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The Provisional Government and the civil service, 1922

Martin Maguire

in The Civil Service and the Revolution in Ireland, 1912–38: Shaking the Blood-stained Hand of Mr Collins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077401
eISBN:
9781781702611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077401.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the constitutional path that was laid down for the process by which the Provisional Government constructed the civil service of the Irish Free State. It is stressed that ‘it ... More


Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Matthew Rendle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Russian Revolution of 1917 has long been seen in terms of the political manoeuvrings of revolutionary politicians and the actions of lower social groups. This book argues that elite groups, ... More


Fall from Power in Shanghai and Hawai‘i

Young Ick Lew

in The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details events in Syngman Rhee’s life during and after his stint as president of the Korean Provisional Government (KPG). Topics covered include the four men who opposed Rhee in Beijing ... More


Nobles

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Russian nobility from February to late summer 1917. Initially, the nobility played a prominent role in national and local government, and this was something that its main ... More


Inaugurating a “New Korea”: The March First Movement and the Korean Provisional Government

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

This chapter narrates the systematic efforts of nationalist leaders in the diaspora to establish a national Korean state in the aftermath of the large-scale 1919 March First uprising. Japan’s brutal ... More


The Revolution of 1848–1849 in France

Geoffrey Ellis

in The Revolutions in Europe, 1848–1849: From Reform to Reaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249978
eISBN:
9780191697852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249978.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The French revolution of 24–6 February 1848 was not the first of the many uprisings in Europe during that year. Those troubles had started in the Italian peninsula, when a revolt in Palermo on 12 ... More


The February Revolution

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that sections of the tsarist elite played an important role during the February Revolution of 1917 as popular unrest broke out in Petrograd. Duma leaders saw an opportunity to ... More


Paramilitary Forces in Paris

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the rise of paramilitary forces in Paris in 1848. The collapse of the July Monarchy was followed by the emergence of leaders of different political persuasions both inside and ... More


Landowners

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the emergence of a ‘landed movement’ during 1917. The agrarian policies of the Provisional Government were broadly acceptable, but landowners reacted to the steady increase in ... More


In Pursuit of Diplomatic Recognition during the Pacific War

Young Ick Lew

in The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details events in Syngman Rhee’s life in the 1940s. Topics covered include his diplomatic efforts in Washington, D.C.; lobbying of the State Department by the Korean–American Council; ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion argues that elites in Russia were far from obsolete by 1917 and that a move from a class‐based identity to one focused on professional concerns provided a basis for them to exist in ... More


The Bolshevik Gamble

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The so-called insurrection in October and November 1917 catapulted the Bolsheviks to power in Russia. The Russian Revolution, which began with the fall of the tsar in February 1917, led to a ... More


The Moment of Opportunity

Adeeb Khalid

in Making Uzbekistan: Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454097
eISBN:
9781501701351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454097.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter narrates the events that happened after the fall of the Tsarist Autocracy in February 1917. The abdication of the tsar was universally acclaimed as the dawn of liberty—the beginning of a ... More


La Garde Nationale Mobile

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the rise of the paramilitary organization Garde Nationale Mobile, or Mobile National Guard, as the most important armed force in Paris between February 24 and May 16, 1848. The ... More


1916–18: The Beginnings of the “Russian” Civil Wars

Jonathan D. Smele

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926: Ten Years That Shook the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190233044
eISBN:
9780190618551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233044.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to establish that the “Russian” Civil Wars began with Central Asian Revolt of 1916, before going on to argue that subsequent events — the February Revolution, the travails of the ... More


Deficiency and Sovereignty: Hygienic Modernity in the Occupation of Tianjin, 1900–1902

RUTH ROGASKI

in Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240018
eISBN:
9780520930605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240018.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the sudden changes that engulfed Tianjin during the Boxer Uprising of 1900, when an international force comprised of the troops of eight different imperial powers invaded and ... More


The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Young Ick Lew

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The only full-scale history of Syngman Rhee’s (1875–1965) early career in English was published nearly six decades ago. Now, this book uncovers little-known aspects of Rhee’s leadership roles prior ... More


A State-in-Waiting: Foreign Policy under the Provisional Government of 1922

Gerard Keown

in First of the Small Nations: The Beginnings of Irish Foreign Policy in the Inter-War Years, 1919–1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745129
eISBN:
9780191806063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745129.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The Anglo Irish Treaty of December 1921 established the Irish Free State as a dominion within the British Commonwealth at a time when the dominions did not have their own foreign policy or diplomats ... More


The Genesis of the Laroque Plan (1944–1945)

Eric Jabbari

in Pierre Laroque and the Welfare State in Post-war France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199289639
eISBN:
9780191730863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289639.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Laroque Plan was developed during the following months, and its substance reflected Laroque’s long standing acquaintance with the problems of social insurance as well as his views concerning the ... More


Forming the DRV Government

David G. Marr

in Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274150
eISBN:
9780520954977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274150.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the basis on which the formerly colonial state of Vietnam begins its development by establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. It introduces provisional president Hồ Chí ... More


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