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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society

Transactions of the Royal Historical Society

Volume 26


Part of Royal Historical Society Transactions

Peter Mandler, Patricia Skinner, John Maddicott, Alec Ryrie, Matthew McCormack, Ryan Hanley, Joanne Begiato, Elizabeth Harvey, Colin Kidd
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  • Date Published: June 2017
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107192478

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  • Transactions of the Royal Historical Society is an annual collection of major articles based on papers given to the society by distinguished invited speakers, and by winners of the Society's prizes. Volume 26 of the sixth series includes the following articles: 'Presidential Address: Educating the Nation III. Social Mobility', 'Better off Dead than Disfigured'? The Challenges of Facial Injury in the Pre-modern Past', 'Who Was Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester?', ''Protestantism' as a Historical Category', 'Tall Histories: Height and Georgian Masculinities', 'Slavery and the Birth of Working-Class Racism in England, 1814–1833', 'Between Poise and Power: Embodied Manliness in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century British Culture', 'Last Resort or Key Resource? Women Workers from the Nazi-Occupied Soviet Territories, the Reich Labour Administration and the German War Effort', and 'The Grail of Original Meaning: Uses of the Past in American Constitutional Theory'.

    • An annual collection of major articles that represents some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians
    • Covers a wide range of topics looking at both social and political contexts
    • This is volume 26 of the sixth series
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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107192478
    • length: 200 pages
    • dimensions: 223 x 143 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.36kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Presidential address: educating the nation III. social mobility Peter Mandler
    2. 'Better off dead than disfigured'? The challenges of facial injury in the pre-modern past Patricia Skinner
    3. Who was Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester? John Maddicott
    4. 'Protestantism' as a historical category Alec Ryrie
    5. Tall histories: height and Georgian masculinity Matthew McCormack
    6. Slavery and the birth of working-class racism in England, 1814–1833 Ryan Hanley
    7. Between poise and power: embodied manliness in eighteenth and nineteenth-century British culture Joanne Begiato
    8. Last resort or key resource? Women workers from the Nazi-occupied Soviet territories, the Reich labour administration and the German war effort Elizabeth Harvey
    9. The Grail of original meaning: uses of the past in American constitutional theory Colin Kidd.

  • Editor

    Andrew Spicer, Oxford Brookes University


    Peter Mandler, Patricia Skinner, John Maddicott, Alec Ryrie, Matthew McCormack, Ryan Hanley, Joanne Begiato, Elizabeth Harvey, Colin Kidd

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