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CRICKET AND POLITICS IN COLONIAL INDIA(*).
November 1, 1998... I NATIVE CRICKET VERSUS EUROPEAN POLO In October 1881, four years before the Indian National Congress was formed to advance the political rights of a subject population, a petition addressed to the Governor of Bombay defended the sporting rights of the Indians of the city. The...
WORKING-CLASS WOMEN AND THE CONTEST FOR CONSUMER CONTROL IN VICTORIAN COUNTY COURTS(*).
November 1, 1998... Recent historical writing on British economic culture has been marked by a trend away from production-orientated and toward consumption-orientated analysis. Motivated in part by the waning of Britain's industrial base, this evolving trend reflects historians' broader disillusion with the...
FREEMEN AND INDEPENDENCE IN ENGLISH BOROUGH POLITICS c. 1770-1830(*).
November 1, 1998... Recent scholarship on the eighteenth century has drawn attention to the persistence of provincial loyalties and the influence which they exerted on local culture and identities. Far from dying out or being diluted by improved communications and the spread of a mass consumer culture, these...
THE LORD'S SUPPER IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND(*).
November 1, 1998... `Every consistent doctrine of predestined grace', wrote Max Weber of Reformation Protestantism, `inevitably implied a radical and ultimate devaluation of all magical, sacramental and institutional distributions of grace'. Weber's distinction between predestination and the sacraments is so...
PRIVATE BODIES AND THE BODY POLITIC IN THE DIVORCE CASE OF LOTHAR II(*).
November 1, 1998... `A princely marriage is the brilliant edition of a universal fact, and, as such, it rivets mankind'.(1) Thus, Walter Bagehot in 1867 provided advance justification for our own society's prurient interest in royal marriages, though he might have been surprised at the depths, in every sense...