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The Kingdom of Matthias

Paul E. Johnson and Sean Wilentz

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195098358
eISBN:
9780199854134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098358.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the autumn of 1834, New York City was awash with rumors of a strange religious cult operating nearby, centered around a mysterious, self-styled prophet named Matthias. It was said that Matthias ... More


Policing Politics

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers aspects of the policing of politics in the widest sense during the period. Municipal policemen took care to make sure that crowds were not transformed into “tumults” or even, ... More


The Haunting of American Literature

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the way in which Emerson has exerted tremendous imaginative influence over 20th-century literary critics, causing them to place his “American Scholar” at the center of their ... More


Reforming the Feminine: Early Feminist Journals

Siobhán McIlvanney

in Figurations of the Feminine in the Early French Women's Press, 1758-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941886
eISBN:
9781789623215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941886.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This final chapter analyses the most politically radical figurations of womanhood in the early French women’s press that explicitly advocate women’s active participation in the public domain as a ... More


The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Nancy E. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This book encompasses the life of Afong Moy, the first known Chinese female sojourner in America. Brought to this country by American merchants in 1834, she traveled the country on bound feet as an ... More


“Supreme Nation”: Shifei lüelun Dayingguo tongzhi

John T. P. Lai

in Reshaping the Boundaries: The Christian Intersection of China and the West in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390557
eISBN:
9789888390175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390557.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how Karl F. A. Gützlaff, a leading Protestant missionary to China in the early nineteenth century, consciously created an idealistic image of Great Britain in his novels Shifei ... More


Mozart in Two Worlds: The writings on music of blaze de bury

Mark Everist

in Mozart's Ghosts: Haunting the Halls of Musical Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195389173
eISBN:
9780199979202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389173.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Modern views of French nineteenth-century understandings of Mozart have been colored by access only to the writings of Berlioz which, however imaginative from a literary viewpoint, represent a highly ... More


The origins of health promotion

Colin Palfrey

in The Future for Health Promotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the origins of health promotion in the UK. It begins with a discussion of diseases in Britain before and during the nineteenth century that made public health a major concern of ... More


Nineteenth-Century Background

in Offshore Island Politics: The Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237778
eISBN:
9781846313691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237778.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the Island's position during the latter part of the nineteenth century. It shows that the efforts by the House of Keys and Sir Henry Loch who had been appointed ... More


The old regime: provision for disabled people before the welfare state

Jameel Hampton

in Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316428
eISBN:
9781447316442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316428.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter introduces the traditional difficulties with the welfare of disabled people through an investigation of three distinct periods in the development of statutory welfare: from the Poor Law ... More


Tod’s Romantic approach as opposed to James Mill’s Utilitarian approach to British government in India

Florence D’Souza

in Knowledge, mediation and empire: James Tod's journeys among the Rajputs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090806
eISBN:
9781781708576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090806.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

James Mill (1773-1836) never visited India, adhered to Jeremy Bentham’s rational, utilitarian philosophy and in his History of British India (1817), attributed India’s “low” and “rude” state of ... More


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