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The Local Dimension

Stephen Conway

in The British Isles and the War of American Independence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254552
eISBN:
9780191698231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254552.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on local studies that shed light on the British side of the American war. The areas chosen vary considerably in terms of type and geography from small towns like Brentwood in ... More


1399–1414 King and Duchy

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The Duchy of Lancaster estates in Derbyshire and Staffordshire, and the problems of political management with which they confronted Henry IV in 1399, present a marked contrast to the situation in ... More


1437–1461 The Duke of Buckingham and the Rule of the North Midlands

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Although the Duke of Buckingham enjoyed the exercise of his local authority, his efforts to establish a coherent affinity and to extend his rule across Staffordshire and into Derbyshire were ... More


Introduction: The Approach

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the elites governing the so-called Black Country or the industrialized area of South Staffordshire in England during the ... More


Élite Structures and Attitudes

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the elite structures and attitudes in the Black Country or the industrialized area of South Staffordshire in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. It describes the ... More


Entertainment Networks, Reading Communities, and the Early Tudor Anthology: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson C. 813

Deborah Youngs

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on an eight-quire anthology of secular lyrics, prophecies, and prose satires compiled by Humfrey Welles, a Staffordshire esquire, in the 1520s and 1530s (Bodleian Library, MS ... More


NHS confidential: Implementation, or … how great expectations in Whitehall are dashed in Stoke-on-trent

Calum Paton

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter presents a case study that records the change ‘overnight’ of one of the country's most-improved Trusts (University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust) from ‘hero to zero’ — in the ... More


‘A narrow, punitive and harshly restrictive experience’:: The Pindown experience and the protection of children: The Report of the Staffordshire Child Care Inquiry 1991

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Scandal, social policy and social welfare: 2nd, Rev. Ed

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347466
eISBN:
9781447303312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347466.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In Britain, the residential scandals of the last ten years, or indeed of the last 150, have provided windows onto the relatively closed world of the child in public care, sometimes, no doubt, on ... More


Enregistering Dialect Representation in Staffordshire Potteries' Cartoons

Patrick Honeybone and Warren Maguire (eds)

in Dialect Writing and the North of England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474442565
eISBN:
9781474490764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442565.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses a series of cartoons written in the 1970s that feature Potteries dialect written by Alan Povey and Andy Ridler and illustrated by Don Turner. It argues that the use of dialect ... More


Status dogs: myth or menace?

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides a definition of status dog; a term first identified in 2007. Media roles are addressed and consideration given to the concept of moral panic. This is also reviewed in terms of ... More


Lichfield

Michael Bundock

in The Fortunes of Francis Barber: The True Story of the Jamaican Slave Who Became Samuel Johnson's Heir

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207101
eISBN:
9780300213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207101.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Francis Barber’s move to Lichfield following Samuel Johnson’s death. Johnson’s legacy left Barber independent and well-off, allowing him to make his own choices and to put ... More


Recessional: The Last of the Garrison, the Fate of the Fort, and Its Place in Folk Memories

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the last few years of the garrison, the fate of the last regiment on the Western Front after the outbreak of World War I, the fate of Fort Napier, and its place in folk ... More


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