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Provincial towns: streets and squares, 1660–1750

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses two distinct forms of street recreation in the century that followed the Restoration. It begins with the almost forgotten tradition of bull-baiting in the early modern market ... More


Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

John Miller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In this period party conflict, exacerbated by religious divisions, became a normal part of English life. It affected elections, parliamentary and municipal, and distorted civic celebrations, which ... More


He Commemorative Landscape Before The civil war

William A. Blair

in Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South, 1865-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828960
eISBN:
9781469603582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876237_blair.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses civic rituals before the Civil War. The streets offered an important venue for ceremonies in the colonial through antebellum period, including popular disorders, festivals, and ... More


Political Toasting in the Age of Revolutions: Britain, America and France, 1765–1800

Rémy Duthille

in Liberty, Property and Popular Politics: England and Scotland, 1688-1815. Essays in Honour of H. T. Dickinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405676
eISBN:
9781474418805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405676.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the emergence of political toasting in revolutionary France and during the ‘age of revolutions’ in Britain and America from 1765 to around 1800. Drinking and toasting were ... More


Feasting the Saints: The Sanctoral Topography of Constantinople

Carolyn L. Connor

in Saints and Spectacle: Byzantine Mosaics in their Cultural Setting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190457624
eISBN:
9780190457648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457624.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Constantinople may be understood as a stage on which rituals were enacted, to ensure an image of peaceful and orderly existence and protection by the saints under imperial rule. This assertion is ... More


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