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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

Farm Production in England 1700-1914

Farm Production in England 1700-1914

M. E. Turner, J. V. Beckett, and B. Afton

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208044
eISBN:
9780191716577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208044.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book studies English agriculture in the 18th and 19th centuries, based on the records of the farmers themselves. Traditionally the period was seen as one of ‘agricultural revolution’, but ... More

Feast and FamineFood and Nutrition in Ireland 1500-1920

Feast and Famine: Food and Nutrition in Ireland 1500-1920

Leslie Clarkson and Margaret Crawford

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198227519
eISBN:
9780191708374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227519.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book traces the history of food and famine in Ireland from the 16th to the early 20th century. It is concerned with what people ate and drank, and how consumption patterns changed over time. It ... More

The Jews in the History of England
                        1485–1850

The Jews in the History of England 1485–1850

David S. Katz

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206675
eISBN:
9780191677267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206675.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book traces the Jewish thread throughout English life between the Tudors and the beginnings of mass immigration in the mid-nineteenth century. The writing of English ... More

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