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Chapter One. Introduction

LARRY GRAGG

in 'Englishmen Transplanted': The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253890
eISBN:
9780191719806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253890.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter places this study in the context of previous work done by historians on early Barbados. Because the argument of the book is focused on how settlers on Barbados sought to ... More


Reformation of Manners

Ronald Hutton

in The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the importance historians came to attach to what they called the ‘reformation of popular culture’ or the ‘reformation of manners’ in early modern Europe in the 1970s. This is ... More


Merry Equilibrium

Ronald Hutton

in The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter further discusses the issues that arose from Chapter 4 which stated that the historians of England in the period 1500 to 1700 portrayed a ‘Reformation of Manners’, whereby a flourishing ... More


Postscript: Why the English Revolution Matters

David Cressy

in England on Edge: Crisis and Revolution 1640–1642

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237630
eISBN:
9780191696756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237630.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the significance of the English Revolution, looking at the views of notable historians in the subject. Christopher Hill notes that the revolution was perhaps the most important ... More


Cambridge University and Arminianism

Nicholas Tyacke

in Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201847
eISBN:
9780191675041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201847.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In the early 1590s English Calvinism was very much in ascendant and much obvious at Cambridge University. At Cambridge a direct confrontation between Calvinism and anti-Calvinist sentiment erupted in ... More


Introduction

PERRY GAUCI

in Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

There has been a growing awareness among historians that the significance of such episodes as Lord Paston's state visit to Great Yarmouth, a costal town in Norfolk, merit closer study. Lord Paston ... More


The Challenge Met: 1675–81

PERRY GAUCI

in Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Historians of English political development have credited the late 1670s as a period of key significance, regarding it as a decisive era for the emergence of party. Contemporaries certainly saw those ... More


Regulation and Revolution: 1681–88

PERRY GAUCI

in Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the 1680s the crown subjected local government to the most sustained intervention of the Stuart period, culminating in James II's premeditated campaign to pack Parliament with supporters ... More


Crisis and Revolution

David Cressy

in England on Edge: Crisis and Revolution 1640–1642

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237630
eISBN:
9780191696756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237630.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents an historical sketch of the years before the civil war, and attempts to situate the current study historiographically. It turns next to the ways in which the history of this ... More


Keith Thomas

PETER BURKE, BRIAN HARRISON, and PAUL SLACK

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents biographical information on Keith Thomas. Thomas was born in 1933, the elder son of a Welsh tenant farmer with 250 acres of land. ... More


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