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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 108–117.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Bruce P. Lenman The College of William & Mary 2003 Review Essay Shrinking World Rather than Expanding Europe? Bruce P. Lenman University of St Andrews Anthony Pagden, ed...
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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 (2006) 30 (1): 76–91.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Jeremy W. Webster Duke University Press 2006 Review Essay Europe’s Jews in the Long Eighteenth Century Jeremy W. Webster Ohio University Ronald...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
...John Bergin Many Catholics migrated from Ireland to other European countries during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Those who settled in Catholic regions of Europe are relatively well known, but little attention has been paid to an Irish Catholic community that appeared in London...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 122–138.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Germano Maifreda This article examines the economic policies limiting foreign ownership (and, consequently, immigration) in the course of the Ancien Régime, through the case study of Milan. This state was placed in a border situation between the Italian peninsula and Europe, and, therefore...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and ethical killing that flourished in seventeenth-century England. Dryden joins the company of travel writers, pamphleteers, poets, scholars, and philosophers who were troubled by the pervasive mistreatment of animals in Western Europe. Duke University Press 2009 R...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 105–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
... shall discuss eighteenth-century representations of female power in ancient Europe, with the resulting clashes of ideas on sex and gender. I shall proceed to a discussion of dramatic treatments of Druidic wisdom, focusing on Elfrida (1752) and Caractacus (1759) by William Mason (1725–97), and conclude...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (2): 15–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Peter Wagner This essay reflects on the way my research on eighteenth-century erotica in general, and Fanny Hill in particular, affected my career as an academic in Europe from the 1970s to the 1990s. Still far from being generally accepted subjects of serious academic work, erotica and pornography...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jeff Loveland Thanks in part to the influence of Friedrich Brockhaus’s Konversations-Lexikon , a German encyclopedia inaugurated in 1796, biographies of the living had become unremarkable in Europe’s encyclopedias by the early nineteenth century. Today, they are pervasive. Between 1674 and 1750...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 116–134.
Published: 01 September 2021
... prestige of the Wettin dynasty. As porcelain factories were established at courts across Europe, however, the material's signifying role became complex. On the one hand, its alchemical associations aligned it with unfettered princely power in the realm of the absolutist court. On the other, its origins...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and the savage, respectively, says much about how Defoe links adversity to place in Europe s uneven imperial land and maritime spaces, even as he uses the enemy to shape Crusoe s conten- tious subjectivity, tying interiority to the external world. The ostensibly empty American island has a counterpart...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 120–126.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of the first institutional Orientalists who revealed the extraordinary riches of Sanskrit, Indian religion, and Indian history to Europe. He lists Jones’s accomplishments as poet, jurist, polyhistor, and classicist; how- ever, he sees him as a representative of an earlier period of Orientalism...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 102–109.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Christa Knellwolf King Schmidt Benjamin . Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe’s Early Modern World ( Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania , 2015 ). Pp. xx + 412 . 179 ills. $85 Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 22–44.
Published: 01 January 2000
... the prejudices of their societies: misogyny, racism, anti-Semitism, and national prejudice. The earliest Italian texts, Foa notes, all link the pox to the French invasion of Naples. But by the 1530s, West Indians—Europe’s most important new “Other”—were being assigned the blame. In the intervening years...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 139–163.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on Orientalism, but the material culture of the Ottoman response to Europe during the eighteenth century has not yet been the topic of a com- prehensive study, in spite of some important preliminary studies. Relevant background research on social evolution and institutions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 124–139.
Published: 01 September 2003
... 0231119054 You cannot condemn the ways of Europe for not being those of Tahiti, nor our ways for not being those of Europe. You need a more dependable scale of judgment. . . . Do you know a better one than general welfare and individual utility? —Denis Diderot...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 120–126.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Katherine A. East Bullard Paddy Tadié Alexis , eds. Ancients and Moderns in Europe: Comparative Perspectives ( Oxford : Voltaire Foundation , 2016 ). Pp. xi + 316 . £60 Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century Life Volume 43...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 76–80.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Chinese views of Europe and exposes the folly of persistent Western stereotypes about the “unteachable” Chinese and their purported resistance to logical reasoning (64). Most noteworthy, though, is the brief discussion of the Chinese ethos of cosmological unity evident in the phrase t i e n - r­ e...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 181–201.
Published: 01 September 2002
... University of Hong Kong Foods out of Season and Nature Disturbed In Emile, de ou l’Education, Rousseau prescribes an ideal diet, contrasting it with the contemporary predilection for exotic foods cultivated in Europe. This diet appreciates each food’s unique...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 70–98.
Published: 01 September 2003
... is at stake here, it is important to remember that the gardens of England were not always distinct from those of continental Europe. Laid out geometrically and symmetrically as the extension of a similarly molded residential construction, the typical garden in England at the beginning of the eighteenth...