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One or two ‘honorable cannibals’ in the House?
Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

groups proposed another novel means of Maori government: a Maori king. 47 The Maori King Movement could, supporters hoped, confront the insatiable greed for land of settlers, and their use of any means, including trickery, to acquire it. One chief said: God is good. Israel were his people; they had a king. I see no reason why any nation should not have a King

in Equal subjects, unequal rights
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Sabine Clarke

extended to power alcohols. The FRB oversaw a programme of research in the 1920s into two possible routes to alcohol production: chemical transformation and fermentation by microbes. The latter was investigated at a laboratory at the Royal Naval Cordite Factory in Wareham, Dorset, where scientists studied the fermentation of Jerusalem artichokes. 86 A research group had been established at this laboratory during the First World War under Chaim Weizmann, future President of Israel, who was then Reader in Biochemistry at Manchester University. The

in Science at the end of empire
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John Marriott

East London, for example, F. Hird pointed to the capacity of Jews to force British workers out by undercutting the price of labour. Racial barriers were firmly erected around a diverse but unified population: [T]hese districts are a little world of Israels, where the Poles, Armenians, Russians, and Germans of the faith live

in The other empire