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Yellow Jack and the WormBritish Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Duncan Crewe

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361
Subject:
History, Military History

Between 1739 and 1742, Britain's major war effort against Spain was concentrated in the Caribbean. This book sets out to examine the problems involved in operating and administering the overseas ... More

The Young Kim PhilbySoviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Edward Harrison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Kim Philby is perhaps the most notorious traitor in British history and the archetypal spy: ingenious, charming, and deceitful. The reluctance of the British and Russian governments to reveal full ... More

Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Iain Whyte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1833 Thomas Fowell Buxton, the parliamentary successor to William Wilberforce, proposed a toast to ‘the anti-slavery tutor of us all – Mr Macaulay’. Yet Zachary Macaulay's considerable ... More

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