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John Heritage's Country

Christopher Dyer

in A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199214242
eISBN:
9780191740954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214242.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

The countryside around Moreton in Marsh, the centre of Heritage's wool trading and farming, is analysed in terms of the inhabitants’ sense of identity. This was not provided by the units of local ... More


Low-level Urbanization: The Seigneurial Borough of Thornbury in the Middle Ages

RODNEY HILTON

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The foundations of boroughs of feudal lords in England date from the 12th century onwards. They were only part of a dense network of markets founded mainly in the 12th and 13th centuries. Many ... More


The System

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides an overview of the history of the municipal police in France through the French Revolution and the Napoleonic period. It shows how the Revolution accentuated the construction of ... More


Remaking the Heartland: Middle America since the 1950s

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146119
eISBN:
9781400836246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146119.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

For many Americans, the Middle West is a vast unknown. This book sets out to rectify this. It shows how the region has undergone extraordinary social transformations over the past half-century and ... More


Numbers of Clergy and the Pastoral Care

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Considers the first Protestant religious statistics, and a modern ‘practical theology’ that informed clergy and parishioners about the physiognomy of their local churches. A division between ... More


Burgher Estate

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines how the Jews of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth constituted the eastern region of emancipation. Jews enjoyed royal privileges in Poland from the thirteenth century. From the ... More


Jewish Spaces: Shtetls and Towns in the Nineteenth Century

Antony Polonsky and Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: 1881-1914 v. 2

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113836
eISBN:
9781800341067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113836.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the specific conditions in which Jews lived, first in small and market towns and then in the large towns whose emergence was such a characteristic feature of nineteenth-century ... More


What, Then, for 21st-Century Places?

Jonathan Reades and Martin Crookston

in Why Face-to-Face Still Matters: The Persistent Power of Cities in the Post-Pandemic Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215991
eISBN:
9781529216035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215991.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

We draw together from Chapters 2–6 many of the factors that will push and pull activities and people to and from our cities over the next few decades. For the great World Cities, the future looks ... More


To Enlist the Enthusiasm of the Young: Orthodox Jewish Non-Political Responses to the Challenges of Interwar Poland

Gershon Bacon

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 33: Jewish Religious Life in Poland since 1750

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764753
eISBN:
9781800852044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764753.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights retrospective accounts and contemporary sources that attest to and lament the phenomenon of the abandonment of tradition due to the inroads of secular ideologies. It recounts ... More


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