Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 93 items

  • Keywords: Isabella x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Conclusion

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The conclusion uses Isabella Whitney’s poetry to illustrate some of the themes of this book, and highlights the theme of women’s agency, and women’s role in maintaining the social order of early ... More


Music Rooms in the Ducal Palace in Mantua: From Andrea Mantegna to Giovan Battista Bertani

IAIN FENLON

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although the desirability for Italian princes and those who emulated their social practices to construct rooms specifically dedicated to the performance of music was specified by Paolo Cortesi in his ... More


Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Tanya Cheadle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262
Subject:
History, Social History

This book provides the first group portrait of the late Victorian and Edwardian feminists and socialists who campaigned against the moral conservatism of Victorian Scotland. They include Bella and ... More


Philip’s Empire

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter provides a brief history of Castilian ascendancy from the late Middle Ages through the end of Philip II's reign. After the marriage of Prince Ferdinand of Aragon and Princess Isabella of ... More


Nationality and Religion: Spain

Owen Chadwick

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Spain was closely identified historically with Catholicism, but some regions were also strongly anti‐clerical, and religion was a divisive factor in Spanish politics and society throughout the ... More


Marshalling the sacred, 1598–1621

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

After Albert and Isabella became Archdukes of the Habsburg Netherlands the fusion of the religious and the political became complete. Piety and political success were very much interwoven.. This lent ... More


Castile in the Middle Ages

Miguel Angel Ladero Quesada

in The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c.1200–1815

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204022
eISBN:
9780191676093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204022.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the evolution of the royal fiscal system in the lands of the Castilian monarchy in the period stretching from Alfonso X in the mid-13th century to the ‘Catholic Monarchs’, ... More


Castile, 1504–1808

Juan Gelabert

in The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c.1200–1815

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204022
eISBN:
9780191676093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204022.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the development of the fiscal system in Castile between 1504 and 1808. When Queen Isabella died in November 1504, the heirs to the Castilian crown — her daughter Juana and ... More


Isabella Evans: Sensibilities and Sense

Peter Robb

in Sex and Sensibility: Richard Blechynden's Calcutta Diaries, 1791-1822

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075110
eISBN:
9780199080885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075110.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines Richard Blechynden’s relationship with Isabella, his last long-time bibi. Isabella was the daughter of a private soldier from Berhampore and Blechynden first met her in April ... More


A Woman’s Place: Spatial Dynamics of the Orient

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 8 This chapter discusses the complex strategies, from transposition of the home space to aesthetic discourse, used by women travel writers to access the Oriental space while avoiding censure. ... More


Taking Leave

Christopher Ricks

in Keats and Embarrassment

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128298
eISBN:
9780191671654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128298.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

‘To Autumn’ is a poem of parting: the parting of the day, the parting of the swallows, the parting of Autumn, the parting from life. Partings moved John Keats to special sympathy, tact, and pleasure. ... More


Epilogue

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

On September 7,1602, the Queen entered upon her seventieth year. For the 16th century and for an English monarch, she had already had an unusually long life. Her control over policy and affairs of ... More


‘An Old Woman is a Very Insignificant Thing’ 1742–1744

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/9780198202240.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Isabella, Duchess of Manchester, did not realize right away that accepting her grandmother's help would mean that she would have to seek her grandmother's approval in terms of her behaviour, ... More


Poets High and Low, Visible and Invisible

Paul Salzman

in Reading Early Modern Women's Writing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261048
eISBN:
9780191717482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261048.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter begins by discussing a dramatically contrasting pair of writers, a queen and an out-of-work maid. It first explores the writings of Queen Elizabeth, focusing on what might be termed the ... More


Beyond Enclosure: The Lives of a Widow

JOCELYN WOGAN-BROWNE

in Saints' Lives and Women's Literary Culture, 1150-1300: Virginity and its Authorizations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198112792
eISBN:
9780191707599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112792.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looks at religious and literary patronage in the numerically small but significant number of Anglo–Norman widows who avoided remarriage. It considers the career of a prominent widow and ... More


Reflection: Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona Abbott

Puakea Nogelmeier

in I Ulu I Ke Kumu: The Hawaiinuiakea Monograph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780984566600
eISBN:
9780824870324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780984566600.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the reflections of Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona Abbott on her academic career. Isabella Abbott completed her doctorate in botany at the University of California at Berkeley ... More


Introduction

Tanya Cheadle

in Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262.00005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter introduces Scotland’s sexual progressives as part of a loosely aligned collective of radicals from across Britain intent on reforming conventional codes of sexual morality, at a time of ... More


Matrons, maidens and new men

Tanya Cheadle

in Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262.00007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the sexual progressivism of Bella and Charles Pearce, important figures within the Independent Labour Party (ILP) in 1890s Glasgow. Bella wrote as ‘Lily Bell’ for the Labour ... More


Re-sexing religion in suburban Glasgow

Tanya Cheadle

in Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262.00008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Bella and Charles Pearce’s religious lives, and more particularly their discipleship of the American sexual mystic Thomas Lake Harris. Harris was initially a pastor of an ... More


Conclusion

Tanya Cheadle

in Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262.00011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter concludes that Scotland constituted an important setting for the period’s sexual revolt, complicating our understanding of sexually progressive thought and behaviour for the wider ... More


View: