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All That GlitteredBritain's Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush

All That Glittered: Britain's Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush

Timothy Alborn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190603519
eISBN:
9780190603540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190603519.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From the early eighteenth century into the 1830s, Great Britain was the only major country in the world to adopt gold as the sole basis of its currency, in the process absorbing much of the world’s ... More

All Hail to the ArchpriestConfessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This volume revisits the debates and disputes known collectively in the literature on late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England as the ‘Archpriest Controversy’. We argue that this was an ... More

History of UniversitiesVolume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

History of Universities: Volume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

Mordechai Feingold and John Watts (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198848523
eISBN:
9780191882937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848523.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book contains the customary mix of learned chapters and book review chapters which cover a variety of aspects of the history of higher education, focusing in this case on Corpus Christi College ... More

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

Making Murder PublicHomicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680

Making Murder Public: Homicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680

K.J. Kesselring

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835622
eISBN:
9780191873195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835622.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Homicide can seem timeless, somehow, determined by unchanging human failings. But a moment’s reflection shows this is not true: homicide has a history. In early modern England, that history saw two ... More

Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Michael Questier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826330
eISBN:
9780191865282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826330.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This volume deals with royal dynastic politics during the post-Reformation period. The royal succession and the business of marriage into other royal and princely families were central to public ... More

Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Liesbeth Corens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198812432
eISBN:
9780191850264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812432.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In the wake of England’s break with Rome and gradual reformation, English Catholics took root outside of the country, in Catholic countries across Europe. Their arrival and the foundation of convents ... 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

Gender, Family, and PoliticsThe Howard Women, 1485-1558

Gender, Family, and Politics: The Howard Women, 1485-1558

Nicola Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198784814
eISBN:
9780191827112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Among the depositions taken as part of the Queen Catherine Howard treason case in 1541 is an illuminating exchange. Mary Hall/Lascelles, the originator of the reports of Catherine’s pre-marital ... 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

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