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Edited by Boulton, James T.; McLoughlin, T. O.
The volume gathers together, and allows the reader to explore, the diverse experiences of a group of quite unconnected young, wealthy travellers as they made their way through 18th century Europe towards Rome and conveyed their views by letters to friends and family at home.
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By Archer-Parre, Caroline; Dick, Malcolm
The eighteenth-century typographer, printer, industrialist and Enlightenment figure, John Baskerville (1707-75) was an inventor, entrepreneur and artist with a worldwide reputation who made eighteenth-century Birmingham a city without typographic equal, by changing the course of ...type design. This publication explores Baskerville in his social and economic context and evaluates his impact.Read more
By Bailey, Craig
This book uses case studies of law students, lawyers and merchants to explore overlooked dimensions of Irish migration, the middle class, community and the social geography of London, in the eighteenth century.
By Haggerty, Sheryllynne
This book argues that a business culture based on embedded socio-cultural norms was an important element in the success of the British-Atlantic economy 1750-1815.
By McIlvanney, Siobhan
The origins and early years of the French women's press represent a pivotal period in the history of French women's self-expression and their feminist and cultural consciousness. Through a range of insightful textual analyses, this book highlights the political significance of th...is critically neglected literary medium.Read more
Edited by Linch, Kevin; McCormack, Matthew
Britain's Soldiers explores the complex figure of the Georgian soldier and rethinks current approaches to military history.
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