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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 43–77.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., politics, and advertising that typifies the innovative print culture of this period. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 prospectus ephemera advertising book trade French Revolution debate Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 44, Number 2, April 2020 doi 10.1215/00982601-8218602...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 54–76.
Published: 01 April 2024
... Verhoeven, in his 2013 book Americomania and the French Revolution Debate in Britain, 1789–1802 , describes the publication of Letters from an American Farmer as “at heart an attempt to counter and invalidate the cultural bias of the degeneracy philosophers, . . . Buffon and de Pauw in particular.” 5...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... Mayhem: Post-­War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748  – 1753 (New Haven: Yale Univ., 2012). Pp. xi + 258. 13 ills. $45 Rooney, Morgan. The French Revolution Debate and the British Novel, 1790  – 1814: The Struggle for History’s Authority (Lewisburg: Bucknell Univ., 2013). Pp. viii + 223...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... Osborn, 1748). 48. For the development of the British military ˜scal state, see John Brewer, The Sinews of Power: War, Money, and the English State, 1688 1783 (London: Routledge, 1989). 49. Carmel Murphy, Jacobin History: Charlotte Smith s Old Manor House and the French Revolution Debate, Romanticism...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 50–81.
Published: 01 January 2005
... critics mention are Burke’s seminal Refl ections, which “precipitated a debate over the French Revolution that has continued for two centuries,” and Richard Price’s Dis- course on the Love of our Country, which was delivered on 4 November 1789.2 As Stephen Prickett correctly asserts...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 87–91.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., argu- ably the historical moment in which moderation was most urgently needed and yet most widely denigrated. It is very easy to lose sight of the moderates of the French Revolution, a group encompassing Ancien Régime reformers like Jacques Necker, monarchien members of the National Assembly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 122–127.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., Blackmail, Scandal, and Revolution: London’s French Libellistes, 1758 – ​1792 (Manchester: Manchester Univ., 2006). 4. Darnton has addressed these questions at length in his recent work; see especially Poetry and the Police: Communication Networks in Eighteenth-­Century Paris (Cambridge: Belknap...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (1): 76–91.
Published: 01 January 2006
...- ness that erodes ties to distractive (nonclass) groups and identities, ending in a triumphal proletarian revolution.” Jaher concludes that the dissimilar outcomes of American and French Jewish experiences, in which the for- mer achieve “the secure possession of civic rights” while the latter...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 68–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... loyal courtiers and theater managers, son Charles served as one of James II’s deputy lieutenants, vetting the Hertfordshire gentry on their sympathy to Catholics, and making himself persona non grata for years after the Glorious Revolution. In 1702, he was caught having dinner with the French...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 January 2018
... forces with determined power over the self” (279). Historians of the French Revolution certainly will find more contingency than Coleman allows in his analysis of the Terror. Yet Coleman lets us see the Revolution in terms of a long debate about the selfÐ a “polemics over the human person” (155...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 51–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to higher prices. 9 “Slavery” and “slave revolution” are absent from existing analyses of the French protests. Taking its cue from Drescher's insight into efforts, in France, to separate sugar from slavery, this essay undertakes a comparative analysis of the English and French sugar boycotts and debates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 51–77.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Denise Amy Baxter Duke University Press 2006 Two Brutuses: Violence, Virtue, and Politics in the Visual Culture of the French Revolution Denise Amy Baxter University of North Texas Je tenais les...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 124–129.
Published: 01 September 2010
... by students, scholars, and anyone interested in French fashion or the French Revolution for years to come. At their best, biographies of well-­known figures provide a new perspec- tive on their subject, situating a singular life in its historical context. Weber’s focus on Marie Antoinette’s fashions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to the difference between domestic spaces and those outside the home. The French Revolution even created an evolving “juvenile Enlightenment,” as small children and young adults became politicized, challenging the justice of the contemporary world. 22 Sexuality, too, shaped Enlightenment spatiality. Connecting...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 135–141.
Published: 01 September 2006
... for Knowledge: Debates over Women’s Learning in Eighteenth-Century Italy, ed. and trans. Rebecca Messbarger and Paula Findle (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago, 2005). Pp. 181. $18 paper. ISBN 0-226-01055-4 Andress, David. The French Revolution and the People (London: Hambledon and London, 2004...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 32–47.
Published: 01 April 2006
... the laws of the realm and the privileges of French subjects. The controversial reorganization of the judicial system provoked attacks on despotism that spilled over into the reign of Louis XVI, who restored the parlements in 1774. Those attacks escalated during the years preceding the Revolution...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 17–22.
Published: 01 September 2010
... consciously rejects the politicization and binaries in which the Enlightenment has been mired for so long. Brewer brings to the Enlightenment the same much-­needed disinterest- edness that Furet brought to the Revolution in Interpreting the French Revolu- tion. Second, and more importantly, Brewer...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 87–112.
Published: 01 April 2004
... critical reception— like that for Anna Barbauld’s attempt at politi- cal prophecy a decade later in “Eighteen Hundred and Eleven”— the pop- ular millenarianism engendered by the French Revolution continued to shape and influence female cultural production and continued to provide a recognized...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 221–225.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Maeve McCusker Christopher L. Miller. The French Atlantic Triangle: Literature and Culture of the Slave Trade (Durham: Duke Univ., 2008). Pp. xvi + 571. 17 ills. $27.95 paper Duke University Press 2010 Review Essay Troubling Amnesia...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 22–44.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., the French court physician Jean Astruc (first trans. 1737), in accepting a Columbian origin for syphilis. The implications of the Ancient/Modern debate start with the treat- ment questions familiar since the Renaissance. A disease known to the Ancients might logically be cured by the methods...