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The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 1550-1850

David Kuchta

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214934
eISBN:
9780520921399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214934.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1666, King Charles II felt it necessary to reform Englishmen's dress by introducing a fashion that developed into the three-piece suit. This book tells us what inspired this royal revolution in ... More


Concerning the Highlands

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

In the Highlands, there are few towns, but mountains, forests, and desolate spots abound. There, for twelve months in the year, it snows and rains; but the males of the country, especially the lower ... More


Prologue: Antioquia and its People

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by discussing the topography of Antioquia and its divisions. It then talks about the historical demography of the people of Antioquia. It explains that the Indian and the Negroes ... More


Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Nina Levine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage explores the stage’s unprecedented local turn in late-sixteenth- and early-seventeenth-century London. By taking the city as its subject, this book ... More


Radicalism, 1798–1805

Katrina Navickas

in Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter surveys the survival of popular radicalism from 1798 to 1806. It offers some insights into a period that are often ignored or glossed over by historians of radicalism. It highlights how ... More


Cross-Grained Crusoe: Defoe and the Contradictions of Englishness

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One of the most notable novelists who wrote about nationality was Daniel Defoe. His most popular work was Robinson Crusoe. This story portrays an archetypal Englishman. His life is discussed in ... More


After the Revolution

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/9780199261543.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe was born in 1660, the year of the Restoration of Charles II to the throne of England. For Presbyterians such as Daniel’s parents, James and Alice Foe, the Restoration was a time of moral ... More


The True-Born Englishman and Other Satires

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/9780199261543.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

On February 15, 1700, Daniel Defoe celebrated the coming of the new century by publishing a poem, The Pacificator, on the state of wit and poetry in England. The poem is actually about the politics ... More


The Year Before Robinson Crusoe:: Intellectual Controversies and Experiments in Fiction

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/9780199261543.003.0051
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

During 1717 and 1718, Daniel Defoe responded to a number of important events in a manner that reveals a deepening of moral and ethical views. He never doubted the evils of Jacobitism or the benefits ... More


Vikings

Wendy Davies

in Patterns of Power in Early Wales

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201533
eISBN:
9780191674921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The ninth, tenth, and eleventh centuries were a period of notable English and Scandinavian interest in Wales. This brought Vikings and Englishmen to Wales and Welshmen to England and Ireland. This ... More


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