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Selected Writings on Eighteenth-Century Robin Hood Tales By Stephen Basdeo
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This book is a collection of various writings by Stephen Basdeo on portrayals of Robin Hood in eighteenth-century literature.
Swift's Voids: Castration Anxiety in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Society By Philip Yare
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Swift's Voids shows the development of a social castration anxiety in eighteenth-century Eng-land and its manifestation in contemporary lit-erature, especially in the works of Jonathan Swift.
Hearts in the Wilderness: Journeys into the moral economy of eighteenth century Britain By Ron Southern
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In this series of interrelated narrative essays, historian Ron Southern explores some of the difficulties of living a righteous life in 18th century England, Scotland, Ireland and the Middle East.... More > Using the letters and journals of John Wesley, Richard Viney and John Cennick, first hand accounts of Presbyterian revival, and Moravian congregation and missionary diaries, he attempts to conjure the sensibilities of the Christly faced with the exigencies of living in a world dominated by Satan. In so doing he paints a vivid picture of the denizens of the 18th century street, of a geography where the chapel extended into the field, where marshes, deserts and woods were real manifestations of good and evil, and where every action and thought gave an insight into the battle between Heaven and Hell.< Less
Hearts in the Wilderness: Journeys into the moral economy of eighteenth century Britain By Ron Southern
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In this series of interrelated narrative essays, historian Ron Southern explores some of the difficulties of living a righteous life in 18th century England, Scotland, Ireland and the Middle East.... More > Using the letters and journals of John Wesley, Richard Viney and John Cennick, first hand accounts of Presbyterian revival, and Moravian congregation and missionary diaries, he attempts to conjure the sensibilities of the Christly faced with the exigencies of living in a world dominated by Satan. In so doing he paints a vivid picture of the denizens of the 18th century street, of a geography where the chapel extended into the field, where marshes, deserts and woods were real manifestations of good and evil, and where every action and thought gave an insight into the battle between Heaven and Hell.< Less
Deadly Love: A Short Story of ‘Incest’ and Murder in Eighteenth-Century Scotland By Dr Joanne Coyle, PhD
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The trial of Katharine Nairn and Patrick Ogilvie was one of the most salacious and scandalous court cases to grip eighteenth-century Scotland. Yet it has largely been forgotten by history. The jury... More > heard of a torrid, ‘incestuous’ love affair and a murder in a tranquil Scottish glen. Katharine and Patrick were accused of murdering Katharine’s husband, who suffered a terrible and agonising death only months after their marriage. The authorities suspected arsenic poisoning. Soon afterwards the pair were arrested, and they faced the High Court in Edinburgh on trial for their lives. But did they do it?< Less
Apres Moi Le Dessert: A French Eighteenth Century Model Meal By Jim Chevallier
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Original eighteenth century recipes - most newly translated from French - selected to match a "model meal" given in a classic period cookbook. This includes, in three services, an oille... More > (olio), a terrine of partridge with cabbage, another of filet of duck with green sauce, a pigeon tart, chickens in galantine, filet of beef with cucumbers, a grenade with blood, quail in the frying pan and chicken in cinders, a small quarter of veal, larded and served in its juice, a hen garnished with chickens with eggs, four young rabbits, a plate of young pheasants garnished with young quail, two salads and two sauces, partridge pate or boar's head, an omelet a la Noailles, fried cream, garnished with peach beignets, a stew of green truffles, a dish of artichokes, a dish of peas, a dish of crayfish, fried animelles (i.e., testicles!) and a dish of ramekins. Enough in other words, for several modern - and very tasty - meals; or a very copious recreation of an Old Regime feast!< Less
Après Moi, Le Dessert: An Eighteenth Century Model Meal By Jim Chevallier
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Original eighteenth century recipes (most newly translated from French) selected to match a "model meal" given in a classic period cookbook:---- FIRST SERVICE (Soups and entrees) -... More > CENTERPIECE: Oille ~SIX ENTREES:Terrine of partridge with cabbage~Terrine of filet of duck with green sauce~Pigeon tart~Chickens in galantine~Filet of beef with cucumbers~A grenade with blood - TWO HORS-D'OEUVRES: Quail in the frying pan~Chicken in cinders---- SECOND SERVICE (roasts) -CENTERPIECE: A small quarter of veal, larded and served in its juice~FOUR ROASTS:1 hen garnished with chickens with eggs~One hen~Four young rabbits~A plate of young pheasants garnished with young quail; FOUR HORS-D'OEUVRES: Two salads~Two sauces---- THIRD SERVICE (Entremets)-CENTERPIECE: Partridge pate or boar's head SIX MEDIUM DISHES: Omelet a la Noailles~Fried cream, garnished with peach beignets~A stew of green truffles~A dish of artichokes~A dish of peas~A dish of crayfish TWO HORS D'OEUVRES: Fried animelles~A dish of ramekins< Less
Eighteenth Century Men of Zeal: Passion Among Kentucky Tennessee Frontier Preachers By Paul A. Reardon, Ph.D.
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This is a narrative history of the life of a frontier Methodist circuit rider or itinerant preacher and his role in church disputes of the period.
Eighteenth Century Men of Zeal: Passion Among Kentucky Tennessee Frontier Preachers By Paul A. Reardon, Ph.D.
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This is a narrative history of the life of a frontier Methodist circuit rider or itinerant preacher and his role in church disputes of the period.
How The Wind Sits: The History of Henry and Ann Lemoine, Chapbook Writers and Publishers of the Late Eighteenth Century By Roy Bearden-White
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During the 18th century, not all books were found in bookstores or libraries. In London, itenerate book salesmen wandered the streets hawking their wares. The books they sold were cheap and often... More > poorly printed, but they represented the beginnings of popular reading among the growing lower classes. Henry and Ann Lemoine were among the most prolific writers and publishers of street literature in the late eighteenth-century and theirs is a story of poverty, greed, prison, and female empowerment.< Less

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