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Gerda Lerner

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855669
eISBN:
9781469604879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The next dramatic events in the sisters's lives centered on the reaction to their activities in their home town, Charleston. The Charleston police warned their mother that Angelina wasn't to enter ... More


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Gerda Lerner

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855669
eISBN:
9781469604879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the reception of the sisters' appearance before the Massachusetts Legislature as a fitting climax to their New England tour. They were hailed as both heroines and condemned as ... More


1535

Tracey A. Sowerby

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0038
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses developments in the publishing trade durinig the year 1535. During this period, book trade was adjusting to several changes that affected what material could legally be ... More


A ‘True Spy’ in Scotland

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe left for Scotland on September 13, 1706. If his letters to Robert Harley are any indication of his state of mind, he had spent much of the summer trying to pacify his creditors and to ... More


“A City on a Hill”: America as Exception

Natsu Taylor Saito

in Meeting the Enemy: American Exceptionalism and International Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798362
eISBN:
9780814786512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798362.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the ideology of American exceptionalism to the earliest English settlers' belief in their divinely ordained mission to bring progress and civilization to the wilderness. In ... More


‘A Confusion of Unwashed and Shabbily Dressed People’: Nineteenth-Century Americans and Urban Britain1

Shirley Foster

in American Travel and Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311802.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Americans who travelled to Britain in the nineteenth century sought to explore and confirm a sense of national identity contingent upon a renewal and re-evaluation of Old World relations. America, no ... More


‘A Great and Able Lawyer’ (1761–69)

Wilfrid Prest

in William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with aspects of Blackstone's domestic, family and private life, his role as husband and father, his diet, alcoholic intake, lack of exercise, and martyrdom to gout. Besides ... More


‘A Jekyll in the classroom, a Hyde in the street’: Queen Victoria’s hooligans

Geoffrey Pearson

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses respect and behaviour within the perspective of the streets of London. It traces Old England and Victorian values from narratives and accounts that illustrate the streets and ... More


‘A Native Ardour of their Minds which Brooked No Master’: Poetry in the North of England

in Centre and Periphery in Modern British Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237440
eISBN:
9781846312793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237440.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the poetry of Northern England. It covers topics such as the paranoia about the South; why northern patriots need to develop resistance to prestige forms of speech; and songs ... More


‘A Scandal to the University’: Oxford Theology after the Tests Act, 1871–1882

Daniel D. Inman

in History of Universities: Volume XXVII/2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198709817
eISBN:
9780191804199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198709817.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter states that after the implementation of the Universities Tests Act 1871, the government and degrees of Oxford, Cambridge, and Durham first became open to non-Anglicans. By 1882, the vast ... More


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