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The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Lindsey Apple

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Known as the Great Compromiser, Kentuckian Henry Clay left a valuable legacy to his country by defining the role of Speaker of the House, envisioning a plan, the American System, that foretold the ... More


The Esmonde family of Co. Wexford and Catholic loyalty

Richard Keogh and James McConnel

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Not all Irish Catholics were nationalists. Some made their adherence to the Union with Great Britain all too clear. The idea of Catholic unionism is explored through the experience of the Esmonde ... More


All in the Family: Consanguinity, Marriage, and Property

Ruth Perry

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter argues that the plots and characters of eighteenth-century English fiction can be illuminated by an awareness of property law and the customary disposition of property within families. ... More


Enemies and Neutrals

Wendy Webster

in Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198735762
eISBN:
9780191799747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735762.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on people of enemy and neutral nationality in Britain—chiefly Germans, Italians, and Irish who served in the British armed forces and as war-workers and propagandists. Through ... More


Dynastic Historical Writing

Charles West

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0025
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter studies dynastic historical writing and how diverse notions of family, with the full richness of meaning that concept bears, come to impose themselves upon, and are expressed by, written ... More


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