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Introduction

Leonie Hannan

in Women of letters: "Gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099427
eISBN:
9781526109750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099427.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Here the key themes of the book are introduced and the historical and historiographical context is set. The chapter discusses, women’s literacy and access to education, the social and cultural ... More


Revolutionary politics à la plume: the public on education and politics

Adrian O'Connor

in In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the letters related to education sent to the National Assembly by citizens across France between spring 1789 and autumn 1792. It argues that this correspondence reveals a debate ... More


Women of letters: "Gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England"

Leonie Hannan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099427
eISBN:
9781526109750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099427.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Women of Letters writes a new history of English women’s intellectual worlds using their private letters as evidence of hidden networks of creative exchange. This is the first detailed study to ... More


Introduction: An Archive of Intimacy

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction outlines the significance of the 300 personal family letters at the heart of the study’s archive. It describes the process through which the correspondence was acquired, examined, ... More


Conclusion: On the Significance of Letter Writing and Letters

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion details how the creative art of letter writing and 300 plus letters written in the 1960s and 1970s at the heart of this study have proven an invaluable source of insight on the past ... More


Battle

James J. Broomall

in Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469651989
eISBN:
9781469649771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651989.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Now fully immersed in their military experiences, Confederate soldiers struggled to express in letters to their families the scale and emotional impact of war’s carnage. The Battle of Gettysburg ... More


‘My dearest Tussy’: coping with separation during the Napoleonic Wars (the Fremantle papers, 1800–14)

Elaine Chalus

in A new naval history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526113801
eISBN:
9781526144584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113801.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter draws the unpublished diaries of Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne Fremantle, 1801-14, and her correspondence with her naval husband, Captain Thomas Francis Fremantle, during the Napoleonic Wars. ... More


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