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xiii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Section One: Transnational and Comparative Approaches to 1916 Globalising the Easter Rising: 1916 and the Challenge to Empires Enrico Dal Lago, Roisin Healy and Gearoid Barry (NUI Galway) The Easter Rising and the Changing Character of Irregular Warfare Timothy D. Hoyt (U.S. Naval War College, Newport) Section Two: The Atlantic World Echoes of the Rising in Quebec's Conscription Crisis: The French Canadian Press and the Irish Revolution between 1916 and 1918 Charles-Philippe Courtois (Royal Military College Saint-Jean) The Great American Protest: African Americans and the Great Migration Cecelia Hartsell (University College Dublin) Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian Nationalism, and the Irish Revolution: The View from New York, 1914-1920 David Brundage (University of California Santa Cruz) Johannesburg's Green Flag: The Contemporaneity of the Easter Rising and the 1922 Rand Rebellion Jonathan Hyslop (Colgate University and University of Pretoria) ã Section Three: North Africa, Asia and the Pacific 1916 in the Middle East and the Global War for Empire Michael Provence (University of California San Diego) "A Tempest in a British Tea Pot": The Arab Question in Cairo and Delhi Erin O'Halloran (University of Oxford) "Revolutionaries, Renegades and Refugees": Anti-British Allegiances in the Context of World War I Stephen McQuillan (Trinity College Dublin) From Dublin to Turgai: Discourses on Small Nations and Violence in the Russian Muslim Press in 1916 Danielle Ross (Utah State University) "To be avoided at all hazards: rebel Irish and syndicalists coming into office": The Easter Rising, Climatic Conditions and the 1916 Australian Referendum on Conscription Daniel Marc Segesser (University of Bern) Section Four: European Responses and Parallels British Labour and Irish Rebels: "Try and Understand" Geoffrey Bell (independent scholar) The Execution of Cesare Battisti: Loyalty, Citizenship, and Empire in the Trentino in World War I Vanda Wilcox (John Cabot University, Rome) "The Same Thing Could Happen in Finland": The Anti-Imperial Moment in Ireland and Finland, 1916-1917 Andrew Newby (University of Helsinki) Early Risers and Late Sleepers: The Easter Rising and the Poznanian Uprising of 1918/19 Compared Roisin Healy (NUI Galway).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138749993 20180514
The year 1916 has recently been identified as "a tipping point for the intensification of protests, riots, uprisings and even revolutions." Many of these constituted a challenge to the international pre-war order of empires, and thus collectively represent a global anti-imperial moment, which was the revolutionary counterpart to the later diplomatic attempt to construct a new world order in the so-called Wilsonian moment. Chief among such events was the Easter Rising in Ireland, an occurrence that took on worldwide significance as a challenge to the established order. This is the first collection of specialist studies that aims at interpreting the global significance of the year 1916 in the decline of empires.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138749993 20180514
Green Library
vii, 189 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • List of Figures List of Tables List of Maps Acknowledgements Chapter 1. Partial History Chapter 2. Representations of Modern Life in 1938 Chapter 3. Glasgow's Empire Exhibition Chapter 4. Big Screen Televisions and Push-button Radios Chapter 5. The Adelphi Building Chapter 6. Picture Post - The Modernity of Everyday Life Chapter 7. Cars, Coaches and Charabancs at the Prospect Inn Chapter 8. Britain's New Airports Chapter 9. Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781474285018 20180226
In 1938: Modern Britain, Michael John Law demonstrates that our understanding of life in Britain just before the Second World War has been overshadowed by its dramatic political events. 1938 was the last year of normality, and Law shows through a series of case studies that in many ways life in that year was far more modern than might have been thought. By considering topics as diverse as the opening of a new type of pub, the launch of several new magazines, the emergence of push-button radios and large screen televisions sets, and the building of a huge office block, he reveals a Britain, both modern and intrigued by its own modernity, that was stopped in its tracks by war and the austerity that followed. For some, life in Britain was as consumerist, secular, Americanized and modern as it would become for many in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Presenting a fresh perspective on an important year in British social history, illuminated by six engaging case studies, this is a key study for students and scholars of 20th-century Britain.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781474285018 20180226
Green Library
323 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 24 cm
  • Introduction 1 The Lady Anne Clifford's Memoir, 1603 2 Countess of Dorset's Diary, 1616, 1617 and 1619 3 The Life of Me the Lady Anne Clifford, 1589-1649 4 The Lady of the North, Yearly Memoirs, 1650-75 5 Countess of Pembroke's Daybook, 1676 Index -- .
