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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 100–110.
Published: 01 September 2014
...William Noblett This article examines one aspect of crime in the London book trade. It deals with the theft of paper, blank, printed, and manuscript, from seventeen members of the trade and discusses how the thieves attempted to sell the paper to other London tradesmen, primarily cheesemongers. The...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 1–42.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Frans De Bruyn The College of William & Mary 2000 1 Reading Het groote tafereel der dwaasheid: An Emblem Book of the Folly of Speculation in the Bubble Year 1720 Of the many polemical...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Michael Kassler Queen Charlotte’s account book for part of 1789 is transcribed and annotated for the first time from her manuscript in the Royal Archives. It records payments made during the royal family’s seaside vacation in Wey-mouth and payments made after their return to Windsor. Almost all the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 105–109.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jennie Batchelor Williams Abigail . The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home ( New Haven : Yale Univ. , 2017 ). Pp. ix + 352 . 57 ills. $40 Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 45...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 111–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Luisa Calè In “A Friendly Gathering: The Social Politics of Presentation Books and their Extra-Illustration in Horace Walpole’s Circle,” Lucy Peltz plays with the technical and metaphorical senses of “gathering” to reflect on the materiality and sociability of altered books in the Strawberry Hill...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Books Received Airey, Jennifer L. The Politics of Rape: Sexual Atrocity, Propaganda Wars, and the Restoration Stage (Newark: Univ. of Delaware, 2012). Pp. viii + 251. $80 Allen, Julia. Swimming with Dr. Johnson and...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 119–125.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Books Received Andries, Lise, Frédéric Ogée, John Dunkley, and Darach Sanfey, eds. Intellectual Journeys: The Translation of Ideas in Enlightenment England, France, and Ireland (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 130–138.
Published: 01 January 2003
... The College of William & Mary 2003 ECL27108-booksrec.q4.jw 4/14/03 4:42 PM Page 130 Books Received Aarsleff, Hans, ed. Condillac: Essay on the Origin of Human Knowledge. Cambridge Texts in the History of...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Duke University Press 2005 Books Received Allan, David. Philosophy and Politics in Later Stuart Scotland: Neo-Stoicism, Culture, and Ideology in an Age of Crisis, 1540 – 1690 (East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell, 2000). Pp. 254. $31.95. ISBN 1-86232-125-6...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 114–119.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 2000 114 BOOKS RECEIVED Barney, Richard A. Plots of Enlightenment: Education and the Novel in Eighteenth- Century England (Stanford: Stanford Univ., 1999). Pp. xii + 402. $49.50. ISBN 0-8047-2978-6 Bédoyère, Guy de la. Particular Friends: The...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 128–130.
Published: 01 April 2000
... The College of William & Mary 2000 128 BOOKS RECEIVED Backscheider, Paula R., ed. Revising Women: Eighteenth-Century “Women’s Fiction” and Social Engagement (Baltimore & London: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2000). Pp. xv + 273. $39.95. ISBN 0-8018-6236-1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 112–126.
Published: 01 September 2000
... The College of William & Mary 2000 BOOKS RECEIVED Alder, Ken. Engineering the Revolution: Arms and Enlightenment in France, 1763– 1815 (1997; Princeton: Princeton Univ., 1999). Pp. xvi + 476. $22.95 paper...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 January 2001
... The College of William & Mary 2001 Books Received Bailey, Colin B. Jean Baptiste Greuze: “The Laundress.” Getty Museum Studies on Art (Los Angeles: Getty Museum, 2000). Pp. 92. 37 b&w ills.; 37 color. Paper...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (3): 103–113.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 2001 Books Received Adams, Christine. A Taste for Comfort and Status: A Bourgeois Family in Eighteenth- Century France (University Park: Pennsylvania State Univ., 2000). Pp. x + 292. $65; $19.95. ISBN 0-271-01955-7...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 67–70.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Nicholas Allen Raymond Gillespie and Andrew Hadfield, eds. The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume III: The Irish Book in English, 1550-1800 (Oxford: Oxford Univ., 2006). Pp. 477. 12 ills. $160. ISBN 0-19-924705-6 Duke University Press 2008 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 110–117.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Books Received Adams, Catherine, and Elizabeth H. Pleck. Love of Freedom: Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England (New York: Oxford Univ., 2010). Pp. xi + 265. 10 ills. $21.95 paper Agnew, Lois...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 133–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Books Received Adams, Edward. Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill (Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia, 2011). Pp. x + 322. $39.50 Ahmed, Siraj. The Still Birth of Capital...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 3–19.
Published: 01 September 2017
... reading surface reading literary history OHEL • Big Books, Big Data, and Reading Literary Histories Margaret J. M. Ezell Texas A&M University A large work is difficult because it is large...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 156–164.
Published: 01 January 2002
... The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26110-164b-book.q4 5/24/02 3:17 PM Page 156 Books Received Akenside, Mark. The Pleasures of Imagination 1795 [facs. w/ “Critical Essay on the Poem, By Mrs. Barbauld Intro...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 April 2002
... The College of William & Mary 2002 ECL26209-108b-book.q4 5/28/02 2:24 PM Page 101 Books Received Anderson, Misty G. Female Playwrights and Eighteenth-Century Comedy: Negotiating Marriage on the London Stage...