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History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation

History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805–2005

Holger Hoock (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264065
eISBN:
9780191734496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264065.001.0001

This volume explores the commemoration of the Battle of Trafalgar and Admiral Lord Nelson's death over the past two centuries. It includes the celebrations of 2005, which saw hundreds of official, ... More

The Ages of Voluntarism

The Ages of Voluntarism: How we got to the Big Society

Matthew Hilton and James McKay (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264829
eISBN:
9780191754036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264829.001.0001

This book provides the historical background to the rise of the Big Society, surveying the history of voluntarism over the last century. Politicians and commentators have long bemoaned the supposed ... More

Tudorism

Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Tatiana C. String and Marcus Bull (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.001.0001

An in-depth and wide-ranging academic investigation of the reception of the Tudor period in the modern world, this book includes studies by many of the leading scholars in their fields, and considers ... More

Lineages of Empire

Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Duncan Kelly (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.001.0001

Recently there has been an explosion of academic and popular interest in the history of how Britons have thought about their Empire. This book focuses on the ways in which the intellectual history ... More

The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Martin Daunton (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.001.0001

This book explores the questions of what counted as knowledge in Victorian Britain, who defined knowledge and the knowledgeable, by what means and by what criteria. During the Victorian period, the ... More

Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Chris Briggs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.001.0001

Exploring the role of credit is vital to understanding any economy. In the past two decades historians of many European regions have become increasingly aware that medieval credit, far from being the ... More

Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

William L Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.001.0001

The chapters in this book trace the changing relationship between Scotland and England following the unifying reign of Queen Victoria, through the debates over devolution, and into a future where the ... More

Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

T C Smout (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.001.0001

The Union of the Crowns in 1603 is the cornerstone of the modern British state, but relations between England and Scotland did not always run smoothly in the following centuries. This volume examines ... More

Borderline Citizens

Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Kathryn Gleadle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.001.0001

This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of women's involvement in British political culture in the first half of the nineteenth century. It is based on extensive archival research, but also ... More

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