Category: Britain and the colonies

Andreas Zaupser’s Über den falschen Religionseifer – a German response to the Gordon Riots in 1780

In June 1780, London was shaken by anti-Catholic violence which came to be known as the ‘Gordon Riots’. These riots expressed popular disaffection and fear in regard to the Catholic Relief Act passed by King and Parliament. But...

‘Nationhood, religious identity and political separatism in eighteenth-century Britain’ – slides and handouts

I have created the following slides & handouts for my course taught at University of Konstanz in 2016/2017: COURSE DESCRIPTION & INTRODUCTORY SESSION You may also download this abridged version of my original PPT presentation in PDF format....

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