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1660–1688

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 23561 words.

The first chapter traces the friendship of Godolphin and Marlborough from their early years at the Restoration court, through the Exclusion crisis until the Revolution of 1688. Both marry...

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1689–1701

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 22761 words.

The second chapter traces the friendship of Godolphin and Marlborough through the reign of William and Mary. Godolphin gains experience in working with Parliament to finance a major...

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1702–1703

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 13555 words.

The third chapter traces the beginning of the partnership through the first year of Queen Anne’s reign, as Marlborough persuades Godolphin to return to office as Lord Treasurer and his...

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1703–1704

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 11359 words.

The fourth chapter shows the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership challenged by Nottingham for control of grand strategy. The expansion of the war into Portugal, Spain, the Mediterranean, and...

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1704–1705

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 13459 words.

The fifth chapter shows the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership in full operation, as Godolphin aims to defeat the economy of France while Marlborough conquers the French army in the field....

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1705–1706

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 13569 words.

The sixth chapter traces the beginning of the Whig alliance. The Whigs are now prepared to offer constructive help in return for a share of government. This includes furthering the Union...

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1706–1707

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 17183 words.

The seventh chapter describes the annus mirabilis of the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership. With Italy and Spain the priorities, Marlborough is given discretionary instructions to march to...

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1707–1708

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 15384 words.

The eighth chapter describes the lowest point of the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership. The Allied army in Spain is defeated at Almanza, Sarah is supplanted at court by her poor relation...

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1708–1709

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 20286 words.

The ninth chapter describes how the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership continues with an agreed division of labour and again comes in sight of complete success. Marlborough wins a third...

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1709–1710

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 14781 words.

The tenth chapter describes how peace slips from the Allies’ grasp. Louis XIV refuses to join in driving his grandson out of Spain; Marlborough refuses to mediate between the Dutch and the...

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1710–1711

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 21969 words.

The eleventh chapter traces the downfall of the partnership between Marlborough and Godolphin. The public trial of the High Church demagogue Dr Henry Sacheverell reinforces the perception...

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1711–1712

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 14583 words.

The final chapter shows how the partnership continues until Godolphin’s death. When Godolphin realizes that Harley (now Earl of Oxford) has begun a secret peace treaty separately from the...

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1763

Zara Anishanslin.

in Portrait of a Woman in Silk

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 4832 words.

This chapter discusses how both silk production and consumption revealed the florescence of empire but also hinted at its decay. In contemporaneous moments of protest surrounding...

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1802–1835

Estill Curtis Pennington.

in Lessons in Likeness

October 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 16468 words.

This chapter starts by presenting the reports of early artists and itinerant activity. John James Audubon observed wildlife and painted portraits in Kentucky. He was a naturalist artist and...

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1835–1865

Estill Curtis Pennington.

in Lessons in Likeness

October 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 10664 words.

This chapter begins by addressing the itinerant painters, headless bodies, and plain painters. Several types of itinerant artists can be identified in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley by...

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1865–1920

Estill Curtis Pennington.

in Lessons in Likeness

October 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 12733 words.

This chapter begins by showing a New England expatriate and a Confederate penitent that address the newly freed slaves. It also explains the fair years in Louisville. It discusses R. J....

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1919

Jean-François Fayet.

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism

January 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; Social and Cultural History. 8287 words.

Two years after the revolution in Russia, the social revolution was once again fermenting on the ruins of the empires defeated in the war. The First World War was turning into a civil war...

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1940

Wendy Webster.

in Mixing It

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 16106 words.

This chapter focuses on the different groups that arrived in Britain in 1940—mainly from the British Empire and the European continent. Journeys to Britain were often daring, improvised,...

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1956

Sergey Radchenko.

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism

January 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; Social and Cultural History. 8187 words.

This article explores the impact of de-Stalinization on the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and China. Writers, artists, and intellectuals welcomed the curtailment of repression—the so-...

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A “Pre-History” of Papal Embargo

Stefan K. Stantchev.

in Spiritual Rationality

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 14052 words.

Following a broadly conceived introduction, Chapter 1 presents the specific problem of papal embargo and positions the reader in time, place, and historical contexts. Late medieval ‘crusade...

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