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Introduction: ‘Strange and Unheard of Revolutions’

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

In the period 1678 to 1730, the English press was undergoing some of the most important transformations in its history. In 1695, the lapse of the Licensing Act ended pre-publication censorship and ... More


Introduction

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Part I surveys the politically dissident activities of women in the book trade, discussing women printers, publishers, ballad-singers, hawkers, and others. In this period between the decline of ... More


Commercializing University Technology and the Role of Start-Up Companies

Don Rose and Cam Patterson

in Research To Revenue: A Practical Guide to University Start-Ups

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625263
eISBN:
9781469625287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625263.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Universities are a rich source of scientific innovations. Translating these innovations into high-impact products and services involves commercialization of the innovation. The Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 ... More


Introduction

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This intoductory chapter explores how this title reveals the early history of theatre censorship exercised under the Royal Prerogative. Starting with the Elizabethan period and concluding in the ... More


Theatre Censorship under the Royal Prerogative

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter explores the early history of theatre censorship exercised under the Royal Prerogative. Beginning with the Elizabethan period and concluding in the early 18th century, it gives a concise ... More


Statutory Theatre Censorship, 1737–1892

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter provides an account of the historical and theatrical context of the 1730s, emphasizing in particular Henry Fielding's satirical attacks on Walpole and George II. It explains why ... More


Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Greg Gordon, John Paterson, and Emre Usenmez (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This highly successful bookbrings together academic and practicing lawyers to consider the key legalissues facing the United Kingdom as it becomes a progressively more mature hydrocarbon province. ... More


‘Couldn't Give a XXXX for Last Orders?’: The Politics of the Night

Phil Hadfield

in Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes the genesis of the book, its theoretical and methodological framework and the social, political, and economic context in which it was written. In particular, it charts the ... More


Rumour and News

Adam Fox

in Oral and Literate Culture in England 1500–1700

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251032
eISBN:
9780191698019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251032.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter highlights the means and the mechanisms of transmitting political news and rumours in Tudor and Stuart England during the 16th and 17th centuries. At this time England had strict laws of ... More


The Defection of the Middle Class: The Endowed Schools Act, the Liberal Party, and the 1874 Election

Lawrence Goldman

in Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain: Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253456
eISBN:
9780191698149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253456.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Liberal's defeat in 1874 and the disaffection of crucial sections of Liberal support. Nonconformists were opposed to the 1870 Education Act, the trade unions were hostile ... More


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