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

Hannah Barker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book argues that businesswomen were central to urban society and to the operation and development of commerce in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It presents a rich and complicated ... More


Conflict and Change in the Cities, 1800–57

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/9780198077466.003.0023
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses some aspects of urban society which provided a background to all these conflicts, specifically rapid population movement and poverty. It explains that relationship between ... 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


Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Rowan Strong

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Episcopalianism in nineteenth‐century Scotland is not an institutional history of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Rather, it seeks to identify various sub‐groups and cultures of Scottish Episcopalians ... More


Dynamic Mayors and Restructured City Councils

Patrick Le Galès

in European Cities: Social Conflicts and Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243570
eISBN:
9780191697265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243570.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the previous chapters, cities appeared as incomplete urban societies within Europe, where social and economic regulation interact, contributing to the emergence of local societies and modes of ... More


Introduction

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the nature of political division in England during 1660-1722. It then discusses English urban society and government.


No There There: Social Movements and Urban Political Community

Chris Rhomberg

in No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the early 1920s, a powerful Ku Klux Klan movement burst forth in many American cities, targeting immigrant Jews and Catholics and people of color and attracting an estimated four to six million ... More


Faces and Crowds: Biography in the City

Philip Carter

in Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay's Trivia (1716)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280728
eISBN:
9780191700149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280728.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on one specific male walker — the mysterious persona of John Gay's Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London — who imparts advice throughout the poem. It offers a ... More


Project: Urban Society and Its Architecture

Łukasz Stanek

in Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666164
eISBN:
9781452946658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666164.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the methods used in analyzing architecture and the urban society in the context of space. The analysis of architecture is linked with the practice of architects as a producer ... More


Official Perspectives on the Towns

Florian Schui

in Rebellious Prussians: Urban Political Culture under Frederick the Great and his Successors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199593965
eISBN:
9780191750724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593965.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the ways in which state officials saw the towns and contrasts these views with the urban self-perceptions explored in the preceding chapter. While private commentators saw urban ... More


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