Body and mind : historical essays in honour of F.B. Smith by Pat Jalland, Pat Jalland , Graeme Davison , Wilfrid Prest

By Pat Jalland, Pat Jalland , Graeme Davison , Wilfrid Prest

'Body and brain' can pay tribute to 1 of Australia's most eminent and influential historians, F.B. (Barry) Smith. Barry has made pioneering contributions to the political, social and cultural histories of england and Australia, and those essays variety around the fields he made his personal, particularly the interconnected histories of medication (body) and concepts (mind). The editors collect numerous generations of  Read more...

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P. Kay, Journal, 1, 6 August 1841. 76 Mrs Davenport’s Journal, 1 December 1841. 77 (privately printed 1842). Compare fragment entitled ‘Serenade’ dated February 1834 in Kay-Shuttleworth Papers. 40 Body and Mind 78 79 80 81 Selleck, James Kay-Shuttleworth, pp. 258–267. Memoir by Lord Shuttleworth, Frank Smith, Life, pp. 326–8. Ribblesdale, no publisher imprint, London, 1874, pp. vi–vii. Ibid, pp. 313–6. Sociology and Self-Knowledge 41 2 Politics and Public Health in the Age of Lord Palmerston M.

58 John Kennedy as quoted Gustav d’Eichthal, ‘La Condition de la Classe Ouvrière en Angleterre (1828)’, Revue Historique, vol. 79, 1902, pp. 93–5. 59 C. H. Lee, A Cotton Enterprise: A History of McConnell and Kennedy, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1972; Answers of James Kennedy to Factories Inquiry Commission, British Parliamentary Papers, vol. xx, 1834, pp. 226–7. 60 On the growth of mercantile and financial functions in Manchester see Roland Smith, ‘Manchester as a Centre for the Manufacture and Merchanting of Cotton Goods, 1820–30’, Birmingham Historical Journal, vol.

54 The trouble, as Kay saw it, was that his rejection by the Kennedys put his whole professional future at risk. 55 It is clear that when Kay expressed his fear of losing Helen Kennedy’s friendship much more than sentiment was at stake. Yet the thought that his friendship may have been influenced by mercenary considerations was more than Kay—the man ‘without egotism’— could bear. 56 Calculation was something of which the Kennedys, on the other hand, were not in the least ashamed. The brothers John and James, founders of the family’s fortunes, had tramped south from Scotland in the late eighteenth century, just as Manchester’s industrial boom was getting under way.

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