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Revisiting The Polite and Commercial PeopleEssays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Elaine Chalus and Perry Gauci (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

For some time before his death in July 2015, former colleagues and students of Paul Langford had discussed the possibility of organizing a festschrift to celebrate his remarkable contribution to ... More

The Ties That BindSiblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England

The Ties That Bind: Siblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198823384
eISBN:
9780191862090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823384.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book explores an important and neglected dimension of the history of the family in Elizabethan and Stuart England. It demonstrates the importance of sibling relationships, across all levels of ... More

The General in WinterThe Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Frances Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The book tells the story of the ‘glories of the age of Anne’: the union of England and Scotland to form Great Britain and its establishment, through the victories of the War of the Spanish ... More

Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618–1718'There is Great Want of Servants'

Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618–1718: 'There is Great Want of Servants'

John Wareing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788904
eISBN:
9780191830938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The central role played by indentured servants in the settlement and development of the English colonies in the West Indies and the North American mainland in the first century of English ... More

Unapproved RoutesHistories of the Irish Border, 1922–1972

Unapproved Routes: Histories of the Irish Border, 1922–1972

Peter Leary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778578
eISBN:
9780191823886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778578.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The delineation of the Irish border radically reshaped political and social realities across the entire island. For those who lived in close quarters with the border partition was also an intimate ... More

Beyond MelancholySadness and Selfhood in Renaissance England

Beyond Melancholy: Sadness and Selfhood in Renaissance England

Erin Sullivan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198739654
eISBN:
9780191802614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739654.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

From Shakespeare’s Hamlet to Burton’s Anatomy to Hilliard’s miniatures, melancholy has long been associated with the emotional life of Renaissance England. But what other forms of sadness existed ... More

Accounting for OneselfWorth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Alexandra Shepard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199600793
eISBN:
9780191778711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600793.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book brings together an unprecedented volume of material to offer a fundamentally new account of the social order in early modern England. The book pieces together the language of ... More

The Power of GiftsGift Exchange in Early Modern England

The Power of Gifts: Gift Exchange in Early Modern England

Felicity Heal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199542956
eISBN:
9780191780646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542956.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The book explores the role of gifts and gift-exchange in English society and politics between the reign of Henry VIII and the Restoration. Beginning from theories of the gift derived from both modern ... More

Man's EstateLanded Gentry Masculinities, 1660-1900

Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, 1660-1900

Henry French and Mark Rothery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199576692
eISBN:
9780191738852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576692.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This is one of the first in-depth studies of masculinity within a particular social group – the landed gentry – over a time span of several hundred years. This research is based on approximately ... More

Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800

Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800

Patricia Crawford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199204809
eISBN:
9780191709517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204809.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book studies the mothers and fathers of poor children in the England of the early modern and early industrial period. Although we know a good deal about the family life of monarchs in this ... More

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