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John Edward Christopher Hill 1912–2003

Donald Pennington

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Edward Christopher Hill (1912–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a great historian. Nearly all his huge output was on the seventeenth-century ‘English Revolution’ and its origins. It ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book contains obituaries of eleven recently deceased Fellows of the British Academy: Isaiah Berlin, Christopher Hill, Rodney Hilton, Keith Hopkins, Peter Laslett, Geoffrey Marshall, John ... More


‘Illiterate Mechanick Persons’: Writing, Radicalism, and the Dominant Culture

NICHOLAS McDOWELL

in The English Radical Imagination: Culture, Religion, and Revolution, 1630-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260515
eISBN:
9780191717628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260515.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter outlines the book's contention that to understand the culture of radicalism in the English Revolution we need to develop a greater understanding of how that culture was shaped not simply ... More


Postscript: Why the English Revolution Matters

David Cressy

in England on Edge: Crisis and Revolution 1640–1642

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237630
eISBN:
9780191696756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237630.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the significance of the English Revolution, looking at the views of notable historians in the subject. Christopher Hill notes that the revolution was perhaps the most important ... More


The Economy of the Parish

Jeremy Gregory

in Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 explores the financial position of the parish clergy, looking at the ways they obtained and spent their income. Christopher Hill has characterized this relationship as one in which the ... More


The emergence of the English Marxist historian’s scholarly persona: the English Revolution debate of 1940–41

Sina Talachian

in How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819.00012
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter looks at the emergence of the English Marxist historian’s scholarly persona, which is traced through the debates over the nature of the English Revolution within the Communist Party of ... More


Epilogue: Milton and the Radical Imagination

NICHOLAS McDOWELL

in The English Radical Imagination: Culture, Religion, and Revolution, 1630-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260515
eISBN:
9780191717628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260515.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The tension between ‘humanism’ and ‘radical Puritanism’ in Milton's mind, work, and world has been the subject of much critical debate. In Milton and the English Revolution (1977) Christopher Hill ... More


The Quest for Social Justice

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Perkins was acutely aware of the pressing social and economic problems of his day, including poverty, homelessness, unemployment, begging, and crime, and he showed how biblical teachings could ... More


Education and Faith: Exalting Orthodoxies

Mushirul Hasan

in Moderate or Militant: Images of India's Muslims

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695311
eISBN:
9780199081509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695311.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter begins with Christopher Hill's observation that historians are interested in ideas not only because they influence societies but also due to the fact that they offer insights into the ... More


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