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A Vindication of the Rights of Men By Mary Wollstonecraft
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Mary Wollstonecraft died young, giving birth to a daughter who in turn became famous as Mary Shelley. During her brief career, she wrote a history of the French Revolution, various novels, a travel... More > narrative and a children's book – "Original Stories From Real Life." Her best known work is "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" (1792). In Burke's "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790), he defended constitutional monarchy, the aristocracy, and the Church of England, In doing so he made an attack on Mary's friend, the Rev Richard Price. She wrote this work in response, attacking the aristocracy and the despotic nature of British government, whilst advocating a democratic republic. It was the first shot in the Revolution Controversy pamphlet war in which Thomas Paine's Rights of Man (1792) became the rallying cry for reformers and radicals alike. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford – Manchester’s twin city.< Less
A Vindication of the Rights of Men By Mary Wollstonecraft
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Mary Wollstonecraft died young, giving birth to a daughter who in turn became famous as Mary Shelley. During her brief career, she wrote a history of the French Revolution, various novels, a travel... More > narrative and a children's book – Original Stories From Real Life. Her best known work is A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792). In Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), he defended constitutional monarchy, the aristocracy, and the Church of England, In doing so he made an attack on Mary's friend, the Rev Richard Price. She wrote this work in response, attacking the aristocracy and the despotic nature of British government, whilst advocating a democratic republic. It was the first shot in the Revolution Controversy pamphlet war in which Thomas Paine's Rights of Man (1792) became the rallying cry for reformers and radicals alike. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford – Manchester’s twin city.< Less
The Trial of Henry Hetherington. By Henry Hetherington
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Henry Hetherington (17 June 1792 – 23 August 1849) was a leading British Chartist. Henry Hetherington was the son of a London tailor, John Hetherington (1770 to 6 November 1806), and was born... More > on 17 June 1792, at 16 Compton Street, Soho, London. He was one of four children and was baptised in the church of St Giles-in-the-Fields. When he was thirteen, on 5 November 1805, he began work as an apprentice printer at Luke Hansard's printing works at Holborn, London. In c.1810 he worked as a shopman for Richard Carlile, and from c1812 to 1815 he worked as a printer in Ghent, Belgium. In 1811 Hetherington married Elizabeth Thomas, of Wales, and the marriage produced nine children. Only one son, David, was still living at time of Henry's death.< Less
A Day In Niagara On The Lake By Scott Falls
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A photographic journey of Niagara On The Lake, Ontario, Canada. To commemorate the 200 anniversary of the War of 1812 I brought it upon myself to photograph the Town of Niagara On The Lake and... More > Queenston Heights Ontario. The settlement, known from about 1761 as Butlersburg, in honour of Colonel John Butler, the commander of Butler's Rangers, was renamed West Niagara to distinguish it from Fort Niagara. It was a British military base and haven for British loyalists fleeing the United States during the volatile aftermath of the American Revolution.Renamed Newark by Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe in 1792, he made it the first capital of Upper Canada (now the province of Ontario), The first provincial parliament was convened at the Navy Hall on September 17, 1792.Due to Newark's close proximity to the American border, Simcoe moved the capital in 1797 to York and Newark was officially renamed 'Niagara' in 1798.< Less
A Day In Niagara On The Lake By Scott Falls
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A photographic journey of Niagara On The Lake, Ontario, Canada. To commemorate the 200 anniversary of the War of 1812 I brought it upon myself to photograph the Town of Niagara On The Lake and... More > Queenston Heights Ontario. The settlement, known from about 1761 as Butlersburg, in honour of Colonel John Butler, the commander of Butler's Rangers, was renamed West Niagara to distinguish it from Fort Niagara. It was a British military base and haven for British loyalists fleeing the United States during the volatile aftermath of the American Revolution.Renamed Newark by Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe in 1792, he made it the first capital of Upper Canada (now the province of Ontario), The first provincial parliament was convened at the Navy Hall on September 17, 1792.Due to Newark's close proximity to the American border, Simcoe moved the capital in 1797 to York and Newark was officially renamed 'Niagara' in 1798.< Less
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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Sense and Sensibility is a novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published work when it appeared in 1811. Sense and Sensibility is set in southwest England between 1792 and 1797, and portrays the... More > life and loves of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne. The novel follows the young ladies to their new home, a meagre cottage on a distant relative's property, where they experience love, romance and heartbreak. The philosophical resolution of the novel is ambiguous: the reader must decide whether sense and sensibility have truly merged.< Less
4711: a business history By Azlan Adnan, MA
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The wedding day of the young merchant Wilhelm Mülhens, son of the juror Jacob Mülhens, on 8 October 1792 in Cologne’s Glockengasse, was also the birth date of 4711 Genuine Eau de... More > Cologne. A Carthusian monk presented the young couple with a seemingly simple gift. In fact, it was the most valuable gift of any they received, and influenced the future of the Mülhens family like no other. The gift was a secret recipe for the production of an “aqua mirabilis” – or “miracle water” - later to be called Eau de Cologne.< Less
The Antiquary By SIR WALTER SCOTT
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SIR WALTER SCOTT The Antiquary Sir Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh on August 15, 1771. As a child he was feeble and sickly, and very early he was smitten with lameness which remained with him... More > through life, although he matured into a man of robust health. He was educated for the law, which he began to practise in 1792. Although he had fair success in his profession, he soon began to occupy his leisure time with literature, and his first work was published in 1796.< Less
Hermann and Dorothea By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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Hermann and Dorothea is an epic poem, an idyll, written by German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe between 1796 and 1797, and was to some extent suggested by Johann Heinrich Voss's Luise, an idyll... More > in hexameters, which was first published in 1782-84. Goethe's work is set around 1792 at the beginning of the French Revolutionary Wars, when French forces under General Custine invaded and briefly occupied parts of the Palatinate. The hexameters of the nine cantos are at times irregular.< Less
The Scarlet Pimpernel By Baroness Orczy
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Part romance, part adventure, and part suspenseful spy thriller, The Scarlet Pimpernel is one of the first action-adventure stories, paving the way for swashbucklers like the Lone Ranger, Zorro, and... More > Batman. Set in 1792, this is the story of Sir Percy Blakeney, armed with only his wits and cunning, who defies the French revolutionaries to rescue innocent men, women, and children from the guillotine. The ruthless Chauvelin is determined to uncover the identity of this masked Pimpernel and hunt him down.< Less

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