Download E-books Intellect and Character in Victorian England: Mark Pattison and the Invention of the Don PDF

By H. S. Jones

Within the Victorian interval English universities have been reworked past reputation, and the trendy educational occupation started to take form. Mark Pattison used to be one of many best Oxford dons during this an important interval, and articulated a particular imaginative and prescient of the academic's vocation usually at odds with these of his contemporaries. within the first severe research of Pattison as a philosopher, Stuart Jones indicates his value within the cultural and highbrow lifetime of the time: as a proponent of the German suggestion of the collage, as a follower of Newman who turned an agnostic and a completely secular highbrow, and as a pioneer within the examine of the background of rules. Pattison is now remembered (misleadingly) because the intended prototype for Mr Casaubon in George Eliot's Middlemarch, yet this ebook retrieves his prestige as the most unique and self-conscious of Victorian intellectuals.

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Download E-books The Politics of Trade: The Overseas Merchant in State and Society, 1660-1720 PDF

By Perry Gauci

This publication examines the political and social influence of English out of the country retailers in the course of the upheavals of the past due 17th and early eighteenth centuries. It explores the service provider societies of London, York, and Liverpool, and illuminates the becoming prominence of the in a foreign country dealer within the press and in Parliament.

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Download E-books A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1981 New England Section Topical Meeting on Nonoxide Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 3, No. 1/2 PDF

This quantity is a part of the Ceramic Engineering and technological know-how continuing  (CESP) series.  This sequence includes a number of papers facing concerns in either conventional ceramics (i.e., glass, whitewares, refractories, and porcelain tooth) and complex ceramics. issues lined within the sector of complex ceramic comprise bioceramics, nanomaterials, composites, strong oxide gasoline cells, mechanical homes and structural layout, complex ceramic coatings, ceramic armor, porous ceramics, and more.
Content:
Chapter 1 an outline of Nonoxide Ceramics know-how (pages 1–2): Richard M. Spriggs
Chapter 2 Synthesis and features of Ceramic Powders made up of Laser?Heated Gases (pages 3–19): R. A. Marra and J. S. Haggerty
Chapter three Fabrication of Sinterable Silicon Nitride through Injection Molding (pages 20–34): C. L. Quackenbush, ok. French and J. T. Neil
Chapter four Oxynitride Glasses and Silicon Nitride Processing (pages 35–49): R. E. Loehman
Chapter five The coaching, constitution, and homes of business Sialon Ceramic fabrics (pages 50–66): R. J. Lumby
Chapter 6 Aluminum Oxynitride Spinel (ALON)–A New Optical and Multimode Window fabric (pages 67–76): T. M. Hartnett, E. A. Maguire, R. L. Gentilman, N. D. Corbin and J. W. McCauley
Chapter 7 evaluation of Static Fatigue in Silicon Nitride and Silicon Carbide (pages 77–98): G. D. Quinn
Chapter eight Silicon Carbide Mirrors for High?Power functions (pages 99–108): Peter Z. Takacs
Chapter nine using Silicon Nitride in Semiconductor units (pages 109–119): C. A. Goodwin
Chapter 10 Silicon Carbide for High?Temperature warmth Exchangers (pages 120–127): R. A. Penty and J. W. Bjerklie

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Download E-books International Brigades in Spain 1936-39 (Elite) PDF

Osprey's research of the foreign Brigades of the Spanish Civil conflict (1936-1939). The Civil conflict fought in Spain used to be essentially the most bloody and bitterly fought army campaigns of the twentieth century. either the loyalist Republican troops and the Nationalists below common Franco used international volunteers to complement their very own forces. on the subject of the Republicans the Comintern organised the overseas Brigades, ultimately recruiting over 40,000 humans. The foreign Brigades have been the Republican forces elite and as such have been stationed on the hardest sectors and sometimes led the main determined assaults. Ken Bradley info the historical past, recruitment, composition, enterprise, uniforms and kit of those brigades.

