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the decade from 1790 to 1799

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Dandyism properly understood--Amann clearly does understand it (though many do not and use the term very loosely)--did not exist in the 1790s and played no part in that age of revolution.
Chapter 2 focuses on prison poetry of the 1790s by poets from Bonney to Coleridge, all of whom used the imagery of the prison as a potent mode of communication between the lyric speaker and an audience beyond the prison walls.
But Wales attracted some astonishing people in this period - a young Turner, who came five times in the 1790s, passionately sketching and painting; Wordsworth, who had a visionary moment at the top of Snowdon; and Coleridge, who got into a political brawl in a pub in Bala.
Tehran itself was a very modest settlement in the 1790s, when the brand new Qajar Dynasty decided to put its capital there.
Twelve-inch candlesticks from the 1790s might cost 3,500 [pounds sterling]-5,000 [pounds sterling]; earlier examples might cost 7,000 [pounds sterling]-8,000 [pounds sterling].
Johnston, Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s, Oxford University Press, 2013, pp.
The academic rediscovery of the literature of the 1790s has been going strong for more than two decades, and it is perhaps a little surprising that it has taken until 2012 for the publication of a full-length study of Elizabeth Hamilton, one of the more vigorously outspoken women writers of that era.
18825), Edward Glaeser studies nine historical episodes from the frontier lands of the 1790s to today, drawing key lessons from the past that help to explain recent real estate price movements.
Bamford, an independent military historian, weighs the strengths and weaknesses of the British Army's regimental system during the period and analyzes important changes made to the system when the Duke of York became commander in chief in the 1790s.
Manly Meals and Mom's Home Cooking: Cookbooks and Gender in Modern America is a pick for any American history or culinary collection and analyzes the tone and content of American cookbooks published between the 1790s and the 1960s.
What was the name of the political group which imposed a dictatorship of terror in France in the 1790s in the immediate aftermath of the Revolution?
The Peels of the 1790s became one of Britain's leading industrial families, and were pioneers of inventions in the textile industry from their family seat Drayton Manor.
Padhraig Higgins is not unaware of this trend; he cites approvingly the relevant work by Bob Harris, Ian McBride, David Lammey, Peter Smyth, Jacqueline Hill, David Dickson, the reviewer, and others, but rather than trace the evolution of politicisation forward, and portray the activities of the Volunteers as a logical advance on what had preceded it, he has chosen instead to take his cue from recent work on the 1790s, and to argue that the politicisation that he identifies, and insightfully describes, extends 'back' by a decade the 'mass politicisation' that Jim Smyth has denominated the 'master theme' of the work published in the 1990s on the 1790s (p.
The Cambridge Companion to British Literature of the French Revolution in the 1790s.