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John Henry Gordon

Timothy Larsen

in Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199287871
eISBN:
9780191713422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287871.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

John Henry Gordon wrote for G. J. Holyoake’s Reasoner. Gordon became the first full-time Secularist lecturer in Britain when he was appointed by the Leeds Secular Society. After a dramatic ... More


New Light on Tony Harrison

Edith Hall (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This volume of essays arose from a conference which marked the 80th birthday of prizewinning British poet Tony Harrison on 30 April 2017 and with his agreement constitutes his ‘official’ Festschrift. ... More


A Sea Symphony

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0079
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The first sketches for A Sea Symphony were made in 1903, and it was gradually worked out during the next seven years. It was first produced at the Leeds Festival in 1910, and has since been performed ... More


The study of Anglo-Saxon rural settlements

Helena Hamerow

in Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199203253
eISBN:
9780191741760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203253.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers the nature and geographical distribution of the archaeological evidence available for Anglo-Saxon settlements and its relationship to the written sources of the period. It ... More


Bryan Ronald Wilson 1926–2004

Eileen Barker

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0018
Subject:
History, Historiography

Bryan Ronald Wilson (1926–2004), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a world-renowned sociologist of religion. He was awarded a D.Litt. by the University of Oxford in 1994, the same year that he was ... More


Maurice Warwick Beresford 1920–2005

Robin Glasscock

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Maurice Warwick Beresford (1920–2005), a Fellow of the British Academy, was an economic and social historian born in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire to Harry Bertram Beresford and Nora Elizabeth ... More


Austin Herbert Woolrych 1918–2004

John Morrill

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

Austin Herbert Woolrych (1918–2004), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a scholar whose career, distinguished though it was, really only blossomed after his 60th birthday. By the age of 60, he had ... More


An illustration: truth and reference

Penelope Maddy

in Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199273669
eISBN:
9780191706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273669.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter lays out the background to the current debate between correspondence theorists and disquotationalists in the theory of truth: from Tarski, to Field, to Leeds. The disquotationalist's ... More


Goodbye Australia!

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

An English offer became inevitable: William accepted the physics chair at Leeds, Willie would take the Mathematical Tripos at Cambridge, Bob would go to Oundle School, and Gwendy would keep her ... More


Hello England!

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.00015
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Sailing on the new Waratah, the family was alarmed by its constant list. It sank on its next voyage and William gave evidence to the inquiry. Appalled by the grime and poverty of Leeds, Gwendoline ... More


Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Derek Fraser

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The book is a comprehensive and definitive history of the Leeds Jewish community, which was – and remains – the third largest in Britain. It is organised in three parts: Context (history, urban, ... More


Indeterminacy, Degree of Belief, and Excluded Middle

Hartry Field

in Truth and the Absence of Fact

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242894
eISBN:
9780191597381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242895.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Discusses the question of how to reconcile the acceptance of indeterminacy in one's own language with the acceptance of a minimal notion of truth. Argues that regarding a sentence of one's own ... More


The Landed Elite and English Society

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter states that in any hierarchically organized society, based on the principle of deference to the privilege of birth, recruitment to the elite is theoretically hereditary, usually in the ... More


Defending Trade in the Provinces: The Gentleman Merchant and Mrs Gomersall of Leeds

James Raven

in Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the attitudes towards business and businessmen in the town of Leeds, with particular attention to the works of Anna Gomersall. Mrs Gomersall published three didactic works: ... More


Processions

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

This vignette examines the procession as a form of politics on the move. It compares civic, patriotic and radical processions in Manchester and Leeds, showing how their routes were shaped by ... More


Towards a balanced and practical approach to anti-social behaviour management

Gillian Mayfield and Andy Mills

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter approaches the issue of addressing anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the United Kingdom from the perspective of practitioners and policy makers operating at a local level. It focuses on ... More


Reimagining Boundaries: Amateur Animations

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Very few amateur women filmmakers chose to focus on animation and none have been identified in the colonial settings considered in this book. This chapter discusses varied approaches to animation and ... More


1891–1893 Picking up the Thread

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0028
Subject:
Music, Popular

The timing of their new work therefore was, as Arthur Sullivan said in a letter written from Newmarket, “a matter for consideration and discussion.” He was most anxious that nothing should ever arise ... More


1896–1898 They Went On…“But Did Not Speak to Each Other”

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0031
Subject:
Music, Popular

Orchestral rehearsals for the Leeds Festival began toward the end of September at St. James's Hall. A young and nervous Edward Elgar traveled to London to rehearse his Caractacus. Years later, in a ... More


The manager’s role in community auditing

Paul Henderson Yvette Smalle

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter picks up on the fact that agencies are increasingly being required to undertake assessments of community needs and resources. It discusses the range of methods and tools available for ... More


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