Eighteenth-Century Britain

A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Paul Langford

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Illustrations in Eighteenth-Century Children s Books in Britain and France () reads the systems of value and culture embodied in children s books, but she focuses on their illustrations. Brown argues that books were powerful tools of socialization and the images inFile Size: KB. As well as being useful to those working in the fields of elite sociability and women’s education in the eighteenth century, this book also finds a place in the emerging field of ‘four nations studies’, which aims to move scholarship away from the hegemonic dominance of England-focused work in the context of studies of Britain and Ireland Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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He describes the various Christian groups and the issues which they faced. The relationship of the church to the state and wider society is by: 2. This authoritative Companion to eighteenth-century Britain includes essays by nearly forty experts from the UK, Europe, the United States and Canada.

It introduces students, teachers and general readers to the developments that led to Britain becoming a great world power, the leading European imperial state, and, at the same time, the most economically and socially Price: $ I searched for a survey book about eighteenth century Great Britain.

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War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland - Stephen Conway - Oxford University Press This book explores the impact of the wars of on Britain and Ireland.

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Drawing on hundreds of eighteenth-century books and pamphlets, Spadafora traces the development of historical progress across the century. Eighteenth-Century Britain Paul Langford Published:as part of the Oxford Illustrated History of Britain as a Very Short Introduction Country: U.S.A.

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Taking three conditions as examples – ennui, sexual diseases and infectious diseases – as well as death itself, contributors explore the ways in. Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain explores the invention, making, and buying of new, semi-luxury, and fashionable consumer goods during the eighteenth century.

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This book makes a comprehensive reassessment of the relationship between Enlightenment and religion in England. The debate about an 'English' Enlightenment has centred on the role of religion, especially the relationship between the established Anglican Church and the dissenting confessions.

It has long been accepted that liberal, rational dissenters developed an. Jeremy Black sets the politics of eighteenth century Britain into the fascinating context of social, economic, cultural, religious and scientific developments.

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A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history. Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers Author: John Richetti.

The church of the eighteenth century was still reeling in the wake of the huge religious upheavals of the two previous centuries. Though this was a comparatively quiet period, this book shows that for the whole period, religion was a major factor in the lives of virtually everybody living in Britain and Ireland.

Yates argues that the established churches, Anglican in England, 5/5(1). The book Merchants of Medicines: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long Eighteenth Century, Zachary Dorner is published by University of Chicago Press.

The Chicago Distribution Center is temporarily closed. We are delivering some of our books from alternative locations, though others may be delayed. The eighteenth century British book trade marks the beginning of the literary marketplace as we know it.

The lapsing of the Licensing Act in brought an end to pre-publication censorship of printed texts and restrictions on the number of printers and presses in Britain. Eighteenth-Century Britain, - Ebook written by Jeremy Black. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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As the author of the preface to Guthrie's Geography and other contemporaries realized, printing and publishing faced fewer constraints there than on the Continent, with significant : $. Barbara M. Benedict Source: Journal of British Studies 'Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel tells a poignant story about a small gap in the cultural imagination of dress that was soon stitched closed again.

.Like AIDS today, venereal disease existed in epidemical proportions in eighteenth-century Britain and France. Medical practitioners of every stripe - legitimate and otherwise - knew little but wrote volumes about its origins, symptoms, and "cures." The pathology of the disease remained elusive throughout the century despite frequent and loud debates on the topic in the press.

A revealing look at how the memory of the plague held the poor responsible for epidemic disease in eighteenth-century Britain Britain had no idea that it would not see another plague after the horrors ofand for a century and a half the fear of epidemic disease gripped and shaped British society.