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After the Combination Acts

MARK CURTHOYS

in Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After the repeal of the Combination Acts in the mid-1820s, the extent of the freedom to combine, and the wisdom of exercising that freedom, continued to be disputed in Britain. Robert Peel, the home ... 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


Over by Winter? Edgehill and Turnham Green

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/9780300113082.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the battle between the king's army and the vanguard of Essex. The marches of the king's army after leaving Shrewsbury seem to have been grounded in the belief that the Earl of ... More


Country and Town The Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Peopling of England in the Early Modern Period

E. A. Wrigley

in The Peopling of Britain: The Shaping of a Human Landscape

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198297598
eISBN:
9780191916533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198297598.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

There are many ways of depicting the constitution of a given society and of defining and measuring the changes within it. They reflect the interests and purposes of the scholars concerned, tempered ... More


In the days before Wigan

Stephen Catterall and Keith Gildart

in Keeping the Faith: A History of Northern Soul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780719097102
eISBN:
9781526158390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526150974.00006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the locales and clubs that formed the foundation of the northern soul scene, including the Catacombs in Wolverhampton, the Torch in Stoke-on-Trent, and Blackpool Mecca. There is ... More


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