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Modern history 1600-1699

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Modern history 1600-1699 (V142): Historical studies of the period 1600-1699.

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Document Improving Vision: The Moral Focus of the Sense of Sight in Seventeenth-Century Text and Textile, Jean Lambert

In early modern culture, the eye was widely deemed to be the pre-eminent organ of the sensorium on account of its contribution to the intellectual...

17th century, eye, Morality, embroidery view
Document Pioneering ‘Polite’ Models of Disability in Eighteenth-Century London: Matthias Buchinger’s Self-Portrait (1724) and William Hay’s Deformity: An Essay (1754), Anne-Noëlle Pinnegar

Set against a contextual backdrop of contemporary British artists championing disability, this article explores changing attitudes to the self-...

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Document Symbols of Behaviour in mid-17th Century English Coffee Houses, Scott Shriner

Coffee drinking became popularized in England during the dawning of the Commonwealth period and into mid-18th century. The interest in this...

coffee house, 17th century, Social history view
Document Theatricality and Restoration: the Re-construction of Royalty, Jackie Colburn

The two artefacts under discussion in this article are the fourth Triumphal Arch, constructed in London for the coronation of Charles II in 1661,...

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Document ‘Sounding of the Voice’: Interpreting the Earl of Rochester’s Epilogue to Love in the Dark through an Analysis of Matthew Locke’s Musical Score to Psyche, Thomas J. du Plessis

This article explores the Earl of Rochester’s Epilogue to Love in the Dark through the music drama Psyche by Thomas Shadwell set to music by...

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Document “…they no power have, unlesse to dye”: Margaret Cavendish’s ‘Of the Shortnesse of Mans Life, and his foolish Ambition’ (1653) and Edward Collier’s Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’ (1696), Hannah Yip

This article explores the vanity of human life as represented in a poem, ‘Of the Shortnesse of Mans Life, and his foolish Ambition’ (1653) by...

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Document “…they no power have, unlesse to dye”: Margaret Cavendish’s ‘Of the Shortnesse of Mans Life, and his foolish Ambition’ (1653) and Edward Collier’s Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’ (1696), Hannah Yip

This article explores the vanity of human life as represented in a poem, ‘Of the Shortnesse of Mans Life, and his foolish Ambition’ (1653) by...

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