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Millenarian religion and radical politics in Britain 1815-1835: a study of Southcottians after Southcott

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The popular millenarian movement founded by Joanna Southcott (1750-1814) enjoyed a complex relationship with political radicalism in early nineteenth-century Britain. Southcott opposed radicalism during her lifetime, encouraging her followers to await a messianic agent of the millennium. Within two decades of the prophet’s death – as Southcott expected to give birth to this messiah – some surviving Southcottians became political radicals, most notably, John ‘Zion’ Ward (1781-1837) and James E...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Research group:
Oxford Prophecy Project
Oxford college:
New College
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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