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Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Priya Satia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a cultural history of British intelligence–gathering in the Middle East in the era of World War One and its consequences in British literary and political culture and military and ... More


Forfeiture in Scotland

R. A. Houston

in Punishing the Dead?: Suicide, Lordship, and Community in Britain, 1500-1830

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199586424
eISBN:
9780191595356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586424.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Suicide was a crime punishable by forfeiture of goods to the crown and fiscal sources provide the best sources for analysing Scottish suicide. After assessing how other European countries enforced ... More


Conclusion to Part 1

R. A. Houston

in Punishing the Dead?: Suicide, Lordship, and Community in Britain, 1500-1830

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199586424
eISBN:
9780191595356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586424.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This short chapter summarizes what punishing the dead and their survivors tells us about the nature of early modern punishment: it was retributive rather than rehabilitative. Showing the clear ... More


Introduction

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The introduction provides an overview of the historical questions at stake in the book: the relationship between culture and how a state sees; the relationship between colonial violence and ... More


Air Control

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the surveillance technology the British devised, initially in Iraq, as a result of their conspiracy obsessions. The panoptical ambitions of “air control” followed from wartime ... More


Women and Neighbours: Female Disputes

Bernard Capp

in When Gossips Meet: Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255986
eISBN:
9780191719592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255986.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores disputes between women in early modern England. Topics discussed include quarrels, confrontations in public places, the politics of defamation, and physical violence. It shows ... More


The Wars of Ireland

S. J. Connolly

in Contested Island: Ireland 1460-1630

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208167
eISBN:
9780191716546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208167.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The defeat of the rebellion of the earl of Desmond opened the way for the first large scale experiment in colonization — the plantation of Munster. Government policy met with less opposition in the ... More


Entering into the World: University and Apprenticeships

Henry French and Mark Rothery

in Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, 1660-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199576692
eISBN:
9780191738852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576692.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Chapter Two traces the growth of male autonomy at university and in metropolitan training: a key stage in the development of manliness and Gentry status. Sons often stretched the boundaries of ... More


The Violence of Manhood

ALEXANDRA SHEPARD

in Meanings of Manhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299348
eISBN:
9780191716614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299348.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Violence was both a tool for enforcing the patriarchal imperatives of household and social order and one of the primary means of undermining them, either by lending weight to counter-codes of ... More


Household Mistresses

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the dual roles of early modern London wives as subject wives and household mistresses, paying particular attention to ways in which the relationship between husband and wife was ... More


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