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Jordan, W. K. (Wilbur Kitchener) 1902-1980

Overview
Works: 125 works in 505 publications in 1 language and 7,759 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: DA345, 942.053
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The development of religious toleration in England by W. K Jordan( Book )

49 editions published between 1932 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philanthropy in England, 1480-1660; a study of the changing pattern of English social aspirations by W. K Jordan( Book )

46 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study documents a momentous shift which occurred in men's aspirations for their society in the course of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The author has examined gifts and bequests left for charitable causes over a period of nearly two centuries. in ten English counties, in order to assess the changing pattern of social aspirations and observe the different 'velocities of change' among the several social classes. Professor Jordan examines the problem of poverty in the early modern world and discusses the various measures taken by the Tudors and Stuarts to deal with the ne
Edward VI: the young King; the protectorship of the Duke of Somerset by W. K Jordan( Book )

23 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the power struggle surrounding Edward focusing on Lord Protector Somerset's dominance and subsequent downfall with the 1549 coup d'etat. Important developments in contemporary thought, culture, and political, economic, social, and religious issues and debates are underlined
Edward VI: the threshold of power; the dominance of the Duke of Northumberland by W. K Jordan( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle and political papers by Edward( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charities of London, 1480-1660; the aspirations and the achievements of the urban society by W. K Jordan( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work, Professor Jordan continues his study of the origins of modern social and cultural institutions in England. He is concerned with the momentous shift which occurred in men's aspirations for their society in the course of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as reflected in the charities which were established by gifts and bequests. This volume deals with the immense contribution made by London to this process of historical change, a change so swift as to be revolutionary in its institutional implications. The author describes the vast charitable system which London created, exa
Edward VI: the young King by W. K Jordan( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of substance; a study of the thought of two English revolutionaries, Henry Parker and Henry Robinson by W. K Jordan( Book )

15 editions published between 1942 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charities of rural England, 1480-1660; the aspirations and the achievements of the rural society by W. K Jordan( Book )

25 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of religious toleration in England from the accession of James I to the convention of the Long Parliament, 1603-1640 by W. K Jordan( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 1967 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of religious toleration in England : attainment of the theory and accommodations in thought and institutions, 1640-1660 by W. K Jordan( Book )

31 editions published between 1940 and 1967 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forming of the charitable institutions of the west of England; a study of the changing pattern of social aspirations in Bristol and Somerset, 1480-1660 by W. K Jordan( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social institutions of Lancashire; a study of the changing patterns of aspirations in Lancashire, 1480-1660 by W. K Jordan( Book )

16 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charities of rural England, 1480-1660 by W. K Jordan( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charitable contributions of Buckinghamshire, Norfolk and Yorkshire
The development of religious toleration in England from the convention of the Long Parliament to the Restoration, 1640-1660 : the revolutionary experiments and the dominant religious thought by W. K Jordan( Book )

24 editions published between 1938 and 1966 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social institutions in Kent, 1480-1660 : a study of the changing patterns of social aspirations by W. K Jordan( Book )

11 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chronicle and political papers of King Edward VI by Edward( Book )

10 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of religious toleration in England : from the accession of James 1 to the convention of the Long parliament (1603-1640) by W. K Jordan( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 1965 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saying of John late Duke of Northumberland upon the scaffold, 1553 by W. K Jordan( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Philanthropy in England, 1480-1660; a study of the changing pattern of English social aspirationsThe charities of London, 1480-1660; the aspirations and the achievements of the urban society
Alternative Names
Jordan, W. K.

Jordan, W. K. 1902-1980

Jordan, W. K. (Wilbur Kitchener), 1902-

Jordan, W. K. (Wilbur Kitchener), 1902-1980

Jordan, Wilbur Kitchener 1902-

Jordan, Wilbur Kitchener, 1902-1980

Wilbur Kitchener Jordan President of Radcliffe College

Languages
English (372)

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The charities of London, 1480-1660; the aspirations and the achievements of the urban society