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Introduction

William Cornish, Michael Lobban, and Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the chapters in this part of the book. Chapter II begins by outlining the 19th-century frame of government and law. It then turns to issues of what ... More


Metaphors of Change in the Language of Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Scott, Gaskell, and Kingsley

Megan Perigoe Stitt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184423
eISBN:
9780191674242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184423.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

From the beginning of the 19th century, the emerging study of language shared with geology certain metaphors — co-existing but mutually incompatible — to describe theories of change. The Tower of ... More


Walking, Literature, and English Culture: The Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Anne D. Wallace

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183280
eISBN:
9780191674006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book is a cultural history of walking in 19th-century England, assessing its importance in literature and in culture at large. Engaging with current debates about the relationship between ... More


Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

David Dowland

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This book presents one of the first analytical accounts of Anglican theological training during its formative period, the 19th century. Until this time Oxford and Cambridge had been recognized as the ... More


Epilogue

Cindy S. Aron

in Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142341
eISBN:
9780199849024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142341.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

While technology has made it too easy to carry our work with us, it does not entirely explain why work intrudes into leisure. We could, after all, choose to leave our cell phones and laptops behind. ... More


‘Living Water’: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation

David Christian

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222866
eISBN:
9780191678516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222866.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a study of the social, economic, and political role of vodka in 19th-century Russia. Since the ‘Green Serpent’ first appeared in 16th-century Muscovy, it has played a vital part in ... More


Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

John T. Smith

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book has three interlocking themes. It is concerned first with the advance and subsequent decline of the Wesleyan Methodist efforts in education during the 19th century. Secondly, it is about Dr ... More


Gendarmes and the State in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Clive Emsley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207986
eISBN:
9780191677878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207986.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of police and policing have been the subject of much interest and research in recent years, but this book provides the first serious academic exploration ... More


VOLKSCONCERTE AND CONCEPTS OF GENRE IN BRAHMS'S VIENNA

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By Brahms's time, elaborate metaphors — symphonies as “plain speaking”, symphonic performances as Volksversammlungen — had developed around the genre. This chapter evaluates this patently ideological ... More


Introduction

Tony James

in Dream, Creativity, and Madness in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151883
eISBN:
9780191672873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151883.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, European Literature

This chapter provides an introduction to Part I of the book. The chapters in the first part of the book focus on ‘somnambulism’ — the phenomenon of sleep which was to the forefront of public ... More


Conclusion

Benjamin John King

in Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers: Shaping Doctrine in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199548132
eISBN:
9780191720383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548132.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book avoids the categories that beset a certain type of historical theology written since Theodore de Régnon at the end of the 19th century, doing so in order to reveal the mistakes in the ... More


Brazil: Immigration in Brazil: The Insertion of Different Groups

Zeila de Brito Fabri Demartini

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0027
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The paper deals with the phenomenon of immigration in Brazil, in the 19th and 20th centuries, explaining the factors that had favored that as well as the positioning of the Brazilian state with ... More


Three Views of Doctrine: Three Phases of Newman's Life

Benjamin John King

in Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers: Shaping Doctrine in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199548132
eISBN:
9780191720383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548132.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter shows three different stages of Newman's life across the 19th century. Whether as leader of the Oxford Movement, as founder of the Littlemore community and Birmingham Oratory, or ... More


European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

R. D. Anderson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of universities has been a lively branch of scholarship since the 1970s, but much of the work on it is specialized and difficult to find. This book introduces the results of this ... More


Conclusion

JONATHAN SPERBER

in Property and Civil Society in South-Western Germany 1820-1914

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284757
eISBN:
9780191713767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284757.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter compares the property regime of 19th-century Palatinate with property regimes elsewhere in central Europe in France, the UK, and the United States, with particular emphasis on ... More


Introduction

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the book's intention, namely to investigate key issues relevant to understanding the intentions, expectations or assumptions of late 18th-century and 19th-century ... More


Tribulations of the Late Nineteenth Century

Thomas O Beebee

in Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339383
eISBN:
9780199867097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339383.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines how, in the last quarter of the 19th century, millenial thought shifted from the “dominant Protestant (or reform Catholic) mind” to the “dominated hybrid mind.” One of the ... More


Other British General Slang Dictionaries

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume III: 1859-1936

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549375
eISBN:
9780191720772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549375.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter examines other British slang dictionaries of the period. Some dictionaries explain British slang to an American audience and others look back on the slang of bygone times. Several are ... More


British School and University Glossaries

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume III: 1859-1936

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549375
eISBN:
9780191720772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549375.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter examines British school and college slang dictionaries of the period. These are largely of the long-established public schools and ancient universities such as Eton and Winchester, and ... More


Property and Civil Society in South-Western Germany 1820-1914

Jonathan Sperber

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284757
eISBN:
9780191713767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284757.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Historians have often employed the concept of civil society — an intermediary realm between the family and the state — to analyze 19th-century Europe and North America, in doing so concentrating on ... More


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