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Eighteenth Century York: Culture, Space and Society

18th Century



Ed. Mark Hallett & Jane Rendall, 2003; 978-1-904497-05-9 (Borthwick Texts and Studies 30)


Detailed Description

   Mark Hallett and Jane Rendall are both members of the Centre of Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of York.  This volume brings together those papers from the lecture series Eighteenth Century York: Culture Space and Society, given during the autumn of 2001.

1. Politeness and Elegance: The Cultural Re-Fashioning of Eighteenth-Century York, Peter Borsay.

2. History and Identity in Eighteenth-Century York: Francis Drake's Eboracum (1736), Rosemary Sweet. 

3. Pictorial Improvement: York in Eighteenth-Century Graphic Art, Mark Hallett.

4. An ‘Uncivil' Culture: Marital Violence and Domestic  Politics in York, c.1660-c.1760, Fay Bound.

5. From the Doctors' Club to the Medical Society: Medicine, Gentility and Social Space in York,  1780-1840, Michael Brown. 

6. From Gothic Church to Greek Temple: Religion in York, c. 1740-1840 Edward Royle.

University of York, 2003, ISBN 1-904497-05-5

Hardback, 104pp, 44 illustrations, 2 maps.