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Tudor Frontiers and Noble Power: The Making of the British State

Steven G. Ellis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201335
eISBN:
9780191674853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201335.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a novel perspective on Tudor government and British state formation. It argues that traditional studies focusing on lowland England as ‘the normal context of government’ exaggerate ... More


Frontier and Settlement: Which Influenced Which? England and Scotland, 1100–1300

Geoffrey Barrow

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The frontier between Scotland and England, long known simply as ‘the Border’, began to take shape during the 10th century, when a resurgent West Saxon monarchy found itself drawn northward ... More


The Britons and the Empire of Britain

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Alfred bequeathed to his successors a kingdom of the Anglo‐Saxons embracing his native Wessex and English Mercia. By 927 his successors as West Saxon kings, Edward the Elder and Æthelstan, had added ... More


Social Roles of the Clergy: Cumbria and Devon

Steve Bruce

in British Gods: Religion in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198854111
eISBN:
9780191888465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854111.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Changes in two communities studied in the 1950s and 1960s by W. M. Williams (Northlew in Devon and Gosforth in Cumbria) form the springboard for reflections on the social roles of the clergy in a ... More


Double Diplomas: A Franco-British Training Route of Excellence for Teachers of French Worldwide?

Marian Carty, Colin Christie, Danièle Flament-Boistrancourt, Marc Klein, Hazel Crichton, and Brian Templeton

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the setting up of the Franco-English diploma and the way it is presently working at the University of Cumbria (UoC). It then analyses the increase of students who completed a ... More


Sarah Hall

Daniel Lea

in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Contemporary British Voices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719081491
eISBN:
9781526121097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081491.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the writing of the Cumbrian novelist Sarah Hall, and explores her work’s close engagement with place and landscape as constitutive of social identity. By examining her fiction ... More


Envisioning ‘the cubist fells’: Ways of Seeing in the Poetry of Norman Nicholson

David Cooper

in Poetry & Geography: Space & Place in Post-war Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318641
eISBN:
9781846318061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318641.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Norman Nicholson's resolutely provincial poetry of space, place and landscape reflects upon the palimpsestic layering of loco-specific memories generated by a lifetime spent in the Cumbrian town of ... More


Books for the common man: Book ownership outside academic, professional, and wealthy circles

David Pearson

in Book Ownership in Stuart England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198870128
eISBN:
9780191912955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870128.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The best-documented private libraries are typically those of the educated, professional, or wealthy classes in urban centres, but there is plentiful (if scattered) evidence of widespread ownership of ... More


Culture, conflict and migration: themes and perspectives

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the nature and variety of Cumbrian Irishness. It also addresses the migration to non-traditional places such as Cumbria and explains how key distinctive elements of Irishness ... More


Patterns of arrival and settlement

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the patterns of Irish settlement in Cumbria throughout the century in question, and also explores Irish migrants and their emergent communities. It is shown that the 1850s ... More


Work

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the employment patterns of the Irish in nineteenth-century Cumbria using census records during 1851–91 and four Cumbrian towns of significant migrant settlement (Barrow, ... More


Catholicism and nationalism

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with the social history of the Catholic Irish in Cumbria. It shows that the Irish priests were much more responsive to the realities of an Irish migrant existence which placed ... More


The emergence and identity of Orangeism

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the Catholic and Irish national cultures by exploring the antithetical history of Orangeism in Cumbria, concentrating on the re-birth that occurred in the region after 1870. ... More


Conclusions

in Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892.011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This study has aimed to significantly improve the understanding of Irish migration. It has shown the patterns of settlement and communal development outside the principal receptacles of Irish ... More


‘At the Dying Atlantic’s Edge’: Norman Nicholson and the Cumbrian Coast

Andrew Gibson

in Coastal Works: Cultures of the Atlantic Edge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198795155
eISBN:
9780191836503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795155.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

National mythology, literary criticism, and tourism have long conspired to present Cumbria as an inland space or territory, the ‘Lake District’. However, this imaginary construction excludes another, ... More


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