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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 12 By Royal Historical Society

Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 12
by Royal Historical Society

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Volume 12 publishes a themed section on 'English politeness: conduct, social rank and moral virtue, c.1400-c.1900'. Other papers include England and the Continent in the Ninth Century; Travellers and the Oriental City, c.1840-1920; The Myths of the South Sea Bubble.
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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 12: Sixth Series by Royal Historical Society

The Transactions offers readers an annual collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians. Volume 12 of the sixth series takes the theme 'English politeness: conduct, social rank and moral virtue, c.1400-c.1900' as its main focus and includes England and the Continent in the Ninth Century, and includes papers on the following: Ends and Beginnings; Some Pardoners' Tales: The Earliest English Indulgences; Travellers and the Oriental City, c.1840-1920; The Myths of the South Sea Bubble; The Place of Tudor England in the Messianic Vision of Philip II of Spain; The Charity of Early Modern Londoners; From Civilitas to Civility: Codes of Manners in Medieval and Early Modern England; Topographies of Politeness; Polite Consumption: Shopping in Eighteenth-Century England; Creating a Veil of Silence? Politeness and Marital Violence in the English Household; Courses in Politeness.

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Presidential address: England and the Continent in the ninth century: I, ends and beginnings Janet L. Nelson; 1. Some pardoners' tales: the earliest English indulgences Nicholas Vincent; 2. Travellers and the Oriental city, c.1840-1920 Mark Mazower; 3. Individualising the Atlantic slave trade: the biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua of Djougou (1854) Robin Law; 4. The myths of the South Sea Bubble Julian Hoppit; 5. The place of Tudor England in the messianic vision of Philip II of Spain Geoffrey Parker; 6. The charity of early modern Londoners Ian W. Archer; 7. Matrix of modernity? (The Colin Matthew Memorial Lecture) Roy Porter; English Politeness: Conduct, Social Rank and Moral Virtue, c.1400-c.1900: A Conference Held at the Huntingdon Library, San Marino, California, USA, 14-15 September 2001, and the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, 24 November 2001: Introduction John Tosh; 8. From civilitas to civility: codes of manners in medieval and early modern England John Gillingham; 9. Rank manners and display: the gentlemanly house, 1500-1750 Nicholas Cooper; 10. The uses of eighteenth-century politeness Paul Langford; 11. Polite 'persons': character, biography and the gentleman Philip Carter; 12. Topographies of politeness R. H. Sweet; 13. Polite consumption: shopping in eighteenth-century England Helen Berry; 14. Creating a veil of silence? Politeness and marital violence in the English household Elizabeth Foyster; 15. Courses in politeness: the upbringing and experience of five teenage diarists, 1671-1860 Anthony Fletcher; 16. The brash colonial: class and comportment in nineteenth-century Australia Penny Russell; 17. Gentlemanly politeness and manly simplicity in Victorian England John Tosh; Report of council for 2001-2.

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GOR003578730
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 12: Sixth Series by Royal Historical Society
Royal Historical Society
Royal Historical Society Transactions
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Cambridge University Press
2003-01-16
514
0521815614
9780521815611
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