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India and the Labour Party, 1929–31

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the Indian policy of the second Labour Government, arguing that many of the official obstacles that had hampered progress in 1924 were removed at the initiative of the Viceroy, ... More


The Stadhouder

J. L. Price

in Holland and the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century: The Politics of Particularism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203834
eISBN:
9780191676000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203834.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The stadhouder was the other pole of political power and leadership in Holland apart from the provincial states, and was the main moving force in the political life of the province for a good part of ... More


The Supremacy of Hatti: The Reign of Suppiluliuma I (c. 1350–1322)

TREVOR BRYCE

in The Kingdom of the Hittites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281329
eISBN:
9780191706752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281329.003.07
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In spite of his close partnership with his father, and in spite of the role he had played in the restoration of the kingdom, Suppiluliuma was not intended for the mantle of kingship in Hatti after ... More


Towards Confrontation

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0017
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the events that pointed towards an inevitable confrontation between Gandhi and the Viceroy. It first notes Gandhi observation that public opinion was quickly turning in favour ... More


Seeing the Old Monuments

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the author comments on the old monuments of Delhi, whose domestic architecture she considered a happy discovery. Many low circular, immaculate buildings with colourful gardens are ... More


To India with the Friends’ Ambulance Unit

Geoffrey Carnall

in Gandhi's Interpreter: A Life of Horace Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640454
eISBN:
9780748651948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the arrival of the Friends' Ambulance Unit in India during the Second World War. Alexander and his colleagues were sent to India shortly after the Japanese entered the war and ... More


The Spanish Years

Valeria De Lucca

in The Politics of Princely Entertainment: Music and Spectacle in the Lives of Lorenzo Onofrio and Maria Mancini Colonna

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190631130
eISBN:
9780190631161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631130.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Between 1679 and 1681 Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna took the position of Viceroy of Aragon and moved to Spain for a few years. His time in Saragozza as a noble foreigner in a position of political power ... More


Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna, Viceroy of Naples

Valeria De Lucca

in The Politics of Princely Entertainment: Music and Spectacle in the Lives of Lorenzo Onofrio and Maria Mancini Colonna

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190631130
eISBN:
9780190631161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631130.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

During the last months of his life, Lorenzo Onofrio obtained the post he had arguably awaited his entire life, that of Viceroy of the Kingdom of Naples. However, he was allowed to occupy this post ... More


Rebellion, Religion, and Reform

Cameron D. Jones

in In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604315
eISBN:
9781503608382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604315.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter two focuses on the events surrounding the Juan Santos Atahualpa Rebellion. Specifically, it examines how the viceregal government ultimately failed to support Ocopa against the rebels. It ... More


Clash with Curzon

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/9780195647518.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Gokhale’s election to the Bombay Council in 1899 marked the beginning of his political rehabilitation. Six years later, when he presided over the Benares session of the Indian National Congress, it ... More


Leader of the Opposition

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/9780195647518.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on the perception of Gokhale as ‘Leader of the Opposition’. Towards his Indian colleagues, even those who toed the official line, Gokhale did not adopt a superior or ... More


Mahadev Desai

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This essay explores the allegations that Mahatma Gandhi’s secretary, Mahadev Desai, was an informer of the British Empire. It provides evidence to prove that Desai’s correspondence with Viceroy Lord ... More


Their Wars and Treaties of Peace with the French, from 1665. to 1683. and their Affairs with New-York in that Time.

Cadwallader Colden

in The History of the Five Indian Nations Depending on the Province of New-York in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501713903
eISBN:
9781501712555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713903.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details events following the arrival of Mons. de Trasi, Vice-Roy of America, in Quebeck in June 1665. In September of the same year, the Commission of Governor General of Canada arrived, ... More


Unbelieving Monarchs and their Servants

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the sometimes precarious relationship of the Mongols' Muslim servitors with infidel khans, their Muslim ministers and officials, especially those who were in attendance at court ... More


Ins and Outs: The Appointment and Employment of Ministers

Alistair Malcolm

in Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791904
eISBN:
9780191834158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791904.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

An important way in which the valido could guarantee a favourable environment in Madrid was to exploit the geographical configuration of the wider monarchy. Appointments to prestigious positions at a ... More


The Viceroy and His Wife

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The character of the new viceroy, Lord Reading, is described here. He and his wife receive a great welcome when they visit Mysore. Gandhi’s civil disobedience campaign gains momentum, but Reading ... More


Tackling Misrule

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The question of the Berars is soon raised, the Nizam angling to have the territories restored. In general, his acquisitiveness and corrupt practices cause growing concern, as well as his overbearing ... More


The Banquet Speech

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0016
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The Nizam goes on a tour around the country and visits the palace he is building in Delhi. There is continuing tension between him and ‘the interfering Resident’, Sir William. Lord Irwin issues the ... More


A Tour of the States

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0018
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sir William goes on a four-month tour of the princely states, taking his wife as his secretary. They arrive at a time of tension when the delegates and Gandhi return from the Round Table Conference. ... More


‘Gandhi and Balraj’: From Dominion Status to Complete Independence

Kama Maclean

in A Revolutionary History of Interwar India: Violence, Image, Voice and Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190217150
eISBN:
9780190247447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217150.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that the escalation of the Congress demand from Dominion Status to Complete Independence at the end of 1929 was greatly influenced by the politics of the HSRA. It shows the close ... More


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