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The Landscape of Ideas

Katherine Pickering Antonova

in An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199796991
eISBN:
9780199979721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796991.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Family History

This chapter places Andrei’s understanding of gendered family roles and moral education in the context of European ideas about Romanticism, sentimentalism, and Enlightenment, as well as the ... More


Education for All

Katherine Pickering Antonova

in An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199796991
eISBN:
9780199979721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796991.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Family History

Where Westernizing thinkers blamed social systems and governments for social problems and injustice, Andrei blamed individuals for making poor or “lazy” choices, but believed they could be taught to ... More


The Return of the History of Ideas?

Darrin M. McMahon

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This article examines the demise and discredit of the “history of ideas,” as advocated originally by Arthur Lovejoy, seeking to explain how it fell out of favor as a disciplinary and methodological ... More


Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Darrin M. McMahon and Samuel Moyn (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This book is a collection of essays by leading practitioners of modern European intellectual history, reflecting on the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of the field. The essays each ... More


The failure of imperial citizenship

Daniel Gorman

in Imperial Citizenship: Empire and the Question of Belonging

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075292
eISBN:
9781781700730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075292.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the failure of imperial citizenship in Britain. The efforts of late Victorian and Edwardian imperial ideologues to articulate a concept of citizenship which could unite Britons ... More


Michael Faraday's Mental Exercises: An Artisan Essay-Circle in Regency London

Alice Jenkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311406
eISBN:
9781846313554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313554
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1818 Michael Faraday and a handful of other London artisans formed a self-help group with the aim of teaching themselves to write like gentlemen. For a year and a half Faraday's essay-circle met ... More


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