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Steve Hindle

in On the Parish?: The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England c.1550-1750

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271320
eISBN:
9780191709548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271320.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the historiography of informal relief strategies in the early modern period, emphasizing the significant impact on the scholarship of Keith Thomas' allusion to the ‘tradition ... More


Police, Punishment, and the Maintenance of Order

David Eastwood

in Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the problem of police reform and punishment and prison in rural England. Central government acknowledged the logic of central funds being deployed to help finance centrally ... More


Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

David Eastwood

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a new perspective on the process of state formation in modern England. It begins by identifying the complex ideological, cultural, and institutional influences that shaped the ... More


Conclusion

David Eastwood

in Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By the mid-nineteenth century, the participatory traditions of local self-government in rural England had been substantially eroded. Edwin Chadwick spoke of the ‘principles of 1834’ with visionary ... More


Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Martin Bunton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211081
eISBN:
9780191695797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book focuses on the way in which the Palestine Mandate was part of a broader British imperial administration — a fact often masked by Jewish immigration and land purchase in Palestine. The ... More


Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Chris Briggs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Exploring the role of credit is vital to understanding any economy. In the past two decades historians of many European regions have become increasingly aware that medieval credit, far from being the ... More


Rurality and ageing well: ‘a long time here’

Sherry Ann Chapman and Sheila Peace

in Rural ageing: A good place to grow old?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349019
eISBN:
9781447303299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the interdependence of older women within the rural areas where they live. It tries to determine whether these are good places in which to grow old, and whether the physical and ... More


The Development of Agrarian Capitalism: Land and Labour in Norfolk 1440-1580

Jane Whittle

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208426
eISBN:
9780191677991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208426.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is an important new scholarly study of the roots of capitalism. The author's penetrating examination of rural England in the 15th and 16th centuries asks how ... More


Introduction

Shaun Spiers

in How to Build Houses and Save the Countryside

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447339991
eISBN:
9781447346661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339991.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). CPRE's 43 country branches and 100-odd district groups aim to direct development to places where it ... More


The Vaccinators: Smallpox, Medical Knowledge, and the 'Opening' of Japan

Ann Jannetta

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754897
eISBN:
9780804779494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754897.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In Japan, as late as the mid-nineteenth century, smallpox claimed the lives of an estimated twenty percent of all children born—most of them before the age of five. When the apathetic Tokugawa ... More


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