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Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Frank Prochaska

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a survey of a wide range of British opinion on the United States in the nineteenth century and highlights the views of John Stuart Mill, Walter Bagehot, Sir Henry Maine, and James Bryce, ... More


James Bryce: Anglo-Saxon Democracy

Frank Prochaska

in Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

James Bryce, a former Ambassador to the United States, was the most positive Victorian writer on American democracy. His magisterial book The American Commonwealth dealt with virtually every aspect ... More


Jungle Lords, Haunting Horrors, and the Big City

Aldo J. Regalado

in Bending Steel: Modernity and the American Superhero

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462210
eISBN:
9781626746183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462210.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter discusses how earlier heroic fiction developed in the immediate post-Civil War era and into the early twentieth century as republican modernity gave way to the industrial modernity. ... More


Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Tanja Bueltmann, David T. Gleeson, and Don MacRaild (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318191
eISBN:
9781846317712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317712
Subject:
History, Economic History

After 1600, English emigration became one of Europe's most significant population movements. Yet compared to what has been written about the migration of Scots and Irish, relatively little energy has ... More


The Burden of Whiteness

Gretchen Murphy

in Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the U.S. reception of Rudyard Kipling's poem, “The White Man's Burden” (1899), in a variety of forms such as newspaper opinions, scientific treatises, political speeches, and ... More


Anglo-Saxonism and the Racialization of the English Diaspora

Tanja Bueltmann

in Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318191
eISBN:
9781846317712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317712.008
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the role of Anglo–Saxonism on the racialisation of the English Diaspora in America and Canada. It analyses how modern history professor Goldwin Smith's ideas on Anglo–Saxon ... More


Battling the Anglo-Saxon Myth: Irish Identity in the Antebellum United States, 1848–1861

Cian T. McMahon

in Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620107
eISBN:
9781469620121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620107.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at the contours of Irish American racial discourse between the arrival of the first Young Irelanders in the late 1840s to the United States and the outbreak of the Civil War in ... More


Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War

John C. Pinheiro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199948673
eISBN:
9780199380794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948673.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“Manifest Destiny“ and American republicanism relied on a deeply racialist and anti-Catholic civil-religious discourse. This book traces the rise to prominence of this discourse beginning in the ... More


Introduction

John C. Pinheiro

in Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199948673
eISBN:
9780199380794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948673.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Historians have tended to ignore the importance of religion to nativism and the Mexican-American War, and have played down the relationship among anti-Catholicism, republicanism, and race. This book ... More


Religion, Race, and Texas Annexation

John C. Pinheiro

in Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199948673
eISBN:
9780199380794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948673.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By 1844, the year of Catholic-Protestant rioting in Philadelphia, Americans believed Lyman Beecher’s claim that Catholicism was inimical to civil and religious liberty. Native American Party members ... More


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