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Punch and the Armenian massacres of 1894–1896
Leslie Rogne Schumacher

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 Victorian politics 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’. 12 This was part of a

in Comic empires
Stefanie Wichhart

Laron, Origins of the Suez Crisis , p. 146; Kyle, Suez , p. 130. 47 Anthony S. Wohl, ‘“Ben JuJu”: Representations of Disraeli's Jewishness in the Victorian Political 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

in Comic empires
Lindsay J. Proudfoot and Dianne P. Hall

-lived O’Shanassy government in the spring of 1857 had been intent on establishing a Catholic Irish hegemony in Victorian politics, 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 continued

in Imperial spaces
Angela McCarthy

consideration of 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 Victorian political cartoons

in Scottishness and Irishness in New Zealand since 1840
Richard Huzzey and John McAleer

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 Victorian politics 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 saw slave

in The suppression of the Atlantic slave trade
Social mobility, heroism and naval manhood
Mary A. Conley

patriotism from Georgian and early Victorian political 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

in From Jack Tar to Union Jack
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Keith A.P. Sandiford

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 Victorian politics and Victorian cricket. Even the puritanical Richard Cobden, best remembered now for his role in the repeal of

in The imperial game
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Colonial subjects and the appeal for imperial justice
Charles V. Reed

International Relations in Victorian Political Thought’, Historical Journal 49, no. 1 ( 2006 ): 281–98. 10 Bill Schwarz, The White Man’s World (Oxford, 2011 ), 107. 11 Duncan Bell, ‘The Idea of a Patriot Queen

in Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860–1911
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Access, exclusion and personalised trust
Tamson Pietsch

Hight and Alice M.F. Candy, A Short History of the Canterbury College (Auckland: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1927), p. 24. 12 Stefan Collini, ‘The Idea of “Character” in Victorian Political Thought’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society , 35 ( 1985

in Empire of scholars
Ronald Hyam

Ethic and Imperialism: Aspects of the Diffusion of an Ideal, London, 1986. See also S. Collini, The idea of “character” in Victorian political 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

in Empire and sexuality