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The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Michaela Caroline Benson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding ... More


Explaining migration

Benson Michaela

in The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter provides the context for migration. On the one hand, it introduces the respondents in the Lot, highlighting their common origins as members of the British middle class and the various ... More


Aristocratic Vice: The Attack on Duelling, Suicide, Adultery, and Gambling in Eighteenth-Century England

Donna T. Andrew

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300184334
eISBN:
9780300185522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300184334.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the outrage against—and attempts to end—the four vices associated with the aristocracy in eighteenth-century England: dueling, suicide, adultery, and gambling. It also discusses ... More


The Watchful Clothier

Matthew Kadane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169614
eISBN:
9780300188936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169614.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A clothier and a deeply religious man, Joseph Ryder faithfully kept a diary from 1733 until his death, 2.5 million words later, in 1768. Recently rediscovered and interpreted by the author of this ... More


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