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The British Empire through BuildingsStructure, Function, Meaning

The British Empire through Buildings: Structure, Function, Meaning

John M. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145963
eISBN:
9781526152053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145970
Subject:
History, Social History

The British Empire contributed greatly to the globalising of western buildings, towns and cities across the world. The requirements of security necessitated the construction of forts and barracks ... More

Death and the CrownRitual and Politics in France Before the Revolution

Death and the Crown: Ritual and Politics in France Before the Revolution

Anne Byrne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526143303
eISBN:
9781526150530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143310
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In May 1774 Louis XV died, triggering a sequence of rituals unseen in fifty-nine years. This book explores how these one-in-a-reign rituals unfolded just fifteen years before the revolution. Starting ... More

Dying for the NationDeath, Grief and Bereavement in Second World War Britain

Dying for the Nation: Death, Grief and Bereavement in Second World War Britain

Lucy Noakes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780719087592
eISBN:
9781526152015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135650
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book places death squarely at the centre of war. Focused on Second World War Britain, it draws on a range of public and private sources to explore the ways that British people experienced death, ... More

Empire and EnterpriseMoney, Power and the Adventurers for Irish Land during the British Civil Wars

Empire and Enterprise: Money, Power and the Adventurers for Irish Land during the British Civil Wars

David Brown

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526131997
eISBN:
9781526152107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132000
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is about the transformation of England’s trade and government finances in the mid-seventeenth century, a revolution that destroyed Ireland. During the English Civil War a small group of ... More

Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war EnglandMyth, memory and emotional adaptation

Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Barry Hazley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What role does memory play in migrants’ adaption to the emotional challenges of migration? How are migrant selfhoods remade in relation to changing cultural myths? This book, the first to apply ... More

Mary and PhilipThe Marriage of Tudor England and Habsburg Spain

Mary and Philip: The Marriage of Tudor England and Habsburg Spain

Alexander Samson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526142238
eISBN:
9781526152091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142245
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The co-monarchy of Mary I and Philip II put England at the heart of early modern Europe. This positive reassessment of their joint reign counters a series of parochial, misogynist and anti-Catholic ... More

The Politics of HungerProtest, Poverty and Policy in England, c. 1750-c. 1840

The Politics of Hunger: Protest, Poverty and Policy in England, c. 1750-c. 1840

Carl J. Griffin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145628
eISBN:
9781526152022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145635
Subject:
History, Social History

In the age of Malthus and the workhouse when the threat of famine and absolute biological want had supposedly been lifted from the peoples of England, hunger remained a potent political force – and ... More

The Reputation of Philanthropy since 1750Britain and Beyond

The Reputation of Philanthropy since 1750: Britain and Beyond

Hugh Cunningham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526146380
eISBN:
9781526152077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146397
Subject:
History, Social History

Most people now associate philanthropy with donations of money by the rich to good causes. It has not always been so. The Reputation of Philanthropy explores how our modern definition came about and ... More

Sexual ProgressivesReimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Tanya Cheadle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262
Subject:
History, Social History

This book provides the first group portrait of the late Victorian and Edwardian feminists and socialists who campaigned against the moral conservatism of Victorian Scotland. They include Bella and ... More

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