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Download E-books The Reign of Henry VIII: Politics, Policy and Piety PDF

For almost thirty-eight years, Henry VIII governed the dominion of britain, and the 3 young ones of his six marriages could among them reign for aa extra half-century and extra. His reign hasn't ever ceased to impress argument, no longer least as a result of one of many nice titles which he seized for himself: excellent Head of the Church in England. This declare used to be to have outcomes that are nonetheless unravelling this present day; on the time it ended in many deaths and lots more and plenty bitterness. used to be Henry as egocentric, merciless monster, or a farsighted architect of his country's destiny greatness? How have been his alterations in church and country understood and bought by means of his topics? Tese are a number of the matters mentioned through the essayists within the assortment.

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Download E-books Aristocratic Vice: The Attack on Duelling, Suicide, Adultery, and Gambling in Eighteenth-Century England PDF

By Donna T. Andrew

Aristocratic Vice examines the outrage against—and makes an attempt to end—the 4 vices linked to the aristocracy in eighteenth-century England: duelling, suicide, adultery, and playing. all of the 4, it was once as a rule believed, owed its foundation to satisfaction. Many felt the legislations didn't pass a ways adequate to punish these perpetrators who have been contributors of the elite. during this fascinating new ebook, Andrew explores each one vice’s therapy by way of the click on the time and indicates how a century of public assaults on aristocratic vices promoted a feeling of “class superiority” one of the soon-to-emerge British heart class.

“Donna Andrew keeps to light up the psychological landscapes of eighteenth-century Britain. . . . No historian of the interval has made larger or more advantageous use of the newspaper press as a resource for cultural heritage than she. This e-book is obviously the manufactured from loads of paintings and is probably going to stimulate extra work.”—Joanna Innes, collage of Oxford

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Download E-books Royalism, Print and Censorship in Revolutionary England (Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History) PDF

By Jason McElligott

This can be a learn of a impressive set of royalist newsbooks produced in stipulations of strict secrecy in London throughout the overdue 1640s. It makes use of those flimsy, ephemeral sheets of paper to reconsider the character of either royalism and Civil battle allegiance. Royalism, Print and Censorship in innovative England strikes past the easy and simplistic dichotomies of 'absolutism' as opposed to 'constitutionalism'. In doing so, it deals a nuanced, cutting edge and fascinating imaginative and prescient of a surprisingly missed element of the Civil Wars. Print has consistently been visible as a thorough, destabilizing strength: an agent of social swap and revolution. Royalism, Print and Censorship in progressive England demonstrates, against this, how full of life, vivid and intriguing using print as an agent of conservatism will be. It seeks to rescue the historical past of polemic in 1640s and 1650s England from an undue preoccupation with the factional squabbles of major politicians. In doing so, it bargains a primary reappraisal of the idea and perform of censorship in early-modern England, and of how within which we should always technique the background of books and print-culture.

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Download E-books The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England PDF

Widely said because the crucial reference paintings for this era, this quantity brings jointly greater than seven hundred articles written via one hundred fifty best students that hide the folks, areas, actions, and creations of the Anglo-Saxons. 

  • The simply reference paintings to hide the historical past, archaeology, arts, structure, literatures, and languages of britain from the Roman withdrawal to the Norman Conquest (c.450 – 1066 AD)
  • Includes over seven hundred alphabetical entries written via a hundred and fifty most sensible students masking the folk, locations, actions, and creations of the Anglo-Saxons
  • Updated and multiplied with forty brand-new entries and a brand new appendix detailing "English Archbishops and Bishops, c.450-1066"
  • Accompanied through maps, line drawings, pictures, a desk of "English Rulers, c.450-1066," and a headword index to facilitate searching
  • An crucial reference device, either for experts within the box, and for college students trying to find a radical grounding in key subject matters of the period

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Download E-books The Heads of Religious Houses: England and Wales, I 940-1216 PDF

By David Knowles

This is often the 1st of 2 volumes, which jointly shape a list of abbots and priors, abbesses and prioresses, of English and Welsh monastic homes among 940 and 1377. This current quantity covers the interval to 1216, and gives priceless fabric for experts within the interval to review the biographies and personalities of the monastic orders, and so far undated files. First released in 1972, it received overseas acclaim as a primary instrument of medieval study. it's now reissued with immense additions and corrections through Professor C.N.L. Brooke.

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