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Soldiers as Workers

Soldiers as Workers

Nick Mansfield

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382783
eISBN:
9781781383964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382783.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book outlines how class is the single most important factor in understanding the British army in the period of industrialisation. It challenges the ‘ruffians officered by gentlemen’ theory of ... More

South American IndependenceGender, Politics, Text

South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text

Catherine Davies, Claire Brewster, and Hilary Owen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310270
eISBN:
9781846314117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314117
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The struggles for independence in Latin America during the first half of the nineteenth century were accompanied by a wide-ranging debate about political rights, nationality, and citizenship. This ... More

Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Kenneth Warren

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131
Subject:
History, Economic History

The firm of Cammell Laird originated in a boiler works in 1824 before growing and diversifying to become one of a small number of companies worldwide which could build, armour, and arm the largest ... More

Tartan Gangs and ParamilitariesThe Loyalist Backlash

Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Gareth Mulvenna

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries is a new oral history of the loyalist backlash of the early 1970s in Northern Ireland. In the violent maelstrom of Belfast in 1971 and 1972 many young members of ... More

The ‘Natural Leaders’ and their WorldPolitics, Culture and Society in Belfast, c.1801–1832

The ‘Natural Leaders’ and their World: Politics, Culture and Society in Belfast, c.1801–1832

Jonathan Jeffrey Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318481
eISBN:
9781846317903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317903
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is an exploration of the complex and cosmopolitan urban culture inhabited by the Presbyterian elite of late-Georgian Belfast. Employing both biographical and thematic approaches, it begins ... More

Trade and Traders in Mid-Victorian LiverpoolMercantile Business and the Making of a World Port

Trade and Traders in Mid-Victorian Liverpool: Mercantile Business and the Making of a World Port

Graeme Milne

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236061
eISBN:
9781846314261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314261
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the development of Liverpool's trade, shipping, and business culture in the third quarter of the nineteenth century. Using previously neglected evidence, it assesses the causes and ... More

Tropics of HaitiRace and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Marlene L. Daut

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Haitian Revolution (1791–1804) was an event of monumental world-historical significance, and here, in the first systematic literary history of those events, Haiti's war of independence is ... More

The TurnstoneA Doctor's Story

The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Geoffrey Dean

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314292
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is an account of more than sixty years of travel, medical research, and clinical practice. The author was born in Wales in 1918 and trained as a doctor in Liverpool before serving with ... More

Unwritten Rome

Unwritten Rome

T.P. Wiseman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898225
eISBN:
9781781385500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898225.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The earliest evidence for the occupation of the site of Rome dates to the 13th century BC; the earliest evidence for written literature at Rome dates to the third century BC. How can we ever be in a ... More

The Vaccination ControversyThe Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox

The Vaccination Controversy: The Rise, Reign and Fall of Compulsory Vaccination for Smallpox

Stanley Williamson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310867
eISBN:
9781846314216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314216
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Smallpox was for several centuries one of the most deadly, most contagious, and most feared of diseases. This book charts the history of one of the most controversial techniques in medical history. ... More

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