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Very Different, But Much the SameThe Evolution of English Society Since 1714

Very Different, But Much the Same: The Evolution of English Society Since 1714

W. G. Runciman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712428
eISBN:
9780191780776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712428.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book brings to bear on the history of England’s political, ideological, and economic institutions over the past 300 years the concepts of current evolutionary theory, in which collective human ... More

The Victorian Eighteenth CenturyAn Intellectual History

The Victorian Eighteenth Century: An Intellectual History

B.W. Young

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199256228
eISBN:
9780191719660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256228.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Victorians were preoccupied by the 18th century. It was central to many 19th-century debates, particularly those concerning the place of history and religion in national life. This book explores ... More

Victorian Feminists

Victorian Feminists

Barbara Caine

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of Victorian feminism which focuses on four leading feminists: Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe, Josephine Butler, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett. This approach enables the book to ... More

Victorian InsolvencyBankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

V. Markham Lester

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This is the first legal and financial history of bankruptcy in 19th-century England. This book offers a full statistical analysis and detailed account of bankruptcy, imprisonment for debt, and ... More

Victorian MuslimAbdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Jamie Gilham and Ron Geaves (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

After formally announcing his conversion to Islam in the late 1880s, the Liverpool lawyer William Henry Abdullah Quilliam publicly propagated his new faith and established the first community of ... More

Victorian Political Culture'Habits of Heart and Mind'

Victorian Political Culture: 'Habits of Heart and Mind'

Angus Hawkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728481
eISBN:
9780191795336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728481.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This is a study of British political culture from the 1790s to c.1900. It explores the public values animating electoral activity, partisan attitudes, and political organization. It describes the ... More

Viking IdentitiesScandinavian Jewellery in England

Viking Identities: Scandinavian Jewellery in England

Jane F. Kershaw

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639526
eISBN:
9780191744570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639526.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This book is the first detailed archaeological study of Viking‐Age female jewellery in Scandinavian styles found in England. Based on primary archival and archaeological research, it presents ... More

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Alison Forrestal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book offers a major reassessment of the thought and activities of the most famous figure of the seventeenth-century French Catholic Reformation, Vincent de Paul. Confronting traditional ... More

Violence and Social OrderEast Anglia 1422-1442

Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Philippa C. Maddern

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study explores the nature and meaning of violence in 15th-century England. The book examines violence on each side of the law — both in crime and in law enforcement — in order to uncover the ... More

A Vision of EuropeFranco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

A Vision of Europe: Franco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

Conan Fischer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199676293
eISBN:
9780191755613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676293.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

A Vision of Europe analyses a little-known collaborative effort by France and Germany to secure a durable peace between the World Wars, through European integration organized around a Franco-German ... More

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