Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 35 items

  • Keywords: secretary of state x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Office of the Pope

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An account is given of the position of the office of the Pope in the Catholic Church in Europe in the eighteenth century, before the Enlightenment. The following aspects and popes are covered: ... More


Jefferson as Secretary of State

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

in The Age of Federalism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Thomas Jefferson's road to becoming the Secretary of State, the accusation that Alexander Hamilton supposedly preempted Jefferson's functions as Secretary of State, as well as ... More


The Territorial Dimension

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

There are unique constitutional, political, organizational, and structural features about the Scottish and Welsh Offices as well as the Northern Ireland Office and departments. That distinctiveness ... More


Colonies and Corn Laws: 1841–1845

Angus Hawkins

in The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby: Volume I: Ascent, 1799–1851

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199570911
eISBN:
9780191702068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570911.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter details the life and career of Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, from 1841–1845. In 1841 Britain's overseas possessions extended around the globe as a varied aggregation of ... More


The Secretary of State and the Northern Ireland ministers

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the exercise of executive power under direct rule through the role of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and the tier of Northern Ireland Office ministers. It explains ... More


“Worse Than in the Days of McCarthy”: Kissinger and the Marathon of 1976

Jussi Hanhimäki

in The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Also known as the Halloween Massacre, on November 3, 1975, President Ford announced a number of changes within his cabinet which included Henry Kissinger's removal from his post as national security ... More


Secretary of State

Jussi Hanhimäki

in The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter highlights one of Henry Kissinger's achievements—to become the first Jewish non-native-born secretary of state of America. It illustrates the story of how Kissinger's appointment as the ... More


Organisation of the NHS

CHRISTOPHER NEWDICK

in Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264186
eISBN:
9780191698927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264186.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines in more detail the structure and organisation of the NHS today by means of a general overview of the NHS, the NHS at the macrolevel, i.e. the Secretary of State and special ... More


“A Tool with so Devilish an Edge”: Government Officials and Political Informers in the 1690s

Rachel Weil

in A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300171044
eISBN:
9780300199284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171044.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the interplay of politics and intelligence in the 1690s, describing the structures and personalities relevant to the gathering of intelligence and showing how the conditions of ... More


Into the conduct of aliens

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Some information is so secret that it cannot be disclosed — except to a very few. Such information is known to the Security Service but to no one outside. It is information of this kind which was ... More


Governors, Cadets, Unofficials and the Colonial Office

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the actors in the story and their roles. It explains the functions of the Governor, his officials, the Secretaries of State and the Colonial Office officials. It also examines ... More


Controlling the flow of diplomatic information

David Coast

in News and rumour in Jacobean England: Information, court politics and diplomacy, 1618-25

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089480
eISBN:
9781781706435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089480.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The first chapter examines the circulation of information at the centre of Jaobean government. It argues that Jacobean secretaries of state and diplomats played a larger role in the formation and ... More


Access To Infrastructure

Uisdean Vass

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

As the UKCS matures, the likelihood is that new discoveries (outside frontier areas, at least) will be relatively small. Their prospects for development will depend upon their ability to be linked up ... More


The Arms Traffic Conference of 1925

Mary S. Barton

in Counterterrorism Between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864042
eISBN:
9780191896330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864042.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In May 1925, the League of Nations convened a Conference for the Supervision of the International Trade in Arms and Ammunition and in Implements of War in Geneva, Switzerland. Six weeks of ... More


Unwavering Hostility: The George H. W. Bush Administration

Lars Schoultz

in That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832608
eISBN:
9781469603445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888605_schoultz.15
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the new Bush administration's assistant secretary of state for Latin America, Bernard Aronson. Aronson was an obscure neoconservative with no knowledge of Spanish, no ... More


Mamlatdar Ping Pong

Michael D. Metelits

in The Arthur Crawford Scandal: Corruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199498611
eISBN:
9780190991319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498611.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

Chapter 8 relates the negotiations between the Government of Bombay Presidency and the secretary of state for India regarding what to do about the inculpated mamlatdars. Bombay suggested that the ... More


Policy Bureaucracy: Government with a Cast of Thousands

Edward C Page and Bill Jenkins

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280414
eISBN:
9780191700118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280414.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Policy-making is not only about the cut and thrust of politics. It is also a bureaucratic activity. Long before laws are drafted, policy commitments made, or groups consulted on government proposals, ... More


Madison’s Secretary of the Treasury, 1809–1813

Nicholas Dungan

in Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721117
eISBN:
9780814785393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721117.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes events in Albert Gallatin's life from 1809 to 1813. After serving as a senator and congressman and for eight years as secretary of the Treasury, Gallatin harbored no higher ... More


The Senator as Diplomat, 1945–1946

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Vandenberg emerged from the many UN conferences with greater conviction than before about the necessity of the UN’s role in ensuring global peace. Although he deplored the need to accommodate the ... More


Morley's Dilemma

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The victory of the Liberal party in the general election of 1905 thrilled the Indian intelligentsia. The election reduced the strength of the Conservative party in the House of Commons to 157 ... More


View: