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The Eighteenth Centuries: Global Networks of Enlightenment

edited by David T. Gies and Cynthia Wall
Format
Book
Published
Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2018.
Language
English
ISBN
0813940753, 9780813940755
Contents
  • Enlightenment, some assembly required / Brad Pasanek and Chad Wellmon
  • An inventory of the estate of William Strahan in 1759 / Michael Pickard
  • Understanding an obscure text : "The fortunate foundlings" and the limits of interdisciplinarity / Patricia Meyer Spacks
  • How long does blood last? : degeneration as blanqueamiento in the Americas / Ruth Hill
  • Thomas Jefferson : breeding and buying horses, connecting family, friends and neighbors / Carrie B. Douglass
  • The Jamaican plantation : industrial, global, contested / Louis P. Nelson
  • Emotional geographies : Watteau and the fate of women / Mary D. Sheriff
  • Painting New England in the Dutch West Indies : John Greenwood's "Sea captains carousing in Surinam" / Katelyn D. Crawford
  • Mozart and the American Revolution / Pierpaolo Polzonetti
  • The drama of marriage in eighteenth-century Venice : Carlo Goldoni's "La locandiera" / Adrienne Ward
  • Performances of suffering and the stagecraft of sympathy / Jennifer Reed
  • The aesthetics of excess : rococo vestiges of "Tartuffe" in Isla's "Father Gerundio" / Casey R. Eriksen.
Description
vii, 306 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original green cloth; dust jacket. Gift of the University of Virginia Press, February 2018.
Technical Details
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