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'White Woman's Country': Ethel Tawse Jollie and the Making of White Rhodesia
Until recently, the role of European women in the expansion and consolidation of the British colonial empire has been largely ignored by both historians and women's studies scholars. This is anExpand
The crown, empire loyalism and the assimilation of non-British white subjects in the British world: An argument against ‘ethnic determinism’
On 4 July 1966, Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Belfast to open the new Lagan bridge. Violent nationalist protest against the Northern Ireland state had not yet begun in earnest, but there was heavyExpand
The Impact of Anti-communism on White Rhodesian Political Culture, ca.1920s–1980
Anti-communism has often been seen as a marginal aspect of white Rhodesian political ideology, designed to manipulate eccentric metropolitan and American opinion. However, it was neither shallow norExpand
The captive dominion: imperial realities behind Irish diplomacy, 1922–49
  • Donal Lowry
  • History
  • Irish Historical Studies
  • 1 November 2008
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, when Ireland and Britain are ‘offshore islands’ of an ostensibly ever-deepening European Union, it is, perhaps, relatively easy to overlook that imperialExpand
The South African War reappraised
Introduction - The global impact of the South African War and its legacy, Donald Lowry a century of controversy over origins, Iain Smith journalism and "active politics" - Flora Shaw, The Times andExpand
It is almost twenty years since South Africa’s transition to a non-racial democracy and longer still since the independence of such countries in the region as Botswana and Zimbabwe. Yet there is muchExpand
‘The World’s no Bigger than a Kraal’: the South African War and International Opinion in the First Age of ‘Globalization’
Even before the outbreak of the war, Jan Christian Smuts, the Transvaal State Attorney, destined to become a leading international statesman, was already thinking in universal terms. ‘The AfrikanerExpand