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The Making of Medieval Antifraternalism: Polemic, Violence, Deviance, and Remembrance

G. Geltner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639458
eISBN:
9780191741098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639458.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The mendicant orders—Augustinians, Carmelites, Dominicans, Franciscans, and several other groups—spread across Europe apace from the early thirteenth century, profoundly influencing numerous aspects ... More


Introduction

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book focuses on urban histories that were published during the eighteenth century. The greatest proportion of histories was written in the latter part of this period and contains some of the ... More


Tourism and Travel Literature

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the correlation between urban histories and tourism. It attempts to explain the potentially confusing relationship between local histories, traveller's guides, topographical ... More


Urban Identity and Provinciality

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the issues of civic identity, urban consciousness, and urban culture. It demonstrates how customs, rituals, traditions, and combinations of local circumstances and historical ... More


The Historiographical Context

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines urban histories in the context of historiographical developments and in relation to the changing intellectual issues facing historians. It investigates how and when the local ... More


The Political Dimension

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Over the eighteenth century, the scope for discussion in local politics broadened, primarily as a result of growth and improvement. The need to cater for rising populations and the higher ... More


The Chronicling Tradition and Urban Histories

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how urban history developed from the need to preserve records and traditions, and how they help maintain an individual town's sense of identity. It discusses the importance ... More


Historians and the Urban South’s Civil War

Andrew L. Slap and Frank Towers

in Confederate Cities: The Urban South during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226300177
eISBN:
9780226300344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300344.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The introduction places this volume in the broader arc of Civil War and southern historiography. It considers some of the ways that southern cities mattered in the history of secession, the ... More


The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Rosemary Sweet

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines a hitherto neglected genre of literature, and provides an analysis of both eighteenth-century urban culture and local historical scholarship. It challenges the conventional view ... More


Conclusion

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The writing of urban history flourished in the eighteenth century and its value comes from the insights which it offers into the diversity and distinctiveness of the urban society for which it was ... More


English Towns in the Age of the Reformation

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter provides a background on English towns during the Reformation. The object of this book's study is to see if the period at hand ... More


Introduction

Amy M. Froide

in Never Married: Singlewomen in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270606
eISBN:
9780191710216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270606.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter asks and answers the question: why study singlewomen from the past? The aim of this book, it states, is to reintroduce marital status as a category of difference, and look ... More


New approaches: family history, towns, landscape and other specialisms

John Beckett

in Writing Local History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719029509
eISBN:
9781781700679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719029509.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter observes that localities can be studied through various disciplines that are related to local history including family history, urban history and landscape history. These are some of the ... More


A Maid Is Not Always a Servant: Singlewomen in the Urban Economy

Amy M. Froide

in Never Married: Singlewomen in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270606
eISBN:
9780191710216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270606.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the work of women who did not have husbands and did not participate in the household economy of the early modern era. Investigating primarily urban women from labouring, craft, ... More


Conclusion

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the Reformation marks a distinct watershed in English urban history, and views the urban scene as dynamic rather than static. ... More


The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Allen Jones

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is the story of Allen Jones and his odyssey from the streets of the Bronx to a life as a professional athlete and banker in Europe, but it is also provides a unique vantage point on the history ... More


Kyoto: An Urban History of Japan's Premodern Capital

Matthew Stavros

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838799
eISBN:
9780824869502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838799.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Kyoto: An Urban History of Japan’s Premodern Capital explores Kyoto’s urban landscape across eight centuries, beginning with the city’s foundation in 794 and concluding at the dawn of the early ... More


Tourists and Settlers

Sasha D. Pack

in The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the urbanization of the Strait of Gibraltar region, particularly the coastal hubs of Tangier and greater Gibraltar. It draws on the impressions of a growing number of tourists ... More


Tropical Paris and Chinatown: The History and Resilience of Ho Chi Minh City’s Sidewalks

Annette Miae Kim

in Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226119229
eISBN:
9780226119366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226119366.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s history shows us how sidewalk practices have regularly not followed the plan and are not dictated by the built environment. Present-day HCMC started as two distinctly ... More


Introduction

Joseph Ben Prestel

in Emotional Cities: Debates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860-1910

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198797562
eISBN:
9780191839009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797562.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The introduction shows that the historical parallels between cities in Europe and the Middle East during the nineteenth century are an underresearched topic in history, demonstrating that Eurocentric ... More


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