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Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the demography and geography of the Black Country or the industrialized area of South Staffordshire in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. It analyses the economic and ... More


The Changing Face of Discipline: Industrial Relations and Public Order

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines public order and industrial relations in the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. During this period, there was a close connection between the workplace ... More


Co-operation and Competition: Religious Institutions and Parliamentary Politics

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the competition and cooperation between religious institutions and parliamentary politics in the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. Though religion ... More


Conclusion: The Impact and Implications of Black Country Élites

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of the elites in the governance of the industrial district of the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. The ... More


Élite Structures and Attitudes

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the elite structures and attitudes in the Black Country or the industrialized area of South Staffordshire in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. It describes the ... More


Coercion and Consensus: The Poor Law and Philanthropy

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines poor relief, philanthropy and the Poor Law, the two important areas of social leadership of the local government of the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to ... More


Introduction: The Approach

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the elites governing the so-called Black Country or the industrialized area of South Staffordshire in England during the ... More


Participation, Services, and Ceremonies: The Development of Local Government

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the development of local government in the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. It analyses the institutions, recruitment, identity, and preoccupations ... More


Grammar

Urszula Clark and Esther Asprey

in West Midlands English: Birmingham and the Black Country

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641697
eISBN:
9780748693900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641697.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter discusses the grammar of Birmingham and the Black Country. Topics covered include numerals and determiners; nouns; pronouns; adjectives and adverbs; prepositions; conjunctions; main verb ... More


Geography, Demography, Culture and Research Design

Urszula Clark and Esther Asprey

in West Midlands English: Birmingham and the Black Country

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641697
eISBN:
9780748693900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641697.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter first discusses the geographical limits of the West Midlands, which is made up of the five counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire. The ... More


West Midlands English: Birmingham and the Black Country

Urszula Clark and Esther Asprey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641697
eISBN:
9780748693900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641697.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This book focuses on the closely allied yet differing linguistic varieties of Birmingham and its immediate neighbour to the west, the industrial heartland of the Black Country. Both of these areas ... More


Lexis

Urszula Clark and Esther Asprey

in West Midlands English: Birmingham and the Black Country

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641697
eISBN:
9780748693900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641697.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter shows that there are lexical items which are shared between Birmingham and the Black Country, but also that there are distinct differences. There is evidence that certain words and ... More


Survey of Previous Works and Bibliography

Urszula Clark and Esther Asprey

in West Midlands English: Birmingham and the Black Country

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641697
eISBN:
9780748693900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641697.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter begins with an overview of linguistic research concerning Birmingham and Black Country English. It then describes sources of information, including written texts that reflect regional ... More


The Knights in Industry

Steven Parfitt

in Knights Across the Atlantic: The Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383186
eISBN:
9781786944030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383186.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

The history of the British and Irish Knights was defined to a large extent by their approach to industrial relations, which followed the industrial prescriptions of their American leaders to the ... More


Smallpox Violence in Victorian Britain

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

in Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198819660
eISBN:
9780191859984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819660.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Social History

In contrast to North America, far fewer incidents of individual or collective acts of cruelty and violence were inflicted against smallpox victims in Britain. But similar to North America’s lines of ... More


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