English Culture in the Eighteenth Century
The Pleasures of the Imagination examines the birth and development of English "high culture" in the eighteenth century. It charts the growth of a literary and artistic world fostered by publishers, theatrical and musical impresarios, picture dealers and auctioneers, and presented to th public in...
Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge
Final Report and Recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review
Children, their World, their Education is the definitive text for students, teachers, researchers, educational leaders and all who are interested in primary education. As the culmination of the Cambridge Primary Review, the most comprehensive enquiry into English primary education for half a...
Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge
Engineering Analysis in Applied Mechanics is composed of two basic parts: the mathematical foundations in Chapters 1 through 3 and the final three chapters on specialized topics in engineering physics. Chapters 5 and 6 are devoted to solid mechanics and dynamics. The text surveys the mathematical...
Published January 11th 2002 by CRC Press
Image, Object, Text
Culture does not become 'culture' until it is consumed. This is the radical new interpretation of early modern social history presented in The Consumption of Culture 1600-1800.Leading specialists from North America and Europe explore topics such as the formation of a culture consuming public, the...
Published March 27th 1997 by Routledge
Early Modern Conceptions of Property draws together distinguished academics from a variety of disciplines, including law, economics, politics, art history, social history and literature, in order to consider fundamental issues of property in the early modern period. Presenting diverse original...
Published September 5th 1996 by Routledge
The study of past society in terms of what it consumes rather than what it produces is - relatively speaking - a new development. The focus on consumption changes the whole emphasis and structure of historical enquiry. While human beings usually work within a single trade or industry as producers,...
Published October 13th 1994 by Routledge