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Frank William Walbank 1909–2008

JOHN DAVIES

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0016
Subject:
History, Historiography

Frank Walbank, a scholar of ancient Greek history best known for his commentary on Polybios, held the Chair of Latin at Liverpool University and was active in university administration. He was ... More


The Politics of Trade: The Overseas Merchant in State and Society, 1660-1720

Perry Gauci

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241934
eISBN:
9780191714344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241934.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the political and social impact of the English overseas merchant during this key era of state development. Historians have increasingly recognized the significance of this period ... More


The Licensed City: Regulating drink in Liverpool, 1830-1920

David Beckingham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383438
eISBN:
9781786944207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In nineteenth-century Britain few cities could rival Liverpool for recorded drunkenness. Civic pride at Liverpool’s imperial influence was undercut by anxieties about social problems that could all ... More


Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise

Keith Daniel Roberts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940100
eISBN:
9781786944276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940100.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For a period spanning two centuries the sectarian (‘orange’ versus ‘green’) divide in Liverpool soured relations between its residents. Indeed, the city’s political representatives were often elected ... More


We shall not be moved: "How Liverpool's working class fought redundancies, closures and cuts in the age of Thatcher"

Brian Marren

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095764
eISBN:
9781526109668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095764.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The last quarter of the twentieth-century brought forth enormous change to the lives of working-class Britons. This transformation came mainly in the form of widespread industrial closure and the ... More


The Earles of Liverpool: A Georgian Merchant Dynasty

Peter Earle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381731
eISBN:
9781781382301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book examines the careers of six men from three generations of the Earle family, all merchants in Liverpool. These are John Earle of Warrington (1674-1749) who came to Liverpool as an apprentice ... More


The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Margaret Simey

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The early years of the twentieth century saw the emergence in Liverpool of a unique vision of what it might mean to be a citizen in an urban democracy. This owed its inspiration to the coming ... More


Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of Catholic and Protestant Irish in a neglected centre of historic Irish settlement where communal violence and Irish-related antipathy bore the hallmarks of the Liverpool and Glasgow ... More


Revisionary Gleam: De Quincey, Coleridge and the High Romantic Argument

Daniel Sanjiv Roberts

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237945
eISBN:
9781846313936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313936
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study includes information on Thomas De Quincey and his critical engagement with Coleridge, Wordsworth, Burke, Kant, and others. The author brings dimensions of De Quincey's politics to the ... More


Muslims in the United Kingdom

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The United Kingdom has a long history of interaction with Muslims and is home to a large Muslim population. While the largest and most noticeable presence of Muslims rose in the UK in the aftermath ... More


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