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Louis Philippe de Segur, 1753-1830
(University of St Andrews, 1984-07) - Thesis
Conservatism in crisis : the provincial estates of Utrecht, 1576-1590
(University of St Andrews, 1982-05) - Thesis
The Conservative Party crisis, 1929-1931
(University of St Andrews, 1983-07) - Thesis
The thesis covers the politics of the Conservative Party from the general election defeat of May 1929 to the formation of the National Government in August 1931. It relates the internal crisis in the Party to the pressures ...
Obligation and choice : aspects of family and kinship in seventeenth century County Durham
(University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
The thesis seeks to explore alleged differences in kinship and family relations within County Durham, an area of wide geographical, social and economic diversity. A study of recognition that reveals that kinship ties ...
Robert Hadow : a case study of an appeaser
(University of St Andrews, 1989-07) - Thesis
Historians differ over the origins of Britain's policy of appeasement, and many analyses concentrate on the objectives of policy using the growth of overseas obligations or more recent historical markers such as the Japanese ...
The equipment and fighting potential of the Spanish Armada
(University of St Andrews, 1984) - Thesis
This study is based on the archaeological investigation of three wrecks from the Spanish Armada of 1588. As a result of these discoveries it has been possible to assess in practical terms the equipment and resources with ...
The Foreign Office and British foreign policy during the Abyssinian crisis, 1934-1935
(University of St Andrews, 1989) - Thesis
This is not a thesis about the Abyssinian Crisis or even, for that matter, Britain and the Abyssinian Crisis. Rather, it is about British foreign policy and the Foreign Office during the crisis. While a considerable amount ...
The Court of Star Chamber, 1629-1641
(University of St Andrews, 1988-07) - Thesis
The Court of Star Chamber was abolished by the Long Parliament for reasons, as yet, not clearly established. Most recent research has shown that the court retained its popularity with litigants until the 1640's. Three ...
English impressions of Venice up to the early seventeenth century: a documentary study
(University of St Andrews, 1987) - Thesis
The first Englishmen to write about the city-state of Venice were the pilgrims passing through on their way to the Holy Land. Their impressions are recorded in the travel diaries and collections of advice for prospective ...