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An Anglican British worldThe Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Joseph Hardwick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When members of that oft-maligned institution, the Anglican Church – the 'Tory Party at prayer' – encountered the far-flung settler empire, they found it a strange and intimidating place. ... More

Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Elizabeth C. Tingle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the theory and practice of authority during the later sixteenth century, in the religious culture and political institutions of the city of Nantes, where the religious wars ... More

Doubtful and dangerousThe question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Doubtful and Dangerous examines the pivotal influence of the succession question on the politics, religion and culture of the post-Armada years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Although the earlier ... More

Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Emancipation and the remaking of the British Imperial world

Catherine Hall, Nicholas Draper, and Keith McClelland (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091834
eISBN:
9781781707890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091834.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Slavery and the slavery business have cast a long shadow over British history. In 1833, abolition was heralded as evidence of Britain's claim to be themodern global power, its commitment to ... More

The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century FranceBetween the Ancients and the Moderns

The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Rachel Hammersley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book offers a full account of the role played by seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English Republican ideas in eighteenth-century France. Challenging some of the dominant accounts of the ... More

Ephemeral cityCheap print and urban culture in Renaissance Venice

Ephemeral city: Cheap print and urban culture in Renaissance Venice

Rosa Salzberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087035
eISBN:
9781781707906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087035.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Ephemeral City explores the rapid rise of cheap print and how it permeated Venetian urban culture in the Renaissance. In contrast to the familiar image of Venice as the tranquil, ordered ... More

Fathers, Pastors and KingsVisions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Alison Forrestal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores how conceptions of episcopacy (government of a church by bishops) shaped the identity of the bishops of France in the wake of the reforming Council of Trent (1545–63). It ... More

The Gentlewoman's RemembrancePatriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Isaac Stephens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

A microhistory of a never-married English gentlewoman named Elizabeth Isham, this book centres on an extremely rare piece of women’s writing – a relatively newly discovered 60,000-word spiritual ... More

Ideas of Monarchical ReformFénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Andrew Mansfield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Andrew Michael Ramsay (1686-1743) was a Scottish Jacobite émigré who spent most of his adult life in France. His political works predominantly relied on a mixture of British and French doctrines to ... More

The LevellersRadical political thought in the English Revolution

The Levellers: Radical political thought in the English Revolution

Dr. Rachel Foxley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719089367
eISBN:
9781781705810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089367.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Leveller movement of the 1640s campaigned for religious toleration and a radical remaking of politics after the English civil war. This book challenges received ideas about the Levellers as ... More

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