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Empire and History Writing in Britain c. 1750–2012

Joanna de Groot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719090455
eISBN:
9781781706046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090455.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book follows a particular thread of investigation and interpretation through the story of history writing in ‘Britain’ since the mid 18th century. The work covers the impact of involvement in ... More


Commerce, finance and statecraft: Histories of England, 1600-1780

Ben Dew

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784992965
eISBN:
9781526138705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, historians of England pioneered a series of new approaches to the history of economic policy. Commerce, Finances and Statecraft charts the development of ... More


The Gaulish past of Milan and the French invasion of Italy1

Oren Margolis

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

The foundation myths of late medieval cities and states were never simply about origins: they were above all about destiny. In the fifteenth century, the combination of humanist methods and models, ... More


Introduction

Laurence Marley

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In identifying longer-term dispositions in Labour mentalities towards Ireland in the last century, this substantial introduction begins with reference to the historical ‘conversation’ between Irish ... More


Introduction: contextualising colonial and post-colonial nursing

Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction provides an overview of the book’s focus, structure and remit, outlining commonalities as well as differences between the experiences of colonial nurses discussed in the book. ... More


New Zealand’s empire

Katie Pickles and Catharine Coleborne

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0015
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introduction describes the way in which the volume itself overturns the traditional assumptions around the concept of ‘empire’, by placing New Zealand at the centre of a ‘local world of ... More


Reframing cultures of decolonisation

Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter sets out the key arguments of Cultures of Decolonisation. It begins by exploring the existing historiography of decolonisation, before explaining the value of the interdisciplinary and ... More


Introduction

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the place of this book within the wider historiography. It also outlines the case study approach undertaken and the sources which the book is based on.


Local antiquaries and the expansive sense of the past: a case study from Counter-Reformation Spain

Katrina B. Olds

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

In the seventeenth century, Spanish antiquarians collected inscriptions, coins, and other evidence of their community’s illustrious Christian origins, conflictive medieval past, and glorious present. ... More


The role of ancient remains in the Sarmatian culture of early modern Poland

Barbara Arciszewska

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0014
Subject:
Art, Art History

Visible material remnants of ancient cultures were, for a variety of historical reasons, not particularly abundant in the territories of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569-1795). The past ... More


Introduction A history of immigration to modern Britain and Germany: national and local perspectives

Sarah Hackett

in Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an insight into both Britain and Germany's immigration policies in the post-war era. It stresses the vast differences in the thinking behind Britain's relatively liberal (albeit ... More


Conclusion: comparing communities, challenging conceptions

Sarah Hackett

in Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter addresses the key arguments, debates and themes that run throughout the book. It asserts that Muslim immigrants in Newcastle and Bremen have historically performed better in the ... More


Haunted historiographies: The rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Matthew Schultz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090929
eISBN:
9781781707227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090929.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The rhetoric of ideology haunts Irish fiction. In this book, I map these rhetorical hauntings across a wide range of postcolonial Irish novels, and define the specter as a non-present presence that ... More


Film historiography

Sian Barber

in Using film as a source

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090301
eISBN:
9781781708958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090301.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the history of film analysis and considers the different ways in which film has been approached, psceifically, film as art, as social history, as a cultural object and as ... More


Introduction

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter provides the reader some background to the Irish social, political and cultural context for the period in which the book is set. It also outlines the historiography of women in medicine ... More


Introduction

Cesare Cuttica

in Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch: Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083747
eISBN:
9781781704745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083747.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Introduction presents the aims of the book and the ways in which the project has been carried out. It illustrates the content of the monograph; it presents the main historiographical ... More


Speaking from the middle ground:: contexts and intertexts

Jago Morrison

in Chinua Achebe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084362
eISBN:
9781781707098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084362.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter outlines the major influences which inform Achebe's emerging consciousness as a writer, strongly contesting the orthodox reading in which nationalism and commitment are taken as the keys ... More


History, heritage and tradition in contemporary British politics: Past politics and present histories

Emily Robinson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086311
eISBN:
9781781706138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086311.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

History, heritage and tradition in contemporary British politics explores the different stories political parties tell us about British history and about their own historical roles. It examines ... More


Introduction: French Colonial Dakar: the morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Liora Bigon

in French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter provides a background of relevant historiographies related to the topic of the book and its regional context, in terms of urban history, geography and colonial ... More


Introduction

David McCann and Cillian McGrattan

in Sunningdale, the Ulster Workers' Council Strike and the Struggle for Democracy in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099519
eISBN:
9781526124128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099519.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introductory chapter provides a brief contextual overview of the Sunningdale agreement, the ways in which it was interpreted and explained, the lessons that political actors drew from it, and ... More


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