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The politics of codification : the Lower Canadian Civil Code of 1866
Young interprets codification as part of a larger process that included the collapse of the Lower Canadian rebellions, the decline of seigneurialism, expansion of bourgeois democracy in centralExpand
Economy, Polity, and Society: British Intellectual History 1750-1950
Preface General introduction Stefan Collini Presentation of 'Economy, Polity, and Society' Part I: 1. Sociability and self-love in the theatre of moral sentiments: Mandeville to Adam Smith E. J.Expand
The Anglican Origins of Newman's Celibacy
In his historical defense of the doctrines of the Church of England, published in 1826, Robert Southey assumed that “the question concerning the celibacy of the clergy had been set at rest throughoutExpand
History, religion, and culture : British intellectual history 1750-1950
Preface General introduction Stefan Collini Presentation of 'History, Religion, and Culture' Part I: 1. Historical distance and the historiography of eighteenth-century Britain Mark Phillips 2.Expand
Religion and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century England: Theological Debate from Locke to Burke
B. W. Young describes and analyses the intellectual culture of the eighteenth-century Church of England, in particular relation to those developments traditionally described as constituting theExpand
  • B. Young
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
  • 1 September 2000
The relationship between intellectual secularization and the writing of academic history has long been one of the major neglected themes in British historiography, and its unexamined presuppositionsExpand
The Stress-Strain Relationship
The intensity at which a force is distributed over the cross-section of a structural member is referred to as stress. The magnitude and distribution of the stress will depend upon the way in whichExpand
The Victorian eighteenth century : an intellectual history
Introduction 1. Carlyle and 'That Distracted Century' 2. Carlyle, Friedrich and 'The Bastard Herioc' 3. Gibbon, Newman and the Religious Accuracy of the Historian 4. The Stephen Family and theExpand
Palgrave advances in intellectual history
The past three decades have seen a remarkable growth of interest in intellectual history. This book provides the first comprehensive survey of recent research in Britain and North America concernedExpand
'Scepticism in excess': Gibbon and eighteenth-century Christianity
Since the appearance of volume I of The decline and fall of the Roman empire in 1776, the religion of Edward Gibbon has been subject to intense debate. He has been variously identified as an atheist,Expand