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Colonial Office

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — British History.

The changes in the status and structure of the Colonial Office mirror the vicissitudes of the British empire. For most of the 17th cent., while the American colonies were being established,...

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labour history

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — British History.

Is an important specialism which has greatly extended its scope in the last 50 years. Scholars' perspectives, apart from exceptions such as J. L. and B. Hammond, concentrated on...

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Labourism

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — British History.

Is a term that historians have used in Britain, the USA, and Australia to describe the dominant ideology of the labour movement. In the late 1960s and early 1970s New ...

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pubs

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Australasian and Pacific History.

The term ‘public house’, denoting premises licensed for the sale of alcohol, became current in the late 17th cent. and was increasingly applied to what had hitherto been known as ...

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social history

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Australasian and Pacific History.

1 Inquiry into the social circumstances of individuals and families in order better to meet their health care needs.

2 The historical study of social...

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Tom Mann

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Australasian and Pacific History.

(1856–1941).

Socialist and trade union leader. Born near Coventry and apprenticed as an engineer in Birmingham, Mann moved to London in 1877 and was active in the Social Democratic...

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urban history

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — British History.

Can be defined variously. Histories of individual British towns have been written for over four centuries; studies of towns and urbanization in general came later; while as an academic...

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