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The Social and Historical Situation in Templeless Judah

JILL MIDDLEMAS

in The Troubles of Templeless Judah

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199283866
eISBN:
9780191603457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283869.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, three sources of information — the historical presentation of the Hebrew Bible supplemented by ancient Near Eastern documentation where applicable, the evidence of the material ... More


The Conservative Party and Empire, 1945–1951

PHILIP MURPHY

in Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Conservative loyalties centred upon three British empires: the empire of prestige, the empire of ‘kith and kin’, and the economic empire of tariff barriers and the sterling area. As this chapter ... More


Imperial Institutions and the Government of Empire

Peter Burroughs

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

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the place of British Empire in British politics. Britain's governance of the British Empire involved dynamic processes, not static structures and inert ... More


What About the Workers?

Bernard Porter

in The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199299591
eISBN:
9780191700927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299591.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Britain's imperial policy did not need an imperial culture to support it, save among a small elite; nor was it bound to impact significantly on the culture of the non-elite majority. What happened ... More


Incredulity from a Distance: Disputing the Content of Indigenous Proprietary Entitlements, 1840 to 1844

MARK HICKFORD

in Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199568659
eISBN:
9780191731273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568659.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law

This chapter demonstrates how imperial policies used the recognition of preexisting native title to ‘discipline’ or manage New Zealand Company-established settlements at Port Nicholson and elsewhere ... More


Parliamentary Politics, 1899–1906

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.05
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter further discusses the decline in rural Liberal fortunes following the outbreak of the South African war in October 1899, and the party's remarkable recovery between 1902 and the general ... More


British Business in British Strategies for Decolonization in the Gold Coast

Sarah Stockwell

in The Business of Decolonization: British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208488
eISBN:
9780191678035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208488.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

British companies' experience of, and response to, Ghanaian decolonization was shaped both by a transformation in the economic activities of the colonial state beginning during the late 1930s and by ... More


Regime Change, Resistance, and Reconstruction: Imperialism Ancient and Modern

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter introduces the theme of power in relation to a still expansionist Rome in the first century AD. It concerns a specific example of the way in which imperial policy was enacted through the ... More


British North America, 1760–1815

Peter Marshall

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

In the years between 1760 and 1815, a disparate group of Imperial territories, ultimately to be known as British North America, was acquired by conquest, established through settlement, and exploited ... More


The British Caribbean from Demobilization to Constitutional Decolonization

HOWARD JOHNSON

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Post-war demobilization is a useful starting-point for an examination of the process of decolonization, though the themes of this chapter also connect with those of colonial rule since the 19th ... More


India in the 1940s

Robin J. Moore

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the 1940s, India crossed the bridge from colonialism to independence. The period has generally been rendered as a historic movement culminating in a climacteric, with its closing years as the ... More


Dublin Patriots in the American Revolutionary Era, 1774–1782

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the American revolutionary era (1774–1782), the focus of Irish Patriot politics shifted away from the country reforms that had been achieved in the 1760s towards free trade, and then ... More


Africa Burning

Richard Huzzey

in Freedom Burning: Anti-Slavery and Empire in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451089
eISBN:
9780801465819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451089.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyzes the complex relationship between anti-slavery and British imperial power. British territorial ambitions in Africa developed after the abolition of slavery in the empire, not ... More


The Problems of Sustainability

David French

in The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587964
eISBN:
9780191731365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587964.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Counterinsurgency campaigns were attritional. The insurgents were too weak to inflict a military defeat on the security forces. But they could win if they eroded the political will of the colonial ... More


Migration from Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific

David Northrup

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

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

After the British Isles, the most important source of overseas emigrants within the nineteenth century British Empire was British India. In addition, substantial numbers of Africans, Chinese, and ... More


Oxford and Empire: The Last Lost Cause?

Richard Symonds

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203001
eISBN:
9780191675645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203001.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Cecil Rhodes observed that, wherever he went in the Empire, he found Oxford men on top. This book examines how and why Oxford dominated Imperial policy and administration through its network of ... More


Bioarchaeology of Imperialism and Violence

Tiffiny A. Tung

in Violence, Ritual, and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037677
eISBN:
9780813042183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037677.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the theoretical background that informs its research, and discusses, generally, how the political organization of states and empires can structure health outcomes. For example, ... More


The Making of British Colonial Copyright

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the making of colonial copyright in the British Empire at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. It outlines various imperial patterns of ... More


Conclusion

Crossley Pamela Kyle, Helen F. Siu, and Donald S. Sutton

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

Other than China, no empire of such cultural and ethnic diversity has survived modern statehood and the twentieth century in one piece. While the concept of ethnicity is certainly modern, it is clear ... More


Conclusions: Life and Death in the Wari World

Tiffiny A. Tung

in Violence, Ritual, and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037677
eISBN:
9780813042183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037677.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter integrates the data from the book and elsewhere to describe how Wari policies and practices structured health and lifeways for heartland and hinterland communities. The author argues ... More


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