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The Death of CaligulaFlavius Josephus

The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The emperor Gaius (‘Caligula’) was assassinated in January AD 41. It seemed that the dynasty of the Caesars was over, and republican rule restored; but a military coup by the Praetorian Guard set ... More

Demography, State and SocietyIrish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Enda Delaney

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the foundation of the new Irish state in 1921–22 and the early 1970s approximately one-and-a-half million people left independent Ireland, the vast majority travelling to Britain. This book ... More

The Devil's BookCharles I, The Book of Sports and Puritanism in Tudor and Early Stuart England

The Devil's Book: Charles I, The Book of Sports and Puritanism in Tudor and Early Stuart England

Alistair Dougall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898560
eISBN:
9781781385067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898560.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book takes a fresh look at the controversy surrounding the publication of the Book of Sports, the royal declaration which James I and Charles I used to sanction recreations on Sundays. The book ... More

The Diary of Elizabeth LeeGrowing up on Merseyside in the Late Nineteenth Century

The Diary of Elizabeth Lee: Growing up on Merseyside in the Late Nineteenth Century

Colin Pooley, Sian Pooley, and Richard Lawton (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311413
eISBN:
9781846315305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315305
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Personal diaries provide rare glimpses into those aspects of the past that are usually hidden from view. Elizabeth Lee grew up on Merseyside in the late nineteenth century. She began her diary at the ... More

The Disinherited SocietyA Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Margaret Simey

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The early years of the twentieth century saw the emergence in Liverpool of a unique vision of what it might mean to be a citizen in an urban democracy. This owed its inspiration to the coming ... More

Domains and Divisions of European History

Domains and Divisions of European History

Johann P. Arnason and Natalie Doyle (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315251
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The patterns of unity and division that define Europe as a historical region have been discussed in some important works, but this complex set of questions merits a more sustained debate. The ... More

Domestic Wooden ArtefactsIn Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Caroline Earwood

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book traces the changing styles and manufacturing techniques of domestic wooden artefacts in Britain and Ireland from the Neolithic age to the time of the Vikings. A surprising number of these ... More

The Earles of LiverpoolA Georgian Merchant Dynasty

The Earles of Liverpool: A Georgian Merchant Dynasty

Peter Earle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381731
eISBN:
9781781382301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book examines the careers of six men from three generations of the Earle family, all merchants in Liverpool. These are John Earle of Warrington (1674-1749) who came to Liverpool as an apprentice ... More

Ebb Tide in the British Maritime IndustriesChange and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Ebb Tide in the British Maritime Industries: Change and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Alan G. Jamieson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859897280
eISBN:
9781781385081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897280.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines how the principal British maritime industries – shipping, shipbuilding and ports – adapted, or failed to adapt, to a changing world in the period 1918 to 1990, and discusses their ... More

The Economic Aspects of Spanish Imperialism in America, 1492–1810

The Economic Aspects of Spanish Imperialism in America, 1492–1810

John Fisher

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235521
eISBN:
9781846313011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines economic relations between Spain and Spanish America in the colonial period, and their implications for the economic structures of both parties from the beginning of Spanish ... More

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