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Finding feminine scholars, 1820–65

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Pre-British Indian learning for both elite Indian females and those of lesser status as early as 1,000 B.C. introduces this chapter. Complex female learning traditions were established for Indian ... More


Documentary reconstruction and prognostication: Fires Were Started and The Silent Village

Keith Beattie

in Humphrey Jennings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078552
eISBN:
9781781701836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078552.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Humphrey Jennings' films Fires Were Started and The Silent Village involve a different variety of experimentation in the form of dramatisation and re-enactment. Such practices were ingrained within ... More


Conclusions

Eric Klingelhofer

in Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082467
eISBN:
9781781702505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082467.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Proto-colonial archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland, particularly in the Irish Republic, has only recently begun, and caution warns against advancing firm conclusions at this stage. Nevertheless, this ... More


Witchcraft, economy and society in the forest of Pendle

John Swain

in The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062032
eISBN:
9781781700150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062032.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores economic and social history in the context of witchcraft in the Pendle area using the ‘village tensions’ approach, the most influential modern explanation of witchcraft. This ... More


Earls Colne

H. R. French and R. W. Hoyle

in The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Earls Colne lies in north Essex, some sixty miles from London and very much within the market area of the metropolis. The village had a population of perhaps 430 in the early sixteenth century. In ... More


The lord and his copyholders

H. R. French and R. W. Hoyle

in The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The appearance for the first time of resident gentry in villages that had previously lacked them was a widespread phenomenon in the century after 1540 whose implications have barely been considered. ... More


Conclusion

H. R. French and R. W. Hoyle

in The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter summarises the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the authors. Earls Colne was situated within one of the most commercially developed areas of late medieval ... More


‘One cannot … hope to obtain the slightest certainty from him’: the first child-witch in Rothenburg, 1587

Alison Rowlands

in Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the first Rothenburg case involving a self-confessed child-witch from 1587 and explains why the councilors found such cases hard to deal with and what precedents this case set ... More


Parables of distress: Arcadia (1992) and Signals of Distress (1994)

Philip Tew

in Jim Crace

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069123
eISBN:
9781781701232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069123.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the sense of historical and personal transition for two communities in Continent and The Gift of Stones, one a Third World seventh continent and the other a Stone Age village. ... More


Under the surface of the village: public and private negotiations of urban space in Manchester

Michael Atkins

in Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Combining narratives of success and community with imagery and maps characterises and regulates Manchester’s Gay Village as a distinct, bordered, hedonistic and particularly tolerant place. This ... More


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