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A Better Country

Roy Morris, Jr.

in Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Ambrose Bierce and Sidney Lanier were the only two significant writers to serve in the Civil War who were able to live and tell us about it. Coincidentally, they both married women named Mary Day; ... More


Speaking Treason

David Cressy

in Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the medieval law of treason and its development up to the mid-16th century, reviewing case histories from the reign of Henry VI to the reign of Philip and Mary, with extended ... More


The Last of the Stuarts

David Cressy

in Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter shows the difficulty of policing popular sentiments from the reign of James II to the time of Queen Anne. The thirty years from the Duke of Monmouth's rebellion in 1685 to the Jacobite ... More


Charm and Virility, circa 1884

Emily Satterwhite

in Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 examines the reception of Mary Noailles Murfree's Atlantic Monthly stories, published under the pseudonym “Charles Egbert Craddock” and reprinted as In the Tennessee Mountains (1884). Print ... More


The Road to Recovery: From Philosophy to History, 1849–56

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the slow and far from certain emergence of Froude as an historian. The very audacity of his fictional techniques combine with the deeply disturbing nature of their moral ... More


Medical lives: case studies of five Irish women medical graduates

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 7 explores how the issues raised in Chapters 4 and 5 played out in the lives of five particular individuals, Emily Winifred Dickson (RCSI, 1891), Emma Crooks (QCB, 1899), Lily Baker (TCD, ... More


Women in the Frontier Club

Christine Bold

in The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter Three considers ways in which this quintessentially masculine genre is a woman’s story. It identifies the mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, and female mentors of frontier clubmen without ... More


Emulating Colonists: Scandal, Regality, and Sister Portraits

Zara Anishanslin

in Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300197051
eISBN:
9780300220551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197051.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the replication of Anne Shippen Willing's 1746 portrait by her brother Edward's second wife, Mary Gray Newland Shippen. Shippen did not just seek a copy of Anne's portrait; she ... More


Orderly Bodies: Dancing London, 1900–1914

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter details American efforts to visit England in search of folk dance roots. These people encountered an exciting movement, but they were sometimes unwittingly the subject of disputes and ... More


Mary Surratt on the Altar of National Identity

in The Trial in American Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226243252
eISBN:
9780226243283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243283.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Comparatively few women end up on death row, and as slight as those numbers are, the figures for condemned women who are “screened out” still exceed the overall rate of those removed from death row. ... More


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