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Bodies ComplexionedHuman Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, C. 1600-1750

Bodies Complexioned: Human Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, C. 1600-1750

Mark S. Dawson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134486
eISBN:
9781526146656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134493
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines early modern English notions of bodily difference. Tracing how the English valued somatic contrasts, both amongst themselves and, as they ventured into and through the Atlantic, ... More

Cheap StreetLondon's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Cheap Street: London's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Victoria Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719099229
eISBN:
9781526146786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526131706
Subject:
History, Economic History

Cheap Street tells the history of London’s street markets and of the people who bought and sold there. From the 1850s anything that could be bought in a shop in London could also be bought in the ... More

How to be a HistorianScholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Herman Paul (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819
Subject:
History, Social History

What makes a good historian? When historians raise this question, as they have done for centuries, they often do so to highlight that certain personal attitudes or dispositions are indispensable for ... More

Italian Futurism and the Machine

Italian Futurism and the Machine

Katia Pizzi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719097096
eISBN:
9781526146694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121219
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This is the first interdisciplinary exploration of machine culture in Italian futurism after the First World War. The machine was a primary concern for the futuristi. As well as being a material tool ... More

Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96'A Living Tomb for Women'

Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Cara Diver

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘A Living Tomb for Women’ represents the first comprehensive history of marital violence in modern Ireland, from the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922 to the passage of the Domestic Violence ... More

Mutinous MemoriesA Subjective History of French Military Protest in 1919

Mutinous Memories: A Subjective History of French Military Protest in 1919

Matt Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114105
eISBN:
9781526144546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114129
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the eight-month wave of mutinies in the French infantry and navy in 1919. This revolt stretched from France's intervention against the Soviet Union through the Black Sea, into the ... More

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