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Monetary Policy King John and Measure for Measure

David Landreth

in The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Two of Shakespeare's political plays, King John and Measure for Measure, use the minting of the sovereign's portrait upon the coin to define the political problem of reproduction. For King John, the ... More


This Hell upon Earth: Competence and Wealth

Nancy Shoemaker

in Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740343
eISBN:
9781501740350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740343.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details Salem merchant John B. Williams's frustrated efforts to live up to the legacy of Salem's mercantile culture. Though money was what Williams wanted from Fiji, he valued money not ... More


Tui America: Power

Nancy Shoemaker

in Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740343
eISBN:
9781501740350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740343.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how, even though he failed to acquire other Salemites' respect for his business acumen, John B. Williams achieved a different kind of respect by marshaling U.S. warships to ... More


Huddersfield Town

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The town of Huddersfield lies on a southward-facing slope above the river Colne. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the entire town and a great deal of land belonged to the Ramsden family, who were the ... More


The Art of Reception: J. W. Waterhouse and the Painting of Desire in Victorian Britain

Simon Goldhill

in Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149844
eISBN:
9781400840076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149844.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how paintings depicting the classical past became a way of talking about—or not talking about—sexual desire by focusing on the art of John William Waterhouse. It considers four ... More


Accidents Going Somewhere to Happen: African-American Self-Definition at Mid-Century

Steven Belletto

in No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199826889
eISBN:
9780199932382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826889.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Beginning with a discussion of Colson Whitehead’s more recent novel The Intuitionist (1999), chapter four covers a range of works, from the most influential African-American novels of mid-century, ... More


John William De Forest (1826–1906)

Louis P. Masur (ed.)

in “… The Real War Will Never Get in the Books”: Selections from Writers During the Civil War

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098372
eISBN:
9780199853908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098372.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Of all the writers at the time, John William De Forest saw the most action as a Civil War soldier. Through it all he kept writing: letters home, journal entries, essays for literary magazines, the ... More


Introduction: Herrick’s Communities of Manuscript and Print

Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly

in ‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This introduction draws on new research carried out for the forthcoming edition of his poems to recount Herrick's biography, the early history of his poetic career and the printing history of ... More


Colonial Church Establishment in the Aftermath of the Colenso Controversy

Peter Hinchliff

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

John William Colenso, first bishop of Natal in southern Mrica, became embroiled in a dispute concerning the precise legal and constitutional position of the established Church of England in the ... More


Prosecution, royalism and newsbooks:Heylyn and the Civil War

Anthony Milton

in Laudian and Royalist Polemic in Seventeenth-century England: The Career and Writings of Peter Heylyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064449
eISBN:
9781781700815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064449.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the experiences of Peter Heylyn in the aftermath of the Second Bishops' War. The establishment of the Long Parliament gave the Members of Parliament a chance to press home their ... More


Criticism and the Death of Scripture

Robert Morgan and John Barton

in Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192132567
eISBN:
9780191670060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132567.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of David Friedrich Strauss's controversial book, The Life of Jesus, which was seen as a massive assault upon the central tenets of Christianity. Strauss showed, ... More


Reading like a Revolutionary

Merve Emre

in Paraliterary: The Making of Bad Readers in Postwar America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226473833
eISBN:
9780226474021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226474021.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the second of two chapters exploring institutional failure and bureaucratic reading, Chapter Six turns to the administrative and literary work of writers who sought to protest their exclusion from ... More


Lives and Letters

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

Religious lives and letters in a variety of formats were edited and disseminated for the purposes of example, encouragement, instruction, and pleasure. This chapter analyses a wide range of examples, ... More


The 1967 Governor’s Race

Charles C. Bolton

in William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Winter’ campaign for Mississippi’s 1967 gubernatorial elections. Winter lost to John Bell Williams in the second primary by a count of 371,815 to 310,527. The loss is ... More


Lifting the Veil

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Following the failed Napoleonic Expedition and a period of turmoil in Egypt, Muhammad Ali Pasha established an unprecedented level of order in Egypt that facilitated travel to Egypt and study of the ... More


Moving Missions and Novel Settlements: Early British Pacific Propaganda (1796–1866)

Jennifer Fuller

in Dark Paradise: Pacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413848
eISBN:
9781474422093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413848.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The book begins with the works of the first British visitors to the Pacific, missionaries from the newly formed London Missionary Society. Missionaries argued that the islanders were not “noble ... More


The Tide Crusade

in Tides of History: Ocean Science and Her Majesty's Navy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226709321
eISBN:
9780226709338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709338.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter examines the multinational tidal experiments of 1834 and 1835 to demonstrate the collaborative nature of research in physical astronomy. In particular, it highlights the collaboration ... More


Captive Literacies in the Eastern Woodlands

Andrew Newman

in Allegories of Encounter: Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643458
eISBN:
9781469643472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643458.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter compares the captivity accounts of the Jesuit priest Isaac Jogues, in The Jesuit Relations and related sources from the 1640s, with the Puritan minister John Williams’s Redeemed Captive ... More


Dynamic Geography:: Irrigation, Waterways, and the Inland Empire

Ian Tyrrel

in Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226197760
eISBN:
9780226197937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226197937.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Irrigation reform centred on the National Reclamation Act of 1902 is put in an international context, and its role in the creation of an “inland empire” to match the overseas empires of European ... More


Arrested Development

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The impressive Egyptological momentum of the 1820s and 1830s was not fully maintained in the years that immediately followed. When Champollion died in his early 40s there was no one to replace him. ... More


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