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Governor Eyre controversy.

B. Semmel

Governor Eyre controversy.

by B. Semmel

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The Trial of Governor Eyre is another example of the great stories which exist here in Jamaica and are worth telling and watching. It is unfortunate that in the shuffle and bid to remain. St. Joseph Hill Academy Jane Eyre: The Most Controversial Novel of the Victorian Era Alex Caches British Literature Ms. Mojica 14 October Jane Eyre: The Most Controversial Novel of the Victorian Era Even at its publication in , critics of the novel and the public could both agree that Jane Eyre was not only an immediate literary sensation, but it also emerged as the most controversial.

Great Britain: Foreign Policy and the Span of Empire, A Documentary History - Vol. 2 By Joel H. Wiener Chelsea House, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Recent biographies are M. J. L. Uren, Edward John Eyre (), and Geoffrey Dutton, The Hero as Murderer (). Eyre's conduct as governor of Jamaica is treated in William Law Mathieson, The Sugar Colonies and Governor Eyre, (), while the resultant controversy in England is discussed in Bernard Semmel, The Governor Eyre.

  Edward John Eyre and the conflict of laws. Link/Page Citation [In Edward John Eyre, the Governor of Jamaica, in the course of suppressing a revolt, caused a leading activist to be tried and executed under martial law Over the next three years, a group of leading politicians and thinkers in England attempted to have Eyre prosecuted for. Page - Thomas-in-the-East, yet that the disorder in fact spread with singular rapidity over an extensive tract of country, and that such was the state of excitement prevailing in other parts of the Island that had more than a momentary success been obtained by the insurgents, their ultimate overthrow would have been attended with a still more fearful loss of life and property.


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Here we find Governor Eyre himself blaming the evangelicals for the insurrection. And of course Carlyle thought their role in the revolt exposed them as rabid dogs. Continued disgust with the coalition’s role in the Eyre controversy explains the Cope’s Tobacco’s Painting we first introduced in Column 2, with a detail depicting the.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Semmel, Bernard. Governor Eyre controversy. London, MacGibbon & Kee, (OCoLC)   The ‘debate’ is treated in its public aspects by Semmel, Bernard in The Governor Eyre Controversy (London, ).

Gilliam Workman's excellent article, ‘ Thomas Carlyle and the Governor Eyre Controversy: An Account with Some New Material ’, Victorian Studies, XVIII (), 77 –is not concerned with government policy, except Cited by: 7. In an important early study of the Governor Eyre controversy, Bernard Semmel argued that contemporaries also drew connections between the Morant Bay rebellion in Jamaica and other significant conflicts involving revolt against British colonial rule or violent agitation for political rights, including the Indian Mutiny ofworking.

The Governor Eyre Controversy Hardcover – January 1, by Bernard Semmel (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Bernard Semmel.

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Jamaican blood and Victorian conscience ;: the Governor Eyre controversy. (Book). Jamaican blood and Victorian conscience;: The Governor Eyre controversy (Studies in society) [Bernard Semmel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Governor Eyre Controversy The Governor Eyre Controversy Daniel, Peter The Governor Eyre Controversy On 18th October, three days after he had declared â All our most important work is doneâ, Eyre arrested a mulatto demagogue called Gordon and took him to Morant Bay, where martial law was in force, so he could be tried by court martial.

Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn by: 1. Summarizes the role of Thomas Carlyle in the controversy of Jamaica's Governor Edward John Eyre and in the Victorian racial attitudes.

Incidents which led to, and formed part of, the controversy; Views of Carlyle on the foreign affairs of England; Reason for his active participation in the Eyre controversy. First published in London in under title: The Governor Eyre controversy Bibliography: p.

Pages: The insurrection, known to history as the Morant Bay rebellion or rising, but referred to by Froude as the "Gordon riots," its brutal suppression under Governor Edward John Eyre, and Eyre's subsequent cashierment and disgrace, were vivid in Froude's memory since they once divided his generation bitterly, striking along ideological fault-lines.

THOMAS CARLYLE AND THE GOVERNOR EYRE CONTROVERSY: AN ACCOUNT WITH SOME NEW MATERIAL MUCH HAS BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT THE EYRE CONTROVERSY, AND EVEN today it still causes emotions to run high. So much so, that descrip-tions of it tend to be additional phases in a still-lively debate, rather than determinedly accurate documentations of a dead issue.

Most. BOOK REVIEWS Bernard Semmel, The Governor Eyre Controversy, London: Macgibbon & Kee,pp. (Jamaican Blood and Victorian Conscience, N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin,pp.) This interesting work by Professor Semmel fills in an important gap in English historiography although the author admits it is not a definitive study.

Democracy versus empire: the Jamaica riots of and the Governor Eyre controversy Item PreviewPages: Edward John Eyre, English explorer in Australia for whom Lake Eyre and the Eyre Peninsula (both in South Australia) are named.

He was subsequently a British colonial official. Emigrating from England for reasons of health, Eyre reached Australia in March As a sheep farmer he became a pioneer.

Beside the sprawled figure is a book, perhaps the very book he was reading as death overtook him. We’ll see how their positions showed up in the Governor Eyre controversy, which ripped intellectual Britain into two warring camps in The controversy, which was sparked when British officials withdrew the protection of the rule of law.

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Underhill, Edward Bean. The tragedy of Morant Bay: a narrative of the disturbances in the island Of Jamaica in London: Alexander and Shepherd. File Size: KB. Gillian Workman, ‘Thomas Carlyle and the Governor Eyre Controversy: An Account with Some New Material’, Victorian Studies, Vol.

18 (), pp. 77– Google Scholar Author: Jeremy Tambling. Eyre heard later that night and instantly convened the Council, who advised him to declare martial law throughout the County of Surrey, with the exception of Kingston.

The few regular troops on the island were under the overall command of General L. Smythe O'Connor; Eyre as governor, however, was responsible for specific troop movements.George William Gordon ( – 23 October ) was a wealthy mixed-race Jamaican businessman, magistrate and politician, one of two representatives to the Assembly from St.

Thomas-in-the-East was a leading critic of the colonial government and the Born:Mavis Bank, Jamaica.Edition Notes Bibliography: p. Reprint of the ed. published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, in series: Studies in society.

First published in London in under title: The Governor Eyre by: