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A ‘Manly Study’? Irish Women Historians, 1868–1949

S. Pašeta.

in The English Historical Review

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 749 words.

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A ‘Special Relationship’? Harold Wilson, Lyndon B. Johnson and Anglo-American Relations ‘at the Summit’, 1964–68

David Reynolds.

in The English Historical Review

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 272 words.

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A ‘Weak’ State? The English State, the Magistracy and the Reform of Policing in the 1830s

David Philips.

in The English Historical Review

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

It has long been a historical cliché that the English state of the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries was a weak one, compared to the bureaucratic states of France or Prussia. This...

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‘A Barometer of National Confidence’: a British Assessment of the Role of Insecurity in the Formulation of German Military Policy before the First World War

Matthew S. Seligmann.

in The English Historical Review

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

Many recent examinations into the origins of the First World War have concluded that it was owing to a distorted threat perception that the German government opted for conflict in 1914. It...

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‘A bit fast money, a bit white shoe brigade’? Freedom of Information and Australian History

GREG TERRILL.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 0 words.

In the second of our series on Freedom of Information and the Historian, Greg Terrill writes on the impact of Freedom of Information (FOI) upon the writing of Australian history. Historians...

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‘A Crusade to Enfranchise the Many’: Thatcherism and the ‘Property-Owning Democracy’

Matthew Francis.

in Twentieth Century British History

June 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 9981 words.

The concept of the ‘property-owning democracy’ has been one of the ideological and rhetorical constants of twentieth-century Conservatism. Coined by Noel Skelton in 1923 the concept has...

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‘A Field for Private Members’: The Wolfenden Committee and Scottish Homosexual Law Reform, 1950–67

Roger Davidson and Gayle Davis.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 0 words.

The proceedings and report of the Wolfenden Committee on Prostitution and Homosexual Offences (1954–7) figure prominently in the historiography of homosexuality in later twentieth-century...

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1688: A Global History

Jonathan Israel.

in The English Historical Review

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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‘A Great Change in Manners’

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew.

in Nineteenth-Century Britain

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); British History. 356 words.

‘A Great Change in Manners‘ draws attention to the remarkable order and balance of British society between the 1850s and 1890s. Despite massive industrial and social change, crime fell in...

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‘A Matter of Regret’: Britain, the 1983 Grendada Crisis, and the Special Relationship<sup>*</sup>

GARY WILLIAMS.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 0 words.

When the USA launched a military intervention in Grenada in October 1983 it was against the wishes of its closest ally, Britain, who felt deliberately misled as to Washington's intentions....

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