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781526117885 20180312
Anne Clifford (1590-1676) was a prominent noble woman in the seventeenth century. During her long life she experienced the courts of Elizabeth, James and Charles I. She fought a decades long battle to secure her inheritance of the Clifford lands of the north, providing a spirited and legally robust defense of her rights despite the opposition of powerful men, including James I. She eventually inherited the Clifford lands, and she describes her subsequent struggles to reclaim her authority in these lands still mired in the civil wars. Her autobiographies reveal her joys and griefs within a vivid description of seventeenth-century life. They reveal a personality that was vulnerable and determined; charitable and canny. Her autobiographies provide a window into a vibrant world of seventeenth-century life as lived by this complex and intriguing seventeenth-century woman. -- .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781526117885 20180312
Green Library
xvi, 374 pages : maps ; 24 cm
This is the first such study of Operation Banner, the British Army's campaign in Northern Ireland. Drawing upon extensive interviews with former soldiers, primary archival sources including unpublished diaries and unit log-books, this book closely examines soldiers' behaviour at the small infantry-unit level (Battalion downwards), including the leadership, cohesion and training that sustained, restrained and occasionally misdirected soldiers during the most violent period of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. It contends that there are aspects of wider scholarly literatures - including from sociology, anthropology, criminology, and psychology - that can throw new light on our understanding of the British Army in Northern Ireland. It also offers fresh insights and analysis of incidents involving the British Army during the early years of Operation Banner, including the 1972 `Pitchfork murders' of Michael Naan and Andrew Murray in County Fermanagh, and that of Warrenpoint hotel owner Edmund Woolsey in South Armagh. The central argument of this book is that British Army small infantry units enjoyed considerable autonomy during the early years of Operation Banner and could behave in a vengeful, highly aggressive or benign and conciliatory way as their local commanders saw fit. The strain of civil-military relations at a senior level was replicated operationally as soldiers came to resent the limitations of waging war in the UK. The unwillingness of the Army's senior leadership to thoroughly investigate and punish serious transgressions of standard operating procedures in Northern Ireland created uncertainty among soldiers over expected behaviour and desired outcomes. Overly aggressive groups of soldiers could also be mistaken for high-functioning units - with negative consequences for the Army's overall strategy in Northern Ireland.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781786941039 20180416
Green Library
341 pages ; 24 cm
Patrick Wright's memoir opens on a diplomatic crisis. A growing number of countries are threatening to boycott the Commonwealth Games in protest of the British government's handling of South African apartheid. And the problems only get worse. Patrick Wright was one of the pre-eminent diplomats of his day, putting him at the forefront of some of the late twentieth century's most important global events. His six years at the FCO found him dealing with the backlash from the Falklands War, the collapse of the Soviet Union, strained relations with the EU, the First Gulf War and, perhaps most challenging of all, the `fire and glares' of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Lord Wright's account is not only an essential documentation of a significant historical period, but witty and entertaining throughout. He revels in gossip, despairs at the mischievous press `painting lurid pictures of Britain versus the Rest', recalls numerous amusing scenarios and is rather brutal in his assessment of various high- profile political figures.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785903380 20180403
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xv, 193 page : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • Britain: the final frontier
  • Wife, queen, Roman?
  • Family and freedom
  • We learned these things from the romans
  • Dux femina
  • I call upon you, Andraste
  • The wolf and the hare
  • Epilogue: warrior woman.
