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Jefferson as Secretary of State

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

in The Age of Federalism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Thomas Jefferson's road to becoming the Secretary of State, the accusation that Alexander Hamilton supposedly preempted Jefferson's functions as Secretary of State, as well as ... More


The Secretary of State and the Northern Ireland ministers

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the exercise of executive power under direct rule through the role of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and the tier of Northern Ireland Office ministers. It explains ... More


Organisation of the NHS

CHRISTOPHER NEWDICK

in Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264186
eISBN:
9780191698927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264186.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines in more detail the structure and organisation of the NHS today by means of a general overview of the NHS, the NHS at the macrolevel, i.e. the Secretary of State and special ... More


Colonies and Corn Laws: 1841–1845

Angus Hawkins

in The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume I: Ascent, 1799–1851

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199570911
eISBN:
9780191702068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570911.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter details the life and career of Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, from 1841–1845. In 1841 Britain's overseas possessions extended around the globe as a varied aggregation of ... More


Into the conduct of aliens

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Some information is so secret that it cannot be disclosed — except to a very few. Such information is known to the Security Service but to no one outside. It is information of this kind which was ... More


Access To Infrastructure

Uisdean Vass

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

As the UKCS matures, the likelihood is that new discoveries (outside frontier areas, at least) will be relatively small. Their prospects for development will depend upon their ability to be linked up ... More


The Arms Traffic Conference of 1925

Mary S. Barton

in Counterterrorism Between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864042
eISBN:
9780191896330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864042.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In May 1925, the League of Nations convened a Conference for the Supervision of the International Trade in Arms and Ammunition and in Implements of War in Geneva, Switzerland. Six weeks of ... More


Slavery, Secession and Benjamin’s Confederate Years

William C. Gilmore

in The Confederate Jurist: The Legal Life of Judah P. Benjamin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474482004
eISBN:
9781399501828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482004.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter acts as a bridge between the consideration of Benjamin’s two separate legal careers; first in the United States and thereafter in England. Its initial focus is on the political, legal, ... More


Morley's Dilemma

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/9780195647518.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The victory of the Liberal party in the general election of 1905 thrilled the Indian intelligentsia. The election reduced the strength of the Conservative party in the House of Commons to 157 ... More


Policy Bureaucracy: Government with a Cast of Thousands

Edward C Page and Bill Jenkins

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280414
eISBN:
9780191700118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280414.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Policy-making is not only about the cut and thrust of politics. It is also a bureaucratic activity. Long before laws are drafted, policy commitments made, or groups consulted on government proposals, ... More


Mamlatdar Ping Pong

Michael D. Metelits

in The Arthur Crawford Scandal: Corruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199498611
eISBN:
9780190991319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498611.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

Chapter 8 relates the negotiations between the Government of Bombay Presidency and the secretary of state for India regarding what to do about the inculpated mamlatdars. Bombay suggested that the ... More


The Senator as Diplomat, 1945–1946

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/9780813160559.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Vandenberg emerged from the many UN conferences with greater conviction than before about the necessity of the UN’s role in ensuring global peace. Although he deplored the need to accommodate the ... More


Richard Holbrooke

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

Richard Holbrooke was a more complex figure than is suggested by his cliché image as a desperately ambitious, difficult but capable diplomat. Holbrooke was a special foreign policy talent. ... More


Mahadev Desai

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This essay explores the allegations that Mahatma Gandhi’s secretary, Mahadev Desai, was an informer of the British Empire. It provides evidence to prove that Desai’s correspondence with Viceroy Lord ... More


The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Valerie Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first Secretary of State to declare the subjugation of women worldwide a serious threat to U.S. national security. Known as the Hillary Doctrine, her stance was made ... More


Prologue

Piero Gleijeses

in Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469609683.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter shows how the collapse of the Portuguese dictatorship in April 1974 opened the first fissures in the dam that protected white rule. However, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was ... More


The Mamlatdar Issue Exported

Michael D. Metelits

in The Arthur Crawford Scandal: Corruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199498611
eISBN:
9780190991319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498611.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

Chapter 5 traces the process by which purportedly criminal issues became political issues. The chapter therefore deals with the mechanics of mounting a successful political pressure campaign. The ... More


Ministering, 1844–1848

Thomas J. Balcerski

in Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914592
eISBN:
9780190054724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914592.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Chapter 5 traces a period of extended separation between Buchanan and King, from 1844 to 1848. During the administration of President James Polk each man turned his attention to foreign policy ... More


A Case-Study of Memoir-Writing and the Elusive Search for a Political Settlement: The 1974 Power-Sharing Executive and Sunningdale

Stephen Hopkins

in The Politics of Memoir and the Northern Ireland Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319426
eISBN:
9781781381076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319426.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the short-lived power-sharing devolved Executive in Northern Ireland (which was in office from January to May 1974), and the memoir-writing devoted to it. This has been written ... More


Coda, 1761–71

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

in Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The final chapter provides a short biographical sketch of Halifax’s career after his resignation from the Board of Trade and Plantations in 1761: his tenure as Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, brief ... More


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