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Theologus: Pastor of a Flock

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

in The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on how parishioners viewed the clergy's responsibilities. It describes the particular characteristics that parishioners commended. Parishioners had strong ideas of what a ... More


The Sellers

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The public house was the most popular institution among the working class of London despite the existence of other meeting-places. Women and men alike used the pubs as an important social centre, ... More


Policing the Daily Lives of Local People

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the daily routines of policing France's growing urban world. Prostitution, illegal gambling, notorious drinking spots, the brawling rivalries between groups of artisans, or ... 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


Race, Sex, and the Curse: When Myths Go Wrong

J. David Pleins

in When the Great Abyss Opened: Classic and Contemporary Readings of Noah's Flood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199733637
eISBN:
9780199852505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733637.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In various versions of the Children's Bible, we observe that some narratives such as Noah's naked drunkenness and how he had cursed Ham's son Canaan have been left out, as have other scenes that ... More


Disciplining the Delinquent: Prelate, Peers, or Professionals?

Arthur Burns

in The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c.1800–1870

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207849
eISBN:
9780191677823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207849.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the campaigns for the extension of the episcopate, the creation of diocesan assemblies, and improved clergy discipline. It focuses ... More


The Drinkers

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses opposing notions on drunkenness and the individual drunkard. Among social reformers, drunkenness was believed to caused insanity, disease, pauperism, and crime. Drunkenness ... More


Maude Alethea Stanley

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Maude Alethea Stanley. Stanley began her involvement in social work and charity by visiting the Five Dials of St. Anne's, a poor district Soho parish. She started evening ... More


Out of Sight

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Buzz worked on four episodes of Big Town that aired in late 1954 and early 1955. About two weeks prior to the airing of Buzz's first episode of Big Town, he was arrested again on a charge of ... More


Select Men of Sober and Industrious Habits: Alcohol Reform and Social Conflict during the Late Antebellum Period

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The temperance movement in western North Carolina began taking root in the 1830s when a growing number of highlanders felt that alcohol impeded the region's economic and moral potential. However, ... More


Men, Desires, and Self-Control

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241923
eISBN:
9780520931138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241923.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter revolves around a different sort of power struggle between a man and his own desires or appetites. It seems that concerns about yielding to erotic desire and other pleasures were ... More


A monstrous theory: the politics of prohibition

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The 1830 Beer Act triggered the most intense period of public debate on alcohol since the 1750s and radicalised the temperance movement in Britain. The appearance of prohibitionism would split the ... More


Prevention and health: alcohol and public health

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The introduction of breath tests and statutory blood alcohol limits for drivers meant that, for the first time, the police had a quantifiable definition of drunkenness to work with and the powers to ... More


Beer orders: the changing landscape in the 1990s

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While the public health lobby became more influential in the 1970s and 1980s, it struggled to have an impact on policy. The political mood, which had swung towards the liberalisation of the drinks ... More


A monstrous plant: alcohol and the Reformation

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In 1628, a writer called Richard Rawlidge published a pamphlet with the eye-catching title A Monster Late Found Out and Discovered. That monster was drunkenness. According to Rawlidge, England was ... More


Healths, toasts and pledges: political drinking in the seventeenth century

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the seventeenth century, the stream of alehouse legislation in England was accompanied by a rising tide of religious anti-drink literature. The drinking of healths, toasts, and pledges caused ... More


A new kind of drunkenness: the gin craze

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Culture, not drink per se, has moulded the drink question in England. The ‘gin craze’ represents a change of emphasis in this regard. The feverish public debate on gin was shot through with anxieties ... More


A fascinating poison: early medical writing on drink

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The eighteenth century witnessed significant developments in the ‘medicalisation’ of problem drinking. The key features of the modern ‘disease model’ of addiction emerged in Britain throughout the ... More


Ungovernable passions: intoxication and Romanticism

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The ‘ungovernable passions’ which characterised the habitual drinker took on a new resonance as sensibility mutated into full-blown Romanticism. Whereas habitual drinkers had previously been ... More


Between teetotalism and free trade: The rise of temperance politics in Liverpool

David Beckingham

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383438
eISBN:
9781786944207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383438.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Liverpool’s licensing magistrates innovated in 1861 by introducing a version of free trade to the system for granting alcohol licences. This chapter provides a detailed analysis of their decision ... More


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