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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


The Betrayal of Creole Elites, 1880–1920

Vivian Bickford-Smith

in Black Experience and the Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that in the 1880s many, if not most, members of creole élites throughout the British empire in Africa saw themselves not as ‘natives’ but as ‘black Englishmen’. In doing so they ... 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


Trading in Tongues: Language Lessons and Englishmen for My Money

Nina Levine

in Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter explores foreign language study in late-sixteenth-century London together with Edward Haughton’s Englishmen for My Money, the earliest surviving comedy of contemporary London. As recent ... More


Mad Mullas and Englishmen

David B. Edwards

in Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520200630
eISBN:
9780520916319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200630.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter on the events of 1897 records some of the dangers that arise when the determinant encounters the contingent and also draws attention to the moral threat posed by colonialism. Using the ... More


Outsiders and the woods I: the pinewoods

T. C. Smout, Alan R. MacDonald, and Fiona Watson

in A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Between 1600–1850, external demand became an increasingly important factor in determining how the woods were used. This demand was often mediated through individuals with no connection to the ... More


Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Kevin Sharpe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores image, power, and communication in early modern England and examines their importance during the turbulent seventeenth century. Tudor authority was constructed and enhanced by the ... More


L’Homme du Monde

Guy Cuthbertson

in Wilfred Owen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300153002
eISBN:
9780300198553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153002.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Wilfred Owen arrived in France in September 1913 to teach English at the Berlitz School. With time passing, he immersed himself in this city. Rather than playing the typical Englishman abroad, Owen ... More


Prosperity 1828–1841

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the American economy and Louisville's position as provider to the “old northwest” of Illinois and Missouri improved, so too did George's business pick up. His saw mill continued to expand. George ... More


Dickson and Forsyth

Gillum Ferguson

in Illinois in the War of 1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036743
eISBN:
9780252094552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036743.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter talks about the meeting of two former enemies—Robert Dickson and Thomas Forsyth—in Saint Louis after the war had ended. During a cordial evening, the two talked over their exploits ... More


Democracy and Free Expressions

in Free Expression and Democracy in America: A History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226240664
eISBN:
9780226240749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226240749.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by briefly addressing the question of whether democracy requires the protection of free expression. It then discusses the dimensions of free expression. Most American colonists ... More


Englishness and Cricket in South Africa during the Boer War

Dean Allen (ed.)

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/UPO9781846317712.012
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the role of the sport of cricket in the English Diaspora in South Africa. It investigates the social construction of cricket during the Victorian era and its portrayal as the ... More


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