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A New Map for North America: Defining the Border

Rachel St. John

in Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the diplomacy and warfare that led to the determination of the location of the boundary line and the trying process through which the Joint United States and Mexican Boundary ... More


Representation in a Union State

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyses what is now called the West Lothian Question (WLQ) after its persistent poser Tam Dalyell MP (formerly for West Lothian). The WLQ asks: Given partial devolution, why can an MP ... More


Drafting a New Nation

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks in detail the various demands placed by leading political parties on how the border should drawn once the decision to partition had been taken. In addition it looks at petitions ... More


Ulster Unionism since 1921

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the evolution of unionism in Northern Ireland since it unexpectedly and paradoxically found itself under Home Rule, which its leading politicians had raised a private army to ... More


Search for a Linear Boundary

A.G. Noorani

in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070689
eISBN:
9780199081202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details the failed efforts to define the boundary with China despite two successive boundary commissions. A boundary consciousness never receded from the minds of the authorities in ... More


Defying the Partition of Ulster: Colonel John George Vaughan Hart and the Unionist Experience of the Irish Revolution in East Donegal, c.1919–1944

Katherine Magee

in Southern Irish Loyalism, 1912-1949

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621846
eISBN:
9781800341579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621846.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Colonel John George Vaughan Hart resided in his large ancestral home of Kildery (Muff, Co. Donegal) during the partition of Ireland. This chapter highlights the experiences of a Southern Unionist who ... More


Seventy-Five Days to Partition: (1 June–15 August 1947)

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History

Master Tara Singh issued a statement on 4 June that the 3 June Plan did not give ‘any power or status’ to the Sikhs or anything ‘safeguarding their position or interests’. The ultimate acceptance of ... More


The time of partition and the power of space in the evidence presented to the Irish Boundary Commission, 1925

Peter Leary

in Unapproved Routes: Histories of the Irish Border, 1922–1972

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778578
eISBN:
9780191823886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778578.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The 1925 Irish Boundary Commission was a doomed attempt to iron out some of the border’s political, economic, and geographic anomalies. This was a time of transition, when the prospect of further ... More


Simultaneous Sovereignties

Jeffrey Alan Erbig Jr.

in Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter demonstrates how the mapping of a Luso-Hispanic border in the Río de la Plata transformed territorial practices. Following the boundary commissions, colonial officials sought to populate ... More


Higher Than Sight Can Reach

Benjamin Hoy

in A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197528693
eISBN:
9780197528723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528693.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 9 follows the Canada–US border’s development from 1900 until the 1930s. It surveys the Alaska Boundary Survey, World War I, Prohibition, the Great Depression, and Indigenous resistance to new ... More


Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Jeffrey Alan Jr. Erbig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the late eighteenth century, Portugal and Spain sent joint mapping expeditions to draw a nearly 10,000-mile border between Brazil and Spanish South America. These boundary commissions were the ... More


‘Divide and Quit’: (February–May 1947)

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

The British Prime Minister’s statement of 20 February 1947 carried the implication of partition with independence by June 1948. Nehru welcomed the statement as ‘wise and courageous’ and the Congress ... More


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