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Courtroom to Revolutionary Stage: Performance and Ideology in Weimar Political Trials

Henning Grunwald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609048
eISBN:
9780191744280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609048.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

What role did the courts play in the demise of Germany's first democracy and Hitler's rise to power? This book challenges the orthodox interpretation of Weimar political justice. It argues that an ... More


Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Jeremy Gregory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This wide-ranging and original book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the Church of England in the eighteenth century. It explores the nature of the Restoration ecclesiastical ... More


The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Peter Coss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the formative years of the English gentry. In doing so, it explains their lasting characteristics during a long history as a social elite, including adaptability to change and ... More


Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

John Merriman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the first half of the 19th century, France was still characterized by extraordinary regional and linguistic diversity. However, during this period the state increasingly became a central force in ... More


The Body of Life

Geoffrey Campbell Cocks

in The State of Health: Illness in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695676
eISBN:
9780191738616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695676.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Women were stereotyped by the Nazis as by ‘nature’ wives, housekeepers, and mothers. Nazi pro-natalism thus had a greater effect on women than on men. Women were also disproportionately affected by ... More


Arguing Cases: Legal Interpreters, Law, and Society

Lisa Rose Mar

in Brokering Belonging: Chinese in Canada's Exclusion Era, 1885-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199733132
eISBN:
9780199866533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733132.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, World Medieval History

Despite racial bars to the legal profession, Chinese immigrants often made the law their instrument through interpreters who acted as informal legal brokers. They were paralegals who served Chinese ... More


Welfare Provision: Stop Staring and Grow Your Own

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.11
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores the ways in which the city corporately, working together with religious houses and city companies, and much assisted by charitable individuals, provided welfare support for the ... More


The Emergence of Sinister Interest

Philip Schofield

in Utility and Democracy: The Political Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198208563
eISBN:
9780191716928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208563.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

From 1790 Bentham devoted much of his time and energy to his panopticon prison scheme. When the scheme was effectively rejected by the British government in 1803, he turned his attention to the ... More


The Rise of the Barristers: A Social History of the English Bar 1590-1640

Wilfrid R. Prest

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202585
eISBN:
9780191675423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202585.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Barristers constituted the most powerful and prosperous professional group in early modern England. In the half-century before the calling of the Long Parliament in 1640, this branch of the legal ... More


Teaching as a Profession

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how schoolmistresses in France and England developed a form of occupational expertise which they themselves claimed as ‘professional’ — a term of particular value for them not ... More


Demand and Supply

Wilfrid R. Prest

in The Rise of the Barristers: A Social History of the English Bar 1590-1640

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202585
eISBN:
9780191675423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202585.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the supply and demand for barristers in early modern England. It states that almost every major political, economic, and social development in Tudor and early Stuart England ... More


Lawyers and Letters

Wilfrid R. Prest

in The Rise of the Barristers: A Social History of the English Bar 1590-1640

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202585
eISBN:
9780191675423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202585.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the contributions of barristers and common lawyers to the Renaissance of humanism in England. It analyses the nature of their involvement and attempts to explain why barristers ... More


Law, Lawyers, and Litigants

Wilfrid R. Prest

in The Rise of the Barristers: A Social History of the English Bar 1590-1640

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202585
eISBN:
9780191675423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202585.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the unpopularity of barristers and common lawyers in early modern England. The hostility towards common lawyers appears to have increased as the profession grew in size and ... More


The neurologists: A history of a medical specialty in modern Britain, c.17892000

Stephen T. Casper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091926
eISBN:
9781781706992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091926.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Since the 1990s, the English-speaking world has seen the rise of a neuroculture derived from neurology and neuroscience. The Neurologists is a book that asks how did we arrive at this moment? What is ... More


Irish Medical Education and Student Culture, c.1850-1950

Laura Kelly

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940599
eISBN:
9781786945037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940599.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is the first comprehensive history of medical student culture and medical education in Ireland from the middle of the nineteenth century until the 1950s. Utilising a variety of rich ... More


Gentlemen and Barristers: The Inns of Court and the English Bar 1680-1730

David Lemmings

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221555
eISBN:
9780191678431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221555.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses English barristers and the Inns of Court in the period 1680–1730. The four Inns of Court have constituted the principal institutional home of common lawyers since medieval times, ... More


Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Martin Cloonan and John Williamson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a history of the British Musicians’ Union (MU) from its origins in 1893 to 2013. It uses the Union as a prism through which to examine changes in musicians’ working lives, the industries ... More


Heartland and Border: The Mental and Physical Geography of Medieval Europe

Robert Bartlett

in Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285464
eISBN:
9780191700330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285464.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter argues that the identity that emerged as normative, metropolitan, and central in medieval western Europe was Roman and French. Metropolitan insensitivity, the blind assertion of the ... More


Conclusion: Contextualizing the Diocesan Revival

Arthur Burns

in The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c.1800–1870

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207849
eISBN:
9780191677823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207849.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions. Diocesan consciousness was an important factor in the progress of the Diocesan Revival. The inclusivity ... More


The Medical Market

Anne Digby

in The Evolution of British General Practice, 1850–1948

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205135
eISBN:
9780191676512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205135.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the financial aspects of practising medicine in the 19th century. General practitioners as a class appear to have been reluctant to adopt more efficient financial management in ... More


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