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Family and Business During the Industrial Revolution

Family and Business During the Industrial Revolution

Hannah Barker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198786023
eISBN:
9780191827723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786023.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

Small businesses were at the heart of the economic growth and social transformation that characterized the Industrial Revolution in Britain. In towns across north-west England, shops and workshops ... More

The Little RepublicMasculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Karen Harvey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199533848
eISBN:
9780191740978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533848.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The relationship between men and the domestic in eighteenth-century Britain has, until now, been obscure. The Little Republic rescues the engagement of men with the house from this obscurity, better ... More

Misery to MirthRecovery from Illness in Early Modern England

Misery to Mirth: Recovery from Illness in Early Modern England

Hannah Newton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198779025
eISBN:
9780191826122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779025.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The history of early modern medicine often makes for depressing reading. It implies that people fell ill, took ineffective remedies, and died. This book seeks to rebalance and brighten our overall ... More

The Perils of PeaceThe Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Jessica Reinisch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

When the war was over in 1945, Germany was a country with no government, little functioning infrastructure, millions of refugees and homeless people, and huge foreign armies living largely off the ... More

Politics of SecurityBritish and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Holger Nehring

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This book focuses on a number of peace movements in Britain and West Germany from the end of Second World War in 1945 to the early 1970s in order to answer this question. Britons and West Germans had ... More

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