Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 12: Sixth Series

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 16, 2003 - Business & Economics - 514 pages
Articles in Volume 12 include: England and the Continent in the Ninth Century: I, Ends and Beginnings; Travellers and the Oriental City, c.1840-1920; The Myths of the South Sea Bubble; The Place of Tudor England in the Messianic Vision of Philip II of Spain. There is also a collection of papers on 'English politeness: conduct, social rank and moral virtue, c.1400-c.1900', which includes the following papers: From Civilitas to Civility: Codes of Manners in Medieval and Early Modern England; Topographies of Politeness; Polite Consumption: Shopping in Eighteenth-Century England.
 

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Contents

England and the Continent in the Ninth
1
The Earliest English Indulgences
23
Travellers and the Oriental City c 18401920
59
The Biography
113
The Myths of the South Sea Bubble 141 The Myths of the South Sea Bubble
141
The Place of Tudor England in the Messianic Vision
167
The Charity of Early Modern Londoners
223
Matrix of Modernity?
245
CONDUCT SOCIAL RANK AND MORAL VIRTUE C 1400
261
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