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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


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


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.


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


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


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


Introduction: Urban Theory, Asia, and Religion

Peter van der Veer

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0025
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores “urban aspirations” in Asia. Focusing on cities such as Singapore, Seoul, Beijing, Mumbai, Bangkok, and Shanghai, it examines notions of “urban society” to understand the different ... More


Places and Community

Jack Linchuan Qiu

in Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170062
eISBN:
9780262255073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170062.003.0092
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter presents an overview on the making of working-class communities where the information have-less and working-class information and communication technologies (ICTs) are most concentrated, ... More


Fede and Fiducia: The Problem of Trust in Italian History, 1300–1500

Jeff Mielke

in Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241343
eISBN:
9780520930995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241343.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the problem of fede and fiducia in Italian urban society from the fourteenth to the end of the fifteenth century. It examines fede in an economic context such as the ... More


The Frontier within, Part II

Abe Kōbō and Richard F. Calichman

in The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kōbō

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163866
eISBN:
9780231535090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163866.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this final essay, presented in this chapter, the text discusses the notion of the “frontier within” in relation to urban society. The theme of “frontier within” focuses on the question “What are ... More


Conclusion

Sally Mayall Brasher

in Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The conclusions chapter summarizes the findings of the earlier chapters and reiterates the claim that throughout northern Italy, beginning as early as the twelfth century, as result of the pious ... More


Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Scott Ury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book examines the intersection of urban society and modern politics among Jews in turn-of-the-century Warsaw, Europe's largest Jewish center at the time. By focusing on the tumultuous events ... More


Civic Food Culture and the Guilds

C. M. Woolgar

in The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the use of food and drink for civic occasions and particularly in the life of the guilds that formed such an important component of the urban community. Food and drink created ... More


Introduction Cause for Concern

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about urban society and social responsibility in Liverpool, England in the twentieth century. This volume is based on the ... More


Public

Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl

in Hotel Life: The Story of a Place Where Anything Can Happen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621128
eISBN:
9781469623290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621128.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that the hotel is both a public space and a series of discrete domesticities—and this medley of seemingly opposed spaces and spheres is a key feature of the hotel’s enduring ... More


Criminality, Class, and Moral Anxieties

Anindita Ghosh

in Claiming the City: Protest, Crime, and Scandals in Colonial Calcutta, c. 1860-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464791
eISBN:
9780199086931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464791.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter investigates the possibilities opened up by crime in the new metropolis and how crime in turn shaped the urban sphere. Examining criminal activities in the city as recoverable from ... More


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