Citations with the tag: EIGHTEENTH century
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- A note on the sensitivity of a method used to detect lead in the eighteenth century
Waldron, H. A. // British Journal of Industrial Medicine; Jul1973, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p300
No abstract available.
Garrett, Wendell // Magazine Antiques; Feb2003, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p52
Provides insights into the history of Charleston, South Carolina. City's role as a crossroads of transatlantic trade at the time of the British Empire; Racial and ethnic origins of Charleston's early settlers; Levels of wealth and manner of living in Charleston in the 18th century.
- Tristram Shandy, the Public Ledger, and William Dodd.
Bandry, Anne // Eighteenth Century Fiction; Apr-Jul2002, Vol. 14 Issue 3/4, p311
Examines the contribution of the fictional reader, Tristram Shandy in building the reputation of the daily publication of 'Public Ledger' in eighteenth-century London, England. Consideration of the contemporary events during the period; Evaluation of the collected essays of Rev. William Dodd;...
- Gender and Reading in the Late Eighteenth Century: The Biblioth�que Universelle des Romans.
Hall, Martin // Eighteenth Century Fiction; Apr-Jul2002, Vol. 14 Issue 3/4, p771
Examines the original publishing ventures of 'Biblioth�que Universelle des Romans' in eighteenth century France. Analysis of extracts, summaries and compilations of prose fiction; Consideration of the paratextual apparatus of presentation; Launch of publication with up-market ambitions.
- FLASHBACK TO� Literary CONTEMPORARIES OF THE 1800S.
Watson, Toni A. // Cobblestone; Feb2007, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p47
The article presents information on several literary contemporaries of the 18th century.
- Variations on a Theme.
Watson, Toni A. // Early American Homes; Aug99, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p88
Offers a look at the variations of the classic early-eighteenth-century design painted on a tin tray. Motifs incorporated; Delft bowl created by Lynn Taylor; Hooked rug by Annie Harlin.
Sieveking, Paul // New Statesman & Society; 6/3/94, Vol. 7 Issue 305, p55
Presents evidences on the erroneous reportage of the casualties of the Calcutta earthquake of October 11, 1737. Finding of geophysicist Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado disputing reports of the historical earthquake; Lesson on historical objectivity; Other fallacious reporting of...
- California in the 1790s.
Sieveking, Paul // California through the Decades; 1999, p6
Focuses on the history of California in the 1790s.
- INTRODUCTORY NOTE.
Hendricks, Christopher E. // XVIII: New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century; Spring2004, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1
The author proffers his thanks to scholars Robert M. Craig and Samia I. Spencer, as well as the board members of the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, for their assistance in the creation of this first issue of the periodical "XVIII: New Perspectives on the Eighteenth...
- Introduction: New Approaches to the Eighteenth Century.
Gunzenhauser, Bonnie; Schmidgen, Wolfram // College Literature; Summer2004, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p93
This article provides information on eighteenth century literature.
- ANATOMY AND OLD LACE.
Gonzalez-Crussi, F. // Sciences; Jan/Feb88, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p48
Focuses on the attitude towards death during the eighteenth-century. Practice of flaunting specimens; Presence of mummified infant and adult bodies in a museum assembled by anatomist Frederick Ruysch; Arrangement of skeletons to express dramatic gestures.
- The tradition of censorship of library collections that are open to the public.
Gonzalez-Crussi, F. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jan1980, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p328
Deals with rental libraries in the eighteenth century. Earliest dated reference to a rental library.
- Nostalgia, Melancholy, Anxiety: Discursive Mobility and the Circulation of Bodies.
Manning, Peter J. // Studies in Romanticism; Summer2010, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p195
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Kevis Goodman on the political organization the United Irishmen, one by Elizabeth Fay on author Thomas De Quincey, and one by Eric Gidal on Madame de Sta�l.
- EBU BEKIR K�N�'NIN (1712-1791) SIIRINDE ISTANBUL.
YAZAR, Ilyas // Journal of International Social Research; Feb2009, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p699
Ebu Bekir K�n� Efendi is one of the leading men of science and art in the 18th Century. After fourteen ages he moved from Tokat to Istanbul. He reflected beauties, various sites and life concerning of Istanbul in his poets. This article will be deal with the vivant Istanbul which took place...
- The Italian and European context of Neapolitan eighteenth-century antiquarianism.
Salmeri, Giovanni // Journal of the History of Collections; 2007, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p263
This section introduces a series of articles published within the issue, including one of Alain Schnapp on Neapolitan antiquarianism and another by Arturo Fittipaldi on the cultural policy of the Neapolitan Bourbons in the eighteenth century.
- To the Manor Born.
Salmeri, Giovanni // Interior Design; Jul2010, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p70
The article focuses on the use of the grand 18th-century English country house look in the showroom at Rug Co. in New York.
- Blue-chip furniture.
Duthy, Robin // Town & Country; Feb95, Vol. 149 Issue 5177, p137
Studies the rise in the price of 18th-century French furniture since 1975. Reasons for the trend.
- THE NOVEL, WOMEN'S AWARENESS, AND FANNY BURNEY.
Dobbin, Marjorie W. // English Language Notes; Mar1985, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p42
Focuses on the condition of realistic novels in England in the eighteenth century. Consideration of the social consciousness of women; Development of a viable literature through the attributes of novels and women; Existence of prose writings.
- Gender, piety, and secularization in Connecticut religion...
Lacey, Barbara E. // Journal of Social History; Summer91, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p799
Focuses on the role that gender, piety, and secularization played in religion in Connecticut during 1720 to 1775. Why the importance of religion was declining in Connecticut during the eighteenth century; How church ministers hoped to increase attendance by creating a Great Revival; Statistical...
- Food supply and Native American conversion at four Alta California missions, 1810-1830.
LaRosa, Michael // Journal of the West; Jan94, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p106
Features the role of food production of the Roman Catholic missions in Alta California in attracting Native American converts in the early 18th century. Difficulties of natives in producing food; Tabulation of data on wheat, corn and beans production; Conversion patterns of the San Diego, San...
Lessard, Suzannah // Architectural Digest; Oct99, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p78
Focuses on the history and significance of an 18th-century mirror to New York-based author, a great-granddaughter of architect Stanford White. Significance of the period after the restoration of the piece; Reason for the attraction to the mirror.
- The metamorphoses of satire in eighteenth-century narrative.
Palmeri, Frank // Comparative Literature; Summer96, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p237
Discusses the series of related narrative forms that succeed one another in prominence throughout the 18th century. Affinity between satiric narrative and the 17th century paradigm; Jean-Jacques Rousseau's conjectural histories of society and of the individual as serving as mediators in the...
- Death and the Transfer of Wealth: Bequest Patterns and Cultural Change in the Eighteenth Century.
Pammer, Michael // Journal of Social History; Summer2000, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p913
Addresses questions concerning the bequest behavior in the eighteenth century. Description of the sources used in the analysis; Factors that influenced bequests to relatives, friends, and other persons and charity; Questions on loyalties and sentiments within family members.
Pammer, Michael // Black Studies Primer; 2008, p307
Information about Ethiopian empress Mentewab is presented.
- 1996-1997 Louis Gottschalk prize.
Pammer, Michael // American Scholar; Autumn96, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p631
Announces the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies' 19th Louis Gottschalk Prize for an outstanding historical or critical study on the 18th century. Eligibility of scholarly books; Qualifications; Deadline.
- Was the Eighteenth Century Long Only in England?
DeJean, Joan // Eighteenth Century Fiction; Jan-Apr2001, Vol. 13 Issue 2/3, p155
Presents viewpoints about the 18th century periodization of literature in England. Justification of the chronological marker of history realigning French literature; Notions about traditional boundaries in the eighteenth century territory; List of the most important literary form originated...
