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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

War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

Christopher Allmand (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236955
eISBN:
9781846314421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314421
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The essays in this book portray the public life of late medieval France, which established its position as a leader of western European society in the early modern world. A central theme is the ... More

The Winter of DiscontentMyth, Memory, and History

The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Tara Martin López

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the midst of the freezing winter of 1978-79, more than 2,000 strikes, infamously coined the “Winter of Discontent,” erupted across Britain as workers rejected the then Labour Government’s ... More

Witchcraft in Early Modern ScotlandJames' VI's Demonology and the North Berwick Witches

Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland: James' VI's Demonology and the North Berwick Witches

Lawrence Normand and Gareth Roberts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896801
eISBN:
9781781380871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896801.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides an introduction to the key concepts of witchcraft and demonology through a detailed study of one of the best-known and most notorious episodes of Scottish history — the North ... More

Wolfe ToneSecond Edition

Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Marianne Elliott

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763–98) was the founder of Irish Republican nationalism. As such his political ideas and the circumstances of his life and early death have become powerful political weapons in ... More

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