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Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

William L Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapters in this book trace the changing relationship between Scotland and England following the unifying reign of Queen Victoria, through the debates over devolution, and into a future where the ... More


Witchcraft and the Community in France and French-speaking Europe

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

More than three centuries have passed since Colbert and Louis XIV put an end to the legal persecution of witches in France in the 1670s, and by the same period trials had largely died out in the ... More


Tension and Revolt, 1370–1415

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Wales may have been at peace in the fourteenth century; but that did not mean, of course, that all sources of social tension and friction had been removed. Far from it. The rapidly expanding corpus ... More


Contemporary Social Tensions (i.e., Economic Crises, Breakdown of Traditional Family Structure)

Amos N. Guiora

in Tolerating Intolerance: The Price of Protecting Extremism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331826
eISBN:
9780199347254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331826.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines contemporary social tensions, based on interviews with a broad range of both subject matter and country-specific experts conducted in Holland, Norway, the UK, and Israel. It ... More


Mind and Body: Popular Physiology and the Health of a Nation

Stephen P. Rice

in Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227811
eISBN:
9780520926578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227811.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on health and human physiology education in America during the 1800s. Like proponents of manual labor schools, writers and lecturers on health and physiology encouraged Americans ... More


Conclusion

Leslie Dossey

in Peasant and Empire in Christian North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254398
eISBN:
9780520947771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254398.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The question posed at the beginning of this book was why people began to worry about peasant ... More


Stepping Up and Out: White Women in the Church, 1800–1820

Kyle T. Bulthuis

in Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the place of women in the churches in the growing city. Women constituted a numerical majority in each congregation. After 1800, wealthy women quietly entered the public sphere. ... More


Introduction

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/9780813130002.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the origins and expansion of the antidistiller movement in western North Carolina during the nineteenth century. In the late eighteenth century, most Carolina highlanders regarded ... More


Lessons for Europe

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the lessons that can be learned by European cities from the recovery of U.S. cities from urban crisis and industrial decline. The core lesson seems to be that change is ... More


Taking Refuge in Empire

Caroline Shaw

in Britannia's Embrace: Modern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190200985
eISBN:
9780190201012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200985.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines refuge once the initial fanfare for refugees’ causes subsided. Enthusiasm for long-term relief was possible because Chartists, mainstream philanthropists, and officials worked ... More


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