of imperial policy as well as the formation of new international relationships that anticipated the eventual First World War blocs.
From the very beginning, Punch 's response to the massacres leaves no doubt that discussions over Ottoman abuses of power were of central importance to late Victorianpolitics and society. When news of massacres of Anatolian Armenians began to appear in British newspapers in the latter half of 1894, the killings were ‘swiftly politicised’.
This was part of a
Laron, Origins of the Suez Crisis , p. 146; Kyle, Suez , p. 130.
Anthony S. Wohl, ‘“Ben JuJu”: Representations of Disraeli's Jewishness in the VictorianPolitical Cartoon’, Jewish History , 10 (2), Fall 1996, pp. 89–114 and Anthony S. Wohl, ‘“Dizi-Ben-Dizzi”: Disraeli as Alien’, Journal of British Studies , 34 (3), July 1995, pp. 375
O’Shanassy government in the spring of 1857 had been intent on
establishing a Catholic Irish hegemony in Victorianpolitics, the
squatting interest and its adherents in the pro-Haines press (notably
The Melbourne Argus) had, The Banner claimed, tried to
distract the electorate from the real issue of land ownership. 72 The paper
the ways the Irish and Irishness have been represented abroad emerges in
studies concerned with the depiction of the Irish in cartoons or the
press, with the divergent emphases and interpretations of the authors
resulting in competing interpretations. L. Perry Curtis, for instance,
focused on the representation of the Irish, mainly through a study of
Irish faces in Victorianpolitical cartoons
representation of Britain’s slave-trading and
slave-trade-suppressing past. By focusing almost exclusively on the
slave-trading activities of Britain in the eighteenth century,
rather than the complex Victorianpolitics of nineteenth-century
anti-slavery, a number of important issues are left unconsidered.
For example, the problem of why, and to what extent, many Britons
patriotism from Georgian and early Victorianpolitical radicalism to its
manifestations in the age of new imperialism. Popular portrayals of
naval men in mid-to late Victorian Britain could at once remind Britons
of the navy’s historic legacy in securing both freedom and empire
and the compatibility between them. Such celebratory depictions
concealed the problematic roles that impressment and corporal discipline
this, MCC government itself was stocked by
this group, and being the cricket decision-making body these
people wielded great influence throughout the cricketing empire as well
as the political one. These empires, in fact, were one and the same.
There was a direct link between Victorianpolitics and
Victorian cricket. Even the puritanical Richard Cobden, best remembered
now for his role in the repeal of
Colonial subjects and the appeal for imperial justice
Charles V. Reed
Relations in VictorianPolitical Thought’, Historical
Journal 49, no. 1 ( 2006 ):
Bill Schwarz, The White Man’s World
(Oxford, 2011 ), 107.
Duncan Bell, ‘The Idea of a Patriot Queen
Hight and Alice M.F. Candy, A Short
History of the Canterbury College (Auckland: Whitcombe
and Tombs, 1927), p. 24.
Stefan Collini, ‘The Idea of
“Character” in VictorianPolitical
Thought’, Transactions of the Royal Historical
Society , 35 ( 1985
Ethic and Imperialism: Aspects of the Diffusion of an Ideal,
London, 1986. See also S. Collini, The idea of
“character” in Victorianpolitical thought’,
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 5th series,
35, 1985, pp. 45-9. Lord Cromer wanted to recruit for Egyptian and
Sudanese administration young men educated in ‘school
spirit’: ‘a lad in whom the sense of