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‘Doing good by wholesale’: women, gender, and politics in the family network of Thomas Fowell Buxton

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on a family network and considers how the various sites of political engagement — the ‘public’ sphere, the parochial realm, and the family — functioned together in the ... More


Thomas Fowell Buxton and the Niger Expedition

David Lambert

in Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the realisation of James MacQueen’s Niger scheme, twenty years after it had been proposed, through a surprising collaboration with members of the antislavery movement, ... More


England 1836: The spring that moves the world

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on London, one of the world's greatest and grandest cities. London was described as in equal parts oppressive and enthralling, growing at an astonishing pace, spreading rapidly ... More


The Internationalization of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the internationalization of trusteeship as it arose in the context of British colonial administration in Africa, the Berlin and Brussels Conferences, and the experience of the Congo Free ... More


Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Iain Whyte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1833 Thomas Fowell Buxton, the parliamentary successor to William Wilberforce, proposed a toast to ‘the anti-slavery tutor of us all – Mr Macaulay’. Yet Zachary Macaulay's considerable ... More


Queen Adelaide Province 1835–1836: Becoming His Majesty's Subjects

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the colonization of Xhosaland, in which a reordering of Xhosa society was vital. While the plans for Queen Adelaide Province were being finalized in September and October 1835, ... More


Great Britain 1836–1838: We Can Come to England and Get Justice

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Dr. John Philip and his colleagues' visit to Weymouth, a coastal town in southwestern England and the center of Thomas Fowell Buxton's parliamentary district. The visitors made ... More


Conclusion

Geoffrey Plank

in Atlantic Wars: From the Fifteenth Century to the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190860455
eISBN:
9780190860486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860455.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History, World Early Modern History

The conclusion contrasts Atlantic warfare in the early modern era with the pattern that developed over the course of the nineteenth century. In the nineteenth century Europeans and their descendants ... More


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