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A Bitter Living: Women, Markets, and Social Capital in Early Modern Germany

Sheilagh Ogilvie

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205548
eISBN:
9780191719219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205548.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

What role did women play in the pre-industrial European economy? This book tackles this question using a body of new evidence. By examining women's activities in a particular pre-industrial economy — ... More


Introduction

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.003.003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter introduces the variety of towns found in England and the Netherlands: towns large and small, centres of industry, trade, and administration; booming like Antwerp or in crisis like ... More


Spain’s Armies

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines Spain's armies in the reign of Carlos II, seeking to show that the king had large numbers of men under arms. It explores how men were recruited for those armies, both at home ... More


Through the Looking Glass: Restoration Ireland

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The support of Irish Protestants for the restoration of the monarchy followed naturally on their earlier preference for a strong Protectorate over subjection to either the English parliament or the ... More


Propaganda? Print in context

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the interdict pamphlets, which historians regard as the Republic's propaganda. In fact only a minority, led by Paolo Sarpi, favoured the recourse to printing, advocating a ... More


The Feminine Side of Esprit de Corps: Wives’ and Women's Place in Army Culture

Jennine Hurl-Eamon

in Marriage and the British Army in the Long Eighteenth Century: 'The Girl I Left Behind Me'

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681006
eISBN:
9780191761362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681006.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

Officers (like General Wolfe) and rankers found fraternity in the shared experience of heartbreak, and many expressed suspicion of or distaste for matrimony. Army women suffered hostility both within ... More


Trade, Tax, and Production

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores export and transit trade in the Russian empire through the seventeenth century. Trade arenas included: the White Sea, where from the 1550s naval goods (timber, tar, and rope) ... More


Fiscal Policy and Trade

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the empire’s fiscal institutions and policies in the eighteenth century. Given the diversity of Russia’s economy, its policies were flexible and expedient, reflecting ... More


Soslovie, Serfs, and Society on the Move

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the fate of the peasantry in Russia’s booming eighteenth-century economy. About half of the East Slavic peasants were enserfed to landlords; the other half, the “state ... More


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