- In Other Words: Eighteenth-Century Authorship and the Ornaments of Print.
Flint, Christopher // Eighteenth Century Fiction; Apr-Jul2002, Vol. 14 Issue 3/4, p627
Explores the eighteenth-century authorship and ornaments of print. Consideration of certain typographical marks; Assessment of semantic charge employed in prose fiction; Association of manuscript era with late print culture.
- Guest Editor's Introduction.
May, Rachel // Russian Studies in Literature; Spring2003, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on changes in Russian landscapes during the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Treatment of landscapes until late eighteenth century; Changes performed in the transformation of Neva Basin into St. Petersburg; Contributions made by Russian literature in changing the landscape of Russia...
- Book reviews.
Fink, Karl J. // Comparative Literature Studies; 1995, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p422
Reviews the book `Shamanism and the Eighteenth Century,' by Gloria Flaherty.
- Eighteenth-Century Maritime Verse.
Vincent, Thomas B. // Essays on Canadian Writing; Summer85, Issue 31, p23
Examines the Canadian literature in the 18th-century period. Details on the standards of Maritime poets; Information on pre-Loyalist poet Henry Alline; Comparison between the careers and works of satiric writers Jonathan Odell and Jacob Bailey; Description of the verses in the Loyalist years.
- THE AESTHETES AND THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
Dowling, Linda C. // Victorian Studies; Summer77, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p357
Discusses the aesthetes and the eighteenth century. Recollection of poet W.B. Yeats during the eighteenth century; Artists involved in the late-Victorian revival of the eighteenth century; Artistic identification of the Aesthetes with the eighteenth century.
- Publisher's Note.
Messineo, David // Sensations Magazine; Spring/Summer2009, Issue 45, p3
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses research articles exploring the U.S. in the 1700s, poems and set of song lyrics.
- The woman who wasn't there: Women's market labor and the transition to capitalism in the United...
Boydston, Jeanne // Journal of the Early Republic; Summer96, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p183
Asserts that women and their paid work are virtually absent from narratives of the late 18th century transformation of the United States. Transition to capitalism; Evolution of the market in the mid-Atlantic and northern states; Households of the late British colonial America.
- Preaching, a Ponytail, and an Enthusiast: Rethinking the Public Sphere's Subversiveness in Eighteenth-century Prussia.
Sauter, Michael J. // Central European History (Cambridge University Press / UK); 2004, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p544
Examines enlightened publicness in Prussia, Germany in the late eighteenth-century. Development of the country's oral/print division; Effects of the Prussia's politico-religious constitution on general conceptions towards public discussion; Comparison of the historiographies of France and Prussia.
- 18th Century French Prints in the Collection of the Lucian Blaga Central University Library.
BALAUCA, Roxana // Philobiblon: Transylvanian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research; 2009, Vol. 14, p720
This paper focuses on the old book collection of the Lucian Blaga Central University Library in Cluj-Napoca, more precisely on the works published in France during the 18th century. It investigates the acquisition modalities of the publications, their dissemination in the library collections,...
- A new French harpsichord source of the mid-18th century with an Eckard connection.
Fuller, David // Early Music; Aug93, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p423
Discusses various sources of French harpsichord music. Christophe Rousset's copies; Manuscript of French anthologies of mid-18th century; Rameau's `Pieces de clavecin en concerts' and solo harpsichord pieces; Rousset manuscript; Composition style of Eckard; Doubts on the works.
- Travels of Leszno residents in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Szymanska, Kamila // Studies in Physical Culture & Tourism; 2012, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p81
The paper discusses travels of selected residents of the town of Leszno in 17th-century and 18th-century Poland in the social, cultural and religious context. Leszno, a town in western Poland, was inhabited by religious refugees from Silesia, Bohemia, Moravia, German duchies and Scotland. The...
- Vztah Slezsko - česká jazyková pospolitost ve vÝvoji jazykového vědomi Čech a Moravanů do konce 18. století.