Boudica introduces readers to the life and literary importance of Boudica through juxtaposing her literary characterizations in Tacitus and Cassius Dio with those of other women and rebel leaders. Literary comparisons assist in the understanding of Boudica as a barbarian, queen, mother, commander in war, and leader of revolt.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190609078 20180409
Green Library
xii, 153 pages : illustration ; 26 cm
  • Introduction Peter Clegg 1. Brexit in its Worldwide Aspect: An Opportunity to be Grasped Peter Marshall 2. A Divided Family: Race, the Commonwealth and Brexit Eva Namusoke 3. Brexit and Trade Ties between Europe and Commonwealth States in Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities for Pro-poor Growth or a Further Entrenchment of North-South Inequalities? Mark Langan 4. Myths of Commonwealth Betrayal: UK-Africa Trade Before and After Brexit Peg Murray-Evans 5. Brexit, Development Aid, and the Commonwealth Sophia Price 6. Paradoxes of Regionalism and Democracy: Brexit's Lessons for the Commonwealth Wendy C. Grenade 7. The Implications of Brexit for the Caribbean's Future Relationship with Britain and the EU Sir Ronald Sanders 8. The Repercussions of Brexit for CARICOM's Cohesion Patsy Lewis 9. Brexit and the Overseas Territories: Repercussions for the Periphery Peter Clegg 10. Australia and Brexit: Deja` Vu All Over Again? Derek McDougall Opinions 11. Some Reflections on Brexit and its Aftermath James Mayall 12. Brexit, the UK and the Commonwealth: Opportunities and Challenges David Howell 13. Brexit: The View from Scotland John M. MacKenzie 14. Bringing the Commonwealth Back into the Fold-A View from the Backbenches Frank Field 15. Brexit: A View from UKIP and the European Parliament James Carver 16. Brexit: A View from Gibraltar Joseph Garcia 17. UK's Exit from the EU: Consequences for Africa and the Commonwealth Kayode Soyinka 18. Brexit: A Perspective from Singapore Yuen Foong Khong 19. Brexit: A View from New Zealand W. David McIntyre 20. Brexit: `Everybody Lost' Shridath Ramphal 21. Opportunities or Challenges for the Caribbean after Brexit? Christopher A. D. Charles.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138501669 20180604
The decision of the UK to `Leave' the European Union (EU) was unexpected, and as a consequence the precise details of what would come next were left very unclear, and still today there is little certainty or agreement over what `Brexit' will actually mean. It is within this context that this edited volume has been produced. The Commonwealth featured quite heavily in the referendum campaign, particularly on the `Leave' side; claiming that a vote for Brexit would allow the UK to re-new and extend links with the countries of the Commonwealth. However, critics highlighted the potential limitations of a new bilateral link, and that in many instances the UK's role is strengthened by its membership of the EU. The tension between aspiration and likely reality is a key theme of the volume. Another, is how the decision of the UK may have consequences across the Commonwealth in terms of both domestic policy and regional cooperation. In short, the volume shines a detailed light on the historical and contemporary nature of relations between the UK and the Commonwealth. Linked to this, and possibly of greatest utility, is the consideration of how policy should be formulated to best strengthen the relationship in the future. This book originally appeared as a special issue of The Round Table.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138501669 20180604
Green Library
xiv, 142 pages : map ; 22 cm.
  • Preface-Acknowledgements.List of Abbreviations.1: Introduction: Britain and the Arctic.2: Britain: the forgotten Arctic state?.3: The Circumpolar Arctic.4: Britain in the Arctic today.5: To strategise in the Arctic, or not?.6: Conclusions.â .
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319692920 20180306
British interest in the Arctic has returned to heights not seen since the end of the Cold War; concerns about climate change, resources, trade, and national security are all impacted by profound environmental and geopolitical changes happening in the Arctic. Duncan Depledge investigates the increasing geopolitical significance of the Arctic and explores why it took until now for Britain - once an `Arctic state' itself - to notice how close it is to these changes, what its contemporary interests in the region are, and whether the British government's response in the arenas of science, defence, and commerce is enough. This book will be of interest to both academics and practitioners seeking to understand contemporary British interest and activity in the Arctic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319692920 20180306
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xvi, 472 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Preface Introduction 1. The Invasion of Britain 2. The Conquest of Lowland Britain 3. The Conquest of Upland Britain 4. Retreat and Consolidation 5. Hadrian and Hadrian's Wall 6. The Antonine Wall 7. Marcus Aurelius and Commodus 8. Septimius Severus 9. Soldier and Civilian 10. Government and Administrators 11. Economy and Society 12. Gods and Men 13. The Third Century 14. The Fourth Century Bibliography Photo Credits Concordance Tables.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785707001 20180219
Britannia Romana: Roman Inscriptions and Roman Britain is based on the author's 40 years' experience of the epigraphy of Roman Britain. It collects 487 inscriptions (mostly on stone, but also on metal, wood, tile and ceramic), the majority from Britain but many from other Roman provinces and Italy, so as to illustrate the history and character of Roman Britain (AD 43-410). Each inscription is presented in the original (in Latin, except for eight in Greek), followed by a translation and informal commentary; they are linked by the narrative which they illustrate, and more than half (236) are accompanied by photographs. All Latin terms in the narrative and commentary are translated and explained. The author demonstrates his unrivalled ability to read and understand Roman inscriptions and their importance as a source of historical knowledge. They are treated by chronology or theme in 14 chapters. The first eight take the narrative from Claudius' invasion (AD 43) to the death of the last emperor to attempt the conquest of Britain, Septimius Severus (AD 211). The next four cover the general themes of soldier and civilian, economy and society, government, religion. The last two continue the narrative to the death of the last emperor to rule Roman Britain, Constantine III (AD 411).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785707001 20180219
