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Legislative Investigations as War Power: The Senate Munitions Investigation and Iran-Contra

Mariah Zeisberg

in War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter returns to Congress to scrutinize another legislative discretionary power, that of investigations. While the investigatory power is normally conceived as a retrospective power of ... More


Dependencies: Batista, Castro, and the United States

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During his early years Fidel Castro had no ties with Cuba's Communist Party, however, the communists had encountered Castro's challenge to Batista. However, the CIA, FBI, and other U.S. agencies ... More


Labour, Munitions, and the Great War

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

From the start of the Great War, there was little doubt about Beveridge's own role in the prosecution of the war. Throughout 1914, however, the Board took a minor and rather indeterminate role in the ... More


“We Enjoyed the War”

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Iris Barry's life after war broke out in 1914. Iris first took a job as a typist at ten shillings a week in a dismal pen factory, from which she was summarily fired. She then ... More


Best Laid Plans? Lloyd George and the Drink Question

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter aims to detail the gathering crescendo for some form of action to be taken on the drink issue. As the war progressed, its pressures had increasing repercussions on the home front. The ... More


The Carlisle Experiment: Lord D’Abernon’s ‘Model Farm’

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the Carlisle Experiment undertaken by the CCB. The Board bought out the drink trade in Carlisle and managed to implement many of its radical ideas in the city. This scheme was ... More


Conclusion: Towards a Research Agenda on Non-Great Power Institutions

Adam Bower

in Norms Without the Great Powers: International Law and Changing Social Standards in World Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789871
eISBN:
9780191831522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789871.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This final chapter returns to the study’s original motivation: understanding whether, and when, multilateral treaties can serve as an effective means of generating international change under ... More


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