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Disease, War, and the Imperial StateThe Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Erica Charters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines British responses to disease during the Seven Years War with a particular focus on the role of the state and its relationship to the welfare of the armed forces. Alongside fiscal ... More

England's Great Transformation"Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

England's Great Transformation: "Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

Marc W. Steinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The broad goal of this book is to combine historical materialism and historical institutionalism through a gendered lens. Both concern how durable social structures construct and maintain asymmetries ... More

Reproduction by DesignSex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain

Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain

Angus McLaren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560694
eISBN:
9780226560717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560717.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Modernity in interwar Europe frequently took the form of a preoccupation with mechanizing the natural; fears and fantasies revolved around the notion that the boundaries between people and machines ... More

Visions of Queer Martyrdom from John Henry Newman to Derek Jarman

Visions of Queer Martyrdom from John Henry Newman to Derek Jarman

Dominic Janes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226250618
eISBN:
9780226250755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250755.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book explores the British cultural tradition of queer martyrdom that originated in the Roman and Anglican Catholic Revivals of the nineteenth century. As a devotional practice this centred on the ... More

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