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The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Paul Laity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book covers the late Victorian and Edwardian peace movement, the campaigns of which made a significant impact on political debate, especially during the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871), the ... More


1899–1907: The Hague Conferences and the South African War

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1898, Russian Tsar Nicholas II, partly for reasons of his country's interest and partly from humanitarian impulse, invited the powers to a conference to discuss the worrying build-up of armaments ... More


The romance of the veld

Bill Schwarz

in Memories of Empire, Volume I: The White Man's World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199296910
eISBN:
9780191730887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296910.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the connections between South Africa and England, looking particularly to the experience of the South African War of 1899-1902. It looks at the ways in which the War was ... More


News Distribution and the South African War

Simon J. Potter

in News and the British World: The Emergence of an Imperial Press System 1876-1922

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265121
eISBN:
9780191718427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265121.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the origins of the South African War and how it manipulated the British press. It discusses that the reliance of British papers on the South African press for war news ... More


Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Jeremy Krikler

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a study of rural society and struggle in the Transvaal during the watershed period of the early 20th century. Though much has been written about the South African War and the ‘Reconstruction’ ... More


News and the British World: The Emergence of an Imperial Press System 1876-1922

Simon J. Potter

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265121
eISBN:
9780191718427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265121.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa were increasingly drawn together by an imperial press system. This is the first scholarly ... More


Southern Africa, 1795–1910

Christopher Saunders and Iain R. Smith

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/9780198205654.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the course of the nineteenth century, the growing British presence profoundly shaped South Africa. At the beginning of the century, there was no certainty that British rule would continue; by ... More


Training and Doctrine

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

in The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines in detail the British army's reactions to the South African War (1899–1902) and the Russo‐Japanese War (1904–5) and how they influenced training and the development of doctrine. ... More


The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The period 1902–14 was one of great change for the British army. The experience of the South African War (1899–1902) had been a profound shock to the army and it led to a period of intense ... More


Parliamentary Politics, 1899–1906

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.05
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter further discusses the decline in rural Liberal fortunes following the outbreak of the South African war in October 1899, and the party's remarkable recovery between 1902 and the general ... More


Agrarian Class Struggle and the South African War

Jeremy Krikler

in Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter seeks to establish the class conflict, what might be termed a class war, which erupted in the Transvaal between 1899 and 1902. This radical upheaval was attendant upon the arrival of the ... More


Two Worlds Collide: John Gaspard Gubbins in South Africa, 1902–1924

Sara Byala

in A Place That Matters Yet: John Gubbins’s MuseumAfrica in the Postcolonial World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030272
eISBN:
9780226030449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030449.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter details the time period from Gubbins’ arrival in 1902 to the publication of his Three-Dimensional Thinking in 1924, tracing the arc of his intellectual breakdown and the concurrent birth ... More


Re-engaging the Boers

Edward M. Spiers

in The Victorian Soldier in Africa

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061219
eISBN:
9781781700556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061219.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter emphasizes on an unprecedented challenge posed by the South African War on the Victorian army. The war eventually involved the services of 448,435 British and colonial troops in a series ... More


Introduction

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

in The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The place of the British Army in the years between the South African War and First World War has not received the attention it deserves. Brian Bond and John Gooch have provided important studies of ... More


Camps in a Time of War: Civilian Concentration in Southern Africa, 1900–1901

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Guerrilla warfare during the South African (or Anglo-Boer) War presented a new context for the development of British camps. On the one hand, camps were a measure of military counterinsurgency that ... More


Civic War Memorials: Public Pride and Private Grief

Peter Donaldson

in Remembering the South African War: Britain and the Memory of the Anglo-Boer War, from 1899 to the Present

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319686
eISBN:
9781781381038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319686.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will examine the sense of transition inherent in the South Africa War impacted on, and was highlighted by, the memorialisation process as the services of professional as well as citizen ... More


Introduction

Peter Donaldson

in Remembering the South African War: Britain and the Memory of the Anglo-Boer War, from 1899 to the Present

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319686
eISBN:
9781781381038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319686.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter considers the substantial bibliography spawned by the South African War, covering an extensive range of aspects and topics. It looks at parallels between the South African ... More


An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

John Boje

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The South African War (1899–1902), also called the Boer War and Anglo-Boer War, began as a conventional conflict. It escalated into a savage irregular war fought between the two Boer republics and a ... More


The Great Pacifist, 1894–1912

Stewart J. Brown

in W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198832539
eISBN:
9780191871078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832539.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

From the mid-1890s, W. T. Stead fervently took up the cause of world peace; the peace campaign, inspired by his Christian faith, became his most prominent public activity of his final years. His ... More


Hopes, Beliefs, and Experiments

Deborah Lavin

in From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lionel George Curtis was born on 7 March 1872 at The Outwoods near Derby, his mother's family home. This chapter describes the milieu of Lionel's birthplace. Friendship was of almost sacred ... More


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