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British history (V210): Historical studies focusing on the British Isles.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|John Aubrey Reading List||
A list of books and other resources useful for students attending this course.
|Seventeenth century, John Aubrey, History of Medicine, Industrial history, Exploration, English Civil War||view|
|The Domesday Book on-line||
Describes the history of the Domesday Book, gives descritions of life at the time of its compilation, and provides information and links on...
|Medieval, Local history, 11th century||view|
A French cartoon satirising the supposed duplicity of British interests in Africa, from 1898.
|Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history, Scramble for Africa||view|
|A border to the unknown: folk ritual and interpretations of astrological phenomena in Edmond Halley’s A Description of the Passage of the Shadow of the Moon over England (1723) and James Catnach’s almanac, The Prophetic Messenger (1833), Anya Hancock||
Halley’s widely circulated broadside presents one of the earliest rational analyses of a solar eclipse. In it, the Enlightenment scientist...
Infamous and striking print by English artist, James Gillray. It portrays the September Massacres, 1792, which heralded the beginning of the...
|French Revolution, Terror, James Gillray, September Massacres, 1792||view|
|A Nation in Embryo? Paine on Freedom & Tyranny||
These extracts, from the first in a series of pamphlets written by Thomas Paine between 1776 and 1783, really illustrate Paine's political...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Thomas Paine, eighteenth century history, common sense, 1776||view|
|A Snapshot of London Life||
Extracts from Mayhew's classic studies of Victorian streetlife
|Nineteenth century, victorian history, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, Henry Mayhew||view|
In this remarkable cartoon, published weeks before the collapse of constitutional monarchy in France, King George III is shown examining a...
|1792, Terror, French Revolution, king george III, James Gillray||view|
|A Vision of Britain Through Time||
Access to hundreds of primary sources, from 1801 to the present day, including maps, statistics and historical descriptions, and many analyses of...
|Historical Maps, Travel writing, Census, Election results, Victorian, 19th century, 20th century, History||view|
|Alive, yet dead: Mourning in the Victorian period, Sandra Franz||
This article explores the attitude towards death through two different sources – a photograph of parents posing with their deceased infant as an...
|Tennyson, mourning, 19th century, Victorian Culture, Photography, Death||view|