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Modelling regional imbalances in English plebeian migration to late eighteenth-century London
Using a substantial set of vagrancy removal records for Middlesex (1777–86) giving details of the place of origin of some 11,500 individuals, and analysing these records using a five-variable gravity model of migration, ...
‘What a wonderful change have I undergone … so altered in stature, knowledge & ideas!’: Apprenticeship, Adolescence and Growing Up in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Ulster.
Until the late nineteenth-century, apprenticeship was the main way in which young people were trained in crafts and trades. Given that most apprenticeship terms lasted approximately seven years, young people could expect ...
Mobility, Migration and Modern Memory
Can Fictionalists Have Faith?
According to non-doxastic theories of propositional faith, belief that p is not necessary for faith that p. Rather, propositional faith merely requires a 'positive cognitive attitude'. This broad condition, however, can ...
Terrorism and Culture: Macbeth, 9/11 and the Gunpowder Plot
This article offers a critique of Robert Appelbaum’s work on Shakespeare and terrorism, particularly his reflections on Macbeth and the Gunpowder Plot. It argues that terrorism such as that exemplified by the Gunpowder ...
Compassion on University Degree Programmes at a UK University: The Neuroscience of Effective Group work
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the neuroscience that underpins the psychology of compassion as a competency. We explain why this cognitive competency is now taught and assessed on modules of different ...
A narrative inquiry perspective into coping mechanisms of international postgraduate students’ transition experiences
To research the transition experiences of a group of international postgraduate students, this study focused on the use of a methodology which, although gaining much popularity in recent years, is still under used in UK ...
Young Saints and the Knots of Satan: Moral Exemplarity, Ministry, and Youth in Early Modern Dissenters’ Writing
This investigation considers a key motif for early modern religious writing - the saintly or morally exemplary child - as depicted in both the narratives of actual children’s lives as well as in Defoe’s The Family Instructor. ...
Personification Without Impossible Content
Personification has received little philosophical attention, but Daniel Nolan has recently argued that it has important ramifications for the relationship between fictional representation and possibility. Nolan argues that ...