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The search for 'General Ludd': the mythology of Luddism
In attempting to make sense of the working-class disturbances of the period 1811-13, both contemporaries and historians have searched for 'General Ludd' and his followers. The magistrates who sent out their spies to uncover ...
Think Yourself Rich : How to develop the mind of a millionaire
To become a millionaire you have to think like one. Here, the secrets are revealed.
(Bruccoli Clark, 2005-03)
‘Escrocs, seigneurs et "pieux chanteurs". Mendicite et masculinite au cours du long dix-huitieme siecle'
This article explores the rhetorical and personal strategies deployed by male beggars in eighteenth-century Britain, and the response of elite and middling sort men to the same beggars. It suggests that for poor male beggars ...
The Cragg Family Memorandum Book : society, politics, and religion in North Lancashire during the 1790s
The Cragg family memorandum book is a detailed source for society and politics in the rural area around Lancaster, a region often neglected by historians in favour of the archive-rich south Lancashire. It records local and ...
Quand les mots sont des actes : les 'énoncés spontanés'chez Wittgenstein et la dissolution du problème corps-esprit'
According to Wittgenstein, our spontaneous utterances are not descriptions, but expressions more akin to behaviour than to language: a new sort of speech-act. Rather than conventional performatory words, spontaneous ...
Proof in C17 Algebra
Mapping the Victorian Sensation Novel : Some Recent and Future Trends
The past twenty years has seen a growing interest in the phenomenon of the sensation novel which is no longer regarded as indisputably unimportant or devoid of interest in studies of Victorian literature. Arguing that ...