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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2002) 26 (3): 202–224.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Glynis Ridley The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26313-Ridley.q4.jw.SH 3/25/03 3:37 PM Page 202 Losing America and Finding Australia: Continental Shift in an Enlightenment Paradigm...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2017) 41 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Killian Quigley Irish men and women made up more than a quarter of the approximately one hundred and sixty thousand convicts transported from the British Isles to Australia in the period 1787-1868. They feature, in major accounts of early New South Wales, as irredeemably shiftless, and prone to...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2013) 37 (2): 26–52.
Published: 01 April 2013
... essay analyzes the Telegraph ’s connections with the London Corresponding Society, and explores the limitations of utopian models of telegraphic communication through the case of reformers exiled to Australia. Despite the practical limitations of telegraphic transmission, the Telegraph demonstrates the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2008) 32 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 April 2008
... University of Otago The David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies is held about every four years, usually in Canberra, but also at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and the Universities of Otago and Auckland, New Zealand. It honors the memory of Professor Nichol Smith (1875...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2017) 41 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 April 2017
... distinguished history in Austra- lia and New Zealand, a tradition celebrated and fostered through the tradi- tion of the David Nichol Smith Seminar. This conference commemorates the important foundation for future research that the National Library of Australia established in the 1960s by acquiring the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2002) 26 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2002
... may account for the overwhelmingly positive response to our call for papers for the Eleventh David Nichol Smith Conference on 26–28 March 2001, hosted jointly by the Humanities Research Centre and the National Library of Australia. The theme of “The Exotic During the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2002) 26 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 January 2002
... visionary convictions in the accounts of the new British settlement in Australia, Paul Carter quotes Watkin Tench, whose Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay (1789) was published only a year after the foundation of the colony. “The scene to an...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2004) 28 (3): 118–127.
Published: 01 September 2004
... discovery of Australia, e.g., in Gabriel de Foigny’s La Terre australe connue (676). 3. As, of course, was the case for James Cook. His compatriots, however, took longer to recognize his scientific merits. He became a member of the Académie des sciences only in 789. 4. Those who saw...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2002) 26 (3): 139–163.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Figure 1. A view of the city of Istanbul from the Garden of the Palais de France in Choiseul- Gouffier’s Voyage pittoresque de la Grèce (Paris, 1782), vol. 2, plate 76. Courtesy National Library of Australia. and master builders in Istanbul were Armenian.32 In this age...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2006) 30 (2): 98–115.
Published: 01 April 2006
... into the Pacifi c, until 1792, when Governor Arthur Phil- lip returned to England after founding a penal colony in Australia. The fi fth begins with the execution of Charles I and ends with the Battle of Waterloo, but it is concerned with the politics and practicalities of British-fl eet fund- ing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2002) 26 (3): 10–30.
Published: 01 September 2002
... background of an English garden with greenhouses for plants Figure 1. Anon. etching (181 Courtesy National Library of Australia. ECL26303-Knell.q4.jw 3/26/03 2:50 PM Page 14 14 Eighteenth-Century Life from warmer climes— the garden symbolizing the archetypal...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
...: National Library of Australia, š. See Rod Edmond, Representing the South Paci˜c: Colonial Discourse from Cook to Gauguin (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., ; Neil Rennie, Far-Fetched Facts: The Literature of Travel and the Idea of the South Seas (Oxford: Clarendon, Ruth Scobie, “Mary Shelley’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2003) 27 (2): 118–122.
Published: 01 April 2003
... 18th-Century Spa (Bath: Ruton, 2002). Pp. 138. £8. ISBN 0-9526326-3-2 Galperin, William H. The Historical Austen (Philidelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2002). Pp. 296. $39.95. ISBN 0-8122-3687-4 Gascoigne, John. The Enlightenment and the Origins of European Australia (N.Y.: Cambridge...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2003) 27 (3): 124–139.
Published: 01 September 2003
... would be slaves, but various forms of forced labor remained common in Europe and America until well into the nineteenth century: assignment of con- victs in Australia, black slavery in the USA, serfdom in Russia, and impressed service in the British Navy could all be compared with slavery in North...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2006) 30 (3): 107–134.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... Entertaining Entomology 1 1 3 Figure 2. James Gillray, “The great South Sea Caterpillar, transform’d into a Bath Butterfl y” (1795), National Library of Australia, pic-an6598578. Courtesy of the National Library of Australia. 114 Eighteenth-Century Life Figure 3. “Sketch of that most...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2014) 38 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., so abroad: Wedgwood’s clay, as Darwin reminds us without apparent irony, was gath- ered from the colonial annex of Botany Bay, southeastern Australia.22 By extracting natural resources from Sydney Cove, turning them into ceram- ics, then selling them back to the inhabitants at inflated prices...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 April 2003) 27 (2): 108–117.
Published: 01 April 2003
...-century Scotland a writer noted that “evere nation reputis uthers nations to be barbarians” whenever there were significant cultural differences. The collection then leaps to an essay on recent developments in North America and Australia that have sought to reinstate aboriginal rights and con...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 January 2003) 27 (1): 72–84.
Published: 01 January 2003
... Life staff for providing me with texts by Robert Walker, Leigh Ehlers, and Calvin Thomas, which proved difficult to obtain in Australia. 1. Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman,in the Florida edn. of the Works of Laurence Sterne, vol...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2002) 26 (3): 45–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
... constructions of Australia these are highly influential. When Dampier crossed the equinoctial line into the Antipodes he took with him both the credo of scientific objectivity and a residue of medieval thought about the unholy and uninhabited regions beyond the torrid...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (1 September 2013) 37 (3): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., Indonesia, Australia, and the Nicobar Islands. Here, Damp- ier broke with the buccaneers and traveled independently to Sumatra. He then undertook a series of shorter trips not documented in New Voyage (to Southeast Asia and the southeastern coast of India). He returned to Suma- tra in 1690, and found...