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Complete Gentlemen: Educational Travel and Family Strategy, 1650-1750

Richard Ansell

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267271
eISBN:
9780191965104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267271.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Complete Gentlemen is the first study to look beyond the Italian Grand Tour to the wider culture of educational travel that thrived among British and Irish landowners between 1650 and 1750. The ‘lure ... More


Conclusion

Richard Ansell

in Complete Gentlemen: Educational Travel and Family Strategy, 1650-1750

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267271
eISBN:
9780191965104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267271.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Existing scholarship overestimates the Italian Grand Tour but underplays a wider culture of educational travel. Continental experience was far more common among the gentry and nobility of Britain and ... More


“Crashing to Bits”: Autobiographical Recreations of the South

Justin Mellette

in Peculiar Whiteness: Racial Anxiety and Poor Whites in Southern Literature, 1900-1965

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832535
eISBN:
9781496832580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832535.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 3 considers the myriad nature of southern memoir, with particular focus on the anti-racist work of Lillian Smith. Published in a decade replete with southerners writing about the South, ... More


The Rise of Genteel Sport

Kenneth Cohen

in They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501705496
eISBN:
9781501714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705496.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the rise of “genteel sport,” a particular brand of sporting culture that emerged in the middle of the eighteenth century as part of a broader effort to craft and unite a ... More


A Revolution in Sporting Culture

Kenneth Cohen

in They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501705496
eISBN:
9781501714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705496.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter Two covers the same time period as Chapter One, but draws from newspapers and letters instead of financial records to emphasize the perspective of participants rather than investors. The ... More


Sport Reborn

Kenneth Cohen

in They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501705496
eISBN:
9781501714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705496.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter Three moves ahead from the Revolution, covering the period from the 1780s to the 1820s. In this “early national” era, elite investors decided to try again to craft genteel sport, though they ... More


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