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Kirsti Bohata, Alexandra Jones, Mike Mantin and Steven Thompson

a number of its international competitors. Nothing encapsulated this transformation more than the coal industry, which itself had endured the loss of markets, severe dislocation and profound difficulties. War, international economic turbulence and structural problems in the industry had caused a period of sharp decline in the decades after the First World War and, while nationalisation in 1946 was greeted by miners and their supporters as a new beginning, the coal industry was nevertheless a much smaller industry by that time, as compared to its Edwardian heyday

in Disability in industrial Britain
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s Venus im Pelz (1870)
Birgit Lang

the area of psychiatry. While attesting that literary writers possessed a deep understanding of the human psyche, he viewed their works as overtly idealising – a comment on the ∙ 23 ∙ A HISTORY OF THE CASE STUDY strong strand of post-Darwinian pantheism in German literature that celebrated the unity of nature and man.26 Introducing the first edition of Psychopathia Sexualis he argued: For now poets are the better psychologists, rather than experts in psy­chol­ ogy and philosophy. But they are emotionalists rather than rationalists and definitely biased in the

in A history of the case study
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Mirrors of French ideals?
Alison Forrestal

turn perhaps explains why non-episcopal clergy may have felt less qualified to produce this type of very specialised text, and so concentrated on the generally more straightforward and traditional hagiography. Manuals of instruction tended to follow a distinct structural pattern, although they varied in length from reasonably compact volumes to extended chap 6 22/3/04 12:54 pm Page 173 MANUALS AND HAGIOGRAPHY 173 treatises like those of Bishop Camus. After an introductory preface in which the author revealed his intention to provide a source of information and

in Fathers, pastors and kings