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The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The years 1658–67 form one of the most vital and eventful periods in English history, witnessing the Plague, the Great Fire of London, the naval wars against the Dutch, and, above all, the ... More


Shaping Public Opinion: Narrating National Events, Spreading the News, and Taking Sides

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Upon the Restoration, several events of national importance occurred that were narrated and performed to shape public opinion, including the trials and executions of the regicides, the London plague, ... More


The Company (I) Governance and Finance

BERNARD RUDDEN

in The New River: A Legal History

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254973
eISBN:
9780191681547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254973.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Throughout the nineteenth century, the 1769 fire was given by the company as the reason for the loss of all its records as, before that Christmas Eve, it had blamed the Great Fire of London. Yet ... More


Hooke’s Law: Elasticity

Brian Cantor

in The Equations of Materials

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851875
eISBN:
9780191886683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851875.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

When a material is stretched, the extension is proportional to the stretching force, with the elastic modulus defined as the constant of proportionality. This is called Hooke’s law and was discovered ... More


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