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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 136–165.
Published: 01 January 2004
...John Wilton-Ely The College of William & Mary 2004 Review Essay “Classic Ground”: Britain, Italy, and the Grand Tour John Wilton-Ely University of Hull...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
... British identity. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 R Collecting Trouble: Sir Hans Sloane’s Literary Reputation in Eighteenth-­Century Britain Barbara M. Benedict Trinity...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
... these requirements. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 R Ancient Ethics and Modern Happiness: A Study of  Three Treatises in Enlightenment Britain Brian Michael Norton California State...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Douglas Kanter Conway Stephen . Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century: Similarities, Connections, Identities . ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2011 ). Pp. xii + 342. 7 figures . $125 Mori Jennifer . The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, ca...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 April 2015
...William Walker Lubey Kathleen . Excitable Imaginations: Eroticism and Reading in Britain, 1660–1760 . ( Lewisburg : Bucknell Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xi + 271. 19 ills. $85 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Review Essay Aroused...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 114–117.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Paul Stock Georgians Revealed: Life, Style, and the Making of Modern Britain , an exhibition held at the British Library, 8 November 2013–11 March 2014 . Accompanying book by Goff Moira , Goldfinch John , Limper-Herz Karen , and Peden Helen , with an introduction by Goodrich...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 48–73.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Celestina Wroth Duke University Press 2006 “To Root the Old Woman out of Our Minds”: Women Educationists and Plebeian Culture in Late-Eighteenth-Century Britain Celestina Wroth Indiana...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 51–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Garritt Van Dyk Atlantic sugar production and European sugar consumption rose dramatically in the late eighteenth century. Despite this increase, there were two separate calls to refrain from consuming sugar in both Britain and France at the end of the eighteenth century. Demands for abstinence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 34–50.
Published: 01 September 2021
... as a missed opportunity to rebuild the city in a grander, more magnificent manner. For these critics, London's built environment did little to stake the nation's claims to polite refinement and cultural prestige. Such concerns became especially pressing in the wake of Britain's victories in the Seven Years...
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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 (2017) 41 (1): 116–141.
Published: 01 January 2017
... miscellany; Sir Robert Walpole's reign as Britain's prime minister had just come to an end, and Pope revised his Dunciad to devastating effect. Out of the mix of political uncertainty and satiric excess emerged The Foundling Hospital for Wit , which ran to six volumes by 1749. It offered a potpourri...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 53–84.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Sandro Jung This paper introduces a little-known print genre that flourished in Britain from the late 1770s to the late nineteenth century. Notwithstanding the long life of the illustrated pocket diary-cum-almanac, scholars have failed to assess the range and variety of these annuals or examine...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 28–46.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Melanie Bigold This article reconsiders the importance of antiquarian interests and research methods in the making of George Ballard’s encyclopedic biography of learned women, Memoirs of Several Ladies of Great Britain who have been celebrated for their writings or skill in the learned languages...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 30–63.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Catherine Craft-Fairchild Maria Edgeworth, in her novel Harrington (1817), was one of the first proponents of religious and cultural tolerance of the small but growing Jewish population in Great Britain. Edgeworth suggested that the best method of counteracting the irrational biases reinforced...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... among the émigré Irish, but also within the lower orders more generally. Under the guidance of Laurence Dermott, its enterprising grand secretary, the Antients extended and altered Freemasonry’s profile in Britain and elsewhere, and the Craft became a means by which a broad cross section of male society...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of Great Britain to the Emperor of China in the Years 1792, 1793, and 1794 (1807)—and its imaginative engagement with Chinese culture. While Macartney’s narrative partakes of formal and aesthetic qualities associated with travel writing from the Grand Tour and with scientific exploration, it cannot wholly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and imploring God's forgiveness for so horrid a national crime. Such sermons soon indeed were heard in Britain's 10,000 parishes and generally were hostile to the ever guilty Dissenters waiting to repeat the act if given a chance. The (High) Church of England must support the monarch and be supported by him...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
... improved embalming procedures that inevitably played a part in the rise of the task for the undertaker. This essay maintains that the curious history of preservation techniques in eighteenth-century Britain ultimately contributes to the understanding of a culture's attitudes towards death, the body...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 23–64.
Published: 01 April 2010
... a number of illustrations that were printed in editions, published both in London and the newly emerging regional publishing centers but disseminated across Britain. Apart from documenting the representational shift from depicting the poem as theodicy to reading it as a narrative of nature and domesticity...