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Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Priya Satia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a cultural history of British intelligence–gathering in the Middle East in the era of World War One and its consequences in British literary and political culture and military and ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Andrew Porter (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The Oxford History of the British Empire is an assessment of the Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. Volume III covers the long ... More


From Complement to Conflict: Trade Taxes, 1914–1938

Leigh A. Gardner

in Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661527
eISBN:
9780191744877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661527.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Modern History

From World War One to the Great Depression, the global economic crises of 1914–38 were also crises for colonial administrations in Africa. By 1914 colonial economies were becoming dependent on the ... More


Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Robert Duncan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the midst of the First World War concern arose as to the virtues of pursuing intoxication at a time of national emergency. As the military front was supposedly let down by drinkers and shirkers at ... More


World War One and the City Idea

Louise Young

in Beyond the Metropolis: Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275201
eISBN:
9780520955387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275201.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Why did urban change become a fixation in the wake of the World War One? What caused the “discovery of the city”? Chapter 1 focuses on the question of historical moment, explaining why a discourse on ... More


Chandler and the American War Writers

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter three considers the relationship between detective fiction and war fiction and the impact of one style upon the other to create a ‘war noir’. Taking examples from renowned World War One ... More


War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Sarah Trott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Hard-boiled writer Raymond Chandler created his detective Philip Marlowe not as the idealisation of heroic individualism as is commonly perceived, but as an authentic individual subjected to real ... More


The Apogee of the Temperance Movement

Henry Yeomans

in Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Four continues the examination of the impact of temperance groups and ideas with an investigation of the period 1914-1921. It considers World War One, during which a host of new restrictions ... More


Practical Citizenship

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As civic service initiatives and the growing Progressive reform emphasis on government by expert committees and quantitative analysis displaced nineteenth century politics’ reliance on partisan ... More


Composing the War and the Mind; Composing Parade’s End

Alexandra Becquet

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the intermedial structure of Parade’s End, considering it as an art composition and Ford’s approach to ‘reflect’ and ‘reflect on’ the traumatic experience of the Great War. ... More


Peace

Daniel Laqua

in The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930: Peace, progress and prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088834
eISBN:
9781781706183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088834.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

For Belgium, the international rule of law was a matter of survival, both in light of the country's location and history. This chapter considers peace campaigns and examines the interaction between ... More


“Complete Continence Is Wholly Possible”: The U.S. Army in France and Germany, 1917–1923

Andrew Byers

in The Sexual Economy of War: Discipline and Desire in the U.S. Army

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736445
eISBN:
9781501736452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736445.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines U.S. Army deployments to France during the First World War and the occupations of France and Germany in the aftermath of the war. At the outset of American involvement in World ... More


Heroes or Traitors?: Experiences of Southern Irish Soldiers Returning from the Great War 1919-1939

Paul Taylor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381618
eISBN:
9781781384954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381618.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Covering the period from the Armistice to 1939, the book examines the experiences of Irish soldiers who had fought in the British Army in World War One after they had returned home to the part of ... More


War’s Traumatic Impact

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter one examines Chandler’s biography to question the established view of the author’s life and war experience. By employing a psychological sketch of Chandler’s experience during World War One, ... More


Conclusion: Rising Powers, the Fate of Declining States, and the Future of Great Power Politics

Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

in Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725050
eISBN:
9781501725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725050.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Conclusion summarizes the volume and extends its findings. The chapter first reviews the evidence in chapters 2-5, emphasizing that there is significant empirical support for the argument ... More


A New View: Chandler and War

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter two discusses the version of Chandler’s experiences presented by his biographers, before conducting a new and original investigation into the accuracy of their survey. Chandler’s ... More


Writing the Myth of Exile: In Search of Political Rejuvenation, 1913–1918

Amir Engel

in Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428635
eISBN:
9780226428772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428772.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses Scholem’s formative years from his early youth and up to his decision to leave Switzerland and his companion Walter Benjamin, return to Germany and dedicate himself to the ... More


Measuring Men for the Work of War: Anthropometry, Race, and the Wartime Draft, 1917–1919

Paul R. D. Lawrie

in Forging a Laboring Race: The African American Worker in the Progressive Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479857326
eISBN:
9781479864959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857326.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Wartime imperatives required new corporeal taxonomies of racial labor fitness. Chapter Three examines how social scientists on the Committee on Anthropology (COA) of the National Research Council ... More


The Wilsonian Revolution: World War One

Christopher Hobson

in The Rise of Democracy: Revolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748692811
eISBN:
9781474416184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692811.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter looks at the First World War, which would decisively shape democracy’s rise in international politics. When the war commenced, it was fought for old-fashioned reasons, with little ... More


The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth

Sonja Tiernan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719088742
eISBN:
9781781708859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088742.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth is a compilation of writings by this important Irish political activist. This is the first time that Gore-Booth’s writings have been published together. The ... More


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