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A Mad, Bad, and Dangerous People?
Language: en
Pages: 784
Authors: Boyd Hilton
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Boyd Hilton examines the changes in politics and society in the years 1783-1846, showing how the raffish and rakish style of eighteenth-century society, having reached a peak in the Regency, then succumbed to the new norms of respectability popularly known as 'Victorianism'.
Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Samira Ahmed
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-07 - Publisher: Soho Press

Discover New York Times bestseller Samira Ahmed’s romantic, sweeping adventure through the streets of Paris told in alternating narratives that bridge centuries, continents, and the lives of two young Muslim women fighting to write their own stories. Smash the patriarchy. Eat all the pastries. It’s August in Paris and 17-year-old
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Karl Shaw
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-13 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The alarming history of the British, and European, aristocracy - from Argyll to Wellington and from Byron to Tolstoy, stories of madness, murder, misery, greed and profligacy. From Regency playhouses, to which young noblemen would go simply in order to insult someone to provoke a duel that might further their
A History of Ireland, 1800–1922
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Hilary Larkin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-01 - Publisher: Anthem Press

The years of Ireland’s union with Great Britain are most often regarded as a period of great turbulence and conflict. And so they were. But there are other stories too, and these need to be integrated in any account of the period. Ireland’s progressive primary education system is examined here
The Shaping of Modern Britain
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Eric Evans
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-14 - Publisher: Routledge

In this wide-ranging history of modern Britain, Eric Evans surveys every aspect of the period in which Britain was transformed into the world's first industrial power. By the end of the nineteenth century, Britain was still ruled by wealthy landowners, but the world over which they presided had been utterly