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The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession

Kirsty Hooper

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621327
eISBN:
9781800341654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621327.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What did the Edwardians know about Spain, and what was that knowledge worth? The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession draws on a vast store of largely unstudied primary source ... More


Contracting matrimony

Alexander Samson

in Mary and Philip: The Marriage of Tudor England and Habsburg Spain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526142238
eISBN:
9781526152091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142245.00007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Unpicking the long association of Mary and her marriage with abrogation of English sovereignty, which historians have argued followed the reintroduction of papal jurisdiction, this chapter counters ... More


Merchants and Explorers: Roger Barlow, Sebastian Cabot, and Networks of Atlantic Exchange 1500–1560

Heather Dalton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199672059
eISBN:
9780191773747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672059.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book centres on Roger Barlow: merchant, explorer, ally of Sebastian Cabot, supporter of Thomas Cromwell’s vision for Wales, proponent of expanding English trading routes, and the first ... More


Más ven cuatro ojos que dos: Gayangos and Anglo-American Hispanism

Claudia Heide

in Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Gayangos was a dominant name seen in many of the papers and books of a great number of British and American writers. He was known for his generosity and his knowledge of Spanish culture. His death in ... More


Spanish Reactions to British Pacific Encroachments, 1750–1757

Paul W. Mapp

in The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833957
eISBN:
9781469600987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833957.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the Spanish Empire, the policies of which—because of its geographic position, lingering power, and manifest potential—rival mid-eighteenth-century French and British statesmen ... More


War and politics in the Elizabethan counties: Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain

Neil Younger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083006
eISBN:
9781781704783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083006.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book assesses the English national war effort during the Anglo-Spanish war (1585–1603), examining wartime government in a wide-ranging set of contexts. It looks first at political problems: the ... More


What the Edwardians Knew About Spain

Kirsty Hooper

in The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621327
eISBN:
9781800341654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621327.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter provides an overview history of British knowledge about Spain from the sixteenth century to the end of the nineteenth. It explores the consequences of Spain’s shifting geopolitical ... More


War and the Shipping Industry

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the financial impact of war on British shipping during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It attempts to discern the number of merchant ship losses during the ... More


The Memoirs, 1798–1810

in Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.: Memoirs of a Naval Officer in Nelson's Navy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853231493
eISBN:
9781846313981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853231493.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents Samuel Walters' memoirs that he wrote from 1798 to 1810. It explains that during this time he was aboard a ship called Argo under the command of James Bowen, who later became ... More


His subsequent life, 1810–1834

in Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.: Memoirs of a Naval Officer in Nelson's Navy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853231493
eISBN:
9781846313981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853231493.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter, which presents Samuel Walters' memoirs that he wrote from 1810 to 1834, after serving in the Anglo-Spanish War, explains that he was promoted to lieutenant in November 1810 and during ... More


Receiving Romance

Helen Moore

in Amadis in English: A Study in the Reading of Romance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198832423
eISBN:
9780191871030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832423.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

This chapter explains the book’s methodologies in the history of reading and elaborates its theory of ‘removed’ reading. ‘Removed’ reading describes the acquisition of familiarity with an anterior ... More


Translation and Communication: War and Peace by Other Means

José María Pérez Fernández

in Cultures of Diplomacy and Literary Writing in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835691
eISBN:
9780191873225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835691.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Based on a survey of how the tropes of community, commerce, and communication pervaded the rhetoric of political theory and also of certain forms of prose fiction, Chapter 5 suggests a new approach ... More


The Courts of Mixed Commission for the Abolition of the Slave Trade

Jenny S. Martinez

in The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195391626
eISBN:
9780190259754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391626.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines different courts of mixed commissions for the abolition of the slave trade. The first section examines how different slave trade tribunals operated, noting that the suppression ... More


David Hume and ‘Of The Liberty of the Press’ (1741) in its Original Contexts1

Max Skjönsberg

in Freedom of speech, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147103
eISBN:
9781526155566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147110.00014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

David Hume’s contribution to the eighteenth-century debate about the limits of the freedom of the press – ‘Of the Liberty of the Press’ (1741) – has usually been considered in the context of the ... More


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