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Academic ambassadors, Pacific alliesAustralia, America and the Fulbright Program

Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies: Australia, America and the Fulbright Program

Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526128973
eISBN:
9781526142030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526128973.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book recounts the history of the Fulbright Program in Australia, locating academic exchange in the context of US cultural diplomacy and revealing a complex relationship between governments, ... More

After 1851The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The 10th of June, 1854, promises to be a day scarcely less memorable in the social history of the present age than was the 1st of May, 1851’ boasted the Chronicleon 10 June 1854, comparing the ... More

Amateur filmMeaning and practice c. 1927–77

Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Amateur film: Meaning and practice 1927–77 traces the development of non-professional interests in making and showing film. It explores how amateur cinematography gained a following among the ... More

American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913A History of the US Consular Service

American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service

Bernadette Whelan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083013
eISBN:
9781781703281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083013.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reconstructs American consular activity in Ireland from 1790 to 1913 and elucidates the interconnectedness of America's foreign interests, Irish nationalism and British imperialism. Its ... More

Anarchism, 1914-18Internationalism, Anti-Militarism and War

Anarchism, 1914-18: Internationalism, Anti-Militarism and War

Ruth Kinna and Matthew Adams (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993412
eISBN:
9781526128188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993412.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This volume provides examines anarchist responses to the First World War. The collection is divided into three sections. The first examines the interventionist debate, focusing on the acrimonious ... More

The Ancient Greeks at War

The Ancient Greeks at War

Louis Rawlings

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056574
eISBN:
9781781700839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The ancient Greeks experienced war in many forms. By land and by sea, they conducted raids, ambushes, battles and sieges; they embarked on campaigns of intimidation, conquest and annihilation; they ... More

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

Anglo-Jewry Since 1066Place, Locality and Memory

Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book is a study of the history and memory of Anglo-Jewry from medieval times to the present and explores the construction of identities, both Jewish and non-Jewish, in relation to the concept of ... More

Anna of DenmarkThe material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Anna of Denmark: The material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Jemma Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142498
eISBN:
9781526155542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142504
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses Anna of Denmark’s material and visual patronage at the Stuart courts, examining her engagement with a wide array of expressive media including architecture, garden design, ... More

The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Christina H. Lee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the Spanish elite’s fixation on social and racial “passing” and “passers” as represented in a wide range of texts produced in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It examines ... More

Apostasy and Jewish identity in high Middle Ages Northern Europe'Are you still my brother?'

Apostasy and Jewish identity in high Middle Ages Northern Europe: 'Are you still my brother?'

Goldin Simha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719095771
eISBN:
9781781707852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095771.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In this study, the various aspects of the way the Jews regarded themselves in the context of the lapse into another religion will be researched fully for the first time. We will attempt to understand ... More

The art of the possiblePolitics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

Chris Williams and Andrew Edwards (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090714
eISBN:
9781781708798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090714.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

‘Die Politik’, Bismarck is reputed to have said, ‘ist die Lehre von Möglichen’. Translated as ‘politics is the art of the possible’, this phrase captures neatly the pragmatism that has been at the ... 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

The battle of BritishnessMigrant journeys, 1685 to the present

The battle of Britishness: Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719066405
eISBN:
9781781704721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This pioneering study of migrant journeys to Britain begins with Huguenot refugees in the 1680s and continues to asylum seekers and east European workers today. Analysing the history and memory of ... More

Battle-scarredMortality, medical care and military welfare in the British Civil Wars

Battle-scarred: Mortality, medical care and military welfare in the British Civil Wars

David Appleby and Andrew Hopper (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124807
eISBN:
9781526138675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124807.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Historians of the British Civil Wars are increasingly taking notice of these bloody conflicts as a critical event in the welfare history of Europe. This volume will examine the human costs of the ... More

Beastly encounters of the RajLivelihoods, livestock and veterinary health in India, 1790-1920

Beastly encounters of the Raj: Livelihoods, livestock and veterinary health in India, 1790-1920

Saurabh Mishra

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089725
eISBN:
9781781708330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089725.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This study examines several themes such as public health, caste formation, famines, bacteriology, and the nature of the colonial state. These subjects have been studied while focusing on the central ... More

Being BoysYouth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Melanie Tebbut

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This original and fresh approach to the emotions of adolescence focuses on the leisure lives of working-class boys and young men in the inter-war years. Being Boys challenges many stereotypes about ... More

Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century

Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century

Rebecca Anne Barr, Sylvie Kleiman-Lafton, and Sophie Vasset (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127051
eISBN:
9781526138682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127051.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This collection of essays seeks to complicate the notion of the supremacy of the brain as the key organ of the Enlightenment, by focusing on the workings of the bowels and viscera that obsessed ... More

Beyond the MetropolisThe changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Katy Layton-Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Drawing on images that shaped the popular perception of British towns between 1780 and 1880, Beyond the Metropolis challenges enduring misconceptions about urbanization, its representation, and ... More

Beyond the StateThe colonial medical service in British Africa

Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Anna Greenwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

A collection of essays about the Colonial Medical Service of Africa in which a group of distinguished colonial historians illustrate the diversity and active collaborations to be found in the untidy ... More

Black Bartholomew's DayPreaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

David J. Appleby

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the religious, political and cultural implications of a collision of highly charged polemic prompted by the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662, ... More

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

Brave CommunityThe Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

John Gurney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a full-length modern study of the Diggers or ‘True Levellers’, who were among the most remarkable of the radical groups to emerge during the English Revolution of 1640–60. Acting at a time of ... More

Britain and the Formation of the Gulf StatesEmbers of Empire

Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Shohei Sato

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is about the end of the British Empire in the Middle East. It offers new insights into how the relationship between Britain and the Gulf rulers that was nurtured at the height of the ... More

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

British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18A Very Much Abused Body of Men

British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18: A Very Much Abused Body of Men

James McDermott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084775
eISBN:
9781781702673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084775.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Military Service Tribunals were formed following the introduction of conscription in January 1916, to consider applications for exemption from men deemed by the new legislation to have enlisted. ... More

British National Identity and Opposition to Membership of Europe, 1961-63The Anti-Marketeers

British National Identity and Opposition to Membership of Europe, 1961-63: The Anti-Marketeers

Robert F. Dewey, Jr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078712
eISBN:
9781781702147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078712.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the opponents of Britain's first attempt to join the European Economic Community (EEC) between the announcement of Harold Macmillan's new policy ... More

The British People and the League of NationsDemocracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c. 1918–45

The British People and the League of Nations: Democracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c. 1918–45

Helen McCarthy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086168
eISBN:
9781781702659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086168.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the decades following Europe's first total war, millions of British men and women looked to the League of Nations as the symbol and guardian of a new world order based on international ... More

British Women of the Eastern FrontWar, Writing and Experience in Serbia and Russia, 1914-20

British Women of the Eastern Front: War, Writing and Experience in Serbia and Russia, 1914-20

Angela K. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096181
eISBN:
9781526115027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096181.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the experiences and contributions of British women performing various kinds of active service across the Eastern Front in Serbia, Russia and Romania during the First World War. The ... More

Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Brian Sudlow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a comparative study of the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include ... More

The Cato Street ConspiracyPlotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

Jason McElligott and Martin Conboy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526144980
eISBN:
9781526150547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144997
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

On 23 February 1820 a group of radicals were arrested in Cato Street off the Edgware Road in London. They were within 60 minutes of setting out to assassinate the British cabinet. Five of the ... More

The Central Asian Revolt of 1916A Collapsing Empire in the Age of War and Revolution

The Central Asian Revolt of 1916: A Collapsing Empire in the Age of War and Revolution

Alexander Morrison, Cloé Drieu, and Aminat Chokobaeva (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526129420
eISBN:
9781526150400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526129437
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The 1916 Revolt was a key event in the history of Central Asia, and of the Russian Empire in the First World War. This volume is the first comprehensive re-assessment of its causes, course and ... More

The Character of English Rural SocietyEarls Colne, 1550-1750

The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Henry French and Richard Hoyle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book uses a study of a north Essex village to make a contribution to our knowledge of England between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Earls Colne has been well known to historians as the ... 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

Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Sabine Lee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526104588
eISBN:
9781526128461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores the integration of children born of war (CBOW) into post-conflict societies by investigating children fathered by foreign soldiers in several conflicts spanning much of the 20th ... More

Church, Nation and RaceCatholics and Antisemitism in Germany and England, 1918-45

Church, Nation and Race: Catholics and Antisemitism in Germany and England, 1918-45

Ulrike Ehret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079436
eISBN:
9781781702017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079436.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book compares the worldviews and factors that promoted or, indeed, opposed anti-semitism amongst Catholics in Germany and England after the First World War. As a prequel to books on Hitler, ... More

Church, State and Social Science in IrelandKnowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Church, State and Social Science in Ireland: Knowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Peter Murray and Maria Feeny

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100788
eISBN:
9781526120823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100788.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From British rule the independent Irish state inherited an effectively denominational system of university education and a complementary set of science and arts institutions. Under independent rule ... More