Green Library
x, 225 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Green Library
x, 220 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 22 cm
  • 1. Introduction: British Humanitarian Activity and Russia, c. 1890-1923.- 2. Humanitarian traditions and Russia's problems.- 3. Britain and the Russian Famine, 1891-2.- 4. Speaking up for Religious Freedom in Russia: Jewish and Christian humanitarianism.- 5. Humanitarian sympathy and national liberation.- 6. Britain and the Russian Famine, 1921-3.- 7. Conclusion.- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319651897 20180129
This book analyses the efforts of British civil society to help a Russia seen to be struggling between 1890 and the 1920s. Luke Kelly seeks to show why churches, pressure groups, charities, politicians and journalists came to promote religious and political liberty and to relieve the victims of famines in late-tsarist and early communist Russia. By focusing on the roles of Christian, Jewish and liberal interests in deploying humanitarian solutions, Kelly shows how humanitarianism developed `from below', while also examining the growth of a broader humanitarian discourse in the context of the Anglo-Russian relationship.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319651897 20180129
Green Library
367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER** Where are you really from? You're British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. So why do people keep asking you where you are from? Brit(ish) is about a search for identity. It is about the everyday racism that plagues British society. It is about our awkward, troubled relationship with our history. It is about why liberal attempts to be `colour-blind' have caused more problems than they have solved. It is about why we continue to avoid talking about race. In this personal and provocative investigation, Afua Hirsch explores a very British crisis of identity. We are a nation in denial about our past and our present. We believe we are the nation of abolition, but forget we are the nation of slavery. We are convinced that fairness is one of our values, but that immigration is one of our problems. Brit(ish) is the story of how and why this came to be, and an urgent call for change.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781473546899 20180416
Green Library
xxiv, 471 pages : illutsrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
A radical rethinking of the Anglo-Saxon world that draws on the latest archaeological discoveries This beautifully illustrated book draws on the latest archaeological discoveries to present a radical reappraisal of the Anglo-Saxon built environment and its inhabitants. John Blair, one of the world's leading experts on this transformative era in England's early history, explains the origins of towns, manor houses, and castles in a completely new way, and sheds new light on the important functions of buildings and settlements in shaping people's lives during the age of the Venerable Bede and King Alfred. Building Anglo-Saxon England demonstrates how hundreds of recent excavations enable us to grasp for the first time how regionally diverse the built environment of the Anglo-Saxons truly was. Blair identifies a zone of eastern England with access to the North Sea whose economy, prosperity, and timber buildings had more in common with the Low Countries and Scandinavia than the rest of England. The origins of villages and their field systems emerge with a new clarity, as does the royal administrative organization of the kingdom of Mercia, which dominated central England for two centuries. Featuring a wealth of color illustrations throughout, Building Anglo-Saxon England explores how the natural landscape was modified to accommodate human activity, and how many settlements--secular and religious-were laid out with geometrical precision by specialist surveyors. The book also shows how the Anglo-Saxon love of elegant and intricate decoration is reflected in the construction of the living environment, which in some ways was more sophisticated than it would become after the Norman Conquest.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691162980 20180530
Green Library
pages cm
  • Preface: Quantification and its discontents
  • Introduction: Political calculations
  • Finding the money: public accounting and political arithmetic after 1688
  • The great project of the equivalent: a story of the number 398,0851/2
  • The balance of trade battle and the party politics of calculation in 1713-1714
  • The preheminent bookkeepers in Christendom: calculating personalities and impersonal calculations
  • Intrinsick values: figuring out the South Sea Bubble
  • Futures projected: Robert Walpole's political calculations
  • Figures, which they thought could not lie: the problem with calculation in the eighteenth century.
Modern political culture features a deep-seated faith in the power of numbers. But quantitative evidence has not always been revered, as William Deringer shows. After the 1688 Revolution, as Britons learned to fight by the numbers, their enthusiasm for figures arose not from efforts to find objective truths but from the turmoil of politics itself.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780674971875 20180226
Green Library
xvii, 235 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • The setting
  • An emerging frontier
  • Luguvalium: fabric and townscape
  • Luguvalium: people and economy
  • Late Roman Carlisle to the Kingdom of Northumbria
  • Carlisle and an emerging new frontier
  • The Norman takeover
  • A border city
  • Conclusions.
