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History, religion, and culture : British intellectual history, 1750-1950

Author: Stefan Collini; Richard Whatmore; B W Young
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: British intellectual history 1750-1950
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in History, Religion and Culture begin with discussions of eighteenth-century historiography, especially Gibbon's Decline and Fall; they then take up different aspects of the place of religion in nineteenth-century cultural and political life, such as attitudes toward the native religions of India, the Victorian perception of Oliver Cromwell, the role of the Quarterly Review and the religious sensibility  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Collini; Richard Whatmore; B W Young
ISBN: 0521626382 9780521626385 0521626390 9780521626392
OCLC Number: 42291284
Description: viii, 289 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical distance and the historiography of eighteenth-century Britain / Mark Salber Phillips --
Gibbon and the primitive church / J.G.A. Pocock --
Gibbon's religious characters / David Womersley --
'The lust of empire and religious hate' : Christianity, history, and India, 1790-1820 / Brian Young --
The Victorians and Oliver Cromwell / Blair Worden --
Religion and politics in the Quarterly Review, 1809-1853 / William Thomas --
Ruskin's way : tout à fait comme un oiseau / John Drury --
The politics of anatomy and an anatomy of politics c. 1825-1850 / Boyd Hilton --
Images of time : from Carlylean Vulcanism to sedimentary gradualism / John Burrow --
'Race' and 'nation' in mid-Victorian thought / Peter Mandler --
Political thought and national identity in Britain, 1850-1950 / Julia Stapleton.
Series Title: British intellectual history 1750-1950
Responsibility: edited by Stefan Collini, Richard Whatmore, Brian Young.
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These two volumes contain new essays by many of the leading scholars in modern British intellectual history, covering a wide range of topics and thinkers. They all draw upon new research, but are  Read more...

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