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Vagrant Lives: 14,789 Vagrants Processed by the County of Middlesex, 1777-1786
This dataset makes accessible the uniquely comprehensive records of vagrant removal from, through, and back to Middlesex, encompassing the details of some 14,789 removals (either forcibly or voluntarily) of people as ...
‘Writes a fair hand and appears to be well qualified’ : the recruitment of Bank of England clerks, 1800-1815
The financial strains of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars had a significant impact on the Bank of England. In its position as banker to the state and manager of the state’s debt, it experienced a significant increase ...
Planetary Mining, Integrity and Containment
(Ashgate Publishing, 2015-08-28)
Projection Revelation and the Function of Perception
A Comparative Approach to Identifying the Irish in Long Eighteenth-Century London
Historians seeking to identify the Irish have overwhelmingly relied upon nominal record linkage, thus limiting studies to periods and contexts in which corroborating records exist. Surname analysis provides an alternative: ...
Small Change: Economics and the British coin-tree
Throughout the c.2000 year period coins have been circulated in Britain, they have also been ritually employed, most notably as votive deposits. Focusing specifically on the understudied custom of the British coin-tree, ...
Rooting Memory, Rooting Place : Regionalism in the Twenty-First-Century American South
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015-06-04)
This timely and incisive study reads contemporary literature and visual culture from the American South through the lens of cultural memory. Rooting texts in their regional locations, the book interrupts and questions the ...
The Modern Maverick Detective
A Certeza Fulcral de Wittgenstein
This paper works on the assumption that much of On Certainty is devoted to fleshing out the distinction between certainty and knowledge. Our basic certainties – or 'hinge certainties', or 'hinges' – make up our world picture ...