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The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Colin Podmore

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The effects of the great Evangelical Revival in eighteenth-century England were felt throughout the world, not least in America. It has long been accepted that the Revival owed much of its initial ... More


Conclusion

ROBERT HARRIS

in A Patriot Press: National Politics and the London Press in the 1740s

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203780
eISBN:
9780191675973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203780.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The press was a crucial intermediary between various levels and aspects of mid-century politics. The most significant thing to emerge in the politics of the 1740s is the press reflection of the ... More


Monarchs

Iain Mclean

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Purpose of a head of state. Executive and non‐executive heads of state in some democratic constitutions. Australian constitutional crisis 1975. Sir David Smith fails to wake the Queen's Private ... More


Samuel Johnson and the Politics of Hanoverian England

John Cannon

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204527
eISBN:
9780191676321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204527.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This is a reinterpretation of the Georgian political order. Samuel Johnson's life (1709–84) spans most of the 18th century. His contacts in the literary and cultural, scholarly, and political worlds ... More


Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Adrian Randall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book examines 18th- and early 19th-century England through the lens of popular disorder. The more closely-studied forms of protest are discussed, such as food riots, industrial disorders, and ... More


Reading the Riot

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines why riots and social protests were so frequent in 18th-century England and what they suggest about the conditions, attitudes, and motivation of those involved and of the nature ... More


Power, Authority, and the Riot Act

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines both the legal background to riot and the forces of law and order available to confront protest in Hanoverian England. Riot characterized Hanoverian England, with the reigns of ... More


Protesting People

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores how far the forms of, and legitimation for, plebeian protest during Hanoverian England drew, inconveniently for the authorities, upon the examples and models established by more ... More


Setting the Price: Food Riots before 1790

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on food riots in England from the Hanoverian accession up to the end of the 1770s. Eighteenth-century food riots were complex and multifaceted events that cannot easily be ... More


Introduction

ROBERT HARRIS

in A Patriot Press: National Politics and the London Press in the 1740s

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203780
eISBN:
9780191675973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203780.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The division among historians on an accurate understanding of Britain's political life in the eighteenth-century and the influence of the Hanoverian press has widened. Whereas some historians ... More


The Broad-Bottom Ministry and the Jacobite Rebellion, 1745–1746

ROBERT HARRIS

in A Patriot Press: National Politics and the London Press in the 1740s

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203780
eISBN:
9780191675973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203780.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1742 and 1744, Carteret and the Hanoverian troops provided the focus for an often violent and influential opposition press campaign. The effects were amplified by the admission into the new ... More


War and Politics

Stephen Conway

in War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the impact of the two wars on ‘high’ and ‘low’ politics. The content and structure of politics were affected, with Whigs and Tories burying their differences and entering ... More


Conclusion: Whig afterlives

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter concludes the book by asking what happened to the Whig poetic tradition in the later 18th century. It offers some preliminary suggestions of some of the aspects of later literary and ... More


Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

David Eastwood

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a new perspective on the process of state formation in modern England. It begins by identifying the complex ideological, cultural, and institutional influences that shaped the ... More


Crowds, Culture, and Politics in Georgian Britain

Nicholas Rogers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201724
eISBN:
9780191674990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201724.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Crowds have long been part of the historical landscape. This book examines the changing role and character of crowds in Georgian politics through an investigation of some of the major crowd ... More


Conclusion

PERRY GAUCI

in Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The volume of work currently being produced on late Stuart and early Hanoverian politics reflects the growing importance which has been attached to the period. Of late, even the national press has ... More


Bodies Politic

Paul Slack

in From Reformation to Improvement: Public Welfare in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206613
eISBN:
9780191677243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206613.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores multiple agencies of virtue and welfare. An examination of welfare activity in the quarter-century from 1714 to 1740 brings into focus the subject of agency. Some of these ... More


The Challenge to Oligarchy: The Political Context, 1714–1749

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From an ideological perspective, the early Hanoverian years (1714–1741) were a quiet period for Dublin civic politics. The language of Patriotism, though it was to become more broadly diffused in ... More


Dangerous Speech from Hanoverian to Modern England

David Cressy

in Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the loosening of restraints on political conversation in the 18th century, and renewed assaults on seditious speech in the later Hanoverian period amidst calls for reform and ... More


The Hanoverians 1714–1716

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although the new King may have wished that the troubles of Marlborough should have already reached their end, Sarah perceived that the troubles brought about by the Hanoverian era have just begun. As ... More


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