Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: 23 (Royal Historical Society Transactions 23)

Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: 23 (Royal Historical Society Transactions 23)

By: Ian W. Archer (editor)Hardback

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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society is an annual collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians. Volume 23 of the sixth series includes the following articles: 'French Crossings IV: Vagaries of Passion and Power in Enlightenment Paris', 'Entrusting Western Europe to the Church, 400-750', 'Emperor Otto III and the End of Time' (The Alexander Prize Essay), 'Of Living Legends and Authentic Tales: How to Get Remembered in Early Modern Europe', 'The Semantics of 'Peace' in Early Modern England', 'What is Pain? A History' (The Prothero Lecture), 'A Room With a View: Visualising the Seaside, c.1750-1914', 'Safety First: The Security of Britons in India, 1946-1947', 'The 'Tropical Dominions': The Appeal of Dominion Status in the Decolonisation of India, Pakistan and Ceylon'. The volume also carries the Report of Council for 2012-13.

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1. French crossings IV: vagaries of passion and power in Enlightenment Paris Colin Jones; 2. Entrusting Western Europe to the Church, 400-750 Ian Wood; 3. Emperor Otto III and the end of time (The Alexander Prize Essay) Levi Roach; 4. Of living legends and authentic tales: how to get remembered in early modern Europe Judith Pollmann; 5. The semantics of 'peace' in early modern England Phil Withington; 6. What is pain? A history (The Prothero Lecture) Joanna Bourke; 7. A room with a view: visualising the seaside, c.1750-1914 Peter Borsay; 8. Safety first: the security of Britons in India, 1946-1947 Ian Talbot; 9. The 'tropical dominions': the appeal of dominion status in the decolonisation of India, Pakistan and Ceylon Harshan Kumarasingham; 10. Report of Council for 2012-13.

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  • publication date: 16/01/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781107063860
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 302
  • ID: 9781107063860
  • weight: 530
  • ISBN10: 1107063868

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