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The Game of Love in Georgian EnglandCourtship, Emotions, and Material Culture

The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions, and Material Culture

Sally Holloway

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198823070
eISBN:
9780191861864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823070.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Courtship in Georgian England was a decisive moment in the life cycle, imagined as a tactical game, an invigorating sport, and perilous journey across a turbulent sea. This book brings to life the ... More

A Political History of LiteratureVidyapati and the Fifteenth Century

A Political History of Literature: Vidyapati and the Fifteenth Century

Pankaj Jha

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489558
eISBN:
9780199095360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489558.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Vidyapati was a poet and a scholar who lived in the fifteenth century north Bihar and composed nearly a dozen texts on varied themes in three languages. The book focuses on three of Vidyapati’s ... More

Slavery and Class in the American SouthA Generation of Slave Narrative Testimony, 1840-1865

Slavery and Class in the American South: A Generation of Slave Narrative Testimony, 1840-1865

William L. Andrews

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190908386
eISBN:
9780190935849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908386.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

In this study of an entire generation of slave narrators, more than sixty mid-nineteenth-century narratives reveal how work, family, skills, and connections made for social and economic differences ... More

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