Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: oeconomy x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Karen Harvey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199533848
eISBN:
9780191740978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533848.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The relationship between men and the domestic in eighteenth-century Britain has, until now, been obscure. The Little Republic rescues the engagement of men with the house from this obscurity, better ... More


Introduction

Karen Harvey

in The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199533848
eISBN:
9780191740978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533848.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Why do we know so little about men's engagements with the domestic environment in eighteenth‐century Britain? This chapter examines two well‐established historiographical narratives which have ... More


The Language of Oeconomy

Karen Harvey

in The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199533848
eISBN:
9780191740978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533848.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explore the concepts which shaped contemporaries’ understanding of men's relationship with the house and household. Focusing on printed works, it establishes the discourse of ‘oeconomy’ ... More


‘Bramin, Bramine’: Sterne, Eliza Draper and the Passage to India

Carol Watts

in The Cultural Work of Empire: The Seven Years' War and the Imagining of the Shandean State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625642
eISBN:
9780748671717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625642.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter considers Laurence Sterne's relations with Eliza Draper in India. It examines Sterne's Continuation of the Bramine's Journal. Eliza's absence is experienced as a death. The alterity of ... More


Thrifty Science: Oeconomy and Experiment

Simon Werrett

in Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226610252
eISBN:
9780226610399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610399.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter One argues that seventeenth-century English householders experimenting in their homes brought thrifty attitudes to new forms of natural knowledge-making, and while historians have focused on ... More


View: