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Life And Letters Of John Rickman

Author : Orlo Williams
ISBN : 1290499691
Genre : History
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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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Censuses And Census Takers

Author : Gunnar Thorvaldsen
ISBN : 9781351373296
Genre : History
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This book analyses the international development of the census by comparing the history of census taking on all continents and in many countries. The timeframe is wide, from male censuses in the Bible to current censuses covering the whole population. There is a focus on the efforts and destinies of census takers and the development of methods used to collect information into the census questionnaires. The book highlights international cooperation in census taking, as well as how computerized access to census data facilitates genealogical studies and statistical research on both historical and contemporary societies. It deals with such questions as "Why did the French and British gentry block efforts at census taking in the 18th century?"; "What role did German censuses play during Holocaust?"; Why were the Soviet census directors executed as part of the Moscow processes?"; "Why did US states sue the Census Bureau in the 1970s?"; "How do wars and revolutions affect census taking?". The text ends by discussing whether the days of the population census as we know it are numbered, since countries exceedingly construct censuses by combining information from population registers rather than with questionnaires.
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The Letters Of Charles And Mary Anne Lamb

Author : Charles Lamb, Jr.
ISBN : 9781501727504
Genre : Literary Collections
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All of the available letters of Charles Lamb, a master of the English essay, and his sister Mary Anne published in this definitive, scrupulously edited work. The letters, many of them written to illustrious figures of the Romantic period, are generally agreed to rank among the finest in the English language. Transcribing where possible from the originals or facsimiles, Professor Marrs corrects textual errors found in previous editions, and he pays particular attention to establishing precise dates for the correspondence. He includes letters that were omitted from the last collection (published in 1935 and long out of print), and he has uncovered more than eighty letters never published before. The Letters of Charles and Mary Anne Lamb totals five or six volumes, and presents nearly 1200 letters written by Charles and Mary, singly or together. The correspondence is fully annotated, the volumes are illustrated, and the holographic idiosyncrasies of the originals are rendered typographically wherever possible. Rich in revelations about the extraordinary lives of the Lambs, these beautifully written letters are an inexhaustible store of information about the Romantic era and its major figures-Wordsworth, Keats, and Coleridge. The publication of unexpurgated and authoritative texts is an important literary event. The first volume was published in 1975, the bicentenary of Charles Lamb's birth. It contains 102 letters written by Charles, many of them after Mary murdered their mother. Among the recipients were the poets Coleridge, Southey, and Wordsworth. The letters provide shrewd observations on his friends' writings and his own, vivid descriptions of life in London, and compassionate but candid remarks concerning his family and acquaintances. Notes to each letter place it in context, quoting where necessary from the correspondence Lamb is answering. Volume I includes Professor Marrs's extensive Introduction to the entire collection. After supplying a biography of the Lamb family up to the murder, he treats Mary's and Charles's life together until Charles's death, tracing through the letters a relationship that remained warm and affectionate even under the shadow of Mary's insanity. Professor Marrs also gives the publishing history of the letters and sets forth the principles upon which his edition is based.
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Young Charles Lamb 1775 1802

Author : Winifred F. Courtney
ISBN : 9781349070565
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Life And Letters Of John Rickman

Author : Orlo Williams
ISBN : 1115291416
Genre : History
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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Amiens And Munich

Author : E.L. Presseisen
ISBN : 9789400997189
Genre : History
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It has not been my intention to write a definitive study of appeasement. Such a work would have to include the French variety, Stalin's appeasement of Hitler between 1939 and 1941, or the appeasement of Japan in 1938 and 1939. I chose the British case for a number of reasons. The opportunity of a comparative model was a challenge, British appeasement was well known, and the structure of the British government remained rather the same in the intervening period between Waterloo and Dunkirk. I admit that Amiens and Munich represent the most dramatic episodes in the story of appeasement, but then the British struggles against Bonaparte and Hitler were of epic proportions. It was of course unnecessary "to prove" appeasement at Munich, but very few historians had looked at the treaty of Amiens in this way. Much of my research effort was therefore devoted to examining the published material of the earlier period. While I have used some original Addington documents, this work is not primarily an inquiry into unpublished sources but a rein terpretation of well known events that were made public long ago. The flood of publications and revelations of the 1930's continues unabated. I have tried to use the latest studies, especially those that have benefited from the thirty year rule. My debts of gratitude extend over a long period since two stints as chairman of the department have delayed this book by at least four years.
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The Notebooks Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Author : Samuel Taylor Coleridge
ISBN : 0691099073
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This final volume of Bollingen Series L covers the material Coleridge wrote in his notebooks between January 1827 and his death in 1834. In these years, Coleridge made use of the notebooks for his most sustained and far-reaching inquiries, very little of which resulted in publication in any form during his lifetime. Twenty-eight notebooks are here published in their entirety for the first time; entries dated 1827 or later from several more notebooks also appear in this volume. Following previous practice for the edition, notes appear in a companion volume. Coleridge's intellectual interests were wide, encompassing not only literature and philosophy but the political crises of his time, scientific and medical breakthroughs, and contemporary developments in psychology, archaeology, philology, biblical criticism, and the visual arts. In these years, he met and conversed with eminent writers, scholars, scientists, churchmen, politicians, physicians, and artists. He planned a major work on Logic (still unpublished at his death), and an outline of Christian doctrine, also unfinished, though his work toward this project contributed to On the Constitution of the Church and State (1830) and the revised Aids to Reflection (1831). The reader of these notebooks has the opportunity to see what one of the most admired minds of the English-speaking world thought on several issues--such as race and empire, science and medicine, democracy (particularly in reaction to the Reform Bills introduced in 1831 and 1832), and the authority of the Bible--when he wrote without fear of public disapprobation or controversy.
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Revolving Fund Series

Author : Modern Language Association of America
ISBN : UCLA:31158002483112
Genre : Philology, Modern
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Late Nineteenth And Early Twentieth Century British Literary Biographers

Author : James Hardin
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Designed to introduce the lives and works of those individuals who influenced the development of genre in accepting that "the biographer can create a work of truth and pleasure" by merging scholarship with creativity, thus establishing biography as a literary art.
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Books In Print

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Genre : American literature
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Catalogue

Author : Dobell, P.J. & A.E., booksellers, London
ISBN : UOM:39015067262819
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Oxford Dictionary Of National Biography Brown Burstow

Author : Henry Colin Gray Matthew
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55,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2002.
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Classed List

Author : Princeton University. Library
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Companion To Charles Lamb

Author : Charles A. Prance
ISBN : UOM:39015008729322
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A biographical dictionary of the people and places familiar to Charles and Mary Lamb from the time of their parents' marriage to Mary's death at the age of eighty-two. It introduces family, friends and acquaintances and describes places and matters connected with them: Christ's Hospital, Inner Temple Lane, East India House, the places they lived and worked, the holidays they took, Lamb's editors and illustrators, books about him, Lamb scholars, associations and societies. Reflecting Lamb's love of the theater, there are many entries for actors, actresses, playwrights, dramatic critics, singers, music critics and plays. Other entries provide a mirror of the contemporary scene of Charles Lamb, notably in the spheres of art, literature, the book world, music and commerce, but also in diverse occupations. Some of the other entries, such as those on George Dyer, Thomas Manning, London bookstalls and Lamb and the British Museum Library are short essays on their subjects. A fascinating glimpse of Georgian England that will also help readers of the works of Charles and Mary Lamb to appreciate more fully the background to their lives and work, their successes and sadnesses, and will reveal a great deal of information about the world in which they lived--From publisher description.
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