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Man versus society in eighteenth-century Britain: six points of view,

Author: J H Plumb; James L Clifford; Conference on British Studies.; University of Delaware.; Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Publisher: London, Cambridge U.P., 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The papers in this collection were presented at a symposium sponsored by the Conference on British Studies at the University of Delaware. Six leading experts on different aspects of eighteenth-century Britain wrote on a general theme which cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries. This theme is the lot of the ordinary individual in eighteenth-century society. This collection provides a wealth of information  Read more...
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J H Plumb; James L Clifford; Conference on British Studies.; University of Delaware.; Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
ISBN: 0521046750 9780521046756
OCLC Number: 399680
Notes: Symposium held on 14-16 October 1966, sponsored by the Conference on British Studies in conjunction with the University of Delaware and the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Description: viii, 175 pages 23 cm
Contents: Political man, by J.H. Plumb.--Man's economic status, by J. Viner.--The churchman, by G.R. Cragg.--The artist, by R. Wittkower.--The composer, by P.H. Lang.--The writer, by B.H. Bronson.--Commentary summarised, by J.L. Clifford.
Responsibility: by J.H. Plumb [and others]; edited by James L. Clifford.
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