Culture and society in Britain, 1660-1800 / edited by Jeremy Black

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Subjects: Great Britain--Civilization--18th century
Great Britain--Social life and customs--18th century
Great Britain--Social life and customs--17th century
Great Britain--Civilization--17th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Manchester, U.K. ; New York, NY : Manchester University Press ; New York, NY : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1997
LC Classification: D, DA
Physical Description: viii, 199 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Introduction / Jeremy Black 1
The New Eighteenth-Century Social History / Roy Porter 29
The Power of Print: Word and Image in Eighteenth-Century England / John Feather 51
Demography and the Culture of Sex in the Long Eighteenth Century / Tim Hitchcock 69
Titus Oates and 'Sodomy' / Paul Hammond 85
Christianity and Culture: Religion, the Arts and the Sciences in England, 1660-1800 / Jeremy Gregory 102
The Culture of Jacobitism / Murray Pittock 124
Protestantism and the Poetry of Empire, 1660-1800 / Karen O'Brien 146
The De-Formed Face of Democracy: Class, Comedy and Character in Eighteenth-Century British Portraiture / Shearer West 163
Index 189
Additional Authors: Black, Jeremy
Notes: LCCN: 96026248
ISBN: 0719049474
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 34951539
ISBN/ISSN: 0719049474