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Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Chapman

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191776243
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.001.0001
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9780192806932
Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction highlights the diversity of contemporary Anglicanism by exploring its history, theology, and structures. Although originally united by ... More
13. The Masses and the Classes: The Urban Worker

13. The Masses and the Classes: The Urban Worker  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0013
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‘The Masses and the Classes: The Urban Worker’ examines the condition of the working classes. The working classes enjoyed relative prosperity in the 1870s and 1880s, due to rising real ... More
10. Incorporation

10. Incorporation  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776533
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0010
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‘Incorporation’ deals with the recognition by the law of previously subversive ideas and movements, as well as the discontent of those outside the law. In 1850, trade unions were ... More
8. ‘The Ringing Grooves of Change’

8. ‘The Ringing Grooves of Change’  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0008
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‘The Ringing Grooves of Change’ examines the impact of the railways in a decade of industrial depression. Overcapitalization in industry, foreign competition, and lower returns on ... More
3. Reform and Religion

3. Reform and Religion  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0003
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‘Reform and Religion’ contrasts the obstacles to political reform with the dynamism of Evangelical revival. The British government played little role in encouraging or discouraging ... More
5. Commonwealth and Protectorate

5. Commonwealth and Protectorate  

John Morrill

in Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.003.0005
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9780192854001
‘Commonwealth and Protectorate’ argues that government during this period was something of a paradox, attempting societal and constitutional innovation, whilst securing the legal system, ... More
4. The Wars Abroad

4. The Wars Abroad  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776533
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0004
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‘The Wars Abroad’ addresses the impact of the Napoleonic Wars on Britain. The French Revolution saw Britain unprepared for Continental war and threatened with dissent and the contagion of ... More
2. The Twenties

2. The Twenties  

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Twentieth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776526
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853974.003.0002
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9780192853974
In the 1918 general election Lloyd George won a landslide victory, promising stability and a return to normality. However, it soon became clear that this was not to be. The national debt ... More
3. Industry and Idleness

3. Industry and Idleness  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0003
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9780192853998
‘Industry and Idleness’ provides an overview of the social and economic changes of the mid-century. Improved communications along turnpike roads enabled the growth of internal markets, ... More
1. John Wesley and the origins of Methodism

1. John Wesley and the origins of Methodism  

William J. Abraham

in Methodism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2019
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Apr 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802310.003.0001
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9780198802310
‘John Wesley and the origins of Methodism’ explains that John Wesley never had any intention to form a movement or church. The early life of John Wesley and his brother Charles is ... More
19. Ireland, Scotland, Wales: Home Rule Frustrated

19. Ireland, Scotland, Wales: Home Rule Frustrated  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0019
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‘Ireland, Scotland, Wales: Home Rule Frustrated’ considers the need for Home Rule and the impact that the failure of the Irish Home Rule Bill had on British politics. The ... More
15. The Propertied Classes

15. The Propertied Classes  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0015
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‘The Propertied Classes’ casts its gaze over the upper middle class. This class was divided between the professional and the manufacturing middle class. The manufacturing class increasingly ... More
23. Edwardian Years: A Crisis of the State Contained

23. Edwardian Years: A Crisis of the State Contained  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0023
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‘Edwardian Years: A Crisis of the State Contained’ is concerned with the genesis of the welfare state and the other changes of the Edwardian period. Social inquiries revealed the levels of ... More
2. The Rise of Robinocracy

2. The Rise of Robinocracy  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0002
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9780192853998
‘The Rise of Robinocracy’ describes the establishment of the Hanoverian regime and the Whig system. The failure of the Jacobite rising of 1715 left the new dynasty secure and able to forge ... More
11. Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant

11. Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0011
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9780192853981
‘Free Trade: An Industrial Economy Rampant’ looks at the attitudes and the make-up of British society from the 1850s to the 1870s. Free Trade became the consensus view of all the political ... More
Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

Christopher Harvie and Colin Matthew

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.001.0001
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book
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9780192853981
Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction is an account of remarkable economic and social change and an even more remarkable political stability. Britain in 1789 ... More
IntroductionUnderstanding the Book of Common Prayer

Introduction: Understanding the Book of Common Prayer  

Brian Cummings

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2018
Published Online: 
Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191842160
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198803928.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198803928
Understanding the Book of Common Prayer requires many approaches: historical, linguistic, theological, ethical, political, literary. Apart from two brief interludes, it was England’s ... More
3. King John's ‘little ways’

3. King John's ‘little ways’  

Nicholas Vincent

in Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777806
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.003.0004
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9780199582877
‘King John's ‘‘little ways’’’ addresses the issues surrounding John's kingship. A description of John's rise from obscurity to power is accompanied by an overview of John's reign and ... More
3. Competing visions for the Church of England

3. Competing visions for the Church of England  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776243
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.003.0003
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chapter
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9780192806932
‘Competing visions for the Church of England’ examines the conflicting views of the Puritans and those who favoured uniformity under the monarch in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. ... More
Twentieth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Twentieth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

Kenneth O. Morgan

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776526
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853974.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192853974
Twentieth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction examines the forces of consensus and conflict in twentieth-century Britain. This VSI covers the trauma of the First World ... More

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