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The culture of the Seven Years' War : empire, identity, and the arts in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world

Author: Frans De Bruyn; Shaun Regan
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With essays by notable scholars that address the war's impact in Europe and the Atlantic world, this volume is sure to become essential reading for those interested in the relationship between war, culture, and the arts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Culture of the Seven Years' War
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frans De Bruyn; Shaun Regan
ISBN: 1442696346 9781442696341
OCLC Number: 878836537
Description: 1 online resource (x, 349 pages, 8 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: 1. From Vernon to Wolfe: Empire and Identity in the British Atlantic World of the Mid-Eighteenth Century / Shaun Regan / Frans De Bruyn --
2. 1759 --
Year of Decision? / Nicholas Rogers --
3. Colonial Disease, Translation, and Enlightenment: Franco-British Medicine and the Seven Years' War / Fred Anderson --
4. "Under His Majesty's Protection": The Meaning of the Conquest for the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada / Erica Charters --
5. Paper Wars: Literature and/as Conflict during the Seven Years' War / Alain Beaulieu --
6. Shakespeare, Voltaire, and the Seven Years' War: Literary Criticism as Cultural Battlefield / Thomas Keymer --
7. "What d'ye call him, Tierconneldrago ... ": Oliver Goldsmith and the Seven Years' War / Frans De Bruyn --
8. The View from St James's Palace in 1759: A Court Perspective on the Annus Mirabilis / Michael J. Griffin --
9. "Unfit to Serve": Honour, Masculinity, and the Fate of Lord George Sackville / Nigel Aston. 10. Olaudah Equiano and the Seven Years' War: Slavery, Service, and the Sea / Robert W. Jones --
11. Setting the Empire in Stone: Commemorating Wolfe in the Gardens at Stowe / Shaun Regan --
12. George Stubbs's The Zebia and the Spectacle of Fine Art at the End of the Seven Years' War / Joan Coutu --
13. Facing Past and Future Empires: Joshua Reynolds's Portraits of Augustus Keppel / Douglas Fordham.
Responsibility: edited by Frans De Bruyn and Shaun Regan.
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