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Introduction: Time, Space, and Population

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Time and space are intimately related in the world of human affairs no less than in the world of modern physics. The longest time scale is that of the so-called longue duree, a term that is ... More


The Gunpowder Revolution

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

The introduction of gunpowder to warfare represented the beginning of the large-scale exploitation of chemical energy by human societies. The introduction of firearms to land warfare affected all ... More


Church, State and Social Science in Ireland: Knowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Peter Murray and Maria Feeny

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100788
eISBN:
9781526120823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100788.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From British rule the independent Irish state inherited an effectively denominational system of university education and a complementary set of science and arts institutions. Under independent rule ... More


Emotional Lexicons: Continuity and Change in the Vocabulary of Feeling 1700-2000

Ute Frevert, Christian Bailey, Pascal Eitler, Benno Gammerl, Bettina Hitzer, Margrit Pernau, Monique Scheer, Anne Schmidt, and Nina Verheyen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199655731
eISBN:
9780191757662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655731.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book presents a cultural history of how emotions were defined and discussed in encyclopedias in German, French, and English since the late seventeenth century. As the book demonstrates, ... More


Introduction: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland, 1890–1914

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The market is a model of human relations. The price of commodities is an indicator of their relative worth. The ‘factors of production’, including human labour, receive their economic value in the ... More


Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

Manjil Hazarika

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474660
eISBN:
9780199089093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474660.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology, Social History

Northeast India forms a kaleidoscope of a variety of people having distinct culture, ethnicity, religion, language, and physiology, and can be considered as a melting pot of various ethnic cultures ... More


Emigration and migration

Caitriona Clear

in Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074370
eISBN:
9781781700693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

There were many different kinds of emigrants and migrants who came from Ireland during the period 1950 to 1922. Broadly speaking, the emigrants most likely to have broken their ties with Ireland were ... More


Graceful subjectivities

Sal Renshaw

in The Subject of Love: Hélène Cixous and the Feminine Divine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069604
eISBN:
9781781702956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069604.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter comprises the readings of Cixous's stories that focus on the relationship between the individual and grace. Cixous's engagement with Lispector's couple signals her interest in a grace ... More


War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Pamela Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book is about youth fighting for freedom and a state's retaliation. It is about the young not consenting to the kind of adulthood on offer under a particular political dispensation. It is about ... More


Toward a Sustainable Environmentalism

Mark Sagoff (ed.)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

There were three stages in the development of environmental thought in the United States. The first stage occurred in the 1960s, when the environmental movement focused on protecting human health, ... More


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