Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items for:

a-hull x Contemporary History (Post 1945) x clear all

a-hull

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

See overview in Oxford Index

Good Neighbor Policy

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 119 words.

A term used to describe the US Latin America policy of Secretary of State Cordell Hull during the first term

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Good Neighbor Policy ((USA))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 123 words.

A term used to describe the US Latin America policy of Secretary of State Cordell *Hull during the first term of President ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Good Neighbor Policy ((USA))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 123 words.

A term used to describe the US Latin America policy of Secretary of State Cordell *Hull during the first term of President ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Sir Christopher Sydney Cockerell

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Science and Mathematics.

(1910–1999) British engineer and inventor

Cockerell was born in Cambridge and educated at Cambridge University, graduating in engineering in 1931. Initially he joined a small...

See overview in Oxford Index

Smith, Stevie (1903–1971)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 279 words.

British poet, artist, and novelist, who won the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1969.

Stevie Smith was born in Hull but her family moved to London when she was still an infant;...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Amy Johnson

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Australasian and Pacific History.

(1903–1941)

British aviator who, in 1930, made a celebrated solo flight from Britain to Australia. In recognition of this achievement she was made a CBE.

The daughter of a...

See overview in Oxford Index