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Elite women and polite society in eighteenth-century Scotland

Katharine Glover

Elite women and polite society in eighteenth-century Scotland

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Published by Boydell in Woodbridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Elite (Social sciences),
  • Women,
  • History,
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-204) and index.

    StatementKatharine Glover
    SeriesSt Andrews studies in Scottish history series, St Andrews studies in Scottish history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.G7 G56 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 217 p. ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25233983M
    ISBN 101843836815
    ISBN 109781843836810
    LC Control Number2011456423
    OCLC/WorldCa747193662

    ‘I can’t resist sending you the book’: Private Libraries, Elite Women, and Shared Reading Practices in Georgian Britain Article in Library & Information History 29(3) August Author: Mark Towsey. Studies in Eighteenth-Century Scotland publishes multi-author volumes dedicated to particular themes. Published in association with the Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society, the series aims to produce lively, interdisciplinary scholarship on a wide variety of topics having to do with the thought and culture (in the widest sense of the term) of eighteenth-century Scotland, including. Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction: The Polite World of the Merchant Elite of Colonial Massachusetts 2. History, Archaeology and the Ideal World of Manners 3. The Merchant Community in Massachussetts and England 4. Material Expressions of Mannerly Behavior 5. Manners and Women's Roles in Merchant Society 6.


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