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The spirit of despotism : invasions of privacy in the 1790s, John Barrell

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The spirit of despotism : invasions of privacy in the 1790s
Title
The spirit of despotism
Title remainder
invasions of privacy in the 1790s
Statement of responsibility
John Barrell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How was the social and cultural life of Britain affected by the fear that the French Revolution would spread across the channel? In his brilliant new book, John Barrell argues that the fear of revolution produced a culture of surveillance and suspicion which penetrated every aspect of private life. The Spirit of Despotism shows how the culture of suspicion affected how people spoke and behaved in London coffee-houses; how it influenced attitudes to the king's behaviour on. holiday; how it infiltrated the country cottage, previously idealised as haven of peace and retirement; and how it influen
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Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barrell, John
Dewey number
941.073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA520
LC item number
.B27 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Political corruption
  • Great Britain
  • HISTORY
  • Manners and customs
  • Political corruption
  • Politics and government
  • Great Britain
Label
The spirit of despotism : invasions of privacy in the 1790s, John Barrell
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Table; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Charing Cross and the City; 2. Coffee-House Politicians; 3. Weymouth Amusements; 4. Hair Powder; 5. Cottage Politics; Bibliography; Contents; Index
Control code
77174253
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199281206
Lccn
2006296255
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77174253
Label
The spirit of despotism : invasions of privacy in the 1790s, John Barrell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Table; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Charing Cross and the City; 2. Coffee-House Politicians; 3. Weymouth Amusements; 4. Hair Powder; 5. Cottage Politics; Bibliography; Contents; Index
Control code
77174253
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199281206
Lccn
2006296255
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77174253

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