By Gerhard Altmann
By Anthony Hogan
By Laura Kelly
By Janet Horowitz Murray,Myra Stark
The Englishwoman’s evaluation, which released from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a good swap within the diversity of chances open to ladies. the best of the journal used to be the belief of the rising emancipated middle-class lady: fiscal independence from males, selection of career, participation within the male organizations of trade and executive, entry to better schooling, admittance to the male professions, fairly medication, and, after all, the facility of suffrage equivalent to that of fellows.
First released in 1984, this 30th quantity includes concerns from 1898. With an informative advent by way of Janet Horowitz Murray and Myra Stark, and an index compiled via Anna Clark, this set is a useful source to these learning 19th and early twentieth-century feminism and the women’s flow in Britain.
By Shirley Spencer Doering
By R. Barry O'Brien
This selection of papers, first released in 1888, provides the heritage of eire because it opened up from the Treaty of Limerick in 1691 until eventually the Land Act of 1870 and the house Rule flow. Written at a time of serious nationwide curiosity within the ‘Irish Problem’, Two Centuries of Irish heritage tells the tale of Ireland’s courting with successive British governments because the reign of William III, and charts the improvement of bitterness among opposing factions inside of eire itself. while now not missing scholarly rigour, every one contribution is lucidly written and available to the reader.
By Elizabeth Mancke,Carole Shammas
Was the British Atlantic formed extra by way of imperial rivalries or through the activities of subnational teams with a number of financial, social, and spiritual agendas? The construction of the British Atlantic World analyzes the interrelationship among those competing factors for the advance of the British Atlantic via interpreting migration styles on either the macro and micro point. It additionally scrutinizes the jobs performed via exchange, faith, ethnicity, and sophistication in linking Atlantic borders and the more and more advanced criminal, highbrow and emotional courting among the British sovereign and colonial charterholders.
Contributors comprise Joyce E. Chaplin, John E. Crowley, David Barry Gaspar, April Lee Hatfield, James Horn, Ray A. Kea, Elizabeth Mancke, Philip D. Morgan, William M. Offutt, Robert Olwell, Carole Shammas, Wolfgang Splitter, Mark L. Thompson, Karin Wulf, Avihu Zakai.
By Robert Poole
By Donald J. Gara
Prior to the British assault on ny in August 1776, French and Indian warfare hero Robert Rogers equipped a regiment to affix the fight—but no longer at the facet of his local New Hampshire. Named in honor of Queen Charlotte, the spouse of King George III, Rogers’s regiment recruited the majority of its infantrymen from the massive variety of Loyalist refugees on Staten Island who had fled from long island. Rogers’s command of the unit used to be short-lived, despite the fact that, after a humiliating defeat in past due October by way of a shock assault on his headquarters. lower than new management, the unit performed a decisive position and suffered heavy casualties on the conflict of Brandywine that introduced them their first favorable cognizance from the British excessive command. With this functionality, and less than the capable management of John Graves Simcoe, the Queen’s American Rangers—sometimes often called “Simcoe’s Rangers”—were often assigned to serve along British standard troops in lots of battles, together with Monmouth, Springfield, Charleston, and Yorktown. Receiving widespread excessive compliment from Lieutenant normal Sir Henry Clinton, the Commander in leader of the British military in the United States, the unit used to be put on the yank institution of the British military in may well 1779, a standing conferred on provincial devices that had played priceless prone in the course of the conflict, and was once renamed the first American Regiment. sooner than the top of the conflict, the rangers have been absolutely integrated into the British ordinary military, certainly one of simply 4 Loyalist devices to be so honored.
The Queen’s American Rangers by way of historian Donald J. Gara is the 1st book-length account of this storied unit. in response to wide basic resource learn, the publication strains the full activities, command adjustments, and conflict performances of the rangers, from their first muster to their formal incorporation into the British military and supreme emigration to Canada on land promises conferred by way of a thankful British crown.
By David Cressy
Prize-winning historian David Cressy mines the widest variety of archival and revealed assets, together with ballads, sermons, speeches, letters, diaries, petitions, proclamations, and the complaints of secular and ecclesiastical courts, to discover the aspirations and expectancies not just of the king and his fans, but additionally the unruly energies of a lot of his matters, displaying how royal authority was once constituted, in peace and in conflict - and the way it all started to fall apart.
A combination of micro-historical research and constitutional concept, parish politics and ecclesiology, army, cultural, and social heritage, Charles I and the folks of britain is the 1st significant try and attach the political, constitutional, and non secular heritage of this important interval in English background with the adventure and aspirations of the remainder of the inhabitants. From the king and his ministers to the standard dealings and critiques of parishioners, petitioners, and taxpayers,
David Cressy re-creates the broadest attainable landscape of early Stuart England, because it slipped from complacency to revolution.
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