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The Gentleman"s Daughter Women`s Lives in Georgian England (Yale Nota Bene S.) by Amanda Vickery

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • England,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • History / General,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9452605M
ISBN 100300102224
ISBN 109780300102222

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Winner of the Longman History Today Prize in , Amanda Vickery's The Gentleman's Daughter: Women's Lives in Georgian England is an outstanding study of a crucial period in modern women's history. Roy Porter described this book as "the most important thing in English feminist history in the last ten years." Readers familiar with the feminist analysis of women's lives in the late 18th to mid /5(42). Amanda Vickery is Reader in the History of Women at Royal Holloway College, University of London. She is the author of" The Gentleman’ s Daughter: Women’ s Lives in Georgian England.2/5(1). I received a copy of The Gentleman's Impertinent Daughter in exchange for an honest review. Anything you read here is solely my opinion based upon reading said book. This book is a Pride and Prejudice Variation. This is a story about Elizabeth, who is The Gentleman's Impertinent Daughter/5. The author of three novels - one, Gentlemen's Daughters, written while she was a student at Cambridge - Masterman had a varied career, involved in everything from theater and film production, to the creation of philosophical circles ('Epiphany Philosophers') /5(2).

The Courtesan’s Daughter and the Gentleman is book 2 in the Merry Misfit’s of Bath series by Callie Hutton. I absolutely loved this book. Although it is the second in a series, it can be read as a stand alone. Hutton does a fantastic job of developing her characters/5(42). The Courtesan's Daughter and the Gentleman is the second book in Callie Hutton's new series, The Merry Misfits of Bath. At the conclusion of The Bookseller and the Earl I was very curious to know more about what was bothering Lotti/5.   The Gentleman's Daughter: Women's Lives in Georgian England. By Amanda Vickery (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, ix plus pp. $40). This work concentrates on a group that Vickery considers to have been relatively ignored by historians: those of moderate social eminence, that is, lawyers and clerics; minor gentlemen. Roy Porter; "The Gentleman's Daughter is the most important work of social history since Lawrence Stone's Family, Sex and Marriage. From now on, any historian writing about 18th-century women will have to address the arguments in Vickery's book It is the first book to bring out into the open the debate about separate spheres/5(40).

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