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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
6. Restoration Monarchy

6. Restoration Monarchy  

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/9780192854001.003.0006
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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
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
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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
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. 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
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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‘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
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
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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
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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9780192806932
Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction highlights the diversity of contemporary Anglicanism by exploring its history, theology, and structures. Although originally united by ... More
4. The Making of Middle England

4. The Making of Middle England  

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/9780192853998.003.0004
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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
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

Print Publication Year: 
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
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
DOI: 
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
2. Empires and enclaves

2. Empires and enclaves  

Stephen Aron

in The American West: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2014
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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 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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‘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 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
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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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‘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
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

Print Publication Year: 
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
5. Commonwealth and Protectorate

5. Commonwealth and Protectorate  

John Morrill

in Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776557
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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
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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9780192853981
‘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
3. Reform and Religion

3. Reform and Religion  

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/9780192853981.003.0003
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chapter
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9780192853981
‘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
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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chapter
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9780192853981
‘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

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