Green Library
ix, 262 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
xvii, 411 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
By tracing the largely forgotten eighteenth-century migration of elite mixed-race individuals from Jamaica to Great Britain, Children of Uncertain Fortune reinterprets the evolution of British racial ideologies as a matter of negotiating family membership. Using wills, legal petitions, family correspondences, and inheritance lawsuits, Daniel Livesay is the first scholar to follow the hundreds of children born to white planters and Caribbean women of color who crossed the ocean for educational opportunities, professional apprenticeships, marriage prospects, or refuge from colonial prejudices.The presence of these elite children of color in Britain pushed popular opinion in the British Atlantic world toward narrower conceptions of race and kinship. Members of Parliament, colonial assemblymen, merchant kings, and cultural arbiters - the very people who decided Britain' colonial policies, debated abolition, passed marital laws, and arbitrated inheritance disputes - rubbed shoulders with these mixed-race Caribbean migrants in parlors and sitting rooms. Upper-class Britons also resented colonial transplants and coveted their inheritances; family intimacy gave way to racial exclusion. By the early nineteenth century, relatives had become strangers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781469634432 20180219
Green Library
219 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
  • Einleitung
  • Voraussetzungen für die Entstehung der Chronica maiora
  • St. Albans
  • Skriptorium
  • Die Flores Historiarum und Rogerus de Wendover
  • Konklusion
  • Chronica maiora
  • Überlieferung
  • Manuskripte
  • Terminologische Überlegungen
  • Kompilation
  • Anordnung : Chronologie und Materie
  • Umfang : Länge und Beispielhaftigkeit
  • Inhalt : Aufnehmen und Weglassen
  • Konklusion
  • Matthaeus Parisiensis
  • Handschrift
  • Schreiber
  • Selbstbezeichnungen
  • Identifikationsfolie
  • Kompilation
  • Wertungen
  • Zeugenschaft
  • Fremdbezeichnungen
  • Konklusion
  • Informationen
  • Informationsquellen
  • Vorlagen : secundum illud poeticum
  • Dokumente : hac cartula [...] ad notitiam nostram pervenit
  • Personen und Gerede : multi dicunt
  • Umgang mit Informationen
  • Nennung der Quellen und Zitation : Ut autem de praedictorum summa certificemur, hanc comiti Ricardo transmissam epistolam huic volumini inseruimus
  • Zeugenschaft : ita ut mirarentur omnes qui haec viderent
  • Wahrheit : dura enim est conditio historiographorum
  • Konklusion
  • Zeichnungen
  • Orientierung
  • Zeugenschaft
  • Erinnerung
  • Kritik
  • Veranschaulichung
  • Zusatzinformationen
  • Betonung
  • Konklusion
  • Überarbeitung
  • Änderungen
  • Ergänzungen
  • Zusatzinformationen
  • Anmerkungen
  • Verweise
  • Änderungsanweisungen
  • Konklusion
  • Rezipienten und Rezeptionsprozesse
  • Schlussbetrachtungen
  • Bibliographie
  • Siglen
  • Quellen
  • Manuskripte
  • Editionen
  • Edition mit Übersetzung
  • Übersetzungen
  • Quellensammlung
  • Literaturverzeichnis.
Green Library
861 pages : charts ; 24 cm
  • Préface / Randolph Churchill -- Avant-propos / François Kersaudy -- Enfance et scolarité -- Naissance et prime jeunesse -- Scolarité -- Sandhurst -- Famille -- Ascendants -- Fratrie et cousins -- Idylles et amours de jeunesse -- Conjointe -- Enfants (dans l'ordre de naissance) -- Gendres et brus (dans l'ordre de mariage) -- Petits-enfants (dans l'ordre de naissance) -- Arrière-petit-fils -- Famille par alliance -- Succession et partage des biens -- Constitution physique et mentale -- Santé physique -- Le "black dog" -- Décès et obsèques -- Convictions, schémas mentaux et préjugés -- Churchill et la religion -- Impérialisme, racisme et eugénisme -- Churchill et le monde musulman -- Churchill philosémite : l'antisémitisme, le sionisme, le foyer juif et la Palestine -- Churchill et le communisme -- Aide à la Russie blanche et antibolchevisme -- Le "rideau" de fer et la guerre froide -- Goûts et loisirs -- Gastronomie - vins & spiritueux - tabac -- Churchill fin gourmet -- Vins & spiritueux -- Thé -- Tabac -- Habits et costumes -- La tenue