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The Resource Jane Austen's England, Roy and Lesley Adkins

Jane Austen's England, Roy and Lesley Adkins

Label
Jane Austen's England
Title
Jane Austen's England
Statement of responsibility
Roy and Lesley Adkins
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Nearly two centuries after her death, Jane Austen remains the most beloved of novelists in the English language, incomparable in the wit, warmth and insight with which she chronicles the wayward hearts of her unforgettable characters. Her work also offers a vivid depiction of rural life in late Georgian and Regency England, its country balls and ivy-covered vicarages, its social hierarchies and its anxieties about property and income. Yet the milieu Austen depicted is only one aspect of her era. For 29 of her 41 years the country was embroiled in war. Dramatic changes in industry and agriculture were transforming the country's physical and social landscape. This book offers a new view of her world in a wide-ranging and detailed social history of English life in the early nineteenth century, from weddings to childbearing, from education to fashion, from labor to leisure and finally to the rituals of death.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Jane Austen's England, Roy and Lesley Adkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Know your place -- Wedding bells -- Breeding -- Toddler to teenager -- Home and hearth -- Fashions and filth -- Sermons and superstitions -- Wealth and work -- Leisure and pleasure -- On the move -- Dark deeds -- Medicine men -- Last words -- Weights and measures
Control code
8ocm18953777
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 422 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670785841
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013016959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Jane Austen's England, Roy and Lesley Adkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Know your place -- Wedding bells -- Breeding -- Toddler to teenager -- Home and hearth -- Fashions and filth -- Sermons and superstitions -- Wealth and work -- Leisure and pleasure -- On the move -- Dark deeds -- Medicine men -- Last words -- Weights and measures
Control code
8ocm18953777
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 422 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670785841
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013016959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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