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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

Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970The Hope of a World Transformed

Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970: The Hope of a World Transformed

Sam Brewitt-Taylor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827009
eISBN:
9780191865954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827009.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

Like all transformative revolutions, Britain’s Sixties was an episode of highly influential myth-making. This book delves behind the mythology of inexorable ‘secularization’ to recover, for the first ... 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

UnsettledRefugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Jordanna Bailkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198814214
eISBN:
9780191851827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814214.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Today, no one thinks of Britain as a land of camps. Instead, camps seem to happen “elsewhere,” from Greece to Palestine to the global South. Yet over the course of the twentieth century, dozens of ... More

Rum, Sodomy, Prayers, and the Lash RevisitedWinston Churchill and Social Reform in the Royal Navy, 1900-1915

Rum, Sodomy, Prayers, and the Lash Revisited: Winston Churchill and Social Reform in the Royal Navy, 1900-1915

Matthew S. Seligmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198759973
eISBN:
9780191820489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759973.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

There is an old story about Winston Churchill, which relates that, during his time as First Lord of the Admiralty, he made a proposal for reform that was strenuously opposed by the naval officers ... More

Critical EngagementIrish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Kevin Hearty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is an in-depth case study of the role memory politics played in shaping the wider Irish republican debate on policing in Northern Ireland. Looking beyond sensationalist headlines and ... More

Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Lucy Bland and Richard Carr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume offers a series of new essays on the British left – broadly interpreted – during the First World War. Dealing with grassroots case studies of unionism from Bristol to the North East of ... More

Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Kyle Hughes and Donald MacRaild (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The study of crime and violence in all its multifarious forms remains one of the most productive areas of enquiry for Irish historians. Considered an inordinately violent and unruly society by many ... More

Modern PlayhousesAn Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945 - 1985

Modern Playhouses: An Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945 - 1985

Alistair Fair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807476
eISBN:
9780191845406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807476.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the 1950s and the 1980s, Britain witnessed a theatre-building boom. Across the country, substantial new theatres were constructed in town and city centres, and on university campuses. The ... More

Scotland's Populations from the 1850s to Today

Scotland's Populations from the 1850s to Today

Michael Anderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198805830
eISBN:
9780191843747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805830.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The last book-length study of Scottish population history was published in 1977, and it stopped in 1939. This book uses much hitherto unexploited material to throw new light on many topics. It sets ... More

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