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The Government of London: A Civic Bureaucracy

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.08
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the emergence of the civic bureaucracy or civil service which implemented the decisions taken in the Courts of Aldermen and Common Council. The emergence of the three most ... More


The Public Conscience of Henry Sherfield

PAUL SLACK

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England: Essays Presented to G.E. Aylmer

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202295
eISBN:
9780191675270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202295.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Paul Slack, the author of this chapter, discusses Henry Sherfield's Puritan conscience. He provides Sherfield's speech, delivered to the session's jury in Salisbury, which reflects on his own recent ... More


“A Legally Unmarried Race”: Frances Harper’s Marital Mission

Tess Chakkalakal

in Novel Bondage: Slavery, Marriage, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036330
eISBN:
9780252093388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036330.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines the tension between slavery and freedom that distinguishes the form of Frances Harper's fiction. Harper's antislavery activism went hand in hand with her critique of marriage, ... More


Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

Eric Gardner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732832
eISBN:
9781604732849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732832.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In January of 1861, on the eve of both the Civil War and the rebirth of the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s Christian Recorder, John Mifflin Brown wrote to the paper praising its editor Elisha ... More


Moving the Boundaries: Black Girlhood and Public Careers in Frances E. W. Harper’s

Nazera Sadiq Wright

in Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040573
eISBN:
9780252099014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040573.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter offers a reading of Frances E. W. Harper's novel Trial and Triumph, serialized in the newspaper Christian Recorder in 1888–1889. Trial and Triumph, believed to be an autobiography, tells ... More


Frontiers and Domestic Centers: Black Indiana, 1857–1862

Eric Gardner

in Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732832
eISBN:
9781604732849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732832.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter presents the story of the fragility of black literary communities appearing in unexpected places—in particular, the story of the ultimate disintegration of the Indiana base of the ... More


Black Print Unbound: The Christian Recorder, African American Literature, and Periodical Culture

Eric Gardner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190237080
eISBN:
9780190237110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book explores the development of the Christian Recorder during and just after the American Civil War. As a study of the official African Methodist Episcopal Church newspaper (a periodical of ... More


Character and Coherence: Testing the Stability of Naturalistically Observed Daily Moral Behavior

Matthias R. Mehl, Kathryn L. Bollich, John M. Doris, and Simine Vazire

in Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190204600
eISBN:
9780190204624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204600.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 29 engages with the person-situation debate in social psychology to shed light on the existence of moral character from a particular measurement perspective—namely, naturalistic observation. ... More


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