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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

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

Birth, Marriage, and DeathRitual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

David Cressy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

From childbirth and baptism through to courtship, weddings, and funerals, every stage in the life-cycle of Tudor and Stuart England was accompanied by ritual. Even under the Protestantism of the ... More

Death, Religion, and the Family in England,
                        1480–1750

Death, Religion, and the Family in England, 1480–1750

Ralph Houlbrooke

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208761
eISBN:
9780191678134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208761.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The interest and importance of the social history of death have been increasingly recognized during the last thirty years. This book examines the effects of religious ... More

Domestic DangersWomen, Words, and Sex in Early Modern London

Domestic Dangers: Women, Words, and Sex in Early Modern London

Laura Gowing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207634
eISBN:
9780191677755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207634.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book examines for the first time women's experiences and gender relations in the diverse and mobile society of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century London. It focuses on disputes over sex, ... More

Englishness IdentifiedManners and Character 1650–1850

Englishness Identified: Manners and Character 1650–1850

Paul Langford

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246403
eISBN:
9780191697586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246403.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

In the 17th century the English were often depicted as a nation of barbarians, fanatics, and king-killers. Two hundred years later they were more likely to be seen as the triumphant possessors of a ... More

From Reformation to ImprovementPublic Welfare in Early Modern England

From Reformation to Improvement: Public Welfare in Early Modern England

Paul Slack

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206613
eISBN:
9780191677243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206613.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Between the early 16th and the early 18th centuries, the character of English social policy and social welfare changed fundamentally. Aspirations for wholesale reformation were replaced by more ... 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

Hunters and PoachersA Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Roger B. Manning

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This study of hunting and poaching, both of which played significant roles in England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, explores symbolic and covert forms of protest, and adds to the ... 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

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

Names and Naming Patterns in England
                        1538–1700

Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Scott Smith-Bannister

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book contains the results of the first large-scale quantitative investigation of naming practices in early modern England. It traces the history of the fundamentally ... 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

Poverty and Piety in an English VillageTerling, 1525–1700

Poverty and Piety in an English Village: Terling, 1525–1700

Keith Wrightson and David Levine

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203216
eISBN:
9780191675799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203216.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book studies the single community in Terling in early modern England and offers an interpretation of the social dynamics of the period. It opens with a chapter establishing this small Essex ... 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

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 Revolution in TimeChronology, Modernity, and 1688-1689 in England

The Revolution in Time: Chronology, Modernity, and 1688-1689 in England

Tony Claydon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198817239
eISBN:
9780191858765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817239.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book explores the idea that people in Western Europe changed the way they thought about time over the early modern period; and it does so by examining their reactions to the 1688–9 revolution in ... More

Riotous AssembliesPopular Protest in Hanoverian England

Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Adrian Randall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book examines 18th- and early 19th-century England through the lens of popular disorder. The more closely-studied forms of protest are discussed, such as food riots, industrial disorders, and ... More

Road to DivorceEngland 1530-1987

Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987

Lawrence Stone

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226512
eISBN:
9780191678646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226512.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Despite the infamous divorce of Henry VIII in 1529, subsequent moral, political, and religious attitudes ensured that until 1857, England was the only Protestant country with virtually no facilities ... More

Sociability and Power in Late Stuart EnglandThe Cultural Worlds of the Verneys 1660-1720

Sociability and Power in Late Stuart England: The Cultural Worlds of the Verneys 1660-1720

Susan E. Whyman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250233
eISBN:
9780191697906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250233.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This study looks at rituals of sociability in new ways. Based upon thousands of personal letters, it reconstructs the changing country and London worlds of an English gentry family, and reveals ... More

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