du député -- Décontraction domestique -- Les tenues spécifiques -- Uniformes de fonction ou de parade -- Théâtre, cinéma, musique -- Théâtre -- Cinéma -- Musique -- Sports et jeux de plein air -- Cricket, rugby, boxe, escrime, tennis -- Polo -- Équitation -- Golf -- Croquet -- Natation -- Jeux de casino -- Chevaux et écurie de course -- Churchill boursicoteur -- Jeux de société -- Travaux manuels -- Peinture -- Voyages -- Le célibataire globe-trotter -- L'Amirauté et l'Enchantress -- L'entre-deux-guerres -- La plus belle heure du voyageur : 1939-1945 -- Le chef de l'opposition et le nouveau Premier Ministre -- Le croisiériste retraité -- Automobiles -- Animaux -- Churchill éleveur: gros bétail -- Churchill lépidoptérophile: collection et élevage de papillons -- Churchill ichtyophile : aquariums et élevage de poissons exotiques -- Le lac des cygnes -- Chiens et chats -- Oiseaux d'appartement -- Bêtes fauves et de zoo -- Lieux de résidence -- Résidences à Londres -- Le jeune célibataire à Londres -- Le jeune ménage à Londres -- L'entre-deux-guerres -- Downing Street (1940-1945 & 1951-1955) -- Hyde Park Gate (1945-1965) -- Cottages et "manoirs" à la campagne -- Pear Tree Cottage -- Hoe Farm -- Lullenden -- Chartvvell -- Résidences officielles hors de Londres -- Chequers -- Ditchley -- Séjours dans les grands domaines en Grande-Bretagne -- Villégiature à l'étranger -- L'avant-1914 -- Villa Cassel -- Le yacht Honor -- Château de Veveti -- Locations de vacances -- Rêve d'or -- Villas d'amis en France -- Château de Woolsack -- Lou Mas -- Lou Sueil -- Dampierre -- Château de l'Horizon -- Les Zoraïdes -- La Dragonnière -- Château de Saint-Georges-Motel -- Château de Bordaberry -- La Capponcina -- La Pausa -- Grands hôtels -- Churchill officier -- Le cavalier du e hussards -- La révolution à Cuba (1895) -- Bangalore (1896) -- Malakand (1897)
  • Vers le Soudan -- Omdurman (1898) -- Championnats militaires de polo (1898-1899) -- La guerre des Boers (1899-1900) -- Coda : Churchill "poilu" (1915-1916) -- carrière politique -- Députation -- Oldham (1900-1906) -- Élection partielle du 6 juillet 1899: échec -- Élections législatives du 1'r octobre 1900: élu conservateur -- Manchester nord-ouest (1906-1908) -- Élections législatives du 12 janvier 1906 : élu "libre-échangiste" (libéral) -- Élection partielle du 23 avril 1908: échec -- Dundee (1908-1922) -- Élection partielle du 9 mai 1908: élu libéral -- Élections législatives du 18 janvier 1910: réélu libéral -- Élections législatives du 8 décembre 1910: réélu libéral -- Élection partielle du 29 juillet 1917: réélu "libéral de coalition" -- Élections législatives du 14 décembre 1918 : réélu libéral de coalition" -- Élections législatives du 16 novembre 1922: battu "libéral" -- Leicester Ouest: élections législatives du 6 décembre 1923 : battu "libéral" -- Westminster: élection partielle du 19 mars 1924 : battu "indépendant antisocialiste" -- Epping (1924-1945) -- Élections législatives du 29 octobre 1924 : élu "constitutionnaliste" -- Élections législatives du 30 mai 1929: élu "unioniste" -- Élections législatives du 27 octobre 1931: élu "conservateur" -- Élections législatives du 14 novembre 1935: réélu "conservateur" -- Woodford (1945-1964) -- Élections législatives du 5 juillet 1945 : élu "conservateur d'union nationale" -- Élections législatives du 23 février 1950: élu "conservateur" -- Élections législatives du 25 octobre 1951: réélu "conservateur" -- Élections législatives du 25 mai 1955: réélu "conservateur" -- Élections législatives du 8 octobre 1959: réélu "conservateur" -- Fonctions ministérielles -- Sous-secrétaire d'État aux Colonies (12 décembre 1905-12 avril 1908) -- President of the Board of Trade (12 avril 1908-14 février 1910) -- Secrétaire d'État au département de l'Intérieur (19 février 1910-24 octobre 1911) -- Premier lord de l'Amirauté (25 octobre 1911-26 mai 1915) -- Chancelier du duché de Lancastre (27 mai-12 novembre 1915) -- Ministre de l'Armement (17 juillet 1917-9 janvier 1919) -- Secrétaire d'État à la Guerre et ministre de l'Air (10 janvier 1919-12 février 1921) -- Secrétaire d'État aux Colonies et ministre de l'Air (14 février 1921-1" avril 1921) /Secrétaire d'État aux Colonies (14 février 1921-19 octobre 