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Scandal : the sexual politics of the British constitution

Author: Anna Clark
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Are sex scandals simply trivial distractions from serious issues or can they help democratize politics? Looking at six major British scandals between 1763 and 1820, this book demonstrates that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Clark
ISBN: 069111501X 9780691115016 9780691126012 0691126011
OCLC Number: 474609922
Description: 311 s. : ill
Contents: List of Illustrations ixAcknowledgments xiAbbreviations xiiiCHAPTER ONE Introduction 1CHAPTER TWO Wilkes, Sexuality, and Liberty: How Scandal Transforms Politics 19CHAPTER THREE Influence or Independence: Women and Elections, 1777-1788 53CHAPTER FOUR Edmund Burke and the Begums of Oudh: Gender, Empire, and Public Opinion 84CHAPTER FIVE Scandal in an Age of Revolution 113CHAPTER SIX From Petticoat Influence to Women's Rights? 126CHAPTER SEVEN The Mary Anne Clarke Affair and the System of Corruption 148CHAPTER EIGHT Queen Caroline and the Sexual Politics of the British Constitution 177CHAPTER NINE Sexual Scandals and Politics, Past and Present 208Notes 225Index 301
Responsibility: Anna Clark

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"Between 1760 and 1820, scandal was a serious business, for both press and politicians, so it is appropriate for a historian to take it seriously now. Anna Clark ... brings important issues of Read more...

 
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