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Ceremony and CivilityCivic Culture in Late Medieval London

Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Barbara A. Hanawalt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

London’s civic ceremonies marked the relationships between the mayors and the crown, but also between denizens and their government, gild wardens and members, masters and apprentices, and ... More

The City of London and Social DemocracyThe Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

Aled Davies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804116
eISBN:
9780191842351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804116.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Post-War Britain evaluates the changing relationship between the United Kingdom financial sector (colloquially referred to ... More

Counting AmericansHow the US Census Classified the Nation

Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation

Paul Schor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199917853
eISBN:
9780190670856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917853.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

By telling how the US census classified and divided Americans by race and origin from the founding of the United States to World War II, this book shows how public statistics have been used to create ... More

Exile, Imprisonment, or DeathThe Politics of Disgrace in Bourbon France, 1610-1789

Exile, Imprisonment, or Death: The Politics of Disgrace in Bourbon France, 1610-1789

Julian Swann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788690
eISBN:
9780191830778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788690.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Between the assassination of Henri IV in 1610 and the French Revolution of 1789, thousands of French nobles, including members of the royal family, courtiers, bishops, generals, and judges suffered ... More

The Fear of InvasionStrategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914

The Fear of Invasion: Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914

David G. Morgan-Owen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198805199
eISBN:
9780191843297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805199.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Fear of Invasion presents a new interpretation of British preparation for war before 1914. It argues that protecting the British Isles from invasion was the foundation upon which all other plans ... More

First Martyr of LibertyCrispus Attucks in American Memory

First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory

Mitch Kachun

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199731619
eISBN:
9780190693510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731619.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History, Cultural History

First Martyr of Liberty explores how Crispus Attucks’s death in the 1770 Boston Massacre led to his achieving mythic significance in African Americans’ struggle to incorporate their experiences and ... More

The Framing of Sacred SpaceThe Canopy and the Byzantine Church

The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church

Jelena Bogdanovic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190465186
eISBN:
9780190465209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465186.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Framing of Sacred Space offers the first topical study of canopies as essential spatial and symbolic units in Byzantine-rite churches. Centrally planned columnar structures—typically comprising ... More

The Historians of Angevin England

The Historians of Angevin England

Michael Staunton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198769965
eISBN:
9780191822742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

The end of the twelfth century and the beginning of the thirteenth saw an explosion of creativity in English historical writing. In the space of a few decades, Roger of Howden, Ralph of Diceto, ... More

Memory in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

Memory in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

Judith Pollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198797555
eISBN:
9780191838996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797555.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is an introduction into the way in which Europeans on the Continent and in the British Isles practised memory in the three centuries between 1500 and 1800. In early modern Europe the past ... More

Seeking SanctuaryCrime, Mercy, and Politics in English Courts, 1400-1550

Seeking Sanctuary: Crime, Mercy, and Politics in English Courts, 1400-1550

Shannon McSheffrey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198798149
eISBN:
9780191839368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798149.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Seeking Sanctuary explores a curious aspect of premodern English law: the right of felons to shelter in a church or ecclesiastical precinct, remaining safe from arrest and trial in the king’s courts. ... More

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