Download E-books Cruelty and Companionship: Conflict in Nineteenth Century Married Life PDF

By A. James Hammerton

Cruelty and Companionship is an account of the intimate yet darker facets of marriage in Victorian and Edwardian England. Hammerton attracts upon formerly unpublished fabric from the files of the divorce court docket and magistrates' courts to problem many well known perspectives approximately altering family members patterns.
His findings open a unprecedented window onto the sexual politics of daily life and the regimen tensions which conditioned marriage in center and dealing category households. utilizing modern proof starting from prescriptive texts and public debate to autobiography and fiction, Hammerton examines the serious public scrutiny which observed the regimen publicity of marital breakdown, and charts a transforming into critique of men's behaviour in marriage which more and more demanded legislation and reform. The severe discourse which resulted, starting from paternalist to feminist, casts new mild at the origins and trajectory of 19th century feminism, criminal switch and our figuring out of the altering expression of masculinity.

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Download E-books Frommer's Cornwall Day By Day (Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket) PDF

By Sue Viccars

Cornwall daily is definitely the right pocket consultant booklet for self sufficient travelers offering a realistic, vibrant layout with worthy, transparent maps and expertly designed excursions. The consultant highlights the must-see locations within the zone and provides an expert opinion on the place to stick, devour and shop.

Includes:

  • Special curiosity excursions to the humanities & Crafts, Mining historical past, Castles & homes, historic Cornwall, kid's actions, and Cornwall's Gardens.
  • How to discover the simplest shores and the place to head for mountaineering, biking and watersports.
  • Regional excursions together with Bodmin Moor, the Lizard and Penwith.
  • Discover Cornwall's cities and towns with knowledgeable consultant to the locations to stick, devour and store round Bodmin, Falmouth, Fowey, Polruan, Launceston, Lostwithiel, Padstow, Penzance, Marazion, St Ives and Truro.
  • Top assistance and all you want to understand to utilize your journey within the Savvy visitor bankruptcy.

Maps to accompany each journey in addition to a fold-out local map in plastic case

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Download E-books Anglo-Norman Studies 31: Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2008 PDF

By C. P. Lewis

The modern historians of Anglo-Norman England shape a specific concentration of this factor. There are contributions on Henry of Huntingdon's illustration of civil battle; at the political purpose of the poems within the nameless lifetime of Edward the Confessor; on William of Malmesbury's depiction of Henry I; and at the impact upon historians of the overdue old background attributed to Hegesippus. A paper on Gerald of Wales and Merlin brings worthwhile literary insights to endure. different items take on non secular background (northern monasteries in the course of the Anarchy, the abbey of Tiron) and politics (family background around the Conquest, the Norman brothers Urse de Abetot and Robert Dispenser, the friendship community of King Stephen's family). the amount starts off with Judith Green's Allen Brown Memorial Lecture, which supplies a wide-ranging account of kingship, lordsihp and group in eleventh-century England. individuals: Judith eco-friendly, Janet Burton, Catherine A. M. Clarke, Sebastien Danielo, Emma Mason, advert Putter, Kathleen Thompson, Jean A. Truax, Elizabeth M. Tyler, Björn Weiler, Neil Wright

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Download E-books Strangers Settled Here Among Us: Immigration in Early Elizabethan England PDF

By L Hunt Yungblut

Through the reign of Elizabeth I, huge numbers of extraterrestrial beings immigrated into England for varied purposes, so much particularly to flee spiritual persecution and the wars that wrecked the Continent within the 16th century. very similar to governments dealing with immigration matters this present day, England's governors struggled to strike a stability among the doubtless worthwhile and the possibly harmful points of the extraterrestrial beings' presence. Strangers Settled the following among Us specializes in the hyperlink among the extraterrestrial beings, local English and the important govt. It explores guidelines and attitudes, bringing new views to popular records in addition to introducing records hardly obvious within the subject's scholarship.

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Download E-books Elizabethan Popular Culture PDF

Leonard R. N. Ashley delights readers with a set of evidence and folklore of the folk of Queen Elizabeth I’s period. He describes activities and hobbies, faith and superstition, cooking, lifestyles on the town and nation, and the emerging bourgeois category. In chapters titled as "Cakes and Ale," "The Playhouse and the Bearbaiting Pit," and "Hey nonny nonny," Ashley paints an enlightening portrait of a time made memorable via Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

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Download E-books Stark Decency: German Prisoners of War in a New England Village PDF

By Allen V. Koop

Stark Decency is a window into the occasions of 2 significantly diversified worlds: German wrestle veterans captured in North Africa and Normandy, and the small New Hampshire logging city which came across itself webhosting the felony camp. either side was once compelled to confront its prejudices and fears, and look at the benefits and flaws of its ideology. Then, an remarkable factor occurred: of their rural isolation, sharing harsh climatic conditions and the pinch of wartime rationing, friendships started to increase. Prisoners and their guards occasionally even labored jointly to fulfill the day-by-day pulpwood quotas, and little home made presents to the neighborhood villagers cemented friendships that proceed to today.

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Download E-books The Identity of England PDF

By Robert Colls

The English at the moment are short of a brand new feel of domestic and belonging, and a second look of who they're. it is a heritage of who they have been, with current wishes in brain. It starts by way of contemplating how the English country created an English state which from very early days refused to work out itself easily because the state's creature. It considers additionally how that country survived shattering revolutions in undefined, city residing and international clash whereas whilst keeping a softer, extra humane imaginative and prescient of themselves and their land. From this wealthy shop of historical past and danger, the booklet connects how the that means of britain has replaced and adjusted back some time past with the way it is altering now within the future.

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Download E-books Marine Permian of England (Emotions, Personality, and Psychotherapy) PDF

By D.B. Smith

This e-book is worried nearly absolutely with a various suite of carbonate rocks that have been shaped close to the margins of shallow tropical seas over the last 5-7 million years of the Permian interval (300-251 Ma). those particular rocks, jointly often called the Magnesian Limestone, were studied for greater than one hundred sixty years and the names of a few of the early employees - Geinitz, Murchison, Phillips, Sedgwick, Sorby - may grace any geological corridor of status. regardless of this ambitious attack, and the efforts of a number of later staff, the Magnesian Limestone nonetheless keeps a lot of its secrets and techniques. Permian marine rocks crop out on each side of the Pennines, yet these of the Zechstein Sea to the east are by way of some distance the thicker and extra various, and in those lie all yet one of many websites chosen for designated safety. certain money owed of the rocks in 26 such websites shape approximately half this publication and the conventional and particular positive factors of those websites are in comparison, contrasted and positioned of their mutual context within the rest of the e-book. The websites have been chosen based on a number of standards, together with forte, representativeness, old significance and suitability for educating reasons and examine; such a lot are inland quarries yet a number of are within the unrivalled coastal cliffs of classical County Durham the place the most trouble lies in figuring out what to not decide on.

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Download E-books The Making of the English Working Class PDF

"Thompson's publication has been known as debatable, yet possibly purely simply because such a lot of have forgotten how explosive England was once in the course of the Regency and the early reign of Victoria. with none reservation, The Making of the English operating Class is crucial research of these days because the vintage paintings of the Hammonds."--Commentary

"Mr. Thompson's deeply human mind's eye and regulated ardour aid us to recapture the agonies, heroisms and illusions of the operating category because it made itself. nobody drawn to the background of the English humans may still fail to learn his book."--London Times Literary Supplement

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