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Title The eighteenth centuries : global networks of enlightenment / edited by David T. Gies and Cynthia Wall
Published Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (306 pages) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents Enlightenment, some assembly required / Brad Pasanek and Chad Wellmon -- An inventory of the estate of William Strahan in 1759 / Michael Pickard -- Understanding an obscure text : "The fortunate foundlings" and the limits of interdisciplinarity / Patricia Meyer Spacks -- How long does blood last? : degeneration as blanqueamiento in the Americas / Ruth Hill -- Thomas Jefferson : breeding and buying horses, connecting family, friends and neighbors / Carrie B. Douglass -- The Jamaican plantation : industrial, global, contested / Louis P. Nelson -- Emotional geographies : Watteau and the fate of women / Mary D. Sheriff -- Painting New England in the Dutch West Indies : John Greenwood's "Sea captains carousing in Surinam" / Katelyn D. Crawford -- Mozart and the American Revolution / Pierpaolo Polzonetti -- The drama of marriage in eighteenth-century Venice : Carlo Goldoni's "La locandiera" / Adrienne Ward -- Performances of suffering and the stagecraft of sympathy / Jennifer Reed -- The aesthetics of excess : rococo vestiges of "Tartuffe" in Isla's "Father Gerundio" / Casey R. Eriksen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 6, 2018)
Subject Civilization, Modern -- 18th century.
Eighteenth century.
Globalization -- History -- 18th century.
History, Modern -- 18th century.
Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gies, David Thatcher, editor
Wall, Cynthia, 1959- editor
ISBN 0813940753 (electronic bk.)
9780813940755 (electronic bk.)