in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504
August 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .
Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8408 words.
Part III explores the effect of the new monarchy on parliament's standing as an institution. Chapter 7 debates the character of Henry VII's relationship with parliament. It first discusses...
in The Triumph of the Dark
May 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 22964 words.
This chapter focuses on the years 1936–1938, when European politics was shaped by Adolf Hitler's preparations for war and the attempts by Britain and France to avoid that catastrophe...
in Visions of Community in Nazi Germany
May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4185 words.
The interaction between public and private spheres from the 1920s to the 1940s is a key issue for understanding the nature of the Nazi Volksgemeinschaft, this chapter argues. By focusing on...
in Overture to Revolution
September 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8168 words.
The Introduction analyses the component parts of old regime France in 1786, the last year it functioned normally with the double aim of showing how it worked and why it was beginning to...
in The Stations of the Sun
June 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 6437 words.
The Christmas season is the most important complex of festivals in the modern year in Britain and contains by far the largest number of customary practices. There has been a flowering of...
in The Death of Prehistory
November 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 6382 words.
This chapter explores the history of ‘prehistory’ in relation to colonialism, focusing on Daniel Wilson's book Prehistoric Man and his application of the term préhistoire to a Scots...
in The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History
May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .
Article. Subjects: European History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Cold War. 11972 words.
Rejecting claims that European integration has been inimical or antithetical to nations, states, and ‘national’ interests, Alan Milward's The European Rescue of the Nation-State (1992)...
in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 1523 words.
Both among medievalists and among the wider public, everyone thinks he knows what a seigneurie was: a solidly anchored illusion
in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages
January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 69 words.
A *painting technique employing shades of grey to produce the illusion of relief sculpture. An example of this monochromatic technique
in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 112 words.
A woodcut in which the illusion of depth is created by printing from a succession of blocks in which the