"Cinemas and cinemagoing in wartime Britain, 1939-45"The utility dream palace

"Cinemas and cinemagoing in wartime Britain, 1939-45": The utility dream palace

Richard Farmer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091889
eISBN:
9781526109644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091889.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The utility dream palace is a cultural history of cinemagoing and the cinema exhibition industry in Britain during the Second World War, a period of massive audiences in which vast swathes of the ... More

Citizenship, Nation, EmpireThe Politics of History Teaching in England, 1870-1930

Citizenship, Nation, Empire: The Politics of History Teaching in England, 1870-1930

Yeandle Peter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719080128
eISBN:
9781781708354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080128.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Citizenship, Nation, Empire investigates the extent to which popular imperialism influenced the teaching of history between 1870 and 1930. It is the first book-length study to trace the substantial ... More

The Civil Service and the Revolution in Ireland, 1912–38Shaking the Blood-stained Hand of Mr Collins

The Civil Service and the Revolution in Ireland, 1912–38: Shaking the Blood-stained Hand of Mr Collins

Martin Maguire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077401
eISBN:
9781781702611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077401.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book is a history of the Irish civil service and its response to revolutionary changes in the State. It examines the response of the civil service to the threat of partition, World War, the ... More

Civilians into soldiersWar, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45

Civilians into soldiers: War, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45

Emma Newlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088049
eISBN:
9781781707869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088049.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Civilians into Soldiers is an examination of British Army life during the Second World War. Drawing on a wealth of official records and servicemen’s personal testimonies it explores the ways in which ... More

College Communities AbroadEducation, Migration and Catholicism in Early Modern Europe

College Communities Abroad: Education, Migration and Catholicism in Early Modern Europe

Liam Chambers and Thomas O'Connor (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784995140
eISBN:
9781526132239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995140.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the early modern period, Catholic communities in Protestant jurisdictions were impelled to establish colleges for the education and formation of students in more hospitable Catholic territories. ... More

Colonial CaringA history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Colonial Caring covers over a century of colonial nursing by nurses from a wide range of countries including: Denmark, Britain, USA, Holland and Italy; with the colonised countries including South ... More

The Colonisation of TimeRitual, Routine and Resistance in the British Empire

The Colonisation of Time: Ritual, Routine and Resistance in the British Empire

Giordano Nanni

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719082719
eISBN:
9781781702239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082719.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Colonisation of Time is a highly original and long overdue examination of the ways that western-European and specifically British concepts and rituals of time were imposed on other cultures as a ... More

Commerce, finance and statecraftHistories of England, 1600-1780

Commerce, finance and statecraft: Histories of England, 1600-1780

Ben Dew

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784992965
eISBN:
9781526138705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, historians of England pioneered a series of new approaches to the history of economic policy. Commerce, Finances and Statecraft charts the development of ... More

Communism and anti-Communism in early Cold War ItalyLanguage, symbols and myths

Communism and anti-Communism in early Cold War Italy: Language, symbols and myths

Andrea Mariuzzo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526121875
eISBN:
9781526138712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121875.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The struggle in projects, ideas and symbols between the strongest Communist Party in the West and an anti-Communist and pro-Western government coalition was the most peculiar founding element of the ... More

Community and IdentityThe Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Stephen Constantine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study concerns the history of Gibraltar following its military conquest in 1704, after which sovereignty of the territory was transferred from Spain to Britain and it became a British fortress ... More

Connecting centre and localityPolitical communication in early modern England

Connecting centre and locality: Political communication in early modern England

Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147158
eISBN:
9781526155528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147165
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This collection of essays is set up to explore the dynamics of local/national political culture in seventeenth-century Britain, with particular reference to political communication. It examines the ... More

Constructing KingshipThe Capetian Monarchs of France and the Early Crusades

Constructing Kingship: The Capetian Monarchs of France and the Early Crusades

James Naus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090974
eISBN:
9781526115041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Scholars of medieval power structures, feudal relations, monarchy, and ritual performance have long recognized that the early twelfth century was ground zero in the cultural, social, and political ... More

Cooking up a revolutionFood Not Bombs, Homes Not Jails, and resistance to gentrification

Cooking up a revolution: Food Not Bombs, Homes Not Jails, and resistance to gentrification

Sean Parson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526107350
eISBN:
9781526142023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107350.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

On Labor Day in 1988 two hundred hungry and homeless people went to Golden Gate Park in search of a hot meal, while fifty-four activists from Food Not Bombs, surrounded by riot police, lined up to ... More

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