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, but the remit of the journal concentrated more upon political issues and became a rallying point for those who championed liberal causes such as opposition to censorship. 48 Fr Finlay continued to serve on the IAOS executive and replaced Plunkett as the president. Robert Anderson provided continuity with the past and a source of leadership throughout this tumultuous period. 49 However, the foundation of the new state coincided with a new generation of leaders that began to populate the co-operative leadership. When Anderson moved to lead the Irish Agricultural

in Civilising rural Ireland
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Colonial subjects and the appeal for imperial justice
Charles V. Reed

. 83 Memo from African Political Organisation General Executive, 11 June 1909, BC 112/D3.1, Schreiner Papers, University of Cape Town Archives. 84 Ramsay MacDonald to W. P. Schreiner, 18 June 1909, BC 112/D3.1/File 12 (10.1), Schreiner Papers, University of Cape Town Archives; Charles Dilke to W. P

in Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860–1911
Neil Macmaster

11 The post-independence state and the conservative marginalisation of women This chapter examines first how it was that the structure of the ‘traditional’ extended family and its values, often referred to as ‘neopatriarchy’, was able to adapt in a dynamic way to the challenge of rapid social and economic change. This survival helps to explain why patterns of male domination remained so all-powerful and generalised within Algerian society, so that politically vulnerable post-independence governments preferred not to challenge the status quo on the position and

in Burning the veil
The short history of Indian doctors in the Colonial Medical Service, British East Africa
Anna Greenwood and Harshad Topiwala

expediencies of the state (Indian doctors were cheap, Indian doctors had an acceptable level of training). Rather, the decision to squeeze Indians out of government employment was tied to changing social and political pressures that influenced ideas about the way the colonial project should be conducted. As ideas of trusteeship advanced from the 1920s, it became increasingly appropriate to Africanise the

in Beyond the state
Mike Huggins

individuals. Newmarket was owned by the Jockey Club, Ascot by the Crown, and Goodwood by the Duke of Richmond. Privately-owned courses increasingly became incorporated. Lewes, formerly run by solicitors Verrall and Co., became Lewes Racecourse Company Ltd. in December 1930.13 Epsom’s middle-classdominated Grand Stand Association became a limited company in 1932. The Association of Racecourse Executives (aka Racecourse Association) was formed in 1920 to look after the interests of all course managements. Meetings varied significantly in social status. ‘Royal’ Ascot was a

in Horseracing and the British 1919–39
Wilkes and America
Peter D.G. Thomas

will be minister behind the Curtain, though his Lordship absolutely denies it.’2 Bute had no intention of playing any such role, as he had assured Secretaries of State Egremont and Halifax on his resignation.3 But his sovereign would not allow him to withdraw from the political scene. George III insisted on informing and consulting him on political matters during April, at the rate of a letter a day.4 This correspondence was curtailed when the favourite went to the Yorkshire spa of Harrogate for the month of May, but after Bute’s return to London on 1 June the King

in George III
Sabine Clarke

political trajectory from union leader to ‘moderate right-wing politician’, in the words of the Colonial Office, made him extremely unpopular amongst some of his original supporters in Trinidad and he received numerous death threats during his tenure on the Executive Council. 56 Gomes claimed that he was as unpopular with business leaders as he was with labour because of his insistence on the need to dismantle the system of price controls and bulk purchasing schemes that had been introduced to relieve wartime shortages. Gomes defended his actions in this area with a

in Science at the end of empire
Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips and Shurlee Swain

all presided over political arrangements that, as in South Africa, indicated unfavourable political status for Indigenous peoples, however cleverly the situation was rationalised. This might seem scarcely unexpected, given the ruthlessness of British and other European settlers’ appropriation of Indigenous peoples’ land, labour and livelihoods throughout the nineteenth century. But it is important to

in Equal subjects, unequal rights
Martin D. Moore

mental health problems. The creation of the NHS and post-war welfare state brought political attention to these populations, just as new techniques for assessing mortality and morbidity drew medical interest to long-term conditions of the middle-aged. 5 Although government departments were absorbed with how the health and social services could care for ‘the chronic sick’ during the 1950s and early 1960s, epidemiologists, public health agencies, clinicians, laboratory researchers, and social medicine academics all began to consider the problems posed by ‘chronic

in Managing diabetes, managing medicine
Harold Moody and the League of Coloured Peoples
David Killingray

Lux , the London journal of the Christian Evidence Society; 3 that sharp critic of politics and imperial racism, the Jamaican doctor Theophilus Scholes; Henry Sylvester Williams who organised the first Pan-African Congress in London in 1900; and the medical doctors John Alcindor, James Jackson Brown and Harold Moody, all of whom had practices in London in the early part of the twentieth

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain