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Conclusion

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Although nearly fifty years separate the births of Hardy and Brooke, they nevertheless share characteristics that are common to the Edwardian period. Each of the poets included here is imbued with a ... More


Introduction

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The period from 1172 to 1277 witnessed momentous changes in Wales. Some of those changes within society, economic life, and the church have already been outlined. They were equally momentous in the ... More


Conclusion

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892102
eISBN:
9780191670602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This concluding chapter argues that the myth of the golden Victorian and Edwardian years can be misleading, even dangerously so, if it is allied to a denigration of the British economy and society in ... More


Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Julia Bush

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides the first full history of the female campaign against votes for women in late 19th- and early 20th-century Britain. By 1914, the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage was ... More


Conclusion

MARC BRODIE

in The Politics of the Poor: The East End of London 1885-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270552
eISBN:
9780191710254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270552.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that the image of a populist Conservatism and a political apathy growing in the late Victorian and Edwardian period out of an ... More


Humanism and Reform

CLARE KELLAR

in Scotland, England, and the Reformation 1534-61

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266708
eISBN:
9780191708930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266708.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter begins by discussing that the end to England's aggressive evangelization in Scotland made for a distinct change in the religious climates of both countries during the 1550s, thus, ... More


Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium

Jonathan Wild

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748635061
eISBN:
9781474419536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635061.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book challenges conventional views of the Edwardian period as either a hangover of Victorianism or a bystander to literary modernism. The text investigates the literary history of the Edwardian ... More


The British Empire in the Edwardian Era

RONALD HYAM

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter places the British Empire in the spirit of the times of the Edwardian era. The Dominions seemed unlikely to give as much help as Britain would have wished. The Empire came to an end, not ... More


Dilemmas of a New Liberal: Free Trade, Foreign Investment, and Imperialism, 1903–1914

P. J. Cain

in Hobson and Imperialism: Radicalism, New Liberalism, and Finance 1887-1938

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203902
eISBN:
9780191719141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203902.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows that, in the Edwardian period, Hobson's thinking on imperial matters was, at worst, schizoid and, at best, puzzling. One strand of his writings was in a direct line of succession ... More


Edwardian Equipoise and the First World War

Ross McKibbin

in Parties and People: England 1914-1951

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199584697
eISBN:
9780191702402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584697.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Those English who reached adulthood before 1914 and were still alive in 1945 witnessed a party-political transformation possibly unique in modern English history: namely, the effective destruction of ... More


The Fit Male Body, Nation, and Empire

Ina Zweiniger‐Bargielowska

in Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199280520
eISBN:
9780191594878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280520.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The question of national physique was catapulted to the forefront of public debate amidst revelations of high rejection rates among military recruits during the Boer War, 1899‐1902. Military ... More


Classics, Race, and Edwardian Anxieties about Empire

Emma Reisz

in Classics and Imperialism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199584727
eISBN:
9780191595301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584727.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines links between British fears about the decline of empire during the Edwardian period, and Edwardian scholarship examining the collapse of classical empires. In a climate of ... More


The New Liberalism: An Ideology of Social Reform

Michael Freeden

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229612
eISBN:
9780191678899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the advent of the ‘new liberalism’ in late Victorian and Edwardian times, challenging accepted views about its development. The book analyzes concepts of community, welfare, and ... More


Governing Systems: Modernity and the Making of Public Health in England, 1830-1910

Tom Crook

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290341
eISBN:
9780520964549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290341.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Victorian England has long been recognized as one of the “homes” of modern public health, influencing developments in Europe, the United States and, eventually, much beyond. Recent scholarship, ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

There has been considerable debate about the parameters of the Edwardian period since Richard Ellmann's essay ‘Two Faces of Edward’, which drew attention to this decade. The period takes its name ... More


John Masefield: The Homesick Edwardian

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

John Masefield's first published work was Salt-Water Ballads, a book of poems which portray the events of life at sea from the perspective of an ordinary seaman. It draws on oral tradition of ... More


John Davidson: Scottish versus English

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

John Davidson's early writings are characterized by their exploration of a Scottish cultural heritage, which initially he seems to have endorsed. But Scottish literature alone became increasingly ... More


Conclusion

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Reading, in the Victorian and Edwardian period, as now, was an activity through which women could become aware of the simultaneity of the ... More


Introduction

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter begins with five images which depict women readers absorbed in texts, apparently oblivious to artist and observer. ... More


Victorian and Edwardian Reading

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The issue of reading and its effects during the Victorian and early Edwardian period did not concern women alone. It centred around the widely ... More


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