Articles with keyword "eighteenth century"
From The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765–1810 by Thomas F. Bonnell, published by Oxford University Press, 2008.
William M. Reddy has made a career of demonstrating how honor, love, shame, fear, and desire operate as historical forces.
At George Washington’s request, Alexander Hamilton offers the newly elected president advice on proper etiquette in a letter dated May 5, 1789.
A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.
Within the culture of the Benin Empire, which thrived from the fifteenth through the nineteenth century in what is now southern Nigeria, only the oba, or sacred monarch, had the authority to
Monumental paintings from the Qing dynasty document the power of its emperors.
Four Acrobats, the mid nineteenth-century Indian miniature, was once part of an ordered series of paintings, each of which corresponded to one of the melodic modes—or rāga—of classical Indian music.