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ChapterA Cockney Schoolroom: Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Nicholas Roe

in John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186298
eISBN:
9780191674495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186298.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the dissenting culture of Enfield School where Keats passed his formative years, showing how the school exercised a strong influence on Keats's imaginative life and his ... More


Baptists and the Identity of Persecution

Adrian Chastain Weimer

in Martyrs' Mirror: Persecution and Holiness in Early New England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199743117
eISBN:
9780199918744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743117.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The folklore of martyrdom, rooted in an apocalyptic reading of history, deeply informed Baptist identity in England and New England. Baptists saw themselves as continuing a line of persecuted saints ... More


The Trials of the Governor

in Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the challenges faced by Zachary Macaulay as governor of Sierra Leone. It discusses Macaulay's problems with English missionaries Reverend John Clarke and Mr. Wilson, who opposed ... More


Dissent in New England

Francis J. Bremer

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I: The Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198702238
eISBN:
9780191840135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702238.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The New England colonies were settled in the early seventeenth century by men and women who could not in conscience subscribe to all aspects of the faith and practice of the Church of England. In ... More


Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Emily Thomas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is time? Traditionally, it has been answered that time is a product of the human mind, or the motion of celestial bodies. In the mid-seventeenth century, a new kind of answer emerged: time or ... More


Quantum Chemistry qua Programming: Computers and the Cultures of Quantum Chemistry

Kostas Gavroglu and Ana Simões

in Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016186
eISBN:
9780262298759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016186.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Two conferences, the first held in 1959 in Boulder, Colorado, and the second in 1970 in Bethesda, Maryland, heralded a new period in quantum chemistry: the use of computers. The 1959 conference ... More


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