Modern history 1700-1799
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Modern history 1700-1799 (V143): Historical studies of the period 1700-1799.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|Dionysus in Marble and on Paper: Looking at the Culture of Collecting and Changing Practices in Conservation, Catharine O’Shaughnessy||
During the eighteenth-century, many aristocrats collected ancient stone sculptures from Italy and Greece, for installation in their grand...
|Institutional hypocrisy: the Imperial Diet in the 18th century - a German Sonderweg?||
Professor Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger (University of Münster) delivers a lecture as part of the "East and East-Central Europe: Special Paths (...
|German history, Germany, Eighteenth Century, 18th century, Eighteenth Century in Germany||view|
|Investigating Personal Character: Sir John Barnard – A Portrait and A Present for an Apprentice, Harold Pearce||
The most highly influential business book of the twentieth-century was based upon the learning from over 200 years of success literature and was...
|Portraiture, Social history, 18th century||view|
|Loyalty, Locality and the Nation||
In the eighteenth century, new concepts of national identity began emerging. In the process long established local identities were challenged. And...
|18th century, Georgian Britain, Nationhood||view|
|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-...
|Private Spaces for Public Consumption: Female Privacy as Erotic Satire in Eighteenth-Century British Print Culture, Ruby Rutter||
Female privacy in eighteenth-century British print culture was often represented as facilitating salacious and debauched behaviour. The...
|18th century, satire, feminism||view|
|That-Which-Remains: A Phenomenological Reading of Two Eighteenth Century Texts on Death, Simon Demetriou||
This article compares an eighteenth century treatise calling for the banning of church burial with a funeral sermon from the same period in...
|18th century, Philosophy of death, Phenomenology||view|
|The Age of Nature: Tracing the influence of Émile on the representation of boyhood in The Brummell Children and the opening chapters of Tom Brown’s Schooldays, Mark Grogan||
No summary can do justice to the diversity of formative experience available in the late eighteenth to mid nineteenth century to the children of...
|18th century, Childhood, Joshua Reynolds, 19th century||view|
|The Art of Appearance: The Concept and Implications of Cosmetics in the Eighteenth Century, Alexandra Abrams||
A study of an excerpt from Letters to the Ladies, on the Preservation of Health and Beauty. By a physician, (1770), and a boîte à mouches, (c....
|‘Come and Let Us Sweetly Join’: Engaging with the Dynamics of Early Methodist Practice and its Persecution through an Examination of Two Artefacts Related to the Love-Feast, Yvonne Farley||
As proto-Methodism spread and developed in the early to mid-eighteenth century the movement was challenged by excessively vituperative satire...