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Epilogue. After the Victorians: Social Memory, Spiritualism, and the Great War

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the major turning points that changed the history of death, grief, and mourning in Britain between 1830 and 1920. Discussed here are the motors of change: the religious, ... More


The Land Reform as Administrative Utopia

Judith Pallot

in Land Reform in Russia, 1906–1917: Peasant Responses to Stolypin's Project of Rural Transformation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206569
eISBN:
9780191677212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206569.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Stolypin Land Reform was intended to abolish communes in rural Russia. The construction of a new social identity for the peasants was one of the ways in which the Stolypin Land Reform sought to ... More


Mental Deficiency and the Welfare State

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the formation of the Welfare state in Great Britain from the perspective of mental deficiency policy. It analyses the extent to ... More


Associational Life and Voluntary Action

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on a multitude of smaller Jewish charities and self-help institutions for a variety of purposes. It deals with subjects which are either unique to one city, such as the ... More


Responsibility, justice, and reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Cillian McGrattan

in Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The final substantive chapter explores the difficulty and importance of achieving reconciliation after the Agreement. Groups in Northern Ireland need to focus more on taking responsibility for their ... More


West Cork and North Tipperary

Eric Richards

in The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

West Cork was an outstanding and clear-cut version of the wider Irish experience, before and after the Famine. North Tipperary was not the most famine-ravaged part of Ireland, but it became the most ... More


Identity and political fragmentation in independent Ireland, 1923–83

Louise Fuller

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The identification of Ireland with Catholicism was reinforced by the way in which independent Ireland functioned in the early decades of its existence. However by the 1960s the easy coalescence ... More


Introduction: The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Graham Dawson and Stephen Hopkins

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction, and the book more generally, addresses a paradox: that the Northern Ireland conflict, commonly known as ‘the Troubles’, has had profound and shaping impacts upon politics, culture ... More


The Irish land question in a wider context

Barbara L. Solow

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents Barbara Solow's reflections on The Land Question and the Irish Economy 1870-1903. The intellectual context in which the book came to be researched and written is outlined. ... More


Retelling The Great Transformation

Marc W. Steinberg

in England's Great Transformation: "Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The final look at labor law and control involves a top-down analysis, examining the ways in which embeddedness at the national level became the stage for significant transformation. One of the signal ... More


Encumbered by Data: Understanding Politically Motivated Former Prisoners and the Transition to Peace in Northern Ireland

Kieran McEvoy and Pete Shirlow

in Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates the role that politically motivated former prisoners have played in the promotion of peace. It also investigates the process of early release and reintegration at a ‘critical ... More


Loyalism and Peacebuilding in the 2000s1

Joana Etchart

in Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores peacebuilding initiatives launched at the grassroots level by loyalists in the 2000s. It also examines their effect on the community, as well as their strengths and weaknessses. ... More


Examining the Peacebuilding Policy Framework of the Irish and British Governments

Sandra Buchanan

in Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the peacebuilding policy of the Irish and British governments. The difficulties that must be avoided by a new policy framework are inter alia theoretical misunderstandings and ... More


Introduction: Reform and Resurrection

L. W. B. Brockliss

in The University of Oxford: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199243563
eISBN:
9780191778698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243563.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction to Part III examines the growing criticism outside and inside the University of Ancien Régime Oxford, which led to the royal commission of 1850 and the later Cleveland and Selborne ... More


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