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Letter (On Alfred Worcester): First published as a letter in American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care (July/ August 1992), p. 2.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0034
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

The preoccupation with the history and evolution of the field is also reflected in a 1992 letter published in response to an article about the work of the American physician Alfred Worcester, whose ... More


Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Wendy Luttrell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Urban educational research, practice, and policy is preoccupied with problems, brokenness, stigma, and blame. As a result, too many people are unable to recognize the capacities and desires of ... More


To Get a Feeling for a Place: Naninibago

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter profiles the political and economic contexts that fostered the expansion of the commercial logging industry and logging concessions in the Philippines in the 20th century. It addresses ... More


A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Jonathan D. Sassi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book analyzes the debate over the proper connection between religion and society that took place in southern New England during the fifty years after the American Revolution. It finds that a ... More


Dodge, Worcester, Ladd, and Burritt: Christianity, Courts, and World Peace

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how the international courts of today are the offspring of 19th-century American utopians, religious enthusiasts by and large untrained in the law. These early proponents of an ... More


Grassroots Changes and Regional Ideology 1800–1815

Jonathan D. Sassi

in A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first fifteen years of the nineteenth century constituted a transitional period for orthodox Congregationalists, as they moved from their eighteenth‐century establishmentarianism toward a new, ... More


Legacies

Lindsay G. Robertson

in Conquest by Law: How the Discovery of America Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148695
eISBN:
9780199788941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148695.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the legacy of Marshall's opinion. Marshall devised the discovery doctrine in 1823 to shore up the claims of Virginia militia bounty warrant holders to lands in the southwestern ... More


The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Christine Franzen

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The shaky handwriting of the 13th-century scribe known as ‘the tremulous hand of Worcester’ appears in at least twenty manuscripts dating from the late 9th to the 12th century, glossing perhaps ... More


The Tremulous Soul: The Worcester Fragments

D. Vance Smith

in Arts of Dying: Literature and Finitude in Medieval England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226640853
eISBN:
9780226641041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641041.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The twelfth-century scholar known as the Tremulous Hand of Worcester who glossed Aelfric's Grammar also copied St. Bede's Lament, a poem about the loss of learning, and an early Middle English debate ... More


The Loss of Literature: 1066

Christopher Cannon

in The Grounds of English Literature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230396
eISBN:
9780191696459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230396.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter describes ‘the events of 1066’ and the consequences of that cataclysm to literature. The first section provides a description of the histories pertaining to ‘1066’ and suggests that the ... More


Worcester’s/Queen Anne’s/Revels Company, 1562–1625

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The earls of Worcester ran a company or companies during the early years of Elizabeth’s reign. Edward Somerset, the fourth earl, was a rising ... More


Some Thoughts on his Intentions

Christine Franzen

in The Tremulous Hand of Worcester: A Study of Old English in the Thirteenth Century

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117421
eISBN:
9780191670954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117421.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

There is little doubt that the tremulous scribe went through a learning process as he glossed the Old English manuscripts. He also abandoned his initial attempt to copy and update the Old English ... More


The Career of an Ecclesiastical Administrator II: Lincoln and Worcester

Michael Haren

in Sin and Society in Fourteenth-Century England: A Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208518
eISBN:
9780191678042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208518.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter discusses William Doune’s later career as an ecclesiastical administrator in the Lincoln diocese and Worcester diocese. His later career is of potential interest to the present study on ... More


The Career of an Ecclesiastical Administrator I:—Exeter

Michael Haren

in Sin and Society in Fourteenth-Century England: A Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208518
eISBN:
9780191678042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208518.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The strength of the case for William Doune’s authorship prompted close scrutiny of his career. For more than a quarter of a century, his activity can be followed in considerable detail in the ... More


The Book Collections from c.1200 to the Dissolution

Alan Coates

in English Medieval Books: The Reading Abbey Collections from Foundation to Dispersal

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207566
eISBN:
9780191677724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207566.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

There are no surviving inventories of Reading books from the thirteenth century. However, there are two rather unusual documents: the list of labours of brother William of Wicumbe during his sojourn ... More


The Oxford of Raymond Asquith and Willie Elmhirst

M. G. Brock

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0031
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Raymond Asquith came up to Balliol College as a scholar in 1897 and held an All Souls fellowship from 1903 to 1910. His father, who had also been a Balliol scholar, became Prime Minister in April ... More


The Reformation Secured, 1558–1603

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During Elizabeth’s reign, the four Welsh dioceses were joined with those of Worcester and Hereford. Out of sixteen bishops appointed to the Welsh, thirteen were Welshmen and they faced the poverty of ... More


The Lost Worcester Chronicle

Pauline Stafford

in After Alfred: Anglo-Saxon Chronicles and Chroniclers, 900-1150

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198859642
eISBN:
9780191891991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859642.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This chapter attempts to identify a lost chronicle, most likely a Worcester chronicle, which existed by c. ad 1000. Comparison of the twelfth-century annals in John of Worcester’s chronicle with ... More


Ways of seeing diverse working-class children and childhoods

Wendy Luttrell

in Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352853
eISBN:
9781447353317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces Worcester, Massachusetts, Park Central School, and the project through the lens of a critical childhood studies perspective. A key tenet of critical childhood studies is to ... More


Escape

Lorien Foote

in Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When Confederate officials removed several thousand Union prisoners of war from Georgia to South Carolina after Sherman captured Atlanta, bureaucratic incompetence combined with chaotic conditions to ... More


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