Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 21

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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 ...
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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107019317
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 1/5/2012
  • Series: Royal Historical Society Transactions , #21
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.71 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Presidential address: French crossings II: laughing over boundaries Colin Jones; 2. Thinking with Byzantium Averil Cameron; 3. Why were some tenth-century English kings presented as rulers of Britain? (The Alexander Prize essay) George Molyneaux; 4. The Reformation of the generations: youth, age and religious change in England, c.1500–1700 Alexandra Walsham; 5. Markets and cultures: medical specifics and the reconfiguration of the body in early modern Europe Harold J. Cook; 6. Troubling memories: nineteenth-century histories of the slave trade and slavery Catherine Hall; 7. The meanings of 'life': biology and biography in the work of J. S. Haldane (1860–1936) Steve Sturdy; 8. The demise of the asylum in late twentieth-century Britain: a personal history Barbara Taylor; 9. Report of Council for 2010–2011.
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