1922) -- Chancelier de l'Échiquier (6 novembre 1924-4 juin 1929) -- Premier lord de l'Amirauté (3 septembre 1939-9 mai 1940) -- Premier Ministre (1: 10 mai 1940-26 juillet 1945) -- Churchill chef de gouvernement -- Churchill chef de guerre -- Les grandes défaites -- Norvège 1940 -- France 1940 -- Grèce et Crète 1941 -- Libye 1942 -- Singapour 1942 -- Dieppe 1942 -- Les demi-échecs/demi-victoires -- Dunkerque -- Arnhem -- Les grandes victoires -- Les opérations aériennes -- Les opérations navales -- Les opérations secrètes et clandestines -- Les grandes conférences "au sommet" -- Les grands discours de guerre : Churchill à la BBC -- Premier Ministre (2: 26 octobre 1951-6 avril 1955) -- Priorité au "sommet" -- L'imagination n'est plus au pouvoir -- Les adieux déchirants
  • Élections législatives et gouvernements que Churchill a connus -- Controverses et querelles politiques -- People's Budget (1909-1910) -- Conflit avec la Chambre des lords -- Droit de vote des femmes et suffragettes -- Tonypandy (1910) -- Siège de Sidney Street (1911) -- Dardanelles (1915) -- Tchanak (1922) -- Grève générale de 1926 -- L'apaisement -- Famine au Bengale en 1943 -- L'État-providence -- La répression des Mau-Mau -- Churchill et le monde extérieur -- "Peuples anglophones" et membres de l'empire/Commonwealth -- L'Irlande -- Les Indes -- Le "Vieux Commonwealth" -- Les États-Unis -- Alliés et adversaires étrangers -- Allemagne -- Belgique -- Espagne -- France -- 1874-1939 : "Dieu merci, il y a l'armée française!" -- 1940-1945 : la France libre -- 1945-1963 : la vie de château -- Grèce et Balkans -- Italie -- Japon -- Pays-Bas -- Pays scandinaves -- Pologne -- Portugal -- Russie et URSS -- Suisse -- Tchécoslovaquie -- Turquie et Empire ottoman -- Churchill et la construction européenne -- Les "trois cercles" et le discours de Llandudno -- Les "États-Unis d'Europe": Zurich et ses ambiguïtés -- De Zurich à Strasbourg via La Haye -- Le Premier Ministre et l'intégration européenne -- Dernières et tortueuses mises au point -- Milieux dirigeants, politiques et diplomatiques étrangers et du Commonwealth -- Avant 1914, Grande Guerre et entre-deux-guerres -- Empire et Commonwealth -- Allemagne -- États-Unis -- France (jusqu'au 17 juin 1940) -- Grèce -- Italie -- Russie/URSS -- Deuxième Guerre mondiale et après-guerre -- Commonwealth -- Allemagne -- États-Unis -- France (à partir du 18 juin 1940) -- URSS -- Autres -- Churchill homme de lettres -- Souvenirs de campagnes et récits de voyage (1898-1908) -- The Story of the Malakand Field Force : An Episode of Frontier War (1898) -- The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan (1899) -- London w Ladysmith via Pretoria (1900) -- Jan Hamilton's March (1900) -- My African journey (1908) -- Roman (1900) et fiction (1947) -- Savrola: A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania (1900) -- The Dream (1947-1966-1987) -- Biographies -- Lord Randolph Churchill (1906) -- Marlborough: His Life and Times (1933-1938) -- Mémoires -- The World Crisis (1923-1931) [La Crise mondiale I Mémoires de la Grande Guerre] -- My Early Life: A Roving Commission (1930) [Mes jeunes années] -- The Second World War (1948-1953) [Mémoires sur la Deuxième Guerre mondiale] -- Recueils de discours -- Participation aux débats d'avant la Grande Guerre -- Les grands discours contre le danger hitlérien -- La série Cassell (1941-1953) -- La série des Discours complets (1974) -- Journalisme -- Avant et pendant la Grande Guerre -- L'entre-deux-guerres -- Histoire grand public -- Le prix Nobel de littérature (1953) -- Technique d'écriture -- Churchill lecteur -- Titres, distinctions honorifiques et décorations -- Blason et devise -- Distinctions accolées à son nom -- Décorations militaires -- Le jeune officier -- La Grande Guerre
