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A View of England Towards the Close of the Eighteenth Century

by Gebhard Friedrich August Wendeborn

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Finding evidence that Hume’s History of England and his Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects frequently were on American bookshelves in colonial times is a step towards understanding the degree and nature of Hume’s impact in eighteenth-century America. Given that past commentators have often misconstrued the wide dispersal of Hume’s books, that preliminary step is an essential one. Deism, the religious attitude typical of the Enlightenment, especially in France and England, holds that the only way the existence of God can be proven is to combine the application of reason with observation of the world. A Deist is defined as "One who believes in the existence of a God or Supreme Being but denies revealed religion, basing his belief on the light of nature and reason.".

This article looks at different questions facing authorship in the eighteenth century, from the widespread use of anonymity and its consequences; the perception of an over-abundance of authors and the related fear of a massive cultural decline; the ways in which an authorial canon could have been more arbitrary and less comprehensive than a modern-day equivalent (looking at writers such as Author: Adam Rounce. Klein, Lawrence E. Shaftesbury and the Culture of Politeness: Moral Discourse and Cultural Poetics in Early Eighteenth-Century England. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, Lenta, : Claudine Van Hensbergen.

This study provides a description and analysis of the intellectual culture of the eighteenth-century Church of England. Young challenges conventional perceptions of the Church as an intellectually moribund institution, tracing the influence of a variety of thinkers on the theological debate of the period. The History of English Poetry, from the Close of the Eleventh to the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century () by Thomas Warton was a pioneering and influential literary history. Only three full volumes were ever published, going as far as Queen Elizabeth's reign, but their account of English poetry in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance was unrivalled for many years, and played a.


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A view of England towards the close of the eighteenth century. By Fred. Aug. Wendeborn, LL.D. Translated from the original German, by the author himself. In two volumes. Volume 2 of 2 [Wendeborn, Gebhard Friedrich August] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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A View of England T owards the Close of the Eighteenth Century. 2 vols. London, Wigelsworth, Jeffrey R. Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology Politics, and Newtonian PublicAuthor: Joseph Waligore. J. Plumb, THE NEW WORLD OF CHILDREN IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND, Past & Present, Vol Issue 1, MayPages 64–95, The World in a Book: The Creation of the Global in Sixteenth-Century European Costume Books View Article Abstract & Purchase by: The claim which the intellectual and religious life of England in the eighteenth century has upon our interest has been much more generally acknowledged of late years than was the case heretofore.

There had been, for the most part, a disposition to pass it over somewhat slightly, as though the whole period were a prosaic and uninteresting one. In the West Indies it was estimated towards the middle of the eighteenth century that the English possessions contained ab whites and at leastnegroes.2 Jamaica, which was the most important of the British islands, had long been a favourite resort of the buccaneers or pirates who infested the Spanish waters.

It derived great. This article, "Christian deism in eighteenth century England," was published in in International Journal of Philosophy and Theology.

Click here to read a pdf of the article. If you go to the journal's homepage and click on latest articles' tab, you can see the article. Here is an earlier version of. The Social Significance of Tithes in Eighteenth-Century England* Daniel Cummins.

Shaftesbury. Search for other works by this author on: The Social Significance of Tithes in Eighteenth-Century England, The English Historical The growing number of tithe leases and formal agreements towards the end of the eighteenth century show how tithe Cited by: 2. 'Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel is an important addition to current critical discourse about the relationship between literature and material culture.

In this innovative book, Chloe Wigston Smith shows how the eighteenth-century novel pushes against what had become a traditional figurative relationship between text. The Puritan ideal of slaveholding was cruel, invasive, and inadvertently instrumental in forging the path to black Americans’ citizenship.

By Emily Blanck. J PM. Colonel Isaac Author: Emily Blanck. It is also a view which informs much of the work on the politics of eighteenth-century Scotland published in the last three decades.

The Scottish political nation in the eighteenth century was tiny, and if the 1 T. Smout, A History of the Scottish People – (London, ), The middle part of the eighteenth century presents a somewhat curious spectacle to the student of Church history.

From one point of view the Church of England seemed to be signally successful; from another, signally unsuccessful.

Intellectually her work was a. Menopause was a rarely spoken and private subject in the eighteenth century as well. In the late eighteenth century (that conduct book loving age), the “first popular guidebooks for the menopausal woman appeared, some of which were reportedly sold out in a few months” (Stolberg ).

Eden is remembered in history as a close friend of Pitt and a very able ambassador to France and the Netherlands, where he concluded important commercial treaties.

He also played a conspicuous rôle in furthering the movement for the reform of criminal law and the penal system in the eighteenth century. In this field he was undoubtedly a by: 2. The political history of England in the eighteenth century falls naturally into two great divisions.

After a brief period of rapid fluctuations, extending over the latter days of William and through the reign of Anne, the balance of parties was determined on the accession of George I.

Mack’s essay makes a meaningful contribution towards the understanding of eighteenth-century artisanal aesthetics and to the broader history of aesthetic theory. Hogarth also plays a significant role in Jonathan Kramnick’s “Presence of Mind: An Ecology Author: Matthew Rowney.

The Official Website of Colonial Williamsburg: Explore the historical shops, homes and gardens of an early American community returned to its 18th-century .In Edward Palmer Thompson’s book The Moral of the English Crowd in the Eighteenth Century, he states that a majority of the riots were known as rebellions of the belly.

This means that a majority of rioting in the eighteenth century was a result of people in England that were upset and angry over food prices being too high.Page - Without calling in question the names or characters of some of his principal supporters, who ought to act differently, suffice it to say, that this prosecution is carried on chiefly with a view of putting a stop to the meetings of the associated clubs in Sheffield ; and it is hoped that if we are fortunate enough to succeed in convicting the prisoner, it will go a great way towards.