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The Athenaeum: More Than Just Another London Club

Michael Wheeler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300246773
eISBN:
9780300256338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300246773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

When it was founded in 1824, the Athenæum broke the mold. Unlike in other preeminent clubs, its members were chosen on the basis of their achievements rather than on their background or political ... More


A Tightrope Walk?: Catherine Day and the Interplay of Political and Administrative Leadership in the European Commission

Ingeborg Tömmel

in Women and Leadership in the European Union

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192896216
eISBN:
9780191918698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896216.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

In 2005, after a swift rise within the Brussels civil service, Catherine Day took office as secretary general of the European Commission. She was the first woman to hold this highest position in the ... More


What Sort of Man?

Michael Llewellyn-Smith

in Venizelos: The Making of a Greek Statesman 1864-1914

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197586495
eISBN:
9780197610824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197586495.003.0031
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Description and assessment of Venizelos the man, physical intellectual and by character. His reputation had spread to Europe. Conflicting views of him by e.g. Penelope Delta (passionate admirer) and ... More


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