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Product Description: In this brilliant new work, Amanda Vickery unlocks the homes of Georgian England to examine the lives of the people who lived there. Writing with her customary wit and verve, she introduces us to men and women from all walks of life: gentlewoman Anne Dormer in her stately Oxfordshire mansion, bachelor clerk and future novelist Anthony Trollope in his dreary London lodgings, genteel spinsters keeping up appearances in two rooms with yellow wallpaper, servants with only a locking box to call their own...read more

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9780300154535 | Yale Univ Pr, November 17, 2009, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In this brilliant new work, Amanda Vickery unlocks the homes of Georgian England to examine the lives of the people who lived there.

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Product Description: Professor Amanda Vickery is one of the most charismatic historians in Britain today. In "A History of Private Life", she reveals the intimate secrets of life at home, from the Tudor mansion to the modern bedsit. Through letters, diaries and other first-person accounts, we hear the voices of men and women from very different backgrounds telling their stories...read more

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9781408467459 | Unabridged edition (Bbc Pubns, August 5, 2010), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Professor Amanda Vickery is one of the most charismatic historians in Britain today.

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Product Description: Between 1700 and 1830, men and women in the English-speaking territories framing the Atlantic gained unprecedented access to material things. The British Atlantic was an empire of goods, held together not just by political authority and a common language, but by a shared material culture nourished by constant flows of commodities...read more
By John Styles (editor) and Amanda Vickery (editor)

Hardcover:

9780300116595 | Paul Mellon Ctr for Studies, January 31, 2007, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Between 1700 and 1830, men and women in the English-speaking territories framing the Atlantic gained unprecedented access to material things.

Based on a close examination of letters, diaries and account books, this study offers an insight into the intimate and everyday lives of genteel women and transforms our understanding of the position of women in this period.

Hardcover:

9780300075311 | Yale Univ Pr, December 1, 1998, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Eighteenth-century women have long been presented as the heroines of traditional biographies, or as the faceless victims of vast historical processes, but rarely have they been deemed worthy of historical enquiry.

Paperback:

9780300102222 | New edition (Yale Univ Pr, August 11, 2003), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Based on a close examination of letters, diaries and account books, this study offers an insight into the intimate and everyday lives of genteel women and transforms our understanding of the position of women in this period.
9780300080025 | Yale Univ Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Eighteenth-century women have long been presented as the heroines of traditional biographies, or as the faceless victims of vast historical processes, but rarely have they been deemed worthy of historical enquiry.

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Product Description: This book examines the many different ways in which women achieved public standing and exercised political power in England from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present. It shows how rank, property, and inheritance could confer de facto power on privileged women, and how across the centuries the arrogance of birth and title empowered aristocratic women to overawe enfranchised men of lower social standing...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Amanda Vickery (editor)

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9780804742849 | Stanford Univ Pr, July 1, 2001, cover price $72.50 | About this edition: This book examines the many different ways in which women achieved public standing and exercised political power in England from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present.

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