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Commerce and philanthropy : the Religious Tract Society and the business of publishing
(2004) - Journal article
Conscientious workmen or booksellers' hacks? : the professional identities of science writers in the mid-nineteenth century
(2005-06) - Journal article
Existing scholarship on the debates over expertise in mid-nineteenth-century Britain has demonstrated the importance of popular writings on the sciences to definitions of scientific authority. Yet while men of science might ...
The assassination of King Het'um II : the conversion of the Ilkhans and the Armenians
(2005-04) - Journal article
On November 17, 1307, the Armenian king, Het'um II, was assassinated by a Mongol, recently converted to Islam, the noyan Bularghu. In this paper I will look at this assassination, which has often been seen as significant ...
Visions of diversity : cultural pluralism and the nation in the folk music revival movement of the United States and Canada, 1958-65
(2006-12) - Journal article
This article focusses on the concept of cultural pluralism in the North American folk music revival of the 1960s. Building on the excellent work of earlier folk revival scholars, the article looks in greater depth at the ...
Insinuation, censorship and the struggle for late Carolingian Lotharingia in Regino of Prum's Chronicle
(2009) - Journal article
Regino of Prüm's Chronicle, completed in the year 908, is one of the most important narrative sources for the history of the later Carolingian Empire, and contains the best contemporary account of its collapse in 888. ...
Scotland, Elizabethan England and the idea of Britain
(2004-12) - Journal article
This paper explores aspects of Anglo-Scottish relations in Elizabeth's reign with particular emphasis on the idea of dynastic union and the creation of a Protestant British kingdom. It begins by examining the legacy of ...
'Lesser-used' languages in historic Europe : models of change from the 16th to the 19th centuries
(2003-07) - Journal article
This article charts and tries to explain the changing use of ‘minority’ languages in Europe between the end of the Middle Ages and the 19th century. This period saw the beginnings of a decline in the use of certain dialects ...
Rimbert's Vita Anskarii and Scandinavian mission in the ninth century
(2004-04) - Journal article
The idea of converting Scandinavia to Christianity had been enthusiastically pursued by the Emperor Louis the Pious and Archbishop Ebbo of Rheims in the 820s. Optimism such as their was, however, not to last, and little ...
'The middling order are odious characters' : social structure and urban growth in colonial Charleston, South Carolina
(2007-08) - Journal article
In recent years, the idea that Britain and its northern American colonies were part of a single ‘British Atlantic world’ has provided historians of both the Old World and the New with a novel perspective from which to ...