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The Exploits of an 18th Century Entrepreneur

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A Smuggler's Tale is the story of one family and their son Robert's exploits as a very prolific and successful smuggler, a classic rags to riches story. You meet Robert as a young boy growing up in the 18th century in a smuggler's family. His fath

Great Britain and Prussia in the 18th Century

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Paphos Publishers offers a wide catalog of rare classic titles, published for a new generation. Great Britain and Prussia in the 18th Century is an overview of the diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Popular Justice in Europe (18th-19th Centuries)

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In 1960, an article appeared in the weekly Die Zeit entitled: Keine Volksjustiz! (No Popular Justice!). Just a few days before, on January 16, Chancellor Adenauer, in a televised speech, encouraged German people to exercise self-justice agains

Laura Bassi and Science in 18th Century Europe

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This book presents the extraordinary story of a Bolognese woman of the settecento. Laura Maria Caterina Bassi (1711-1778) defended 49 Theses at the University of Bologna on April 17, 1732 and was awarded a doctoral degree on May 12 of the same yea

The 17th and 18th Centuries

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Each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains 250 entries on the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. This is not a who's who. Instead, each entry provides an in-depth essay on

Serenata and Festa Teatrale in 18th Century Europe

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This volume is dedicated to "Serenata and Festa Teatrale in 18th Century Europe", especially to the production of this music-dramatic genre at the courts on the Iberian Peninsula, in Italy, and the Holy Roman Empire where it was an integ

Legacy's Promise - A Story of 18th Century Romance, Intrigue and Mystery

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Finding a husband in mid-eighteenth century Maryland was simple, but finding true love tested the resolve and resilience of young women. Women like Mary Ann and Sarah faced vindictive and cruel attacks from unexpected sources that challenged their

USA Has Issues With Maps of 18th Century

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NASA research of Earth-Moon mechanics by astrophysicist Robert Newton leads mathematicians of MSU to a breakthrough in the chronology of civilization and geography of North America. USA Has Issues With (British) Maps of 18th Century analyses in detail the maps of 1771 edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica and concludes that north-western part of the USA and Canada was built on remains of Great Russian Muscovite Tartary, which according to Britannica of 1771 was the biggest state in the world with capital in Tobolsk. The war of new Russian Empire of 1773-1775 with Muscovite Tartary was covered up by Catherine II as a raid against peasant rebellion headed by "Pougatchev" ("scare" in Russian) was actually the final blow to Great Tartary. After the war of 1773-1775 the new Russian Empire has taken over Urals, Western and Eastern Siberia, Alaska, north-western America down to San Francisco which it lost. USA bought NWA, but not paid the bill.

Reimagining Society in 18th Century French Literature

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The French revolutionary shift from monarchical to popular sovereignty came clothed in a new political language, a significant part of which was a strange coupling of happiness and rights. In Old Regime ideology, Frenchmen were considered subjects

Masterpieces of Women's Costume of the 18th and 19th Centuries

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Splendid view of elegant dresses, expertly rendered by noted theatrical designer, includes finely detailed illustrations of 32 complete costumes and three blouses, shown in color and black-and-white. Here are exquisitely embroidered, full-skirte

The Old Tea Seller: Life and Zen Poetry in 18th Century Kyoto

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Poet, Zen Buddhist priest, renowned thinker, and seller of tea - Baisao was all of these things, as well as being a bit of an eccentric. Known to carry large wicker baskets filled with tea utensils through the streets and surrounding hills of Japan's capi

Common Sense in Early 18th-Century British Literature and Culture

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In a time of political, epistemic and aesthetic revolutions, early 18th-century Britain saw the emergence of a public discourse of 'common sense' which had a lasting influence on clichéd concepts of cultural identity. By retracing the compensatory impulses of common sense discourse and highlighting the role of literary texts in its formation and dissemination, this study challenges the received view of Augustan England as a mere Age of Reason.

Masterpieces of Women's Costume of the 18th and 19th Centuries

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Splendid view of elegant dresses, expertly rendered by noted theatrical designer, includes finely detailed illustrations of 32 complete costumes and three blouses, shown in color and black-and-white. Here are exquisitely embroidered, full-skirted dresses circa 1700, a high-waisted Empire dress (1820), a magnificent silk dress with an extended bustle and pleated overskirt (1880), more.

The Emergence of Literary Criticism in 18th-Century Britain

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This study is a history of literary criticism from the end of the 17th to the end of the 18th century that not only takes the discursive construction of its (self)representation into account, but also the social and economic conditions of its practice. It is distinctive through its methodology, its material of analysis, and through its results.

The Cherokee Struggle to Maintain Identity in the 17th and 18th Centuries

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With the arrival of Europeans in North America, the Cherokee were profoundly affected. This book thoroughly discusses their history during the Colonial and Revolutionary War eras. Starting with the French and Indian War, the Cherokee were allied w

Health Care and Poor Relief in 18th and 19th Century Southern Europe

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The poor and the sick-poor have always presented a problem to the governments and churches of Europe. Whose responsibility are they? Are they a wilful burden on the honest working population, or are they a necessary presence for the true Christian

Health Care and Poor Relief in 18th and 19th Century Northern Europe

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Throughout history governments have had to confront the problem of how to deal with the poorer parts of their population. During the medieval and early modern period this responsibility was largely borne by religious institutions, civic institutio

Ode to Boy, vol. 1: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction In Literature from Antiquity Through the 18th Century

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Volume One is a refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the Eighteenth Century. Includes works from Homer, Solon, Sappho, the Old Testament, Anacreon, Theognis, Pindar, Plato, X

State Cash Resources and State Building in Europe 13th-18th century

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In July 2012 historians and economists met in Paris for a conference entitled State Cash Resources and State Building in Europe: taxation and public debt, 13th-18th centuries. This volume is one of the products of that meeting. By making these ess

The Man With Two Heads and His Friends From the Fair: Monologues inspired by French 18th century fairs

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This playful collection of 14 original monologues gives voice to characters and observers from the 18th century French fairs. Before the Revolution, these were a prime source of entertainment for people of all classes. Among those who speak
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