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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

Yellow Jack and the WormBritish Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Duncan Crewe

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361
Subject:
History, Military History

Between 1739 and 1742, Britain's major war effort against Spain was concentrated in the Caribbean. This book sets out to examine the problems involved in operating and administering the overseas ... More

The Young Kim PhilbySoviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Edward Harrison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Kim Philby is perhaps the most notorious traitor in British history and the archetypal spy: ingenious, charming, and deceitful. The reluctance of the British and Russian governments to reveal full ... More

Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Iain Whyte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1833 Thomas Fowell Buxton, the parliamentary successor to William Wilberforce, proposed a toast to ‘the anti-slavery tutor of us all – Mr Macaulay’. Yet Zachary Macaulay's considerable ... More

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