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The Economics of Imperialism, 1899–1902

P. J. Cain

in Hobson and Imperialism: Radicalism, New Liberalism, and Finance 1887-1938

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203902
eISBN:
9780191719141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203902.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the development of Hobson's ideas before and during his visit to South Africa in 1899 and shows how books such as The War in South Africa and The Psychology of Jingoism arose out ... More


The Prime Minister's Dictatorial Powers: The Russo‐Turkish War and Conflicts within the Cabinet

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

With the outbreak of the Russo‐Turkish war, Disraeli began to make ever‐more radical moves. His policy of deterrence was interpreted by Derby, however, as a deliberate provocation of conflict. ... More


The Russo-Japanese War and the Annexation of Korea

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The 20th century began with hopes and anxieties for Japan, a modern nation-state in the making. In 1901, the beginning of the new century brought events which, in retrospect, seem equally pregnant ... More


Cobden Redivivus: Free Trade and the Edwardians, 1903–1906

Anthony Howe

in Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The rallying of Liberal Party to free trade after 1903 was spurred by premises fundamentally different from the outmoded Ricardian and evangelical arguments by which the nation had been drawn to the ... More


‘Lay in Egypt's lap each borrowed crown’: Gerald Massey and Late‐Victorian Afrocentrism

Brian H. Murray

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

In A Book of Beginnings (1881) the English poet and radical Gerald Massey (1828‐1907) combined the findings of evolutionary biology with his own comparative study of language and myth to argue that ... More


Something of Themselves: Kipling, Kingsley, Conan Doyle and the Anglo-Boer War

Sarah LeFanu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501443
eISBN:
9780197536162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501443.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In early 1900, the paths of three British writers--Rudyard Kipling, Mary Kingsley and Arthur Conan Doyle--crossed in South Africa, during what has become known as Britain's last imperial war. Each of ... More


Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Leslie Butler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This intellectual history of American liberalism during the second half of the nineteenth century examines a group of nationally prominent and internationally oriented writers who sustained an ... More


Land That I Love: Early Embrace, Critique, and Backlash

Sheryl Kaskowitz

in God Bless America: The Surprising History of an Iconic Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919772
eISBN:
9780199345595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919772.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Chapter 3 highlights the early reception of “God Bless America” during the period leading up to the United States’ entry into World War II, considering how the song’s popularity was a response to the ... More


Peace, but not at any price: British socialists’ calls for peace on the eve of the First World War

Marcus Morris

in Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Moving beyond simplistic assumptions of a pro-cuts to defence spending ILP (and their allies) and a jingoistic, verging on pro-war Labour right, Morris invites us to reconsider how the common goal of ... More


‘I’d sooner blackleg my union than blackleg my country’ – Labour Patriotism, 1914–18

David Swift

in For Class and Country: The Patriotic Left and the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940025
eISBN:
9781786944184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940025.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines events in August 1914, including the Left’s acquiescence to the war, and how it managed to co-ordinate its response. It will discuss the principal characters in the ‘patriotic ... More


Ireland’s popular response

Paul Huddie

in The Crimean War and Irish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will show that between 1854 and 1856 the Crimean War formed a central part of life for a broad cross-section of Irish people, regardless of class or creed, and even Irish culture. It ... More


The Populist Palatial

Rohan McWilliam

in London's West End: Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198823414
eISBN:
9780191862120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823414.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the West End music hall, which drew on a heterogeneous audience, drawing all classes in for a smart night out. The argument is that we can observe a cultural style that is ... More


The Other West End

Rohan McWilliam

in London's West End: Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198823414
eISBN:
9780191862120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823414.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter provides a conclusion to the book. It shows that by 1900 the West End functioned as the heart of empire. This was evident in the Mafeking celebrations but also in the way West End shows ... More


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