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The United Kingdom as a Union State

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The UK is not a unitary state because it depends on two constitutional contracts — the Acts of Union of 1707 and 1800. Therefore, UK Unionism is not like, for instance, French Jacobinism. The 1707 ... More


Ireland's Incorporation: An Ireland's Incorporation: An ‘Excusable Mistake’?

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The motives of the pro- and anti-Union forces in Ireland in the years leading to 1800 are analysed. As in Scotland in 1707 they were mixed, but trade, security, and material interests all played a ... More


1707 and 1800: a Treaty (Mostly) Honoured and a Treaty Broken

Iain Mclean and Alistair Mcmillan

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Union of England and Scotland 1707: Darien; succession crisis; trading issues; nature of the treaty. Church establishment in both countries. Union of Great Britain and Ireland 1800–1: United Irishmen ... More


 Thomas Jefferson and the Separation of Church and State

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While many of George Washington’s contemporaries portrayed him as a devout Christian, Thomas Jefferson’s foes depicted him as an infidel and an atheist. Given how similar their religious views and ... More


Breaking the Bounds of Destiny

Andrew Lincoln

in Spiritual History: A Reading of William Blake's Vala or The Four Zoas

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183143
eISBN:
9780191673948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183143.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

It was presumed that there may have been a break in the composition of Blake's poem from when he began transcribing the poem in 1797 to when he arrived at Felpham in 1800. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Listening to China: Sound and the Sino-Western Encounter, 1770-1839

Thomas Irvine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226667126
eISBN:
9780226667263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226667263.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

From bell ringing to fireworks, gongs to cannon salutes, a dazzling variety of sounds and soundscapes marked the China encountered by the West around 1800. These sounds were gathered by diplomats, ... More


Foregone and Other Conclusions

Françoise Meltzer

in Dark Lens: Imaging Germany, 1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226625638
eISBN:
9780226625775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226625775.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The conclusion discusses revenge and forgiveness as fraught problems. Carl Schmitt’s binary of friend/enemy is of import here, as is Vladimir Jankélévitch’s work on the pardon. The conclusion also ... More


‘Let Irishmen remain sulky, grave, prudent and watchful’: William Drennan (1754–1820)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Parliamentary reform groups in Scotland, Ireland, and Wales were persecuted more ruthlessly than those in England. William Drennan was an Irish obstetrician educated in Scotland. The example of the ... More


Defining and Testing the Prohibition on Religious Establishments in the Early Republic

Daniel L. Dreisbach

in No Establishment of Religion: America’s Original Contribution to Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860371
eISBN:
9780199950164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860371.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the meanings of the Establishment Clause and the Religious Test Clause were not entirely clear at the time that the Constitution and Bill of Rights were adopted, and the ... More


Annex: Catalogue of Early Central Banks

Ulrich Bindseil

in Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198849995
eISBN:
9780191884429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849995.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The annex presents, with a common template, a catalogue of 25 pre-1800 central banks. While it benefits considerably from previous surveys, it has a narrower focus on central bank operations and ... More


Introduction

Ann Andrews

in Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381427
eISBN:
9781781382165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introduction places Irish society and the development of the Dublin nationalist press in the context of the Protestant Ascendancy and the 1800 Act of Union. It focuses on what Theobald Wolfe ... More


Dwelling in Time: Figurations of Geohistory

in The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the convergence of geography and history, an inextricable intertwinement of geographic space and historical time during the period that has usually been seen as characterized by ... More


Santo Domingo and the Rise of Toussaint Louverture, 1795–1801

Graham T. Nessler

in Islandwide Struggle for Freedom: Revolution, Emancipation, and Reenslavement in Hispaniola, 1789-1809

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626864
eISBN:
9781469626888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626864.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details the military history of Hispaniola from 1795, when the French Republic ejected the rival Spanish empire from the island, to 1801, when Toussaint Louverture unified the island ... More


Southeast Asian Historical Writing

Anthony Milner

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0027
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter emphasizes that in Southeast Asia from 1800 to 1945, the past was written in a range of ways that questioned the main definition of history. Accounts of past events were not only ... More


Fictions, Libels, and Unions in the Long Eighteenth Century

Thomas Keymer

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers the literary representation of union by way of three case studies: Jonathan Swift’s ‘The Story of the Injured Lady’ (written 1707, published 1746), Thomas Finn’s ‘The Painter ... More


Union and Presbyterian Ulster Scots: William McComb, James McKnight, and

Andrew R. Holmes

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the relationship between literature and union among Presbyterian writers in nineteenth-century Ulster. It examines the work of the poet William McComb and the journalist James ... More


The Persistence of Political Community, 1795–1799

Kenneth Owen

in Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827979
eISBN:
9780191866661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827979.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

This chapter analyses Pennsylvanian and American politics in the late 1790s, focusing particularly on the Jay Treaty debates, the Alien and Sedition Acts, the Fries Rebellion, and the Pennsylvania ... More


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