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Post‐War Dislocations, 1919–1932: ‘Modernity’ and ‘Modernism’

Keith Robbins

in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: The Christian Church 1900-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263715
eISBN:
9780191714283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263715.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter reflects on ‘remembrance’ after the Great War — memorials and services. It notes a new modern world and the advent of radio broadcasting. It considers currents of belief and unbelief. ... More


The Limits of Hatred: Popular Attitudes Towards the West in Republican Canton

Virgil K.Y. Ho

in Understanding Canton: Rethinking Popular Culture in the Republican Period

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282715
eISBN:
9780191603037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282714.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Cantonese displayed acceptance of Westerners and their cultures in the late imperial and Republican period, in spite of their reputation for being xenophobic and anti-foreign since the days of ... More


Class versus Community: The General Strike

MATTHEW GRIMLEY

in Citizenship, Community, and the Church of England: Liberal Anglican Theories of the State Between the Wars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270897
eISBN:
9780191709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270897.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers how the General Strike (and wider coal strike) was instrumental in the development of William Temple's ideas on national community, and his rejection of pluralism. It examines ... More


Robert Benchley: “Satire to Music” (1930)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0039
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Robert Benchley's review of George Gershwin's Broadway musical Strike Up the Band, which was published in the January 25, 1930, issue of The New Yorker. Benchley ... More


Gender and Political Identities in Scotland, 1919-1939

Annmarie Hughes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639816
eISBN:
9780748653522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639816.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book offers a unique contribution to gender and Scottish history breaking new ground on several fronts: there is no history of inter-war women in Scotland, very little labour or popular ... More


“The Irish are for Freedom Everywhere”: Eamon de Valera, the Irish Patriotic Strike, and the “last White Nation … Deprived of Its Liberty”

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is situated within the framework of the “Green Atlantic” and its relationship to socialism and black nationalism. New York City became a world capital of insurgent movements during and ... More


The Earliest History of the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong: From 1920 to 1926

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a discussion on the earliest history of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Hong Kong 1920–1926. The story of the CCP in Hong Kong may be said to begin with three men who ... More


The Tensions of Class and Region

Hester Barron

in The 1926 Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199575046
eISBN:
9780191722196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575046.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the boundaries of region and social class that defined the identity of the Durham miner in the 1920s, and how this affected the positions adopted and choices made in 1926. It ... More


Making the Peace: Public Order and Public Security in Modern Britain

Charles Townshend

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229780
eISBN:
9780191678929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229780.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In recent years, such episodes as the death of Blair Peach, the Miners' Strike, the Scarman Report, and the Ponting and Stalker affairs have raised serious doubts as to whether the ‘British trick’ of ... More


Ceremonial, Schools, and Sweated Labour

PETER HINCHLIFF

in Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury: A Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263869
eISBN:
9780191682667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263869.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter continues the discussion of Temple’s activities as Bishop of London. The most important of the social issues in which Temple became ... More


Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Mihai Varga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The book’s main idea is to study why and how successful forms of workers’ interest representation could emerge in a hostile context. The post-communist context makes it difficult for workers and ... More


Sunningdale, the Ulster Workers' Council Strike and the Struggle for Democracy in Northern Ireland

David McCann and Cillian McGrattan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099519
eISBN:
9781526124128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099519.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Version 1 The ‘Sunningdale experiment’ of 1973-74 witnessed the first attempt at establishing peace in Northern Ireland based on power-sharing. However, its provisions, particularly the cross-border ... More


Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Adam Mack

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039188
eISBN:
9780252097225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039188.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A hundred years and more ago, a walk down a Chicago street invited an assault on the senses. Untiring hawkers shouted from every corner. The manure from thousands of horses lay on streets pooled with ... More


“I Saw Through Time”: Falling into Other Histories

Robert Markley

in Kim Stanley Robinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042751
eISBN:
9780252051616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042751.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Robinson’s alternative histories explore the collective project of remaking history as a moral, political, and spiritual imperative. “The Lucky Strike” (1984) and “A Sensitive Dependence on Initial ... More


The Politics of “at Home” Abroad

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The aftermath of World War I sees the granting of suffrage to women (by the narrowest of margins). The Great Depression makes these deficiencies dramatically clear. The New Deal is an attempt by non- ... More


The Attempted Assassination of Henry Clay Frick (memoir; 1912)

Alexander Berkman

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is a prison memoir detailing the attempted assassination of Henry Clay Frick, chairman of the Carnegie Steel Company, to avenge the deaths of seven steel workers killed by Frick's ... More


A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Rachelle Saltzman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

A lark for the sake of their country tells the tale of the upper and middle-class ‘volunteers’ in Great Britain's 1926 General Strike. With behaviour derived from their play traditions – the larks, ... More


v.’ Revisited: Harrison, Rimbaud and the French Radical Tradition

Christine Regan

in New Light on Tony Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In v. ‘Tony Harrison’ explains his essential identity as an unlikely union of high cultural poet and dispossessed vandal, an idiosyncratic loner who finds his ghostly twin in a nineteenth-century ... More


Margaret Harkness

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Margaret Harkness, who was born into a family of clergymen. She attended Stirling House, a finishing school where she met her fellow pupil and second cousin Beatrice Potter. In ... More


Lost Strikes and Union Affiliation: Early Twentieth-Century Labor Militancy Alongshore

Michael C. Connolly

in Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037226
eISBN:
9780813041759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037226.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The early twentieth century was destabilizing for many Americans, not least the Portland longshoremen. They had to deal with economic recessions, the increasing power of the international steamship ... More


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