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1. Definition

1. Definition  

Richard English

in Modern War: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778223
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199607891.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199607891
What, in essence, is ‘war’? ‘Definition’ considers various concepts of what war actually is and how commentators have tried to define it. There exist many different types of war, such as ... More
21. The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State

21. The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0021
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chapter
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9780192853981
‘The Fin-de-Siècle Reaction: New Views of the State’ looks at the reconsideration of Britain's purpose and place in the world that came in the aftermath of the Boer War. Britain concluded ... More
20. Reluctant Imperialists?

20. Reluctant Imperialists?  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0020
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853981
‘Reluctant Imperialists?’ outlines British imperial policy in the late nineteenth century. Britain did not, as a whole, look for increased direct imperial authority, nor did public opinion ... More
6. The era of Franz Joseph19th century

6. The era of Franz Joseph: 19th century  

Martyn Rady

in The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780191834714
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198792963.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198792963
‘The era of Franz Joseph: 19th century’ considers the rule of Franz Joseph after his uncle, Emperor Ferdinand, abdicated at the end of 1848. Franz Joseph’s reign began with nine years of ... More
Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

Christopher Harvie and Colin Matthew

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.001.0001
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book
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9780192853981
Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction is an account of remarkable economic and social change and an even more remarkable political stability. Britain in 1789 ... More
9. Politics and Diplomacy: Palmerston's Years

9. Politics and Diplomacy: Palmerston's Years  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0009
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853981
‘Politics and Diplomacy: Palmerston's Years’ looks at the make-up of politics and the concerns of politicians in the mid-nineteenth century. The Whigs held office for most of the ... More
11. Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant

11. Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0011
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853981
‘Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant’ looks at the attitudes and the make-up of British society from the 1850s to the 1870s. Free Trade became the consensus view of all the political ... More

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