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ORIENTALISM IN 19th CENTURY EUROPEAN ART By Alexandra Jopp
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Research on Orientalism and the ways in which the West has imagined the East for the past five hundred years. It traces the representations of the harem in art, literature, drama, and travel writing... More > from across Europe and the United States.< Less
The Impact of the 19th Century Fossil Diggings on the Church By Bernard O'Connor
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In the mid-1840s a new industry started in southeast Suffolk, that of digging fossils. Known as 'coprolites', some thought them to be fossilised dinosaur droppings. Rich in phosphate they were much... More > in demand by the nation's manure manufacturers. By the 1846s the diggings had spread to Cambridgeshire, hertfordshire, bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Many thousands of men and women, boys and girls, got well-paid work in the pits but there were issues of in-migration, overcrowding and drunkenness. This book investigates the impact of the diggings on the church and its attempts to alleviate the social problems.< Less
Safe Counsel: Advice on Love & Marriage from the Late 19th Century By Karen Yvonne Hamilton
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Prof. B. G. Jefferis, M.D., PhD and J. L. Nichols originally published this text in 1897, in a book called Safe Counsel: Search Lights on Health. According to the original authors, “KNOWLEDGE... More > IS SAFETY”, and their medical knowledge from the late 19th century will be of great interest to historians, researchers of women’s issues, and the general reader in light of modern medical, social and scientific advancements. The text will give the reader a deeper understanding of day-to-day life and beliefs during the late 1800’s. This volume covers such topics as: history of marriage, how to choose a spouse, how to propose, how to conduct oneself on the honeymoon, causes of family problems, how to handle jealousy, and how to write a love letter. Charming period illustrations augment the text.< Less
Safe Counsel: Advice on Love & Marriage from the Late 19th Century By Karen Yvonne Hamilton
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Prof. B. G. Jefferis, M.D., PhD and J. L. Nichols originally published this text in 1897, in a book called Safe Counsel: Search Lights on Health. According to the original authors, “KNOWLEDGE... More > IS SAFETY”, and their medical knowledge from the late 19th century will be of great interest to historians, researchers of women’s issues, and the general reader in light of modern medical, social and scientific advancements. The text will give the reader a deeper understanding of day-to-day life and beliefs during the late 1800’s. This volume covers such topics as: history of marriage, how to choose a spouse, how to propose, how to conduct oneself on the honeymoon, causes of family problems, how to handle jealousy, and how to write a love letter. Charming period illustrations augment the text.< Less
Liberté Vol. II: A Reader of French Culture & Society in the 19th Century By monOcle-Lash Anti-Press
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This reader has been prepared specially for use in the multidisciplinary course Liberté: France's Impact on the Nineteenth Century led by Brian Counihan at Community High School in Roanoke,... More > Virginia. The course is intended to present an introduction to the dramatic and hotly-contested progress of French society as it entered, and helped to create, the modern age. I have brought together artifacts and texts from the domains of politics, literature, history, philosophy, and art that attempt to indicate not only the dominant trends in French society, but also those underground counter-currents which have always existed within and against it. This volume is the second of four; it covers the period from the Bourbon Restoration up to the eve of the Revolution of 1848. Vol. 3 will carry us from there to the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War; and the final volume will bring us from the Commune to century’s end.< Less
Liberté: A Reader of French Culture & Society in the 19th Century By monOcle-Lash Anti-Press
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This reader has been prepared specially for use in the multidisciplinary course Liberté: France's Impact on the Nineteenth Century led by Brian Counihan at Community High School in Roanoke,... More > Virginia. The course is intended to present an introduction to the dramatic and hotly-contested progress of French society as it entered, and helped to create, the modern age. I have brought together artifacts and texts from the domains of politics, literature, history, philosophy, and art that attempt to indicate not only the dominant trends in French society, but also those underground counter-currents which have always existed within and against it. This volume is the first of four; it covers the period from the French Revolution up to the eve of the July Revolution of 1830. Vol. 2 will pick up there and carry us to the eve of the Revolution of 1848; Vol. 3 to the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War; and the final volume will bring us from the Commune to century’s end.< Less
Liberté Vol. III: A Reader of French Culture & Society in the 19th Century By monOcle-Lash Anti-Press
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This reader has been prepared specially for use in the multidisciplinary course Liberté: France's Impact on the Nineteenth Century led by Brian Counihan at Community High School in Roanoke,... More > Virginia, though it is intended to be useful to independent readers as well. The course is intended to present an introduction to the dramatic and hotly-contested progress of French society as it entered, and helped to create, the modern age. I have brought together artifacts and texts from the domains of politics, literature, history, philosophy, and art that attempt to indicate not only the dominant trends in French society, but also those underground counter-currents which have always existed within and against it. This volume is the third of four; it covers the period from the eve of the Revolution of 1848 to the threshold of the Franco-Prussian War. Vol. 4 will carry us from there to century’s end.< Less
Liberté Vol. IV: A Reader of French Culture & Society in the 19th Century By monOcle-Lash Anti-Press
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This reader has been prepared specially for use in the multidisciplinary course Liberté: France's Impact on the Nineteenth Century led by Brian Counihan at Community High School in Roanoke,... More > Virginia, though it is intended to be useful to independent readers as well. The course is intended to present an introduction to the dramatic and hotly-contested progress of French society as it entered, and helped to create, the modern age. I have brought together artifacts and texts from the domains of politics, literature, history, philosophy, and art that attempt to indicate not only the dominant trends in French society, but also those underground counter-currents which have always existed within and against it. This is the final volume of four; it covers the period from the Franco-Prussian War to century's end.< Less
A Paris Symphony - Musical Life in 19th Century France - A Personal View By Shlomo Hed
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In a three-dimensional tale of intricately interwoven fantasy and historical facts, retired stockbroker and would-be composer Jacob Hippolyte Rodrigues takes the reader on a magical tour of the... More > salons of nineteenth-century Paris, the undisputed cultural capital of Europe. Through his eyes we witness the birth, growth, and decline of a typical French art form, the Grand Opera, and delve into the creative processes behind Bizet’s Carmen and Berlioz’s Les Troyens. SHLOMO HED was born in Berlin in 1932. In 1938 his family escaped from Germany to Belgium, where the war finally caught up with them and where the author lived in hiding during the Nazi occupation. Shlomo Hed immigrated to Israel in 1948 and was a senior program producer in the music department of Israel’s Broadcasting Authority for over thirty-five years. He wrote the first opera guide in Hebrew and, in cooperation with Ada Brodsky, a compilation of musical anecdotes.< Less
A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century By George Saintsbury
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (/ˈseɪntsbəri/;... More > 23 October 1845 – 28 January 1933), was an English writer, literary historian, scholar, critic and wine connoisseur.Born in Lottery Hall, Southampton, he was educated at King's College School, London, and at Merton College, Oxford where he achieved a first class BA degree in Classical Mods, (1865), and a second class in literae humaniores (1867). He left Oxford in 1868 having failed to obtain a fellowship, and briefly became a master at the Manchester Grammar School before spending six years in Guernsey as senior classical master of Elizabeth College, where he began his literary career by submitting his first reviews to The Academy. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Saintsbury< Less

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