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Were Traditional Labour Voters Disillusioned with New Labour?

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

in The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The central hypothesis tested in this chapter is that Labour's traditional constituency in the working class did not respond with enthusiasm to New Labour's apparent lack of concern with their ... More


The Merchant Family

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0025
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter investigates the behaviour and perceptions of the merchant family in north India during the early colonial period. It traces the emergence of some of the key elements which came to make ... More


Two Enlightenments: A Contrast in Social Ethics: ELIE KEDOURIE MEMORIAL LECTURE

GERTRUDE HIMMELFARB

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter highlights the differences between the British and French Enlightenments by focusing upon a subject that has not received much attention: the distinctive social ethics in the two ... More


Changes in the Reich Government: (August 20, 1943)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on changes in the Reich government, beginning with the appointment of Heinrich Himmler as head of the Ministry of Interior. Himmler's appointment reflected growing internal ... More


Morale in Germany: (September 16,1943)

Herbert Marcuse, Franz Neumann, and Hans Meyerhoff

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on morale in Nazi Germany. Psychological warfare operations are not concerned with what people feel and think about their governments but rather to what extent these feelings and ... More


The Free Germany Manifesto and the German People: (August 6, 1943)

Franz Neumann

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the significance of the Free Germany Manifesto to the German people. Three facts made the Free Germany Manifesto significant: the backing it apparently received from the Soviet ... More


Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Mike Huggins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides a detailed consideration of the history of racing in British culture and society, and explores the cultural world of racing during the interwar years. The book shows how racing ... More


John Stuart Mill: The Tyranny of Conformity

Frank Prochaska

in Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

The chapter is a study of John Stuart Mill's views on the United States over a period of several decades, which begins with his reviews of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America. Like ... More


Music and society, 1850–1921

ALOYS FLEISCHMANN

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines major developments in the history of music and society in Ireland during the period from 1850 to 1921. During the 1850s, as a result of increasing prosperity, the rising ... More


Manchester, Leeds, and Sheffield in the Later Georgian Age

Hannah Barker

in The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the ways in which Manchester, Leeds, and Sheffield were transformed between 1760 and 1830. It explores the development of urban society through a study of newspaper ... More


Women's Work and Urban Development

Hannah Barker

in The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the subject of women's work with a detailed examination of trade directories in Manchester, Leeds, and Sheffield. It suggests that middling women were a significant and ... More


The demise of bull-baiting

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the demise of bull-baiting. It describes and explains the eventual disappearance of bull-baiting. It states that it is unlikely that the reforming endeavours of the middle ... More


Earning and Spending in Eighteenth-Century London

Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Prometheus Shackled: Goldsmith Banks and England's Financial Revolution after 1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199944279
eISBN:
9780199980789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944279.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter sets the scene of the book. It does so first by going through a series of Hogarth prints—the “Rake's Progress.” We then survey the class structure of England in general and of London ... More


The Evangelical Foundations: St Aidan’s, Birkenhead and St John’s, Highbury

David Dowland

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the college of St Aidan, a college founded by the Protestant Joseph Baylee and which met many criticisms due to its assumed puritan and partisan management. In 1869, the St ... More


Aristocratic Government in the Age of Reform: Whigs and Liberals 1830-1852

Peter Mandler

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217817
eISBN:
9780191678288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217817.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book challenges the view that there was a smooth and inevitable progression towards liberalism in early nineteenth-century England. It examines the argument used by the high Whigs that the ... More


Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Leonore Davidoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

The theme of this book is the kinship relationships that were central to nineteenth‐century nascent capitalist society. The middle classes were at the forefront of this development, but as yet only a ... More


The Prefects

Bernard Porter

in The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199299591
eISBN:
9780191700927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299591.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The most obvious imperialists in 19th-century Britain came from the upper and upper middle classes. These were the ones who seemed to have felt the greatest pride in the empire, certainly early in ... More


The Middle Classes at School

Bernard Porter

in The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199299591
eISBN:
9780191700927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299591.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Schooling is a good place to begin in looking at the middle classes' attitude towards empire, as it was with their social superiors. It was here that the foundation of their view will have been laid. ... More


Trade, Liberty, and Empire: The Middle Classes to 1880

Bernard Porter

in The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199299591
eISBN:
9780191700927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299591.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It is difficult to generalize about the middle classes in Britain. The term covers a wide range of very different interests, from professional people and great industrialists, through shopkeepers and ... More


Not in Front of the Servants

Bernard Porter

in The Absent-Minded Imperialists: Empire, Society, and Culture in Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199299591
eISBN:
9780191700927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299591.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early and mid-19th century, the British empire was not a ‘people's’ empire. Those who say it was, or that imperialism pervaded culture and society in Britain generally during this period, are ... More


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