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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 World Turned Upside Down'? Revolutionary England from Civil War to Cromwell||
We will explore one of the most turbulent periods in English history: the Civil War and Cromwellian era. This was a period which lives long in...
|Cromwell, History, English Civil War||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|
|'No one can serve two masters’:1 Female recusancy and rebellion during the Elizabethan period by Maria Neary||
In its literal sense ‘recusant’ means a person who refuses to submit to an authority or to comply with a regulation. In its...
Introduction to Vides Volume 6 - 2018.
|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...
|A chivalric knight and deep sea dredging; or, ‘the everlasting thunder of the deep’ by Nicholas Pritchard||
For Britons in the mid- to late nineteenth century the deep sea was starting to take a hold on the imagination. The successful...
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|