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Introduction and Context

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

in Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter begins by surveying received wisdom on medieval trade and the medieval economy, pointing out that little is known about the purchasing behaviour and motivations of medieval ... More


Conclusion

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

in Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book gives a unique insight into the purchasing strategies practised by a major medieval consumer. The monks were sophisticated consumers, making rational and informed choices, taking into ... More


War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the impact of the wars of 1739-63 on Britain and Ireland. The period was dominated by armed struggle between Britain and the Bourbon powers, particularly France. These wars, ... More


“Honest Margaret Newcastle”: Law and Desire in Margaret Cavendish’s Romances

Melissa E. Sanchez

in Erotic Subjects: The Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754755
eISBN:
9780199896912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754755.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Milton Studies

Chapter Seven considers what happens to Sidneian ideals of resistance after the civil wars and regicide illustrated their logical extreme. The chapter offers a new reading of Margaret Cavendish’s ... More


The Organization of the East Coast Trade

John Hatcher

in The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700: Towards the Age of Coal

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282822
eISBN:
9780191684418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282822.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses Hostmen's and the organization of the Newcastle and London coal trade. The abundant capacity of the north-eastern coalfield undermined any sustained attempts at producers' ... More


Women and Patronage

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines women's involvement in patronage. It explores the nature of patronage as a system and its place in 18th-century politics, and suggests that patronage was well suited to women. ... More


Lovelace, Herrick, and the Eikon Basilike

Thomas N. Corns

in Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128830
eISBN:
9780191671715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128830.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter talks about the English Civil War which began in August 1642 and John Milton's intellectual role in it. The royalist war effort, despite some early encouragement, quite quickly fell ... More


Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Sarah Hackett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book is a study of two post-war Muslim ethnic minority communities that have been overwhelmingly neglected in the academic literature and public debate on migration to Britain and Germany: those ... More


The North East of England: place, economy and people

Elizabeth Brooks and Mel Steer

in Hope Under Neoliberal Austerity: Responses from Civil Society and Civic Universities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447356820
eISBN:
9781447356868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356820.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces the North East of England: its people, industries, economy, how it is governed, how it compares to other regions and its future outlook. The idea of the North East is traced ... More


Partnership – participation – power: the meaning of empowerment in post-industrial society

Byrne David

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the concepts of empowerment and partnership in post-industrial society. It uses empowerment as a benchmark against which the claims of partnership will be tested. It evaluates ... More


The Children’s Press

Frederick S. Milton

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 2: Expansion and Evolution, 1800-1900

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474424882
eISBN:
9781399502177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424882.003.0045
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the first quarter of the nineteenth century, just a handful of children’s press titles were circulating, with the didactic and evangelical output of the Sunday Schools and Religious Tract Society ... More


Death of the Hartlib Circle and Birth of the Royal Society (1658–67)

Michelle DiMeo

in Lady Ranelagh: The Incomparable Life of Robert Boyle's Sister

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226731605
eISBN:
9780226731742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226731742.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Lady Ranelagh remained involved in the Hartlib Circle's correspondence on science until the end of the Commonwealth. Her transmutation history of famed alchemist Dr. Butler gained international ... More


Introduction

Peter L. Larson

in Rethinking the Great Transition: Community and Economic Growth in County Durham, 1349-1660

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192849878
eISBN:
9780191944994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849878.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Medieval History

Durham’s wealth came from more than coal. Yeomen were emerging in Durham shortly after the Black Death. Rather than being poor and backward, parts of rural Durham developed precociously, to be ... More


Trading toleration for troops: Charles I and Catholics in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms

Scott Sowerby

in Revolutionising Politics: Culture and Conflict in England, 1620-60

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526148155
eISBN:
9781526166531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148162.00021
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Catholics fought on both the royalist and parliamentarian sides during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, as both sides skirted religious tests meant to deprive Catholics of access to arms in a rush to ... More


The Marston Moor Campaign

Malcolm Waniclyn

in The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter elaborates the different aspects of the Marston Moor campaign in England. Whilst two of Parliament's generals were putting the king's military position in south central England under ... More


The Influence of Variation among Replicates on Repeatability

Jacob Pitcovski, Ehud Shahar, and Avigdor Cahaner

in Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209549
eISBN:
9780300228038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209549.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter first illustrates how a large number of observations can inform the design of a particular experiment intended to test rigorously the causes of the observed associations. It does so ... More


Shipbuilding in the Northeast of England in the Nineteenth Century

Simon Ville

in Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the Nineteenth Century: A Regional Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588535
eISBN:
9781786944900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588535.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the rate and pattern of growth of shipbuilding output in the major ports of Northeast England in the nineteenth century, with the aim of determining the contributing factors ... More


Understanding justice and fairness in and of the city

Derek Bell and Simin Davoudi

in Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318385
eISBN:
9781447318408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318385.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides the theoretical background for the theme of the book and its focus on ‘ordinary’ cities. It introduces liberal theories of justice and fairness and their critiques. Drawing on ... More


Almost Not an Organisation

in Families and Social Workers: The Work of Family Service Units 1940–1985

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236566
eISBN:
9781846313127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236566.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a discussion on the shape of Family Service Units (FSU). Some of the structural confusion of FSU may have been due to its rapid growth. Structural conditions may also have been ... More


Pathogens from Wild Birds at the Wildlife–Agriculture Interface

Alan B. Franklin, Sarah N. Bevins, and Susan A. Shriner

in Infectious Disease Ecology of Wild Birds

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198746249
eISBN:
9780191808852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746249.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Ornithology

Birds are known to carry pathogens affecting human and agricultural health. Conversely, agricultural operations can serve as sources of pathogens that affect wild bird populations. This chapter ... More


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