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‘In Default of an Immediate Realization of a True League of Nations’: The First Years of the League, 1919–1921

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After American rejection of the Covenant, which London could not influence, the League was overshadowed by the Allied Supreme Council which tackled the main post‐war issues. The British supported the ... More


Anti‐Suffragists at War

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Anti-suffrage women believed that their particular virtues and capacities would be needed more than ever during the First World War. Political campaigns were suspended, but an undercurrent of ... More


Dharmapala, the British, and the Bengalis

Steven Kemper

in Rescued from the Nation: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Buddhist World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226199078
eISBN:
9780226199108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226199108.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Between 1891 when Dharmapala arrived at Bodh Gaya and 1910 when he lost the legal struggle to make Bodh Gaya a Buddhist place, Indian circumstances changed from day to night. The universalizing ... More


Imperial India, 1858–1914

Robin J. Moore

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/9780198205654.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the post-Mutiny rehabilitation of the Raj and the relatively small adjustments to it during the late nineteenth century. On the whole, the government in London and India, as ... More


Clash with Curzon

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Gokhale’s election to the Bombay Council in 1899 marked the beginning of his political rehabilitation. Six years later, when he presided over the Benares session of the Indian National Congress, it ... More


Paris 1918: The War Diary of the British Ambassador, the 17th Earl of Derby

David Dutton (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235170
eISBN:
9781846313707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313707
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The diary of the seventeenth Earl of Derby, once thought to have been lost, provides a detailed and important account of the last months of the First World War as seen through the eyes of the British ... More


Envoy Extraordinary

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

By the summer of 1904, Indian nationalists had despaired of a favourable response to their demands from Lord Curzon or the Conservative Government in Whitehall. Things looked rather bleak, but, ... More


Indian National Congress

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the first meeting of the Indian National Congress, which was conducted on 28 December 1885. It was presided over by Allan Octavian Hume. Hume believed that while the British ... More


Governors

Jeffrey A. Auerbach

in Imperial Boredom: Monotony and the British Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827375
eISBN:
9780191866258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827375.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 focuses on the administration of empire, from the Colonial Office in London to the experiences of governors and civil servants around the globe, whose lives were increasingly dominated by ... More


The Howards in India

Gregory A. Barton

in The Global History of Organic Farming

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199642533
eISBN:
9780191851186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199642533.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India, established the Imperial Research Agricultural Institute to draw scientists together in a single location to solve the challenges facing India’s farmers, which included ... More


The Young Nationalist

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines Jawaharlal’s growing passion for politics. He read the proceedings of the Indian National Congress and had a strong dislike for racial arrogance, which was often seen on the ... More


‘Pirates’ turned sovereign states, 1819–1964

Shohei Sato

in Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter lays out the antecedents that preceded the eventual British withdrawal from the Persian Gulf. In the early nineteenth century, Britain sent military expeditions to the southern coast of ... More


Ordering the Global Indian Ocean: The Enduring Condition of Thin Hegemony

Harry Verhoeven

in Beyond Liberal Order: States, Societies and Markets in the Global Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197647950
eISBN:
9780197650295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197647950.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What happens to our understanding of liberal international order--its history, material bases and ideological claims--if we read its development not solely as a social formation built by the West and ... More


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