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The City Courts

Caroline M. Barron

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines in detail the various courts or assemblies where the business of governing the city was undertaken. The courts ranged from meetings of householders in the twenty-four wards, to ... More


Closing the Books (1741–1747)

Paul Baines and Pat Rogers

in Edmund Curll, Bookseller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278985
eISBN:
9780191700002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278985.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses how Pope's death in 1744 set the stage for the last round of an encounter which had lasted more than three decades. In particular, his death would prompt the appearance a year ... More


A Man of Conscience in Seventeenth-Century Urban Politics: Alderman Hoyle of York

CLAIRE CROSS

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/9780198202295.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Claire Cross, the author of this chapter, examines the public records of Alderman Hoyle, who, like so many of York's leading citizens, was not a native of the city. Born about 1587 in Slaithwaite in ... More


The Challenge to Oligarchy: The Political Context, 1714–1749

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From an ideological perspective, the early Hanoverian years (1714–1741) were a quiet period for Dublin civic politics. The language of Patriotism, though it was to become more broadly diffused in ... More


Urban Treason: Troilus and Criseyde and the ‘Treasonous Aldermen’ of 1382

MARION TURNER

in Chaucerian Conflict: Languages of Antagonism in Late Fourteenth-Century London

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207893
eISBN:
9780191709142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207893.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter compares some letters written in 1382 accusing London aldermen of betraying the city to the rebels in 1381, with Geoffrey Chaucer's poem about urban betrayal, Troilus and Criseyde. The ... More


Working memory and executive control

Alan Baddeley and Sergio Della Sala

in The Prefrontal Cortex: Executive and Cognitive Functions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524410
eISBN:
9780191689192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524410.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter introduces the term ‘dysexecutive syndrome’ as a functional description of a pattern of behaviour that explicitly leaves open its anatomical underpinning. It also discusses the major ... More


Open Accommodations in the All American City

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on an ordinance passed by the Louisville Board of Aldermen making it illegal to discriminate based on race in any place of business open to the general public, the first such ... More


Epilogue

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Epilogue describes the aftermath of the expiration of the emergency rent laws. It focuses on the bill proposed by Alderman Charles H. McGillick, a Democrat from Harlem, to impose rent control in ... More


The Metropolis

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the role of the courts of the city of London in the judicial system in England during the Tudor period. The courts were governed by immemorial customs which were not subject to ... More


Town and Gown

Evelyn Lord

in The Great Plague: A People's History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300173819
eISBN:
9780300206203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173819.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter describes the society of seventeenth-century Cambridge. Cambridge society was pyramid shaped with gentlemen at the top and a broad base of poor and labourers at the bottom. In this ... More


The Code of a Warrior

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Despite a promising career in the New York State Assembly, Theodore Roosevelt left Albany and sought refuge on the banks of the Little Missouri in Dakota after suffering a personal tragedy and ... More


Regulation and resistance:: Wayward apprentices and other ‘evil disposed persons’ at London’s fairs1

Anne Wohlcke

in The 'perpetual fair': Gender, disorder and urban amusement in eighteenth-century London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090912
eISBN:
9781781706442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090912.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter three examines more closely regulation attempts by London’s Court of Aldermen and efforts by Middlesex magistrates to curtail fairs. London’s Aldermen and Middlesex county authorities ... More


I Senza Patria: Italian Anarchists in Paterson, New Jersey

Kenyon Zimmer

in Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on how Paterson became the center of what is probably the most important Anarchist group in the world. Italian anarchists were at the forefront of persistent local labor unrest, ... More


Representation and “Race Men”

Margaret Garb

in Freedom's Ballot: African American Political Struggles in Chicago from Abolition to the Great Migration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135908
eISBN:
9780226136066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136066.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Six focuses on the dramatic battle to elect the city's first black alderman, Oscar DePriest, arguing that black activists formed a mutually-beneficial alliance with the Republican machine. ... More


Battles for Political Turf in Little Village

Robert Vargas

in Wounded City: Violent Turf Wars in a Chicago Barrio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190245900
eISBN:
9780190245948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245900.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 2 describes the battles for political power that shaped Little Village’s violence prevention infrastructures in its west and east sides. While residential blocks compose a neighborhood, city ... More


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