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The Reorganisation of the Company

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter documents the establishment of Elder Dempster Lines Limited, a company under the control of Richard Holt, and follows the fluctuations in West African imports and exports in the 1930s. ... More


Hawthorne's ‘Cold Fancy’ and the Revision of Sympathetic Exchange

Frank Christianson

in Philanthropy in British and American Fiction: Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot and Howells

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625086
eISBN:
9780748652068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625086.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how Nathaniel Hawthorne revises the romantic doctrine of feeling, specifically arguing that The House of Seven Gables and The Blithedale Romance use philanthropy to rework Adam ... More


Between Intuition and Empiricism: William Benjamin Carpenter on Man, Mind, and Moral Responsibility

Piers J. Hale

in The Metaphysical Society (1869-1880): Intellectual Life in Mid-Victorian England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198846499
eISBN:
9780191881596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846499.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

William Benjamin Carpenter was a central figure in the Metaphysical Society. Aware of the tensions between the theists and the scientific naturalists in the Society he offered a middle ground. ... More


Making the Customers Happy

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the relationship between the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board and the general public. It considers the factors that led to the public perception of the Board as ‘dedicated to its ... More


Evolution, Ethics, and the Metaphysical Society, 1869–1875

Ian Hesketh

in The Metaphysical Society (1869-1880): Intellectual Life in Mid-Victorian England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198846499
eISBN:
9780191881596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846499.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter seeks to chart the lively debate about the evolutionary origins and development of morality as it occurred at the Metaphysical Society, a debate that began with the first paper delivered ... More


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