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The Commanders-in-Chief, 1754–56

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/9780198723974.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the complications arising to Halifax’s administrators due to the outbreak of the Seven Years’ War. It examines the creation of the role of commander-in-chief, and considers the ... More


‘Giving Peace to Europe’: Colonial Whigs and the Balance of Power

D.H. Robinson

in The Idea of Europe and the Origins of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862925
eISBN:
9780191895432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862925.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at colonial attitudes to British foreign policy during the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–8), the brief peace of 1748–57, and the Seven Years War (1757–63). It touches on ... More


The symbolic representation of women: tokens or role models?

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Symbolic representation is a relatively under-studied concept amongst feminist political scientists. Most existing research on women's symbolic representation in politics has tended to adopt a more ... More


Imperial Breakdown and the Crisis of Confederacy, 1727–1763

Matthew R. Bahar

in Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190874247
eISBN:
9780190874278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874247.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

From the end of Father Rale’s War in 1727 to the end of the Seven Years’ War in 1763, Wabanaki political interests fractured along generational and regional lines as sagamores in Massachusetts and ... More


The Perfect Storm, 1753–54

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/9780198723974.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the broader underlying tensions between Britain and France over the unsettled control of America before the Seven Years’ War. The chapter explores the influence upon the British ... More


Conclusion

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Benjamin Franklin was America’s first Atlantic world intellectual. Inquisitive, energetic, and competitive, he learned about and was proud of his British family and intellectual heritage, British ... More


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