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Classes and cultures : England 1918-1951 by Ross McKibbin

By Ross McKibbin

Ross McKibbin investigates the ways that 'class tradition' characterised English society, and intruded into each element of existence, through the interval from 1918 to the mid-1950s. He demonstrates the effect of social type in the mini 'cultures' which jointly represent society: households and kinfolk existence, acquaintances and neighbours, the place of work, faculties and faculties, faith, sexuality, recreation, tune, movie, and

He assesses the position of prestige and authority in English society, the social value of the monarchy and the higher periods, the possibilities for social mobility, and the social and ideological foundations of English politics. during this research, Ross McKibbin exposes the basic constructions and trust platforms which underpinned English society within the first 1/2 the 20 th century.  Read more...

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The first, in 1006, was only stopped by a massive payment of tribute in 1007 (£36,000). In 1008 Æthelred ordered that a huge English fleet be built, but feuds involving Eadric’s kin limited its usefulness, and it did not prevent the arrival in 1009 of another immense Viking army led by Thorkell the Tall. This army ravaged much of southern England, and only stopped after the payment of tribute of £48,000 in 1012. The fourth phase, from 1013 to 1016, again saw two major invasions, both of which culminated in the conquest of England, by Swein in 1013 and Cnut in 1016.

Simon keynes 10 ÆLFRIC BATA ÆLFRIC BATA (fl. s. xi|), a student of the more famous *Ælfric of *Eynsham, is known only as the author of Latin scholastic *colloquies. Nothing is known of his life (evidence that he might have been involved in a dispute with Canterbury over land is late and of uncertain relevance), and the significance of his epithet or cognomen, Bata, is unknown as well. From his pen we have two works: the Colloquia, an extensive classroom colloquy which throws fascinating light on students’ life in a monastic *school (and includes extensive quotation from the Old Testament wisdom books, which were presumably required classroom reading), and the Colloquia difficiliora, a similar but shorter work which contains much difficult vocabulary, much of it drawn from *Aldhelm.

R. Marsden, 11 EETS os 330 (Oxford, 2008); P. Clemoes, ‘The Chronology of Ælfric’s Works’, in The Anglo-Saxons: Studies in Some Aspects of their History and Culture presented to Bruce Dickins, ed. P. Clemoes (London, 1959), pp. 212–47; M. McC. Gatch, Preaching and Theology in Anglo-Saxon England: Ælfric and Wulfstan (Toronto, 1977); L. Grundy, Books and Grace: Ælfric’s Theology (London, 1991); The Cerne Abbey Millennium Lectures, ed. K. Barker (Cerne Abbas, 1988); The Old English Homily and its Backgrounds, ed.

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