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Through Women’s Lens: Imperial and Postcolonial Class and Gender Hierarchies

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter charts how changing geo-political relations during late colonialism influenced conventional imperial ideologies of race, gender and identity and brought about a fundamental shift in ... More


Waiting to die? The British monarchy in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, 1991–2016

Mark McKenna

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0016
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Since the mid nineteenth century, prophecies of constitutional monarchy’s impending demise have far outnumbered the political initiatives taken to remove it. In the sixteen Commonwealth countries ... More


Monarchy and the End of Empire: The House of Windsor, the British Government, and the Postwar Commonwealth

Philip Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199214235
eISBN:
9780191746680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214235.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This unique and meticulously researched study examines the triangular relationship between the British government, the Palace, and the modern Commonwealth since 1945. Through two principal areas of ... More


Coda: Coronation

Ian Whittington

in Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the years after the war, radio faced a new threat from within Britain, as television rose to become the new dominant channel for the mediation of national culture. This transition is best ... More


The Re-enchanted Hierarchy, 1970–2004

Tobias Harper

in From Servants of the Empire to Everyday Heroes: The British Honours System in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198841180
eISBN:
9780191876714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841180.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

At the end of the twentieth century there were major reforms to the honours system. These were connected to larger processes of social change following the political and social shifts of the 1980s ... More


Afterword

Robert Adelson

in Erard: A Passion for the Piano

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197565315
eISBN:
9780197565346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565315.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In December 2018, Queen Elizabeth II recorded her annual televised Christmas broadcast while seated in front of an astonishingly ornate Erard piano purchased by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert from ... More


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