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Frank Prochaska

in Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain: The Disinherited Spirit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199539796
eISBN:
9780191713460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539796.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides the Victorian background to voluntary social work in Britain and raises the question, put by Alexis de Tocqueville, whether Christianity is essential to modern democracies. It ... More


Scottish Migrant Ethnic Identities in the British Empire since the Nineteenth Century

Angela McCarthy

in Scotland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199573240
eISBN:
9780191731310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573240.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Overviews of the British Empire generally neglect to examine migrant ethnic identities, emphasising instead the transition to new homeland identities or Britishness. This chapter, however, argues ... More


Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Ciarán McCabe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Beggars and begging were ubiquitous features of pre-Famine Irish society, yet have gone largely unexamined by historians. Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland explores at length for ... More


A ‘Northern Athens’? Cultural and intellectual life

Alice Johnson

in Middle-Class Life in Victorian Belfast

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620313
eISBN:
9781789629910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620313.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the Victorian period, Belfast was known as the ‘Northern Athens’ – a title which referred to the city’s cultural and intellectual credentials. The term was still being used in the early twentieth ... More


‘Part of my Heritage’: Ladies’ Pipe Bands, Associational Culture and ‘Homeland’ Identities in the Scottish Diaspora

Erin C. M. Grant

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Throughout the imperial and non-imperial destinations to which Scots gravitated, they expressed their ethnic identities in various ways. To date, scholars have generally focused on either one ... More


The English diaspora in North America: Migration, ethnicity and association, 1730s-1950s

Tanja Bueltmann and Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103710
eISBN:
9781526120755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103710.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From the early eighteenth century, a vibrant English associational culture emerged that was, by many measures, ethnic in character. English ethnic organisations spread across North America from east ... More


Public Diplomacy Conceptualised

Stephen Bowman

in The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417815
eISBN:
9781474445184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines the theoretical rationale behind the book’s argument that the Pilgrims Society’s activities during the first half of the twentieth century were a nascent form of public ... More


Scottish Ethnic Associationalism, Military Identity and Diaspora Connections in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Tanja Bueltmann

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the emergence and evolution of Scottish associational culture among the different geographical components of the Scottish diaspora, placing particular emphasis on the range of ... More


Medical Expenditure as State Charity: The Roots of Colonial Medical Care, c. 1835–80

Samiksha Sehrawat

in Colonial Medical Care in North India: Gender, State, and Society, c. 1830-1920

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198096603
eISBN:
9780199082773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096603.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter argues that by funding public dispensaries in the early nineteenth century, the colonial state laid the foundation of a state medical sector in India. The colonial state was aware that ... More


The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Stephen Bowman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417815
eISBN:
9781474445184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the role of the elite Pilgrims Society in Anglo-American relations during the first half of the twentieth century. The Pilgrims Society was a dining club founded in London and New ... More


Local history enthusiasts: English county historical societies since the nineteenth century

Alan Kidd

in People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Alan Kidd explores the cultural sphere of amateur local historians and the associational culture of the local historical societies, from their origins in the eighteenth and nineteenth-centuries to ... More


Performing Scottishness in England: Forming and Dressing the London Scottish Volunteer Rifles

Stuart Allan

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines expressions of Scottish difference through the dress and activities of ‘the London Scottish’, a volunteer corps established in 1859. It addresses its connections with the ... More


Introduction: A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland’s Diaspora

David Forsyth and Wendy Ugolini

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This introduction provides an overview of the phenomenon of military Scottishness in four key nations: Australia, Canada, South Africa and New Zealand, as well as the often neglected ‘near diaspora’ ... More


Changing faces of modern migration

A. James Hammerton

in Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s: Stories From Modern Nomads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116574
eISBN:
9781526128409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116574.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter uses some striking migrant stories from ‘new faces’ of modern migration to scrutinise the underlying theme of change and continuity in modern migration history. The stories range across ... More


The Mendicity Society Movement and the Suppression of Begging

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Between 1809 and the early-1840s more than fifty mendicity societies were established throughout Ireland. These charities focused on the suppression of street begging and the relief of the destitute ... More


Race relations in the 1950s

John Belchem

in Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319679
eISBN:
9781781387153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319679.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After the troubled post-war years, Liverpool emerged as a model of race relations in the 1950s. The remarkable flourishing of ethnic associational culture, from the tribal to the pan-national, ... More


Boyz II Men: Neighborhood Associations in Western India as the Site of Masculine Identity

Madhura Lohokare

in Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852962
eISBN:
9780824869113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852962.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Based on an ethnography of the lives of young men in a lower caste, working class neighborhood in the city of Pune, in western India, this chapter elaborates on the role of local neighborhood ... More


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