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The Pattens An Ulster- Scots family in Ireland By david slattery
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This is the story of a family, who emigrated from Scotland to the Plantation in Ulster in the eighteenth century. Over the following three hundred years they formed part of the Middle Class of... More > Ireland. Although the activities of the Presbyterian community in the north of Ireland have been well documented, particularly in relation to the development of the present Province of Ulster and in America, their place in the country as a whole has often been discounted. In particular they played a significant role in its economic progress. This book is an attempt to chart the lives and activities of one family of Ulster-Scots merchants who left their home in the North to play a part in the wider history of Ireland. A study of the families into which they married, particularly the Moores of Londonderry, the Joneses of Oldham and the Ardouins of Paris, broadens the picture to demonstrate the family and business links that involved all of the British Isles and spread on to the Continent.< Less
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Succession By Derrick Stogner
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Ajax Than (or Jax for short) was plagued by constant nightmares. Every time he went to sleep he saw the same horrible thing, over and over again. On the day of his eighteenth birthday, he finds out... More > that Thanatos, the God of Death, has been giving him these horrible dreams. And not only that but Thanatos wants Jax to succeed him as the God of death. It is now all Jax can do to stay sane in the beginning of the most epic journey of his life. "Excellent storytelling by a tremendous young writer. His imagination prompts each character to leap off the pages and straight into the reader's consciousness. The only thing left to our imagination is: WHAT'S NEXT?" -Derrick Grubbs< Less
Evelina By Fanny Burney
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Frances Burney's first and most enduringly popular novel is a vivid, satirical, and seductive account of the pleasures and dangers of fashionable life in late eighteenth-century London. As she... More > describes her heroine's entry into society, womanhood and, inevitably, love, Burney exposes the vulnerability of female innocence in an image-conscious and often cruel world where social snobbery and sexual aggression are played out in the public arenas of pleasure-gardens, theatre visits, and balls. But Evelina's innocence also makes her a shrewd commentator on the excesses and absurdities of manners and social ambitions--as well as attracting the attention of the eminently eligible Lord Orville. Evelina, comic and shrewd, is at once a guide to fashionable London, a satirical attack on the new consumerism, an investigation of women's position in the late eighteenth century, and a love story. The new introduction and full notes to this edition help make this richness all the more readily available to a modern reader.< Less
Industrial Automation Solutions: Norvell Group and Associates Manufacturers Review By Joanne Choo
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The beginnings of automation can be traced back to the industrial revolution in the eighteenth century, when people began to use machines to replace human labor and animal power.
Raiders of the Headland By Danielle Shelley Carr
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A collection of transnational short stories traversing many different lands, and historical periods from eighteenth century France to modern Egypt, colonial Australia and beyond.
The Original Diva: The Life and Times of Catherine II the Great By Anthony P. Johnson
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One of the most interesting, industrious and powerful personages to grace the pages of history during the eighteenth century is Catherine II, Empress of all the Russia...
Baron d Holbach By Max Pearson Cushing
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This edition of Baron d Holbach A Study of Eighteenth Century Radicalism in France by Max Pearson Cushing is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition
Cecilia By Fanny Burney
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Cecilia is an heiress, but she can only keep her fortune if her husband will consent to take her surname. Fanny Burney's unusual love story and deft social satire was much admired on its first... More > publication in 1782 for its subtle interweaving of comedy, humanity, and social analysis. Controversial in its time, this eighteenth-century novel seems entirely fresh in relation to late twentieth-century concerns. It was highly admired by people like Edmund Burke, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Choderlos de Laclos.< Less
Beta By Beatrice Jones Parry & Ginny Jenkins
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Incorporating her grandmother, Beta Jones Parry's family history, Ginny Jenkins has traced her family roots and that of the house Tyllwyd where they lived back to the mid eighteenth century and... More > forward to today. In the end, the story ranges from an Indian heiress who had a fortune as her dowry to a great uncle who tried to blow up a train carrying Gladstone and a house that became a castellated folly that fell into distress and near ruin before being rescued in the late twentieth century.< Less

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