN:
9780191741739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228790.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is divided into three main sections. Firstly, it embraces emergence of a vast American determination to reform the world so as to eliminate the roots of Europe's ability to b ring war ... More


Patrons or Predators? Foreign Servicemen, Technology, and Art within Official Soviet Cultural Identity 1941–45

Timothy Johnston

in Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

During the Great Patriotic War the officially sponsored identity of Soviet civilization shifted to embrace foreign films, jazz, and science. Lend Lease presented a challenge to the Soviet government: ... More


July 1898-March 1899: The Road to War

Patrick H. Hase

in The Six-Day War of 1899: Hong Kong in the Age of Imperialism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098992
eISBN:
9789882207592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098992.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a discussion on the road to War during July 1898–March 1899. It starts by addressing the New Territories in 1899. The New Territories were mostly very mountainous, especially in ... More


Rumors of Empire: Tracking the Image of Britain at the Dawn of the American Century

James T. Sparrow

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In its pursuit of globalism during and after WWII, the United States abandoned foundational political traditions by entering an “entangling alliance” with Great Britain, and then supplanting its ... More


Cattle: Burekhef and Ituru, 507–487 BCE

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Tsenhor: A Female Entrepreneur in Ancient Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774166341
eISBN:
9781617975875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166341.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In ancient Egyptian families, inherited property such as land was often managed by the eldest son on behalf of his siblings. In Tsenhor’s case one may perhaps surmise that the land owned by her ... More


Maximum Aid and the Battle for Lend-Lease

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the role of the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies (CDAAA) in the Lend-Lease debate. The beginning of 1941 saw 88 percent of Americans preferring to stay out of ... More


Arable Land: Family Holdings, Trusts and Clan Holdings

Patrick H. Hase

in Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Arable land in the New Territories was in held in trusts either by the landholder or the trustee. Some of them lasted in perpetuity and others were temporary. These trusts restrained the current ... More


The Majority Leader from Neutrality to War

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the face of international security threats in 1939 from Germany, Italy, and Japan, FDR requested and Barkley helped pass the Army Air Corps Expansion Bill, which dramatically increased US ... More


Prelude to War: The Years 1931–1941

Julian M. Pleasants (ed.)

in Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054254
eISBN:
9780813053028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054254.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 discusses the rise of Germany and Japan prior to 1941 and America’s efforts to maintain neutrality; Hitler’s rise to power in Europe and Franklin Roosevelt’s decision to aid Great Britain ... More


The Anglo-American Relationship and the Need for Historical Reinterpretation

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter first examines the historical relationship between Britain and the United States. It discusses how American power eclipsed British power in the world stage by the end of the nineteenth ... More


Lend-Lease and the Politics of Supply, 1941

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how British supply diplomacy devolved into a series of transatlantic personal missions concerning the implementation of American aid to Britain. These began as Lend-Lease, ... More


The Limits of Dependency: American Aircraft in Action, 1940–2

Gavin J. Bailey

in The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the extent of contemporary British dependency on American supplies. It shows that far from ending British supply problems, the nature and complexity of the problems involved in ... More


New Occasions Teach New Duties: Mary Elizabeth Lease's Maternalist Agenda

Laura L. Lovett

in Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831076
eISBN:
9781469604725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868102_lovett.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on Mary Elizabeth Lease, the most famous orator of the Populist Party and one of the most controversial figures in Populist historiography, and her maternalist agenda that ... More


Isolationism Challenged, 1938–1941

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details Vandenberg’s changing views on isolationism and neutrality just before the United States became involved in World War II. The outbreak of war in Europe and Asia initially ... More


Crumbling Controls

John T. Juricek

Gene Allen Smith (ed.)

in Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Six months after the New Purchase treaty British-Creek relations plunged to a new low as leaders on both sides continued to lose control of their own people. Forty years after the founding of Georgia ... More


Early Birds or ‘Vultures’?

Philip Woods

in Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma, 1942

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190657772
eISBN:
9780190686512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657772.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on correspondents who came to Burma in December 1941, just as the Japanese started bombing Rangoon and their land assault in southern Burma was getting underway. Two of the ... More


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