Ronald Hyam

1786 as first of the famous ‘five pious chaplains’, is certain to have contributed to a tighter morality in European society in Calcutta. 4 Wellesley’s determination to put British rule in India on a permanent basis, properly staffed by well-trained administrators, also increased the distance between ruler and ruled. He disapproved of open concubinage with Indian

in Empire and sexuality
Lynn Abrams

separating the islands from Orkney and the Scottish mainland and by the weather, which in winter often curtails air and sea links, both to the mainland and to the more distant islands of Skerries, Foula and Fair Isle. The majority of Scots have never visited Shetland on account of the distances and expense incurred. Shetland’s sense of otherness and distance from mainstream and mainland Scotland is accentuated by its Norse heritage. Shetland was settled by the Norse in the ninth century and was administered by the Orkney earls until the twelfth century, when it was ruled

in Myth and materiality in a woman’s world
Reflections on new historicism and cultural materialism
Simon Wortham

American tradition, epitomised at its height by New Criticism, that seems primarily concerned with the ‘cultivation of “emotional distance’”. 8 Thus, for example, Graham Holderness in a recent article in the Times Higher Education Supplement remarks that new historicists appear less interested in political intervention than detached academic interpretation. 9

in Rethinking the university
Laura Ugolini

feeling that the war would change lives fundamentally and perhaps irrevocably. This chapter and the next will thus explore some of the changes experienced by middle-class men as they went about their ‘everyday’ lives in wartime. Focusing particularly on the first twelve months or so of the war, this chapter will suggest that although ­middle-class men were physically distanced from the actual fighting, the war intruded in their lives in a variety of ways. Indeed, it was generally felt right that it should: few believed that people should continue their normal activities

in Civvies
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Mission medicine and Bhil modernity
David Hardiman

in their region. In the case of the mission to the Bhils, C. S. Thompson distanced himself from the British-officered MBC in the 1880s so as not to be associated with its punitive raids on the Bhils. In 1902, the mission shifted its headquarters away from Kherwara – the base for the MBC – so as to escape this influence, after Arthur Outram had fallen out with its commandant. Mission medicine also

in Missionaries and their medicine
the cases of Lucrecia Martel and Isabel Coixet
Paul Julian Smith

central role. And if the dialogue sometimes hits a bum note (‘Dying isn’t as easy as it looks’) the unstressed, quirky detail is a delight: Ann meets future lover Lee in the Ticky Poo Laundrymat. Coixet has said that each film has its geography and this one could only have been set and shot in Canada, with its particular sense of emotional and spatial distance (no one could accept in Spain that a daughter would live in a mobile

in Hispanic and Lusophone women filmmakers
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The promise and pitfalls of studying foreign policy as public policy
Juliet Kaarbo

methodologies not typically used in FPA thus provide opportunities for novel empirical research. Three approaches from this volume stand out in this respect: (1) the advocacy coalition framework’s method of assessing distances between policy-makers’ beliefs and changes in distances over time; (2) punctuated equilibrium theory’s techniques for modeling change and stability; and (3) the network approach’s computer analyses for representing complex social networks. While there has been some use of these methodologies in FPA, they are not part of the standard toolkit and thus

in Foreign policy as public policy?
Michael McKeon

McKeon: Marvell discovers the public sphere 3 Marvell discovers the public sphere Michael McKeon At the Rainbow Coffee-house the other day, taking my place at due distance, not far from me, at another Table sat a whole Cabal of wits; made up of Virtuoso’s, Ingenioso’s, young Students of the Law, two Citizens, and to make the Jury full, vous avez, one old Gentleman … [T]hey all laughing heartily and gaping, … I was tickled to know the cause of all this mirth, and presently found, it was a Book made all this sport; the Title of it, The Rehearsal transpros’d. E

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell
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Royal travel between colonies and metropoles
Robert Aldrich and Cindy McCreery

them laughing-stocks and risk cordial relations with hosts. There were always fears that receptions overseas might be less than enthusiastic, or even hostile. Partly because of risks and reservations, long-distance travel by European monarchs and other royals really emerged as a phenomenon only in the mid-1800s. There were, nevertheless, a few earlier exceptions. One pioneering royal traveller, already briefly mentioned, was

in Royals on tour
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Andrew Sneddon

invariably informed their view of Hutchinson. Sharpe suggests that Hutchinson’s witchcraft scepticism was the result of two things: his desire to distance himself from a belief system increasingly considered by the elite as part of vulgar, popular culture; and his disinclination to view the universe as a place where immaterial forces regularly impinged on the day-to-day workings of the temporal world. Bostridge, on the other hand, 4 Salient examples of this can be found in Keith Thomas, Religion and the decline of magic: studies in popular beliefs in sixteenth and

in Witchcraft and Whigs