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Liberty, Property and Popular Politics: England and Scotland, 1688-1815. Essays in Honour of H. T. Dickinson

Gordon Pentland and Michael Davis (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405676
eISBN:
9781474418805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405676.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Few scholars can claim to have shaped the historical study of the long eighteenth century more profoundly than Professor H. T. Dickinson, who, until his retirement in 2006, held the Sir Richard Lodge ... More


The Politics of Parody: A Literary History of Caricature, 1760-1830

David Francis Taylor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300223750
eISBN:
9780300235593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223750.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores how the works of William Shakespeare, John Milton, Jonathan Swift, and others were taken up by caricaturists as a means of helping the eighteenth-century British public make sense ... More


Facts and Inventions: Selections from the Journalism of James Boswell

James Boswell

Paul Tankard (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300141269
eISBN:
9780300210941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

James Boswell (1740–1795), best known as the biographer of Samuel Johnson, was also a lawyer, journalist, diarist, and an insightful chronicler of a pivotal epoch in Western history. This book ... More


Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Noelle Gallagher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In eighteenth-century Britain, venereal disease was everywhere and nowhere: while physicians and commentators believed the condition to be widespread, it remained shrouded in secrecy, and was often ... More


Men and the Making of Modern British Feminism

Arianne Chernock

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763110
eISBN:
9780804772938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763110.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book calls fresh attention to the forgotten but foundational contributions of men to the creation of modern British feminism. Focusing on the revolutionary 1790s, it introduces several dozen ... More


Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain

Mary Poovey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226675329
eISBN:
9780226675213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

How did banking, borrowing, investing, and even losing money—in other words, participating in the modern financial system—come to seem like routine activities of everyday life? This book addresses ... More


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