Malicki, Jarosław // Listy Filologicke; 2007, Vol. 130 Issue 3/4, p295
Written evidence of the social and linguistic consciousness of those who spoke old and medieval Czech show, among other things, the development of the perception of language, of its social and geographical scope and of its integrating role in the society. In the historical textual sources the...
- EDITOR'S PREFACE.
Spencer, Samia I. // XVIII: New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century; Spring2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
In this preface, the editor acknowledges her thanks to people who have helped in the creation of the journal "XVIII: New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century" including managing editor Stephen Epley, book review editor Kay Doig, and editorial board member Rob Craig.
- Collecting antiquities in eighteenth-century France.
Aghion, Irène // Journal of the History of Collections; 2002, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p193
This article gives an overall view of the way in which archaeological material entered the Cabinet des Médailles et Antiques in Paris, during the reign of Louis XV; the Abbé Barthélemy, a remarkable scholar, was at that time in charge of it. The article focuses on the changes that took place...
- Restoring Dance to Parnassus: The Scholarly Challenges of Eighteenth-Century Dance.
Ralph, Richard // Dance Research; Summer1983, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p21
The author comments on the challenges of dance in eighteenth century. He states that there was a lack of special provision for dance history in British universities, and libraries, the absence of an organized community of British dance scholars and of a scholarly dance journal. He also states...
- 'HASSE'S' Comic Tunes: Some Dancers and Dance Music on the London Stage, 1740-59.
Milhous, Judith // Dance Research; Winter1984, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p41
The article informs about sporadically published booklets of music in the middle of the eighteenth century for theatrical dances that generally contained the phrase "Comic Tunes" in their title. It has been stated that these booklets provide valuable information related to dance and theatre that...
- On the Eighteenth Century as a Category of Asian History (Book Review).
Reid, Anthony // Journal of World History; Spring2001, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p215
Reviews the book `On the Eighteenth Century As a Category of Asian History: Van Leur in Retrospect,' edited by Leonard Blusse and Femme Gaastra.
- "Wonders of the African World" And The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.
Inikori, Joseph // Black Scholar; Spring2000, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p30
Discusses the trans-Atlantic slave trade from Africa during the eighteenth century. Conditions for communities to avoid capture and enslavement; Conditions which sustained the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
- Shorter notices.
Elmer, Peter // English Historical Review; Apr94, Vol. 109 Issue 431, p460
No abstract available.
- Shorter notices.
Crosland, Maurice // English Historical Review; Apr94, Vol. 109 Issue 431, p463
No abstract available.
- Shorter notices.
Godfrey, Barry S. // English Historical Review; Nov96, Vol. 111 Issue 444, p1297
Reviews the book `Rural Crime in the Eighteenth Century. North Lincolnshire, 1740-80,' by B.J. Davey.
- A Missional Spirituality: Moravian Brethren and eighteenth-century English evangelicalism.
Randall, Ian M. // Transformation (02653788); Oct2006, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p204
The article examines the effect of Moravian Brethren thinking and practice on evangelical beginnings, focusing on the shaping of a missional spirituality. There are several features of Moravian spirituality, including biblicism. Moravians talked about converts being awakened by the doctrine of...
- Long way to headship, short way to retirement: Adopted sons in a northeastern village in pre-industrial Japan.
Kurosu, Satomi // History of the Family (Elsevier Science); 1998, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p393
Examines the adoption practices of an agricultural village in Japan during the 18th Century. Use of longitudinal population registers in gathering data; Adoption of sons by son-less households; Discussion on the process of headship acquisition by adopted sons; Importance of adoption to kinship...
- Western Missionary Work in the Middle East After September Eleven.
Diab, Issa // International Congregational Journal; Fall2005, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p91
This article begins with a summarized history of missionary work in the Middle East from the eighteenth century, analysing the early stages and describing the results. It goes on to discuss the results of September Eleven on the image of westerners in general in the Middle East showing how...