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The Language of Social Authority

H. R. French

in The Middle Sort of People in Provincial England, 1600-1750

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296385
eISBN:
9780191712029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296385.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the social values expressed by the highest echelons of the ‘chief inhabitants’ in the three localities. Using a series of case studies, it illustrates how norms of gentility ... More


Endowment or Independence? Russell’s ‘Great Settlement’ Foiled, 1848–1849

DONAL A. KERR

in ‘A Nation of Beggars’?: Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207375
eISBN:
9780191677649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207375.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For a Church that sees its task as a mission to a large population, the provision of clergy is a priority; the Irish Catholic Church, with its highly developed sacramental system, needed a numerous ... More


Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800–1921

K. Theodore Hoppen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198207436
eISBN:
9780191817922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207436.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The Anglo-Irish Union of 1800 which established the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland made British ministers in London more directly responsible for Irish affairs than had previously been ... More


Introduction

Craig Bailey

in Irish London: Middle-Class Migration in the Global Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318818
eISBN:
9781846318009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318818.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the eighteenth century, London had the largest population of middle-class Irish men and women outside of Ireland, yet these migrants have remained historically invisible. The lack of sustained ... More


The Onset of Modernity, 1830–80

John Belchem (ed.)

in The Modern Period 1830–1999: A New History of the Isle of Man Volume 5

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237167
eISBN:
9781846313653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237167.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the period of inactivity and developments in the Isle of Man during the period from 1830 to 1880. It describes the situation of the Isle of Man as a dependency of the British ... More


‘Slummy Foreign Germs’: Medical Control and ‘Race Relations’, 1962–1971

Roberta Bivins

in Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 revisits the tubercular migrant, now strongly racialized and subject to potentially exclusionary border health controls. How did the new vistas of surveillance and control created by the ... More


Ethnicity, Activism, and ‘Race Relations’: From ‘Asian Rickets’ to Asian Resistance, 1963–1983

Roberta Bivins

in Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Maternal and child health and nutrition were issues of great political sensitivity in the post-war era. The Welfare State’s in-built surveillance of mothers, infants, and young children also ... More


Conclusion: Contagious Communities and Imperial Afterimages

Roberta Bivins

in Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post War Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198725282
eISBN:
9780191792625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725282.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Conclusion briefly reflects on the central questions raised by Contagious Communities: how and why did questions about migrant health and disease become central to British debates of immigration, ... More


A Changing Climate

K. Theodore Hoppen

in Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800–1921

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198207436
eISBN:
9780191817922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207436.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter charts the manner in which the post-Union policy of disregarding the rhetoric of 1799–1800 and governing Ireland as a distant and sui generis entity underwent substantial change in the ... More


Direct and Scenic Routes

K. Theodore Hoppen

in Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800–1921

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198207436
eISBN:
9780191817922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207436.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines some of the specific ways in which the policy of assimilation adopted around 1830 was implemented. The intention was to solve Ireland’s ‘problems’ (as seen from London) of ... More


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