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An elegant madness : high society in Regency England, Venetia Murray

Label
An elegant madness : high society in Regency England
Title
An elegant madness
Title remainder
high society in Regency England
Statement of responsibility
Venetia Murray
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of English Regency, a period marked by unusual elegance. The author analyzes the contribution made by aristocrats fleeing the French Revolution and contrasts the elegance of the rich with the lot of the poor, the period also being known for the Luddite riots
Cataloging source
DLC
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Murray, Venetia
Dewey number
306/.0942/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA533
LC item number
.M983 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • England
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Upper class
  • Nobility
  • Gentry
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Regency
Label
An elegant madness : high society in Regency England, Venetia Murray
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-295) and index
Contents
An impolite society -- Bucks, beaux and 'Pinks of the ton' -- 'The seventh heaven of the fashionable world' -- Relative values: the cost of living -- London: the most prosperous city in Europe -- From the seaside resorts to the northern meeting -- 'A mistress had a better deal than a wife' -- Clubs and taverns: gambling and gluttony -- The age of indulgence -- The pursuit of pleasure -- Charades and epigrams: the country house -- Fashion, manners and mores: the new liberalism -- On the eve of reform
Control code
ocm39982220
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvii, 317 p.
Isbn
9780670883288
Lccn
98031589
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)39982220
Label
An elegant madness : high society in Regency England, Venetia Murray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-295) and index
Contents
An impolite society -- Bucks, beaux and 'Pinks of the ton' -- 'The seventh heaven of the fashionable world' -- Relative values: the cost of living -- London: the most prosperous city in Europe -- From the seaside resorts to the northern meeting -- 'A mistress had a better deal than a wife' -- Clubs and taverns: gambling and gluttony -- The age of indulgence -- The pursuit of pleasure -- Charades and epigrams: the country house -- Fashion, manners and mores: the new liberalism -- On the eve of reform
Control code
ocm39982220
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvii, 317 p.
Isbn
9780670883288
Lccn
98031589
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)39982220

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