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Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, The Eighteenth century [microform]: a microfilm collection based on ESTC.

Imprint MFILM N.S. REEL In-library use MFILM N.S. REEL Best Books of the 18th Century The best books published during the 18th century (January 1st, through December 31st ).


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Eighteenth-Century Characters offers a concise introduction to the eighteenth century, using characters as its starting point. Elaine M.

McGirr presents contextualized readings of stock characters from canonical and popular literature, such as: the rake and the fop - the country gentleman - the good woman - the coquette and the prude - the country maid and the town lady - the Catholic, the Price: $ Reading this book is a truly pleasurable experience, and I wanted to take my time and savour every moment.

EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Things Georgian: Tales from the long Eighteenth Century by Joanne Major and Sarah Murden is a wonderful little treasure trove of stories and REEL 2779 book, brought to life in beautiful prose and accompanied by glorious images.

Well researched. This book is about reading the English novel during the “long eighteenth century,” a stretch of time that, in the generally accepted ways of breaking up British literary history into discrete periods for university courses, begins some time after the Restoration of King Charles II in and ends aroundbefore the reign of Queen Victoria.

Get this from a library. Henry McCall's Evan Hall plantation book, [Henry McCall] -- Accounts,of Henry McCall of New Orleans for Evan Hall, a sugar plantation in Ascension Parish, La., and another plantation in Lafourche Parish, La. Entries concern prices for crops, costs. A collection of resources on EIGHTEENTH CENTURY relating to the 18th century, including food and drink, etiquette, toys and playthings, and objects used for textiles and needlework.

Boolean Search; Proximity Search; Citation Search; Browse; About ECCO-TCP Demo ECCO-TCP comments to: DLPS Help. In cooperation with Gale Cengage, these texts have been made freely available to the public though full access to images held by Gale is restricted to authorized users. The transformation of farming in the eighteenth century as a result of the spread of new crops, improvements in cultivation techniques and livestock breeding, and consolidation of small holdings into large farms from which tenants were expelled.

Features: Increased production of food, new methods of cultivation, selective breeding of livestock. According to a book of the period titled Youthful recreations, which sporting activities were not specifically promoted as healthy Picking cotton, card wool, to sit and spin or reel all day ______________was organized in the s to promote outings and a series of fishing contests that were deemed nonviolent and encouraged communing with.

Women, Art and the Politics of Identity in Eighteenth-Century Europe, eds. Hyde & J. Milam (Ashgate, ) A Editor's Choice Selection for one of Ashgate's most significant publications of the past 10 years. Under Contract.


Women in French Art: Rococo to Romanticismco-authored with Mary D. Sheriff (under contract with NMWA). History of women, reelno. Edition/Format: Book Microform: Microfilm: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Women physicians. More like this: User lists; Similar Items. Fishing Tackle The Ultimate Collectors Guide by Graham Turner - Published inpages fully illustrated in colour and signed by the author, Chapters include 1.

Earliest tackle in Britain. Pioneer makers of the 17th / 18th century. The Ustonson dynasty ,s - Edition Notes V. 9 also contains: "a copious index and appendix, consisting of obsolete and curious acts." V.

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At the Library 1,; Online ; MFILM N.S. REEL In-library use MFILM N.S. REEL In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the ballroom is a place of significant social interaction for the upper and lower 18th century England, a large gap in social classes caused balls for the rich and poor to be drastically different.

The balls for the rich were held in a different atmosphere than those of a countryside town. Eighteenth Century Collections Online. Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains overtitles (, volumes) and more than 32 million pages, making ECCO the premier and irreplaceable resource for eighteenth-century research.

Users of ECCO Part I and Part II can full-text search the collection via an intuitive user addition, MARC record/metadata enhancements, a.

Frost writes from a deep understanding of 18th-century political and strategic history and he is a master of the concise overview, leavened with wonderfully chosen, vivid examples.

An essay towards a description of Bath by Wood, John,printed by James Bettenham, in the yearand sold by C. Hitch; and J.

Leake at Bath edition, Microform in English - The second edition corrected and enlarged. Eighteenth Century Collections Online containsprinted works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of works printed in Dutch, French, German, Italian.

The triple-decker novel was a standard form of publishing for British fiction from the early s until the s. The market for this form of fiction was closely tied to commercial circulating libraries, such as Mudie's and W. Smith. Unlike free public libraries, these. From ancient Egypt to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, grimoires - books of magic spells - have exerted a huge influence on religion and science.

Owen Davies picks his. Equal parts history, philosophy, and gossip, the book covers the major players and developments in Edinburgh through the second half of the eighteenth century. That was when Adam Smith, David Hume, James Hutton, Adam Ferguson and other leaders of the Scottish Enlightenment set the pace for much intellectual development in Europe/5(8).

Deed Book,of Augusta County Court is divided in three parts. The deed book records the name of the grantor and grantee, the county of residence of both individuals and the description of property being sold or transferred. The volumes contain the first and last names of both parties and is arranged alphabetically from A-Z.

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.

In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the Author: Benjamin Hoadly.

William Pickering account books, 1 part reel of microfilm Biographical sketch. William Pickering () was a Salem shipmaster and merchant in the fishery and coasting trades of New England in the first quarter of the eighteenth century.

The first published works of African American literature came about in the 18th century, at a time when the United States was just coming into being and when newly recognized citizens, with clearly defined rights and freedoms, owned slaves.


Conditions of slavery produced a certain genre of writing, which we’ve come to describe as slave. A documentary drama about Benjamin Banneker, the eighteenth-century, Black tobacco farmer, who taught himself mathematics, astronomy, and clockmaking, became famous for his almanacs, and assisted in the original survey of Washington, D.C.

A Novel is a fictitious prose narrative or tale presenting a picture of real life. The idea we have of the novel comes from the 18th century; before that time there were plenty of forms of prose.

Eighteenth-Century Style and Culture. Sources. New Fortunes, New Europe a rigid code governed dress and manners. Members of each social class or profession dressed a certain way, clearly identifying individuals as belonging to a particular category. Other seventeenth and eighteenth century records survive in the Colonial Papers (miscellaneous microfilm reels –).

This fragmentary collection consists of the surviving records kept by the clerk of the colonial council, House of Burgesses, the governor, and other officials.Compare the methods and instruments used in 18 th century deep-sea and coastal navigation.

Interpret the entries in an 18 th century ship's Log Book. Discuss the concept of magnetic variation and its importance to navigation. Explain how historical log books could be used in the search for the Bonhomme Richard; Introduction.William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.

He belonged to the Protestant, Anglo-Irish minority that had controlled the economic, political, social, and cultural life of Ireland since at least the end of the 17th century.

Most members of this minority considered themselves English people who happened to have been born in Ireland, but Yeats.