Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 7
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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 7 : Sixth Series

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The Transactions of the Royal Historical Society offers readers an annual collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians. Also available as a journal, this 1995 third volume of the sixth series includes 'English Landed Society in the Twentieth Century: IV, Prestige without Power?' by F. M. L. Thompson, ''Between the Sea Power and the Land Power': Scandinavia and the Coming of the First World War' by Patrick Salmon, 'Confession before 1215' by Alexander Murray, ''Les Engleys Nees en Irlande': The English Political Identity in Medieval Ireland' by Robin Frame, 'The Origins of the Gothic Revival: A Reappraisal' by Giles Worsley, 'Providence, Protestant Union and Godly Reformation in the 1690s' by Craig Rose, 'A Thirty Years War? The Two World Wars in Historical Perspective' by Michael Howard and 'Bristol West India Merchants in the Eighteenth Century' by Kenneth Morgan.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 312 pages
  • 142 x 214 x 20mm | 480.82g
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0521551692
  • 9780521551694

Table of contents

1. Presidential address: English landed society in the twentieth Century: IV, prestige without power? F. M. L. Thompson; 2. 'Between the sea power and the land power': Scandinavia and the coming of the First World War Patrick Salmon; 3. Confession before 1215 Alexander Murray; 4. 'Les Engleys nees en Irlande': the English political identity in medieval Ireland Robin Frame; 5. The origins of the Gothic revival: a reappraisal (the Alexander Prize Essay) Giles Worsley; 6. Providence, Protestant union and godly reformation in the 1690s (the Alexander Prize Essay, proxime accessit) Craig Rose; 7. A thirty years' war? The two World Wars in historical perspective (The Prothero lecture) Michael Howard; 8. Bristol West India merchants in the eighteenth century Kenneth Morgan; 9. The Atlantic in the eighteenth century: a southern perspective on the need to return to the 'big picture' Kenneth Maxwell; 10. Economic depression and the making of 'traditional' society in Colonial India, 1820-55 David Washbrook; 11. Against formality: one aspect of the English Revolution J. C. Davis; Report of Council for 1991-2, Officers and Council 1993.show more