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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Adam Potkay The College of William & Mary 2001 Hume’s “Supplement to Gulliver”: The Medieval Volumes of The History of England Difference in Opinions hath cost many Million of Lives...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 22–44.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Marie E. McAllister The College of William & Mary 2000 22 Stories of the Origin of Syphilis in Eighteenth-Century England: Science, Myth, and Prejudice The stories we tell about the origins of things speak to who we are. Each culture has...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 53–72.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace The College of William & Mary 2000 The Needs of Strangers: Friendly Societies and Insurance Societies in Late Eighteenth-Century England In “Tintern Abbey” (1798), Wordsworth’s poetic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 29–42.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Sarah Prescott The College of William & Mary 2001 Provincial Networks, Dissenting Connections, and Noble Friends: Elizabeth Singer Rowe and Female Authorship in Early Eighteenth-Century England ’Twas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 21–68.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Mark Blackwell The College of William & Mary 2004 “Extraneous Bodies”: The Contagion of Live-Tooth Transplantation in Late-Eighteenth-Century England Mark Blackwell University...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 31–56.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in Late Eighteenth-Century­ England Gary Dyer Cleveland State University Beginning in the 1770s, the twelve justices of the three central English common law courts — ​the King’s Bench, the Common Pleas, and the Exchequer — ​ruled...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 130–136.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . ( Bethlehem : Lehigh Univ. , 2009 ). Pp. 173 . $44 Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Review Essay Ruin Nation: Ruins and Fragments in Eighteenth-Century England Sophie Thomas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of both studied restraint and social status. Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 3, September 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-8718721 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 1 6 5 The Moral Negotiation of Fashion in Regency England Amanda Vickery Queen Mary University of London Religion and the Georgian...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Philip Woodfine Duke University Press 2006 Debtors, Prisons, and Petitions in Eighteenth-Century England Philip Woodfi ne University of Huddersfi eld Drawing on manuscript sources...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and representation. Duke University Press 2009 R Preserved Remains: Embalming Practices in Eighteenth-Century England Jolene Zigarovich Cornell...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 19–31.
Published: 01 April 2001
... and officers into ladies-in-waiting at court. It reviews gender transgressions that have prepared psychologically for the event, including the arrival in England of “Men [who] shall squeak upon Theatres with Female Voices.” It turns to problems that might arise (unaccustomed modes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ric Berman Formed in London in 1751, the Antients Grand Lodge of Freemasons was created as a rival to the pro-establishment Grand Lodge of England, itself created in 1717. The Antients was shaped by the Irish diaspora in London, although disaffection within London Freemasonry was then so great...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Amy Dunagin The first two sustained efforts to chronicle the history of English music were conducted independently during the 1710s and 1720s by Thomas Tudway and Roger North. They wrote in the context of the escalating popularity of Italian opera in England. Their histories also resonated...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Marie E. McAllister In seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England, the Grand Tour, sex, and venereal disease became almost indivisible in the public imagination. The Grand Tour was an essential element of a well-born man's education. Yet a persistent belief developed that continental travel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Diana Solomon Widely translated and adapted in eighteenth‐century England, Don Quixote inspired some of the period's greatest fiction. Yet while literary adaptations of Cervantes's novel often render its humor “amiable” and accommodate it to polite society, dramatic adaptations instead accentuate...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 68–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., on the contrary, to equate wealth with the accumulation of bullion, arguing that England must curtail the import of luxuries in order to protect domestic manufacture. This debate reached its climax during the controversy over the commercial pact attached to the Treaty of Utrecht (1713). Tories argued for free...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 28–57.
Published: 01 January 2018
... was to reinforce national traditions through her arts and stir pride for them in her plays. Simultaneously, her themes and characters demonstrate that England’s future strength as a center of empire depended upon the talents of those formerly marginalized—in particular, provincials and women artists. This essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 60–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Andrew Lincoln During the last decades of the seventeenth century and the first decades of the eighteenth, transformations in the financing and organization of the military allowed England, and then Britain, to wage war abroad on an unprecedented scale. At the same time, some writers were trying...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 14–40.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Toby Barnard The essay looks at individuals from Ireland who came to London between the 1660s and 1780s. Some belonged to groups that had particular reasons to be there, such as wealthy landowners with property in both England and Ireland, would-be lawyers and physicians, writers and artists...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 32–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
...-century England. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 courtesan portrait Reynolds gambling money • “Enchanting Witchery”: Sir Joshua Reynolds’s Portrait of Kitty Fisher as Cleopatra...