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After RuskinThe Social and Political Legacies of a Victorian Prophet, 1870–1920

After Ruskin: The Social and Political Legacies of a Victorian Prophet, 1870–1920

Stuart Eagles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199602414
eISBN:
9780191725050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602414.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Ruskin often disparaged attempts to alleviate conditions in the cities, yet he financed the pioneering early housing experiments of Octavia Hill in London, and established a museum for working men in ... More

Bentham, Byron, and GreeceConstitutionalism, Nationalism, and Early Liberal Political Thought

Bentham, Byron, and Greece: Constitutionalism, Nationalism, and Early Liberal Political Thought

F. Rosen

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200789
eISBN:
9780191674778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200789.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This book explores the connection between Jeremy Bentham and Lord Byron forged by the Greek struggle for independence. It focuses on the activities of the London Greek Committee, supposedly founded ... More

British Idealism and Social ExplanationA Study in Late Victorian Thought

British Idealism and Social Explanation: A Study in Late Victorian Thought

Sandra M. den Otter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206002
eISBN:
9780191676901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206002.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Idealism became the dominant philosophical school of thought in late 19th-century Britain. In this study, the text examines its roots in Greek and German thinking and locates it among the prevalent ... More

Conceptualizing the StateInnovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914

Conceptualizing the State: Innovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914

James Meadowcroft

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206019
eISBN:
9780191676918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206019.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This book is concerned with the way in which the concept of the state was invoked in British political argument between 1880 and 1914. Its central claim is that the decades bracketing the turn of the ... More

Edmund Burke, Volume I1730-1784

Edmund Burke, Volume I: 1730-1784

F.P. Lock

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226634
eISBN:
9780191696244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226634.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Edmund Burke (1730–1797) was one of the most profound, versatile, and accomplished thinkers of the eighteenth century. Born and educated in Dublin, he moved to London to study law, but remained to ... More

Edmund Burke, Volume II1784-1797

Edmund Burke, Volume II: 1784-1797

F. P. Lock

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541539
eISBN:
9780191701238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541539.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This is the concluding volume of a biography of Edmund Burke, a key figure in eighteenth-century British and Irish politics and intellectual life. Covering the years 1784–97, its leading themes are ... More

Ideology and the Irish QuestionUlster Unionism and Irish Nationalism 1912–1916

Ideology and the Irish Question: Ulster Unionism and Irish Nationalism 1912–1916

Paul Bew

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207085
eISBN:
9780191677489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207085.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Going right to the heart of the Irish Question, this book offers a new interpretation of Irish politics in the critical 1912–1916 period. The author re-examines the issues at stake in the home rule ... More

Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Christopher Hill

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This is a revised edition of an examination of the motivations behind the English Revolution and Civil War first published in 1965. In addition to the text of the original, the book includes thirteen ... More

Myth and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century BritainThe Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood

Myth and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood

Stephanie Barczewski

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207283
eISBN:
9780191677618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207283.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Scholars have become increasingly interested in how modern national consciousness comes into being through fictional narratives. Literature is of particular importance to this process, for it is ... More

The Quarrel of Macaulay and CrokerPolitics and History in the Age of Reform

The Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker: Politics and History in the Age of Reform

William Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208648
eISBN:
9780191678103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208648.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This is the story of one of the great literary rows of the 19th century, between one of its greatest historians and one of its sharpest critics. The quarrel began in the House of Commons during the ... More

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