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Macaulay's Craftsmanship: Opening up the Narrative

William Thomas

in The Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker: Politics and History in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208648
eISBN:
9780191678103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208648.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter considers Macaulay's youthful conception of the historian's task and examines how much of it survived from his political experiences. Macaulay's political career both sustained and ... More


The History of England

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

‘Human Nature is the only science of man’, David Hume had written in the Treatise of Human Nature, and the pronouncement forms the basis for his concern with both philosophy and history. The two are ... More


Riposte

William Thomas

in The Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker: Politics and History in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208648
eISBN:
9780191678103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208648.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter concludes and comments on the main points of the arguments between Croker and Macaulay. The quarrel in parliament had been recalled to men's minds by the republication, in 1846, of ... More


The Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker: Politics and History in the Age of Reform

William Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208648
eISBN:
9780191678103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208648.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This is the story of one of the great literary rows of the 19th century, between one of its greatest historians and one of its sharpest critics. The quarrel began in the House of Commons during the ... More


Enthusiasts, Puritans and Politics: David Hume's History of England

John Seed

in Dissenting Histories: Religious Division and the Politics of Memory in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621514
eISBN:
9780748651306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621514.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter turns away from Dissenting histories to David Hume's History of England (1754–63) and its hostile account of the role of the Puritans in England's seventeenth-century crisis. Histories ... More


The end of economic statecraft: David Hume’s History of England

Ben Dew (ed.)

in Commerce, finance and statecraft: Histories of England, 1600-1780

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784992965
eISBN:
9781526138705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992965.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the relationship between David Hume’s writing on political economy and his History of England (1754–61). Underpinning his analysis in these works, it is argued, was an ... More


Macaulay Joins the Whigs

William Thomas

in The Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker: Politics and History in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208648
eISBN:
9780191678103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208648.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at Macaulay's short political career in order to shed some light upon its bearing on the History of England. Of the younger Whigs, Macaulay stands out as an intellect as powerful ... More


The History Girls: Charlotte Smith’s History of England and the Politics of Women’s Educational History

Greg Kucich

in Rethinking British Romantic History, 1770–1845

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199687084
eISBN:
9780191766992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687084.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter demonstrates how a wide range of women writers of educational history in the Romantic era transformed exemplary and instructive historical frameworks into a new kind of affective ... More


Death Comes for the Philosopher

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0039
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Disturbed by occasional flare-ups of controversy, David Hume's autumnal felicity was more seriously disturbed by increasing ill health. In 1772, he had begun to go into a slow and gradual decline, ... More


Social Historian: The History of the Worthies of England

W. B. Patterson

in Thomas Fuller: Discovering England's Religious Past

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198793700
eISBN:
9780191835513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793700.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Fuller’s History of the Worthies of England (1662), the first biographical dictionary in England, was published after his death. Fuller relied heavily on books and documents, but he also traveled ... More


Macaulay and Son

Catherine Hall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300160239
eISBN:
9780300189186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300160239.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Thomas Babington Macaulay's “History of England” was a phenomenal Victorian best-seller defining a nation's sense of self, its triumphant rise to a powerfully homogenous nation built on a global ... More


Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast

Gina M. Martino

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640990
eISBN:
9781469641010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640990.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Across the borderlands of the early American northeast, New England, New France, and Native nations deployed women with surprising frequency to the front lines of wars that determined control of ... More


Catharine Sawbridge Macaulay Graham (1731–1791)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Catharine Sawbridge Macaulay Graham was an English historian known for her intellectual work and political republicanism as well as her advocacy of equal education. Between 1763 and 1783, Macaulay ... More


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