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4. The Romanesque rebuilding of England

4. The Romanesque rebuilding of England  

George Garnett

in The Norman Conquest: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775376
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801616.003.0005
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9780192801616
Apart from Westminster Abbey, no major English church survived the first fifty years of Norman rule. The process of rebuilding was prosecuted with a zeal which sometimes verged on ... More
7. ‘Unless the Lord Build the City …’

7. ‘Unless the Lord Build the City …’  

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/9780192853981.003.0007
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9780192853981
‘Unless the Lord Build the City ...’ considers the reform of public health and education and the influence that religion had on this process. Epidemic diseases like cholera prevailed in the ... More
1. The Norman Kings

1. The Norman Kings  

John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths

in Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776564
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854025.003.0001
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9780192854025
Duke William of Normandy was crowned king of England on Christmas Day in 1066. His position wasn't secure. There were risings against Norman rule during every year from 1067 to 1070. ‘The ... More
1. Life and work

1. Life and work  

Bhikhu Parekh

in Gandhi: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776816
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854575.003.0001
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9780192854575
‘Life and work’ explores the development of Gandhi's political views. Gandhi grew up in an eclectic religious environment in Porbandar. He left for England in 1888 to train as a lawyer and ... More
6. Restoration Monarchy

6. Restoration Monarchy  

John Morrill

in Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.003.0006
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9780192854001
‘Restoration monarchy’ traces parliament's attempts to limit the power of the restored monarchy. James II's absolutist tendencies led to his deposition and a new, more enduring settlement ... More
2. Empires and enclaves

2. Empires and enclaves  

Stephen Aron

in The American West: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2014
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
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9780199393602
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199858934.003.0003
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9780199858934
Columbus discovered an Old World in 1492. Steep population declines reduced Indian numbers by more than 90 percent in the following four centuries. European maps of the seventeenth and ... More
4. The road to Runnymede

4. The road to Runnymede  

Nicholas Vincent

in Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777806
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10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.003.0005
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9780199582877
‘The road to Runnymede’ details the circumstances that led to the creation of Magna Carta. John's plans to invade France are thwarted by lack of support from his barons. The Church in ... More
1. In Good King Edward's golden days

1. In Good King Edward's golden days  

Nicholas Vincent

in Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777806
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.003.0002
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9780199582877
‘In Good King Edward's golden days’ describes the style of kingship practiced by the Plantagenets and how Magna Carta was created in response to their excesses. Magna Carta was drawn up ... 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
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0010
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9780192853981
‘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
Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Chapman

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776243
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.001.0001
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book
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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
6. Æthelred and Cnut: The Decline of the English Monarchy

6. Æthelred and Cnut: The Decline of the English Monarchy  

John Blair

in The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776571
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854032.003.0006
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9780192854032
The following two reigns after Eadgar would show that there were many limitations to West Saxon kingship of England. Edward ‘the Martyr’ lasted just a short while before being replaced ... More
4. The Making of Middle England

4. The Making of Middle England  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0004
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9780192853998
‘The Making of Middle England’ explores the impact of the emergence of a middle class on society. In eighteenth-century Europe, England was the outstanding example of a plutocratic society, ... 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
eISBN: 
9780191776533
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0004
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9780192853981
‘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
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
2. The Rise of Robinocracy

2. The Rise of Robinocracy  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
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
Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Fashion: A Very Short Introduction  

Rebecca Arnold

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.001.0001
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book
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9780199547906
Fashion: A Very Short Introduction presents fashion's myriad influences and manifestations. Fashion is a dynamic global industry that plays an important role in the economic, ... More
1. Designers

1. Designers  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777318
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0002
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9780199547906
Historically most clothing was home-made but by the end of the 17th century tailors began establishing their names. The name of the tailor became associated with a certain style and ... More
3. Industry

3. Industry  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0004
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9780199547906
The fashion industry is predicated on change. It is inherently unstable and seasonal. ‘Industry’ charts the history of the fashion design business in all its guises from the 14th century, ... More
5. Ethics

5. Ethics  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199547906
The issue of ethics is vital for the fashion industry. Ethical questions relating to how fashion is produced have gained in significance since the late 19th century. The ways in which ... More
4. Shopping

4. Shopping  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199547906
How has the retail end of the fashion industry changed? During the Renaissance, fabrics were bought from markets and pedlars, as they had been for centuries. Textiles were relatively ... More

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