  • Deuxième Guerre mondiale et ses suites -- Médailles commémoratives et trophées sportifs -- Titres universitaires honorifiques -- Chancelier d'université honoraire -- Doctorats honoris causa -- Citoyen d'honneur -- Amis et adversaires politiques -- Premiers Ministres des gouvernements auxquels Churchill a participé -- Premiers Ministres des gouvernements que Churchill a soutenus comme simple député -- Premiers Ministres des gouvernements que Churchill a combattus comme simple député -- Principaux ministres que Churchill a côtoyés -- Avant, pendant et après la Grande Guerre -- Au cours de l'entre-deux-guerres -- Pendant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale -- Gouvernement de 1951-1955 -- Autres cercles -- Souverains britanniques -- Victoria -- Édouard VII -- Georges V -- Édouard VIII -- Georges VI -- Élisabeth II -- Hauts fonctionnaires et diplomates -- Adversaires et amis hors du gouvernement, assistants, connaissances, mécènes, relations -- Adversaires et rivaux -- Amis politiques hors Parlement -- Other Club -- Assistants historiens -- Chercheurs scientifiques -- Cinéastes, dramaturges, écrivains et comédiens -- Conseillers juridiques et financiers, notaires, banquiers et agents de change -- Éditeurs et agents littéraires -- Hôtes et hôtesses -- Mécènes, donateurs et protecteurs -- Médecins -- Peintres, sculpteurs, photographes et caricaturistes -- Personnel de maison et de sécurité -- Press lords, patrons de presse et rédacteurs en chef -- Secrétaires et aides de camp -- Autres -- Milieux militaires -- Royal Navy -- Avant 1914, Grande Guerre et entre-deux-guerres -- Deuxième Guerre mondiale et après-guerre -- Armée britannique -- Avant 1914 -- Grande Guerre et entre-deux-guerres -- Deuxième Guerre mondiale et après-guerre -- Royal Air Force -- Grande Guerre et entre-deux-guerres -- Deuxième Guerre mondiale et après-guerre -- Alliés -- États-Unis -- France -- Grande Guerre et entre-deux-guerres -- Grande Guerre, entre-deux-guerres et Deuxième Guerre mondiale -- Lieux de mémoire -- Blenbeim -- Établissements d'enseignement -- Harrow School -- Eton College -- Sandhurst -- "Oxbtidge" -- Pierre tombale et pierre du souvenir -- Centres d'études, associations et musées -- Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge -- Musée Churchill de Londres -- Stratford Armouries -- Musée Churchill de Fulton -- Madame Tussaud -- Hillsdale College (Michigan) -- National Churchill Library and Center de Washington -- Centre Churchill -- Churchill au cinéma et à la télévision -- Collections et Churchilliana -- Timbres-poste -- Médailles commémoratives.
"S'il existe de nombreux livres essais et biographies s'intéressant à l'emblématique Winston Churchill, aucun volume rassemblant le maximum de données sur cette figure de proue aux multiples facettes n'avait jusqu'alors été publié. C'est précisément l'ambition de ce dictionnaire. Au moyen de courts chapitres et notices, Antoine Capet offre une synthèse complète de tous les faits qui ont marqué la vie, publique et privée, de Churchill. Puisant aux meilleures sources, chaque notice permet aux lecteurs de s'informer rapidement sur tel ou tel événement de son admirable carrière militaire, politique et littéraire, sur ses liens d'amitié ou d'hostilité vis-à-vis de ses compatriotes et des autres décideurs qu'il a connus de près, sur sa difficile vie familiale en dehors de son bonheur conjugal, ou encore sur ses goûts et loisirs d'homme privé. Cet ouvrage aide à mieux cerner la vie et l'oeuvre d'un être exceptionnel, avec ses nombreuses contradictions, ses vertigineuses faiblesses, ses dons étincelants et ses éclairs de génie."--Page 4 of cover.
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x, 323 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
After the Second World War, with much of Europe in ruins, the victorious Winston Churchill swore to build a peace across Europe that would last a generation.Fighting against the new 'Iron Curtain' which had fallen across the world, and battling the personal disappointment of losing the 1945 election in Britain, Churchill dedicated the rest of his life to forging a united Europe. This book, based in part on new evidence, reveals his vision: Britain as a leading member of the European family. Through Churchill's own private papers, Felix Klos unveils Churchill's personal battle to regain his place in world affairs, his confidential conversations with European leaders and the thinking and preparation behind some of his most powerful speeches. A beautifully written history of Europe after the war, and a new glimpse at one of its greatest statesmen.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784538132 20180129
Green Library