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Georgians The Deeds and Misdeeds of 18th-Century Britain

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ISBN-10: 0300253575

ISBN-13: 9780300253573

Edition: N/A

Authors: Penelope J. Corfield

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The Georgian era is often seen as a time of innovations. It saw the end of monarchical absolutism, global exploration and settlements overseas, the world's first industrial revolution, deep transformations in religious and cultural life, and Britain's role in the international trade in enslaved Africans. But how were these changes perceived by people at the time? And how do their viewpoints compare with attitudes today?   In this wide-ranging history, Penelope J. Corfield explores every aspect of Georgian life--politics and empire, culture and society, love and violence, religion and science, industry and towns. People's responses at the time were often divided. Pessimists saw loss and…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/8/2022
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 488
Size: 6.42" wide x 9.25" long x 1.69" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English