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Forgetful RemembranceSocial Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Guy Beiner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

What happens when a society attempts to obscure inconvenient episodes in its past? In 1798, Ulster Protestants—in particular Presbyterians—participated alongside Catholics in the failed republican ... More

The Nostalgic ImaginationHistory in English Criticism

The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism

Stefan Collini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198800170
eISBN:
9780191839986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800170.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This unusual book explores the historical assumptions at work in the style of literary criticism that came to dominate English studies in the twentieth century. Stefan Collini shows how the work of ... More

Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Paul Oldfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198717737
eISBN:
9780191787232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717737.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This study offers the first extensive analysis of the function and significance of urban panegyric in the Central Middle Ages, a flexible literary genre which enjoyed a marked and renewed popularity ... More

Imperial BoredomMonotony and the British Empire

Imperial Boredom: Monotony and the British Empire

Jeffrey A. Auerbach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827375
eISBN:
9780191866258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827375.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Imperial Boredom offers a radical reconsideration of the British Empire during its heyday in the nineteenth century. Challenging the long-established view that the empire was about adventure and ... More

Object LessonsHow Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Sarah Anne Carter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190225032
eISBN:
9780190908317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225032.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World examines the ways material things—objects and pictures—were used to reason about moral issues, the ... More

The Useful Knowledge of William HuttonCulture and Industry in Eighteenth-Century Birmingham

The Useful Knowledge of William Hutton: Culture and Industry in Eighteenth-Century Birmingham

Susan E. Whyman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797838
eISBN:
9780191839146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797838.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The Useful Knowledge of William Hutton shows the rapid rise of a self-taught workman and of the city of Birmingham during the two major events of the eighteenth century—the Industrial Revolution and ... 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

The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

Brenda Assael

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817604
eISBN:
9780191859106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817604.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This book offers the first scholarly treatment of the history of public eating in London in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. The quotidian nature of taking a meal in public during the working day or ... More

Consuming IdentitiesVisual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Amy DeFalco Lippert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190268978
eISBN:
9780190877026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268978.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Along with the rapid expansion of the market economy and industrial production methods, innovations including photography, lithography, and steam printing created a pictorial revolution in the ... More

The First World WarLiterature, Culture, Modernity

The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

Santanu Das and Kate McLoughlin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266267
eISBN:
9780191869198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Literary and cultural-historical debate about the First World War has focused on whether the conflict inaugurated a new modernity (in Paul Fussell’s terms, a specifically ironic consciousness) or ... More

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