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The War, Society, and Culture

Stephen Conway

in The British Isles and the War of American Independence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254552
eISBN:
9780191698231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254552.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at the impact of the war on society and culture. It considers the ways in which the conflict affected women and gender relations, the social mobility and social conflict generated ... More


Labour and NAFTA: Nationalist Reflexes and Transnational Imperatives in North America, 1991–1995

John D. French (ed.)

in Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238171
eISBN:
9781846313431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238171.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents an account of some of the debates surrounding the North American Free Trade Association (NAFTA) generated within trade unions in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. It ... More


Rough Diamonds: A New Social Category

Susan E. Whyman

in The Useful Knowledge of William Hutton: Culture and Industry in Eighteenth-Century Birmingham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797838
eISBN:
9780191839146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797838.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Hutton was one of many rough diamonds—‘men of great talent but no polish’—who offer an alternative model to ‘politeness’. These self-educated entrepreneurs add a new layer to our knowledge of ... More


Hutton and the Priestley Riots: Writing to Defend a Life

Susan E. Whyman

in The Useful Knowledge of William Hutton: Culture and Industry in Eighteenth-Century Birmingham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797838
eISBN:
9780191839146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797838.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 6 revisits the Priestley riots (1791) from the viewpoint of a victim, and finds causes concerning the wealth and power of rough diamonds. Birmingham’s print culture and attitudes to law also ... More


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