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Regulating Sexuality: Women in Twentieth-century Northern Ireland

Leanne Mccormick

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076640
eISBN:
9781781702666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076640.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is an examination of the attempts to regulate female sexuality in twentieth-century Northern Ireland from the 1900s to the 1960s. Using a range of archive material, it opens up areas of a ... More


A Very Hazardous Course

William J. Rust

in So Much to Lose: John F. Kennedy and American Policy in Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144764
eISBN:
9780813145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144764.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

In the first large-scale fighting since the previous year's ceasefire agreement, Pathet Lao and North Vietnamese troops routed Royal Lao forces at Nam Tha in May 1962. Kennedy, concluding that the ... More


How the “Surge” Came to Be

Stephen Hadley, Meghan O’Sullivan, and Peter Feaver

in The Last Card: Inside George W. Bush's Decision to Surge in Iraq 

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501715181
eISBN:
9781501715204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715181.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores first-hand insights from President Bush's national security advisor, Stephen J. Hadley, and two National Security Council staff members, Meghan O'Sullivan and Peter Feaver, ... More


Wartime hospitality and the colour bar

John Belchem

in Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319679
eISBN:
9781781387153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319679.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The ‘peaceful invasion’ of refugees and allies during the Second World War included significant numbers of ‘coloured’ colonials responding to the needs of the merchant marine, munitions factories and ... More


In Your Hands That Musket Means Liberty: African American Soldiers and the Battle of Olustee

J. Matthew Gallman

in Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832752
eISBN:
9781469605838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898444_waugh.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on three regiments of black soldiers serving in Florida. Using the battle of Olustee, fought on February 20, 1864, as a point of departure, it highlights the various experiences ... More


Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War

Jeffrey Engel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199796281
eISBN:
9780190252588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199796281.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

In the decade following the first Gulf War, most observers regarded it as an exemplary effort by the international community to lawfully and forcefully hold a regional aggressor in check. ... More


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