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‘Bunking’ and Debunking: The Controversies of the 1960s *

Alex Danchev

in The First World War and British Military History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222996
eISBN:
9780191678561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222996.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the trends in the 1960s related to the historiography of World War I. During this period, there were four disparate enterprises which conjoined to reanimate public interest in ... More


Editor's Introduction

Brian Bond

in The First World War and British Military History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222996
eISBN:
9780191678561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222996.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the historiography of World War I. This book was inspired by the need for a historical counterpart of Paul Fussell's The ... More


William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

John Jenkin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book describes how Lawrence and William Bragg, son and father, invented, developed, and led the scientific field of X-ray crystallography for fifty years, transforming much of modern science. ... More


Domestic “Dogs of War” Unleashed: The Comparative Fates of Municipal Labor and Socialist Politics in the United States and Australia during the Great War

Shelton Stromquist

in Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

Municipal politics offers an opportunity to assess the impact of the Great War on the lives of workers in Australia and the United States and the fortunes of labor and socialist parties. Although ... More


Florence Melian Stawell and Virginia Woolf: Home-front Experience, The Price of Freedom, and Patriotism

Karen L. Levenback

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

An Australian by birth, Florence Melian Stawell, who was educated as a classicist at both Trinity College (Melbourne) and Newnham College (Cambridge) was a civilian living in London during the Great ... More


Conclusion

Olga Kucherenko

in Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199585557
eISBN:
9780191725043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585557.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Gradually conditioned to accept the regime and its ideology, Soviet youngsters developed an identity and a set of beliefs that became a non-reflexive driving force for many young volunteers during ... More


Modernism and Memorials: Virginia Woolf and Christopher Isherwood

Erica Gene Delsandro

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay complicates the dominant literary-historical narrative by comparing Virginia Woolf’s Jacob’s Room (1922) and To the Lighthouse (1927) with Christopher Isherwood’s The Memorial (1932) in ... More


The Great War

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes the First World War’s effect on British shipping and West African trade. It discusses shipping losses and incidents, and describes the consequences of the end of trade with ... More


The Lowest Point (1915–1918)

Shiona Airlie

in Scottish Mandarin: The Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139569
eISBN:
9789888180134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139569.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Johnston took a sick leave in 1915 to 1916 to China and was attracted to her charm again. Meanwhile the war effect and the stuck career in the service discouraged him to continue his office. In June ... More


Oxford during the War

James Dempsey

in The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Thayer enrolled in Oxford to do postgraduate work. There, he reconnected with T. S. Eliot and the two became friends. He also met, and probably had a relationship with, Vivien Haigh-Wood, who would ... More


Splintered Sexualities in Rebecca West’s The Return of the Soldier, Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, and Sylvia Townsend Warner’s “A Love Match”

Vara Neverow

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chris Baldry in Rebecca West’s debut novel The Return of the Soldier (1918), Septimus Warren Smith in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway (1925), and the siblings Justin Tizard and Celia Tizard in Sylvia ... More


Into the Modern World?

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board during the early-twentieth century, as it attempted to adapt to the changing economic landscape. Jarvis analyses the effectiveness of the ... More


Lady of the Sonnets

James Dempsey

in The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The newly married Thayer and Orr honeymooned in Santa Barbara, expecting to stay there for the duration of the war. Soon after their arrival, Thayer heard of the deaths of Farrar and Seeger. Though ... More


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