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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society

Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
Sixth Series

Volume 12


Part of Royal Historical Society Transactions

    Janet L. Nelson, Nicholas Vincent, Mark Mazower, Robin Law, Julian Hoppit, Geoffrey Parker, Ian W. Archer, Roy Porter, John Tosh, John Gillingham, Nicholas Cooper, Paul Langford, Philip Carter, R. H. Sweet, Helen Berry, Elizabeth Foyster, Anthony Fletcher, Penny Russell
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    • Date Published: January 2003
    • availability: Available
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521815611

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    • The Transactions offers readers an annual collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians. Volume 12 of the sixth series takes the theme 'English politeness: conduct, social rank and moral virtue, c.1400–c.1900' as its main focus and includes England and the Continent in the Ninth Century, and includes papers on the following: Ends and Beginnings; Some Pardoners' Tales: The Earliest English Indulgences; Travellers and the Oriental City, c.1840–1920; The Myths of the South Sea Bubble; The Place of Tudor England in the Messianic Vision of Philip II of Spain; The Charity of Early Modern Londoners; From Civilitas to Civility: Codes of Manners in Medieval and Early Modern England; Topographies of Politeness; Polite Consumption: Shopping in Eighteenth-Century England; Creating a Veil of Silence? Politeness and Marital Violence in the English Household; Courses in Politeness.

      • Volume 12 of the sixth series of Transactions
      • Looks at the theme of English Politeness c.1400 – c.1900
      • Contains papers on an impressive range of social history
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      • Date Published: January 2003
      • format: Hardback
      • isbn: 9780521815611
      • length: 514 pages
      • copublisher: Royal Historical Society
      • dimensions: 225 x 146 x 32 mm
      • weight: 0.759kg
      • availability: Available
    • Table of Contents

      Presidential address: England and the Continent in the ninth century: I, ends and beginnings Janet L. Nelson
      1. Some pardoners' tales: the earliest English indulgences Nicholas Vincent
      2. Travellers and the Oriental city, c.1840–1920 Mark Mazower
      3. Individualising the Atlantic slave trade: the biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua of Djougou (1854) Robin Law
      4. The myths of the South Sea Bubble Julian Hoppit
      5. The place of Tudor England in the messianic vision of Philip II of Spain Geoffrey Parker
      6. The charity of early modern Londoners Ian W. Archer
      7. Matrix of modernity? (The Colin Matthew Memorial Lecture) Roy Porter
      English Politeness: Conduct, Social Rank and Moral Virtue, c.1400–c.1900: A Conference Held at the Huntingdon Library, San Marino, California, USA, 14–15 September 2001, and the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, 24 November 2001: Introduction John Tosh
      8. From civilitas to civility: codes of manners in medieval and early modern England John Gillingham
      9. Rank manners and display: the gentlemanly house, 1500–1750 Nicholas Cooper
      10. The uses of eighteenth-century politeness Paul Langford
      11. Polite 'persons': character, biography and the gentleman Philip Carter
      12. Topographies of politeness R. H. Sweet
      13. Polite consumption: shopping in eighteenth-century England Helen Berry
      14. Creating a veil of silence? Politeness and marital violence in the English household Elizabeth Foyster
      15. Courses in politeness: the upbringing and experience of five teenage diarists, 1671–1860 Anthony Fletcher
      16. The brash colonial: class and comportment in nineteenth-century Australia Penny Russell
      17. Gentlemanly politeness and manly simplicity in Victorian England John Tosh
      Report of council for 2001–2.

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      Janet L. Nelson, Nicholas Vincent, Mark Mazower, Robin Law, Julian Hoppit, Geoffrey Parker, Ian W. Archer, Roy Porter, John Tosh, John Gillingham, Nicholas Cooper, Paul Langford, Philip Carter, R. H. Sweet, Helen Berry, Elizabeth Foyster, Anthony Fletcher, Penny Russell

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