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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. Sixth series, XXI.
imprint
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011.
description
261 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
ISBN
9781107019317
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imprint
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011.
isbn
9781107019317
contents note
Presidential address: French crossings: II. Laughing over boundaries / Colin Jones -- Thinking with Byzantium / Averil Cameron -- Why were some tenth-century English kings presented as rulers of Britain? : The Alexander Prize essay / George Molyneaux -- The reformation of the generations: youth, age and religious change in England, c. 1500-1700 / Alexandra Walsham -- Markets and cultures: medical specifics and the reconfiguration of the body in early modern Europe / Harold J. Cook -- Troubling memories: nineteenth-century histories of the slave trade and slavery / Catherine Hall -- The meanings of 'Life': biology and biography in the work of J. S. Haldane (1860-1936) / Steve Sturdy -- The demise of the asylum in late twentieth-century Britain: a personal history / Barbara Taylor -- Report of Council for 2010-2011.
catalogue key
8317727
 
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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society is an annual collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians. This collection is volume twenty-one of the sixth series.
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The Transactions of the Royal Historical Society publish an annual collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians. Volume twenty-one of the sixth series includes the following articles: French Crossings: II. Laughing over Boundaries; Thinking in Byzantium; Why Were Some Tenth-Century English Kings Presented as Rulers of Britain; The Reformation of the Generations: Youth, Age and Religious Change in England, c.1500-1700; Markets and Cultures: Medical Specifics and Reconfiguration of the Body in Early Modern Europe; Troubling Memories: Nineteenth-Century Histories of the Slave Trade and Slavery; The Meaning of 'Life': Biology and Biography in the Work of J. S. Haldane (1860-1936); and The Demise of the Asylum in Late Twentieth-Century Britain: A Personal History. The volume also carries the Report of Council from 2010-11.
Main Description
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society is an annual collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians. Volume twenty-one of the sixth series includes the following articles: 'French crossings II: laughing over boundaries', 'Thinking with Byzantium', 'Why were some tenth-century English kings presented as rulers of Britain?', 'The Reformation of the generations: youth, age and religious change in England, c.1500–1700', 'Markets and cultures: medical specifics and reconfiguration of the body in early modern Europe', 'Troubling memories: nineteenth-century histories of the slave trade and slavery', 'The meaning of 'life': biology and biography in the work of J. S. Haldane (1860–1936)' and 'The demise of the asylum in late twentieth-century Britain: a personal history'. The volume also carries the Report of Council from 2010–11.
Table of Contents
Presidential address: French crossings II: laughing over boundaries
Thinking with Byzantium
Why were some tenth-century English kings presented as rulers of Britain? (The Alexander Prize essay)
The Reformation of the generations: youth, age and religious change in England, c.1500-1700
Markets and cultures: medical specifics and the reconfiguration of the body in early modern Europe
Troubling memories: nineteenth-century histories of the slave trade and slavery
The meanings of 'life': biology and biography in the work of J. S. Haldane (1860-1936)
The demise of the asylum in late twentieth-century Britain: a personal history
Report of Council for 2010-2011
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