Edmond Malone Shakespearean Scholar

Author: Peter Martin
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521460309
Size: 11,49 MB
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First modern full-length biography of scholar and member of late eighteenth-century intellectual elite.

Trilogia Boswelliana Edizione Tascabile

Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1447780779
Size: 10,13 MB
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The Life Of Adam Smith

Author: Ian Simpson Ross
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199550034
Size: 17,36 MB
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In this, the first full-scale biography of Adam Smith for a hundred years, Ian Simpson Ross brings his subject into historical light as a thinker and author by examining his family circumstance, education, career, and social and intellectual circle, including David Hume and Francois Quesnay. Smith's life is revealed through his correspondence, archival documents, the reports of contemporaries, and the record of his publications. This is the life of a Scottish moral philosopher whose legacy of thought concerns and affects us all. Its lively and informed account will appeal to those interested in the social and intellectual milieu of the eighteenth century, and in Scottish history. Economists and philosophers will find much to read about the history of their disciplines, supported by full documentation.

Virgins And Viragos

Author: Rosalind Kay Marshall
Editor: London : Collins
Size: 13,25 MB
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Boswell S Presumptuous Task

Author: Adam Sisman
Editor: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780142001752
Size: 20,50 MB
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A fascinating foray into the life of James Boswell, who was considered a lecher and a drunk, follows his seven-year struggle to write an autobiography of his friend and mentor Dr. Samuel Johnson and details his friendship with Dr. Johnson, his desperate attempts to become well-respected in the literary community, and how he eventually triumphed over adversity. Reprint.

James Boswell 1740 1795

Author: Roger Craik
Editor: Mercat Press Books
Size: 10,23 MB
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Features a brief biography and bibliography of James Boswell (1740-1795), Scottish lawyer and biographer of the English writer, lexicographer, critic, and conversationalist Samuel Johnson (1709-1984). Includes links to related sites concerning Boswell and Johnson.

A Legal History Of Scotland The Eighteenth Century

Author: David Maxwell Walker
Editor: T. & T. Clark Publishers
Size: 14,62 MB
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Professor Walker's Legal History of Scotland will be published in seven volumes. It is the only attempt yet made to write a chronological narrative account of the development of the Scottish legal system from early times on a substantial scale, with extensive reference to original sources. That development is wholly different from that of the English legal system. Attention is given at all stages to sources and legal literature, the influences of other legal systems, the courts and procedure, the lawyers, the roles of Parliament and the Privy Council, and to public, criminal and private law, both substantive and procedural. This volume examines the progress of the law of Scotland from the Union of 1707 to the early years of the 1800s. It is a period full of dramatic developments, notable figures and great cases. The backdrop is growing industry and commerce, the brilliance of the Scottish Enlightenment and then the turmoil brought about by the French Revolution.The legal nature and status of the Treaty of Union is analysed in detail and its consequences are seen in many contexts. The changes in Parliament and in central and local government are examined, including the consequences